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Targus(R) Debuts Cases for the iPhone(R) 5

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 17, 2012) - Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, today announced it is venturing into the iPhone accessories market with new functional and stylish cases for the Apple® iPhone® 5. The Targus Wallet Case, Slim Fit Case, and Slider Case all feature sophisticated colors and contemporary designs to complement people's individual styles. The new cases also feature patent-pending technology, which provides protection to safeguard the iPhone 5 from every day bumps and scratches.

"Targus is excited to bring our first iPhone cases to market and expand upon our successful line of iPad products," said Melissa Chapman, Vice President Product Management & Marketing - Tablets. "Our collection continues to provide the style and functionality that the Apple enthusiast is seeking."

Wallet Case
Conveniently carry a credit card, ID and iPhone all in one innovative, patent-pending iPhone case. Without adding bulk, a credit card and ID is easily hidden in a secure compartment on the back of the case. A durable, stain-resistant faux leather exterior protects the device while adding a touch of elegance. The Wallet Case is ideal for those on the go who want to travel light with only the essentials. It is available in Black (THD022US), French Blue (THD02202US), and Merlot (THD02207US) at an MSRP of $39.99.

Slider Case
The Slider Case is specially designed to protect all sides of the iPhone 5. The case offers protection with its Polycarbonate and TPU material without adding extra bulk. Compression Fit™ Technology assures that the iPhone 5 will be secured in the case if dropped. A special interior bumper dampens shock waves from knocks and drops while the face of the case is slightly raised to protect the screen from scratches when placed screen down. The patent-pending extendable upper section creates easy access for removal of the iPhone while keeping the fit snug and secure. The Slider Case is available in Black (THD019US), French Blue (THD01902US), and Poppy Red (THD01903US) at an MSRP of $34.99.

Slim Fit Case
Designed specifically for the iPhone 5, the Slim Fit Case features a sleek and stylish profile. Its precision-cut design allows easy access to all buttons and ports without obstructing the camera lens. A soft True Grip™ bumper provides a comfortable grip without adding bulk. Polycarbonate and TPU material provides shock absorbency to protect the iPhone 5 from knocks and drops. For a quick clean, just wipe with a common disinfectant. The case is available in six unique colors to fit anyone's distinctive personality and style: Black (THD031US), French Blue (THD03102US), Poppy Red (THD03103US), Pearl Gray (THD03104US), Olive Branch (THD03105US) and Merlot (THD03107US). It is available at an MSRP of $24.99.

These along with other Targus accessories can be purchased at Targus.com as well as through leading retailers, VARs, e-tailers, and direct marketers.

About Targus
Targus created the mobile accessory category with its invention of the laptop case over 29 years ago. The company 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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