OtterBox Brings Big Protection in Small Package to iPad mini

  OtterBox Brings Big Protection in Small Package to iPad mini

Business Wire

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- November 08, 2012

Big things can come in small packages. The new Apple^® iPad^® mini is
pencil-thin and small enough to hold in one hand, yet delivers the
comprehensive experience of larger iPad devices. OtterBox^® announces big
protection for iPad mini with new Defender Series^® cases, available now from and select retail locations.

OtterBox Defender Series for iPad mini case available from
(Photo: OtterBox)

OtterBox Defender Series for iPad mini case available from
(Photo: OtterBox)

“For a case so lightweight and streamlined, the Defender Series case for iPad
mini packs a big punch,” OtterBox President and CEO Brian Thomas said. “The
7.9-inch iPad mini provides extreme portability. To keep it safe, the rugged
and trusted protection of an OtterBox Defender Series is an invaluable

The Defender Series made OtterBox the best-selling smartphone case and is
designed to withstand the rigors of today’s mobile lifestyle.* A built-in
screen protector, sturdy polycarbonate shell and shock-absorbing silicone keep
the iPad mini safe from bumps, drops and shock. Silicone plugs round out the
outer layer, keeping dust and dirt at bay, yet allowing for easy access to the
charging port, headphone jack and silence switch. A removable screen shield
keeps the Multi-Touch^™ display safe when the iPad mini is stuffed in a bag
and doubles as a viewing stand for efficient typing and web browsing.**

For more information on OtterBox cases for iPad mini, visit

Additional Information for Defender Series for iPad mini:

Environmental Protection:

  *Drop and shock: protects device against drop, shock and bump
  *Dust intrusion: dust does not enter in a sufficient quantity to interfere
    with satisfactory operation of device
  *Water protection: not tested or recommended for water protection


  *Black (black polycarbonate, black silicone)
  *Crevasse (white polycarbonate, gunmetal grey silicone)
  *Blushed (stone grey polycarbonate, peony pink silicone)


  *10.7 oz
  *303.9 g

Dimensions (case only):

  *8.23 in x 5.65 in x 0.63 in
  *209.1 mm x 143.6 mm x 16.0 mm

Dimensions (case and shield stand):

  *8.61 in x 6.04 in x 1.05 in
  *218.6 mm x 153.5 mm x 26.6 mm

About OtterBox:

Built upon fundamentals of hard work, innovation and perseverance, OtterBox is
a leader in the production of premier protective solutions for global handheld
manufacturers, wireless carriers and distributors.

Incorporating creativity and cutting-edge design into every product, OtterBox
creates sleek and durable cases that offer reliable device protection to
complement any lifestyle.

OtterBox was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo. In
2010 OtterBox established an EMEA headquarters in Ireland and an APAC
headquarters in Hong Kong.

For more information, visit or call 888-695-8820. We’ve Got
Technology Covered.


*Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service/November 2010 - June 2012

**Defender Series NOT protected against water. Will provide added protection
against bump, drop and shock.

©2012 Otter Products, LLC. All rights reserved. OtterBox and all OtterBox
logos, trademarks and symbols are the property of Otter Products, LLC. All
other logos, trademarks and symbols are the property of their respective

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Kelly Richardson, 970-372-1875
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