Kensington (http://www.kensington.com) has received Apple’s “Works
with iPhone” certification for its line of battery packs and chargers
for the iPhone 3G. The company’s new line includes standard and mini
The mini is so small that people can keep it plugged into their
iPhone at all times without it getting in the way, says Kevin Ngo,
global product manager at Kensington. The new Car Charger lets people
power up from their car’s power outlet while they drive. The Car
Charger Deluxe comes with a flexible arm and cradle for securely
holding the iPhone within reach and keeping it fully charged, while
driving. In September, Kensington will also add an International
Travel Charger, a Power and Sync Cable and a Dual Charging Dock to
its product line.
Kensington offers battery charging capabilities for the iPhone 3G .
The Kensington Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod provides
rechargeable power to extend talk time up to six hours, as well as
provide 100 hours of music and 21 hours of video play. It has a
suggested retail price of US$69.99
Kensington’s Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod
($49.99) keeps your iPhone powered and is small enough to slip in a
pocket or stay attached to your iPhone,. It extends talk time up to 3
hours, in addition to 30 hours of music play time and six hours of
Two i car chargers let you use and recharge your iPhone 3G while you
drive. The Kensington Car Charger for iPhone and iPod ($19.99)
provides battery life from your car’s 12-volt power outlet and
includes an USB dock connecting cable. The Kensington Car Charger
Deluxe for iPhone and iPod ($49.99) features a flexible arm and
cradle for optimal horizontal or vertical positioning. It secures
your iPhone while on the road to allow hands-free speakerphone
conversations and eye-level GPS navigation.
Kensington is also adding a new international portable charger for
your iPhone 3G or iPod that works wherever you travel. The
International Travel Charger $39.99) has wall plugs that you can
change in seconds to provide the power you need, in over 150
countries. The detachable cable allows you to charge your iPhone or
iPod from the wall socket or your notebook computer.
Kensington is also introducing its Power and Sync Cable for iPhone
and iPod ($14.95). This cable will allow you to power or sync your
iPhone or iPod. Certified for iPhone and any iPod with dock connector.
The new Kensington battery packs and car chargers are currently
available at Amazon.com, Apple.com, Kensington.com and other major
retailers. The International Travel Charger and Power and Sync Cable
will be available next month.