LifeProof (www.lifeproof.com) has announced a waterproof battery case for the iPhone 6 and the LifeActiv universal accessory line. The LifeProof fre is a “four-proof” case, designed for maximum protection against water, drops, dust and snow.
Itincludes a built-in screen protector and full access to all device features and functions. fre Power not only provides protection from the elements, but also adds an additional 2,600 mAh of battery power. The lithium ion battery purportedly doubles the iPhone 6 battery life, while smart charging technology automatically shuts the case off when the device is fully charged.
According to the folks at LifeProof, the fre Power is waterproof to 6.6 feet, for one hour, drop proof up to 6.6 feet and is totally enclosed from dirt and snow when the case and all ports are sealed. It meets military standards for shock and impact protection.
LifeProof also unveiled the LifeActiv accessory line that utilizes a universal LifeActiv QuickMount system. A low-profile, locking adaptor adheres to LifeProof fre, nuud and nearly any other flat surface. The adaptor connects using a mechanical/magnetic system to a variety of accessories for on-the-go use:
° Bike + Bar Mount (US$39.99), which secures a device to standard handlebars on bikes, motorcycles, jet skis and more;
° Belt Clip ($29.99), whichi fastens at the hip, on a harness or backpack strap for immediate access to the device;
° Multipurpose Mount ($29.99), using screws or an industrial strength adhesive, fastens to walls, mirrors and nearly any smooth surface for hands-free viewing;
° Suction Mount ($39.99) for transforming a smartphone into an in-vehicle navigation system. It attaches to glass and other hard, non-porous surfaces to secure the device.