Sharper Image unveils cases and accessories for iPod and iPhone
The EnE Group LLC, under license by The Sharper Image, today unveiled the next-generation of cases and accessories for the Apple(R) iPod(R) and iPhone(TM). The new Sharper Image suite of cases will breathe new life into iPods and iPhones with aesthetic and technology enhancements. Users will soon have a first glance at the dazzling cases featuring built-in speakers, extended play with chargers, duo-colored flaps with swivel covers and new rugged silicone and plastic cases at MacWorld in San Francisco, January 5-9, 2009.
“What distinguishes The Sharper Image iPod and iPhone cases is the fact that they are not your typical protective pouches, but rather uniquely designed cases meant to maximize the digital listening and viewing experience,” said Federico de Bellegarde, vice president of Licensing at The Sharper Image. “We’re very excited to bring a variety of innovative, patented durable cases to give music lovers a much wider selection than what they are used to seeing in the market.”
Turn up your music with The Sharper Image Speaker Case
The Sharper Image Speaker Case for all iPod models combines the lightweight functionality of a protective case with two built-in speakers for rich sound quality. The sleek and durable design will be available in black, white and pink, making it accessible to a wide audience in virtually any home, office, commuter or travel setting. The detachable rubberized viewing stand allows users to share their favorite tunes and videos with others. An added earphone jack on the case allows for private listening as well.
The Sharper Image Speaker Case will retail at $39.95.
Additional power hours with The Sharper Image Charger Case
The Sharper Image Charger Case for the iPhone looks like a standard leather case - but in fact contains a fully rechargeable lithium battery in this compact design. Ideal for the iPhone road warrior, this case provides six to eight hours of additional iPhone power for extended use. The on/off switch turns on the charger only when necessary and it comes with a USB cord to charge the battery with any USB-compatible device, including computers and USB car and wall chargers.
The Sharper Image Charger Case will come in black leather and will retail at $79.95.
Change your iPod flavor with The Sharper Image Duo Flap Case
The latest fashion design for iPhone and iPod users is The Sharper Image Duo Flap Case that provides two looks in one case. Featuring durable nylon material in stylish shades of gray, orange and blue, the Duo Flap Case includes a swivel cover mechanism to switch the front cover of the case. The case also includes a wrist strap and carabineer belt loop/belt clip.
The Sharper Image Duo Flap Case will retail at $29.95.
Stylize your grip with The Sharper Image ABS Plastic Case and Silicon Case
For the more active lifestyle, The Sharper Image ABS Plastic Case and Rugged Silicon Case offer high fashion with ultimate functionality and protection. The ABS Plastic Case is made from heavy duty ABS plastic material that provides the highest level of protection from damage and scratches. The Rugged Silicon Case features a unique box-patterned design for the ultimate grip factor.
Both cases come with a holster clip for active use. In addition, the patented rotating belt clip can be attached either to the case itself or on the holster - allowing for two different uses for each case.
The ABS Plastic Case and the Rugged Silicon Case both retail at $29.95 and are offered in black, clear and pink.
The Sharper Image Sport Kit is for the ultimate iPod techie!
The Sharper Image will also offer a unique 10-piece multi-purpose sport and travel kit that will include: Three rugged silicon cases and one clear plastic case, a holster, a rotating belt clip and armband attachment, a neckband lanyard, a bicycle adaptor and a car air vent clip.
This Sport Kit is ideal for die-hard iPod users, and will retail at $49.95.
The Sharper Image suite of iPod and iPhone cases will be available for all iPod models (Classic, Nano and Touch). Consumers will be able to purchase the cases at major retailers in the second quarter of 2009.