PowerSkin Battery-Boosting Cases Now Available for an Array of Androids

April 26, 2011
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Smartphones these days are getting more and more powerful, but sometimes that power does put a strain on battery life. PowerSkin has been providing a solution to this in the form of smartphone cases that offers shock-absorbing protection and doubles battery life while at it. Today they announced new PowerSkin cases for the Samsung Galaxy S 4G, Samsung Vibrant, and Samsung Galaxy i9000 and i3000.

The PowerSkin is a one-piece case that is impact-resistant and made of soft silicone rubber. It is rechargeable and lightweight with an on/off button and LED battery status light. PowerSkin first launched its battery-boosting smartphone cases last month at the CTIA Show in Orlando and have since been adding to their line up of cases for more and more Android devices. We will be getting one to test on our HTC Thunderbolt very soon and will let you know it it delivers as promised.

PowerSkins are available at T-Mobile stores as well as at most online retailers such as Amazon. PowerSkin pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S 4G, the Samsung Vibrant, HTC HD7, HTC HD2, Samsung Galaxy i9000, and i3000 are all $59.99. Pricing for the HTC myTouch is $49.99.

BONUS: There's a whole 'nother big list of devices this little bit'o'magic will be working on right here - and note: we're getting a rather important one in to test very soon: HTC ThunderBolt. Will it relieve our ever-so-slightly annoying short battery woes? We shall see!

PowerSkins will be available for:
myTouch 4G
HTC HD7S
HTC HD7
HTC HD2
Samsung Galaxy i9000
Samsung Galaxy i3000
Samsung Galaxy S 4G
Samsung Vibrant
HTC Evo 4G
HTC Inspire 4G
HTC Desire
Motorola Droid X
Motorola Droid X2
Samsung Nexus S
HTC Thunderbolt

Press Release:

PowerSkin’s® Battery-Boosting Smartphone Cases Now Available for Samsung Galaxy S 4G, Samsung Vibrant, Samsung Galaxy i9000 and i3000

Modesto, CA – April 26, 2011 – PowerSkin® continues to roll out its line of shock-absorbing cases that double battery life, announcing the immediate availability for the Samsung Galaxy and Vibrant series.

“PowerSkin® dominates the market for smartphones powered by Android,” said David Becker, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at PowerSkin® / XPAL Power. “With the launch of the Samsung PowerSkin® and upcoming skins for all the popular Android-based phones like Droid, HTC and others, we’re confident our new line will fill a gap in the Android space, providing much-needed power to these users.”

PowerSkin® smartphone cases, designed to address the protection and power issues consumers face, launched last month at the CTIA Show in Orlando. Features included in all PowerSkin® cases:

• One piece tough case is impact-resistant
• Soft silicone rubber
• Provides twice the power
• 100% recycled case (except for the battery & internal components)
• Rechargeable
• Lightweight smart battery technology
• On/Off button
• LED battery status lights
• Patented XPAL Powered™ battery technology extends phone life up to 8 hours

PowerSkins® are available in T-Mobile stores along with most major E-tailer sites like Amazon for the Samsung Galaxy S 4G ($59.99), Samsung Vibrant ($59.99), HTC myTouch 4G ($49.99), HTC HD7 ($59.99) and HTC HD2 ($59.99); the Samsung Galaxy i9000 ($59.99) and i3000 ($59.99) are available via international carriers.

To learn more about PowerSkin® products, contact Jennifer Reiss at 305-576-1171 ext. 44 or via e-mail at jenniferreiss@maxborgesagency.com, or go to www.Power-Skin.com. Follow PowerSkin on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PowerSkinCases and on Twitter.

About PowerSkin®

PowerSkin® silicone cases with built-in batteries provide twice the power for your smartphone, featuring sleek, protective designs that fit your phone and fit your style. PowerSkin® is XPAL Powered, meaning it’s charged by patented battery technology that reflects the highest standards for safety, quality and performance. Designed to be your go-to, go-anywhere, go on-and-on power source, PowerSkin® has got you – and your phone – covered. For more information, visit: www.power-skin.com.

About XPal Power

XPAL Power, a subsidiary of TennRich International, is a California-based corporation with its sales and marketing team located in the United States. The TennRich design team is located in Taiwan, and the company-owned factory in Shenzhen, PRC is the first factory in China to focus on rechargeable lithium polymer batteries and is currently one of the largest manufacturers of portable power packs in Asia. The XPAL Powered™ seal stands for quality, safety and efficiency – a guarantee that these traits are inside every product that authenticates through the XPAL verification service. XPAL Verified™ is an authentication process that underscores our commitment to quality, using complex algorithms to detect and transfer battery serial numbers to verify its legitimacy – a safeguard customers can trust. For more information, please visit www.xpalpower.com.


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  • http://twitter.com/eRocatemysocks Eric Tamez

    From the pics on their webpage it makes the phone look twice as thick. It looks ridiculous. I guess if you’re the type to have one of the extended batteries it might not be too big of a deal.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ECW4FLEEUOC2DBTNNHKLDQO7AI Benjamin

    When will the powerskin for Thunderbolt be available?

  • Anonymous

    PowerSkin for Droid 2… I need one & I want one!

    • Anonymous

      Yes, and it’d be nice if they came out with one for my Samsung Galaxy Tab too!!!!

  • Sandrasmith

    Will there be a power skin for HTC Desire (not HD)