Kensington Announces Expanded Line of Award-Winning Keyboard Cases Designed for iPad® Air
Offering the Highest Level of Uncompromised Typing, Responsiveness, and Productivity
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.(TM) mobile accessories, today announced the immediate availability of four new iPad keyboard cases to the company’s acclaimed line of KeyFolios for the recently announced iPad® Air. The new products have been perfected with Kensington’s insight and expertise in creating iPad accessories for the mobile professional since 2011. Each one delivers a superior keyboard experience that matches that of a desktop keyboard for comfort, accuracy, responsiveness, and convenience.
In the Office or On-the-Go, Refined or Modern — Kensington Has You Covered.
Today’s mobile professional needs to deliver high-quality work, regardless of environment. Kensington offers the best tools to stay productive and keep devices protected so users won’t have to compromise when getting the job done on the go. Traditionalists may appreciate the classic but enhanced versatility of either the Kensington KeyFolio Pro((TM)) for iPad® Air or the Kensington KeyFolio Executive((TM)) for iPad® Air. For those who prefer a modern and sleek look for their iPad accessories, the Kensington KeyCover((TM)) Hard Case for iPad or Kensington KeyFolio Exact((TM)) for iPad® Air were designed just for you.
Each KeyFolio features its own unique set of thoughtful touches with new, high-performance add-ons.
-- Six rows of island keys, each with its own dedicated space to increase typing accuracy -- Select keyboards are backlit in seven selectable color options to provide lighting in all conditions for continuous productivity -- Select keyboards offer three magnetic positioning wells for viewing-angle adjustments or choose the stylish zipper closure option -- Removable Bluetooth(®) keyboard enables multiple viewing angles, yet sturdy enough to provide a great typing experience anywhere - on a flight, in the café, even on your lap -- A full suite of iOS shortcut keys, including cut/paste, Siri and two usable shift keys, ideal for avoiding finger acrobatics, especially for left-handers -- Added protection for your iPad® Air yet thin and light proportions never add any unnecessary bulk -- 960 hours of working time and 180 days of standby time
Kensington ups the ante with more performance and personalization features in its newest line of keyboard cases.
-- Pushing the boundaries of what a tablet can do, each new Kensington KeyFolio includes up to 65GB of free Google Drive storage for one year. A $42.00 value -- Kensington's KeyCover Hard Case Keyboard for iPad® Air is accompanied by a Skinit(®) promotion, allowing users to customize their device with over 400 skins to choose from in a vast array of colors, team logos, materials and finishes. A $29.99 value -- Instant Bluetooth pairing with the iPad® Air -- Removable Bluetooth keyboard enables multiple viewing angles, yet sturdy enough to provide a great typing experience anywhere - on a flight, in the café, even on your lap
“Kensington has something for everyone and the end result is uncompromised typing, protection and productivity for your new iPad® Air,” said Jim Murakami, Global Product Manager, Kensington. “Lesser keyboards slide and wobble, offer fewer keys and position keys too close together – this creates a need for uncomfortable finger acrobatics to perform your favorite functions. We’ve eliminated that because you shouldn’t have to compromise for the convenience of using your tablet.”
Kensington KeyFolio Pro((TM)) Folio with Keyboard for iPad® Air (K97008US; SRP $99.99)
Classic, durable and uncompromised typing best describe Kensington’s KeyFolio Pro for iPad® Air. We’ve taken a favorite and made it even better with magnetic construction for multiple viewing angles in any work environment. Built from the ground up, the new and improved keyboard offers six rows of keys for continuous productivity with island-style, raised tactile keys to make typing a breeze. Key features include:
-- Form-fitting basket design holds iPad securely in place while maintaining thin form factor -- Backlit keyboard option available with seven selectable colors for productivity in dark environments (Backlit K97110US; SRP $119.99) -- Removable Bluetooth(®) keyboard enables multiple viewing angles, yet sturdy enough to provide a great typing experience anywhere - on a flight, in the café, even on your lap -- Bluetooth keyboard pairs with any Bluetooth-enabled device -- Sumptuous sheepskin for rich feel and long-lasting durability -- Microfiber interior protects iPad from scratches -- Built-in, integrated stylus holder -- Please see product video here
Kensington KeyFolio Executive((TM)) Zipper Folio with Keyboard for iPad® Air (K97009US; SRP $99.99)
Want to be more productive and organized? You can with the all-in-one Kensington KeyFolio Executive for iPad® Air with its unique combination of rich feel and long-lasting durability of an executive folio. It has space for everything you need to take productivity on the road. With a unique microsuction inner shell, it delivers a secure attachment to your iPad® Air without adhesives or residue. Key features include:
-- Only need your iPad® Air and a protective cover, take productivity on the road with the removable folio option that lets users slim down to just the essentials -- Removable Bluetooth(®) keyboard with six rows of keys for high-performance typing -- Backlit keyboard option available with seven selectable colors for productivity in dark environments (Backlit K97089US; SRP $119.99) -- Removable Bluetooth keyboard enables multiple viewing angles, yet sturdy enough to provide a great typing experience anywhere - on a flight, in the café, even on your lap -- Bluetooth keyboard pairs with any Bluetooth-enabled device -- Integrated stylus loop (stylus not included, see Kensington.com for Virtuoso((TM)) stylus) -- Please see product video here
Kensington KeyCover((TM)) Hard Case Keyboard for iPad® Air (K97007US; SRP $79.99)
Snap your iPad in and you’ll be adding a protective, stylish case, plus the productivity of a wireless Bluetooth(®) keyboard with high-performance scissor keys optimized for the touch typist. The KeyCover Hard Case beautifully complements the aluminum back of your iPad for the perfect combination of aesthetics and 360° hard-case protection. The anodized soft-touch finish resists fingerprints and smudges so it always looks smart. Key features include:
-- Sleek hard shell design offers 360° protection for all corners of your iPad® Air -- QuickRelease((TM)) rubber corner allows clean and easy removal of iPad from case -- Backlit keyboard option available with seven selectable colors for productivity in dark environments (Backlit K97087US; SRP $99.99) -- Magnetic well secures iPad for viewing in landscape and portrait -- Automatic wake and sleep modes when KeyCover is opened or closed -- Rubber feet for stability -- Please see product video here
Kensington KeyFolio Exact((TM)) Thin Folio with Keyboard for iPad® Air (Black -K97006US; Blue – K97090US; Emerald – K97040US; Chartreuse -K97093US; Pink – K97091US; Purple – K97092US; SRP $129.99)
Looking for a KeyFolio that boosts protection without adding bulk? This is exactly what you want. The Kensington KeyFolio Exact wraps your iPad® Air in a colorful, ultra-thin basket design folio that’s not only stylish but also adds protection. The raised bezel protects the corners and screen of your iPad from scratches and damage and the magnetic construction enables multiple viewing angles. Plus the thin and stable keyboard works well on your lap for productivity your way. Key features include:
-- Removable keyboard enables multiple viewing angles with six rows of keys for high performance -- Backlit keyboard option available with seven selectable colors for productivity in dark environments (Backlit K97095US; SRP $149.99) -- Bluetooth(®) keyboard pairs with any Bluetooth-enabled device -- Soft folio interior offers a gentle surface for your wrist -- Case is available in six colors (mix and match your folio and stylus, see Kensington.com for Virtuoso((TM)) stylus) -- Built-in, integrated stylus holder -- Please see product video here
These products are available for pre-order at Kensington.com and Amazon.com. For additional information on the new and existing line of Kensington iPad® Air products, please visit Kensington iPad Air Accessories.
Kensington, a leader in smart. safe. simple.((TM)) computing accessories, is the recognized industry standard trusted by enterprises around the world. Kensington’s mobile security product offerings include laptop and mobile security locks providing a new generation of front-line protection for mobile devices. In addition, Kensington offers accessories including power adapters, chargers, mice, keyboards, trackballs, universal docking stations, desktop accessories, carrying cases and iPad/iPhone/iPod accessories. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Kensington is the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), a world leader in branded office products, with products marketed in more than 100 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.kensington.com or call Kensington toll-free at 1-800-235-6708.
Kensington is a registered trademark of ACCO Brands. KeyCover, KeyFolio Exact, KeyFolio Pro, KeyFolio Executive, Virtuoso, and Smart. Safe. Simple. are trademarks of ACCO Brands. Apple and iPad are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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