Targus Unveils Newest Laptop Cases
The Company Introduces Its Second Line of Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Cases and Launches New Fashion-Forward Bags
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 / / - 2009 CES (Las Vegas Hilton, Suite #308) - Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, announced today the latest additions to its highly reputable line of laptop carrying cases. The new cases include the Venture collection, the latest in Targus' renowned checkpoint-friendly laptop bags; and its new fashion line of laptop cases, which includes the Intersection, Echoes, Rio and Madrid.
"As a market leader, staying in line with the latest trends and integrating essential features has been a core belief of the company for over 25 years," said Al Giazzon, vice president of marketing at Targus. "Our new line of 'Checkpoint Friendly' laptop cases meet the functional needs of air travelers while satisfying their desire to communicate their own personal style."
Designed to fit laptops of up to 15.6", these bags allow users to leave their laptop in the case when passing through airport security. The unique Zip-Thru(TM) design isolates the laptop on one side of the case for a clear x-ray scan while providing ample room in the opposite compartment for all of your belongings and accessories. Available in both backpack and topload, these bags come in two stylish designs -- solid black or navy with tan accents. The Venture Backpack in black (TSB14901US) or navy and tan (TSB149US) measures 18.50" x 8.07" x 12.60", weighs 2.25 lbs. and has an estimated street price of $99.99. The Venture Topload in black (TST037US) or navy and tan (TST03701US) measures 16.45" x 5.31" x 14", weighs 2.2 lbs. and has an estimated street price of $79.99.
The slim and trendy Intersection line includes three convenient styles -- backpack, slipcase and slip attache -- and in two hip colors, black and burgundy. In addition to a secure laptop compartment lined with high-density foam for side and vertical impact protection, the Intersection Slip Backpack also includes a separate dual file compartment for folders, papers, etc. With lightweight, yet durable material that protects against scratches and scuffs, the slipcase offers great protection for an on-the-go lifestyle. The Slip Attache comes equipped with an adjustable shoulder strap and zippered front pocket for easy accessibility. All the Intersection cases fit 15.6" laptops. The Intersection Slip Backpack in black (TSB148US) or burgundy (TSB14801US) measures 15.55" x 6.50" x 11.81", weighs 2.25 lbs. and has an estimated street price of $49.99. The Intersection Slip Attache in black (TSS098US) or burgundy (TSS09801US) measures 15.5" x 3" x 16", weighs 0.8 lbs. and has an estimated street price of $39.99. The Intersection Slip in black (TSS097US) or burgundy (TSS09701US) measures 16" x 0.5" x 14", weighs 0.5 lbs. and has an estimated street price of $19.99.
With a chic rippled design, this line of cases offers a thin, easy-to-carry bag that protects your laptop with high-density padding to avoid impact damage. It's available in four styles -- Backpack, Slip Attache, Slipcase and Netbook Slipcase. Offered in black as well as a cool grey and teal color combination, the Echoes Slip Backpack offers a separate dual file compartment and padded shoulder straps and back panel for added comfort. The slipcase design is equipped with document storage and protects against scratches and scuffs while the Slip Attache, comes with a convenient adjustable shoulder strap. The Echoes Netbook Slipcase is designed specifically for netbooks with up to 10.2" screens while the other Echoes cases are designed to fit laptops up to 15.6". The Echoes Slip Backpack in black (TSB147US) or grey and teal (TSB14701US) measures 18" x 4" x 13", weighs 2.25 lbs. and has an estimated street price of $49.99. The Echoes Slip Attache in black (TSS102US) or grey and teal (TSS10201US) measures 15" x 2" x 11", weighs 0.8 lbs. and has an estimated street price of $39.99. The Echoes Slip in black (TSS101US) or grey and teal (TSS10101US) measures 15" x 2" x 11", weighs 0.8 lbs. and has an estimated street price of $29.99. The Echoes Netbook Slipcase in black (TSS103US) and grey and teal (TSS10301US) measure 11.5" x 2" x 8", weigh 12.8 oz. and have an estimated street price of $24.99.
Fit for laptops with up to 15.6" screens, the simple yet sophisticated Madrid is a black genuine leather slipcase ideal for executives and design savvy laptop owners, who demand high-quality and superior detailing. It comes equipped with a magnetic top closure and additional padding for extra protection. The Madrid (TSS100US) measures 15" x 2" x 11", weighs 1 lb. and has an estimated street price of $69.99.
Exuding the same sophistication of the Madrid, the Rio, offered in white (TSS099US) or black (TSS09901US) genuine leather, has a full zip-around Slip-Case design for easy access to your laptop. It has enhanced padding for added protection and fits 15.6" laptops. The Rio cases measure 15" x 2" x 11", weigh 0.8 lbs. and have an estimated street price of $49.99.
All the cases are backed by a limited lifetime warranty and will be available in spring through Targus Commercial Distribution, Resellers, DMRs, Retailers and at Targus.com.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Targus invented the laptop case and continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today's mobile lifestyle. Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to work in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort. Founded in 1983, Targus headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution agreements in more than 100 countries. For more information on Targus visit targus.com.
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