As much as you’d like to not use a case and screw up the beauty of your devices, sometimes it’s necessary to cover up those looks with something rugged and versatile because the conditions you’re in call for that. That is why rugged cases exist and why people buy them despite all the added bulk they add. There are quite a few rugged cases out there now, but have you ever seen one with a built in battery? Snow Lizard Products today announced their line of SLXtreme cases will be coming for iPhone 5 and iPad featuring rugged, waterproof protection and battery-boosting technology.
Starting with the SLXtreme 5 for the iPhone 5, not only do you get extreme environmental protection, you also get an integrated 2550 MaH battery that can be charged via solar power panel and doubles the life of your iPhone 5. Not only that, it’s waterproof up to 6 feet as well. As for the iPad version of the case, the SLXtreme will feature an optional 10200 MaH battery which is which is an insane amount of power that will allow you to not only recharge an iPad, but other devices as well. Both cases will be available Fall of 2013. Check out the official press release below for more info.
Park City, Utah – July 16, 2013 – Splash into summer with Snow Lizard Products new accessories for iPhone 5 and iPad. The SLXtreme line offers ultra-rugged, waterproof protection and battery-boosting technology that make the SLXtreme cases the perfect companion to the outdoors.
“iOS devices are fantastic but too delicate to withstand outdoor environments,” says Steve Calle, CEO and Co-founder of Snow Lizard Products. “With SLXtreme products, people can now hike, ski, camp, lounge and play longer with power and protection that outlives their adventures.”
Whether you’re white water rafting a class IV rapid, fly fishing at your favorite watering hole, snorkeling a stellar reef or kicking it poolside, the SLXtreme lineup provides ultra-protection in any extreme environment. The SLXtreme 5 features a solar power panel that charges an integrated 2550 MaH battery, more than doubling the life of an iPhone. The case is designed to be waterproof down to 6 feet (2 meters) while maintaining full functionality of the iPhone’s features. The waterproof case protects the iPhone 5 without losing the ability to take calls, shoot video and photographs, listen to music and connect to the charger.
Easy to use and install, simply slide your iPhone into the SLXtreme case with the top loading lid that fully protects the device. With updated features to the SLXtreme 5, users can now connect a 3.5mm audio jack for their listening needs and a quarter turn thumb-screw makes it quick and easy to charge. Made to withstand drops, falls and accidental spills, the case is designed to military specifications rated 810G and IP-68. The SLXtreme 5 will be available in Night Black, Signal Orange, Safety Yellow, and Coyote Tan starting Fall 2013 for $129.99.
The SLXtreme for iPad offers the ultimate protection for your iPad (Gen 2+). Made from a hard polycarbonate-ABS shell, with inner shock absorbing panels, the SLXtreme for iPad is waterproof for your underwater or splash-prone environments, and is IP-68 certified for depths up to 2m/6 ft and Mil spec 810G to withstand drops from 2m/6 ft. An integrated 10200 mAh battery keeps your iPad powered, and USB out enables users to charge other mobile devices while on the go. A standard VESA mounting system secures your iPad just where you need it, always powered and always protected. The SLXtreme iPad will be available in Fall 2013 for $179.99 (with battery) and $99.99 (without battery).
See the original SLXtreme Case in action, check out video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8-glisPh2g
About Snow Lizard Products
Founded to create mobile accessories that protect, power and enhance usability of the latest technologies, Snow Lizard prides itself on bringing test-proven solutions to market. Learn more about Snow Lizard Products at www.snowlizardproducts.com, www.facebook.com/snowlizardproducts and @SnowLizard_Gear