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Incipio® Wins Four 2013 CES iLounge Best Of Show Awards, Including Overall Best Of Show

Incipio®, designer and manufacturer of award winning mobile device accessories, is thrilled to announce its four award wins for iLounge’s 2013 CES Best of Show, including the coveted Overall Best of Show. Selected from hundreds of booths and thousands of products at 2013 International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, Incipio won Overall Best of Show Award for the iPhone 5 OffGRID™ PRO Battery Case, Best of Show Award for the OffGRID™ family of products, Best of Show Award for the iPhone 5 ATLAS™ Ultra-Rugged Waterproof Case and Best of Show for Special Innovation. iLounge selected only the very best new products for the sought-after awards, with the rare combination of outstanding design, features, and pricing. All products are on display at 2013 International CES at Incipio’s Booth #4410, iLounge Pavilion, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center.

Some of Incipio team members, including President Andy Fathollahi (Photo: Business Wire)

Some of Incipio team members, including President Andy Fathollahi (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are honored and humbled by recognition we have received from iLounge following the hard work and dedication our team has put into these amazing products,” said Andy Fathollahi, Chief Executive of Incipio. “These four awards speak to where Incipio has evolved in terms of innovation and design, and where we will continue to grow.”

Overall Best of Show 2013 Award – Incipio OffGRID™ Pro Battery Case for iPhone 5

Scheduled for launch in February 2013 at select retailers nationwide and online for $99.99, the offGRID™ PRO Battery Case for iPhone 5 provides sleek, constant protection and comes with an interchangeable back-up battery to add 2000mAh to your iPhone 5 battery capacity. The case includes (1) lithium polymer battery (2000mAh each), (1) double sled battery charger/power bank, (1) 3ft microUSB cable, (1) 3.5mm headphone extender, and additional batteries to be sold separately for $19.99 each. The case remains tightly tailored to the latest iPhone’s body, and features an integrated Lightning connector. Color options will include Black, GunMetal Gray and White.

“Incipio’s improved iPhone 5 version of the best-of-breed iPhone 4/4S OffGRID™ Pro battery case was our editors’ clear pick for the Overall Best of Show Award,” said Jeremy Horwitz, Editor-in-Chief, iLounge. “It’s a phenomenal value at $99.99 and a back-up battery case that all of our iPhone 5-using editors would pick for travel.”

Best of Show 2013 Award – Incipio OffGRID™ Family for iPhone 5

Scheduled for launch in February 2013, the extensive OffGRID™ family of products for iPhone 5 is precision engineered to offer ideal compact, portable power solutions, with an affordable price point and sleek, slim design that cannot be matched.

The OffGRID™ Battery Case for iPhone 5 retails for $89.99 and is the best price to power ratio of any battery case on the market. The 2500mAh internal battery will charge up to 100%. The OffGRID™ PRO Battery Case for iPhone 5 retails for $99.99 and includes 1 removable battery at 2000mAh, with additional OffGRID™ batteries sold separately for an affordable $19.99 each. The OffGRID™ batteries can be charged in the OffGRID™ Charging Cradle for iPhone 5, which retails for $39.99. The charging cradle can support the charging of the iPhone 5 device, 2 removable OffGRID™ batteries, and can be used as a power bank for 2 additional devices, all at once. OffGRID™ PRO Plus Back-up Battery Case for iPhone 5 retails for $129.99 includes 2 removable batteries at 2000mAh each, plus 1 battery charging dock and wall charger. Like the OffGRID™ Battery Case, the OffGRID™ PRO comes with a charging dock that can support 2 removable batteries and be used as a charging bank for several devices.

Best of Show 2013 Award Incipio ATLAS™

Precision engineered with a co-molded Plextonium™ ergonomic space frame design, impact resistant Flex2O™ soft shell detailing and complete waterproof enclosures, the ATLAS™ case provides the utmost protection for the mobile device while maintaining complete access to all ports, buttons and controls. The case’s tempered glass covers the iPhone 5 screen to provide optical clarity and protection against harsh conditions and rough environments. Ergonomically designed sidewalls for added grip, the ATLAS™ case is amazingly slim and sleek despite its’ added layers of defense.

The ATLAS™ case is waterproof up to 2 meters (6.56 feet) for 1 hour, meets USA Military standards of protection, and has a full IP-68 rating against water and dust. Scheduled for launch in February 2013 at retailers nationwide and online for $89.99, the case includes user-friendly instructions and a simple to use App. For an instruction video of the iPhone 5 ATLAS™ Waterproof Ultra-Rugged Case, visit: http://atlas.incipio.com/installation

To download high-resolution images of the iPhone 5 ATLAS™ Waterproof Ultra-Rugged Case, visit: http://media.myincipio.com/?content/Product_Images/Hi_Res/iPhone/iPhone_5/ATLAS/

For more information on iLounge’s 2013 CES Best of Show Awards, visit: http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/articles/comments/ilounges-2013-ces-best-of-show-awards-ipad-iphone-ipod-gear/

For the latest product news and announcements connect with Incipio on Facebook (facebook.com/incipio), Twitter (twitter.com/myIncipio) and Instagram @incipio (http://instagram.com/incipio)

About Incipio:

Incipio® is a Southern California based designer and manufacturer of award winning mobile device accessories. Established in 1999, Incipio® is widely recognized for consistently creating state of the art protective solutions for the mobile world. Through an untiring commitment to innovative and original designs, Incipio® is globally recognized for the functional and premium accessories the brand produces. Incipio’s products are sold worldwide in leading consumer and electronics retailers, mobile retailers and through www.incipio.com.

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