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Kensington Launches New Suite of Keyboard Cases for iPad Air™ 2, Including Breakthrough PowerLift™ Phone Charging Solution

New KeyFolioâ„¢ and Customize Meâ„¢ Cases for iPad Air 2 Take Thin Tablet Protection to New Levels of Performance and Reliability

Redwood Shores, CA, October 20, 2014 –


, a worldwide leader in delivering

smart. safe. simple.â„¢

computing accessories, today announced its new suite of ultra-thin keyboard cases designed for the iPad Air 2, including the KeyFolio Thin X3


featuring breakthrough PowerLift


technology. This new innovation allows users to tap into the keyboard’s internal battery to charge a phone using a USB cable.

Kensington’s range of ultra-thin keyboard cases for the new iPad also includes the KeyFolio Thin X2


, KeyFolio Thin X2


Plus and Customize Me


case. Each delivers ultra-thin protection, performance and reliability, combined with the style, function and efficiency embraced by iPad users.

“With its latest tablet release, Apple is continuing to redefine what a thin, lightweight tablet should be. At Kensington we’ve set out to do the same with our new line of ultra-thin keyboard cases,” said Jim Murakami, Global Product Manager at Kensington. “Designed specifically with the Apple user in mind, our new KeyFolio and Customize Me cases embody the design and performance that matches the iPad user’s desire for stylish tablet productivity and protection. Adding to this, we’re pleased to offer our new PowerLift technology, which further supports user mobility by making it easy to charge a phone using the keyboard’s internal battery – anytime, anywhere.”

New Kensington Ultra-Thin Keyboard Cases for iPad Airâ„¢ 2

Kensington KeyFolio Thin X3â„¢ for iPad Airâ„¢ 2

(K97389US; SRP $99.99)

– Featuring breakthrough PowerLift


phone charging technology, this sleek, hard-shell keyboard case protects iPad Air 2 while maintaining its thin profile. The integrated Bluetooth

keyboard offers six rows of high-performance scissor keys, including a dedicated row of shortcut keys. The unique QuickFold


design allows you to hide the keyboard beneath the iPad Air 2 for a fast transition between typing and viewing modes.

Kensington KeyFolio Thin X2â„¢ Plus for iPad Airâ„¢ 2

(Black – K97391US; SRP $99.99) –

This form-fitting, hard-shell tablet protection case features an integrated white LED backlit Bluetooth

keyboard that’s ideal for low-light conditions. The KeySense


Power Channel automatically turns the keyboard on and off when engaged/disengaged from the magnetic stand for improved battery conservation.

Kensington KeyFolio Thin X2â„¢ for iPad Airâ„¢ 2

(Black – K97385US; White – K97386US; SRP $89.99) –

A sleek, form-fitting keyboard case for iPad Air 2 with an integrated Bluetooth

keyboard that offers six rows of high-performance scissor keys, including a row of dedicated shortcut keys. The KeyFolio Thin X2 also features Kensington’s QuickFold


design and KeySense


Power Channel for optimal battery life.

Kensington Customize Meâ„¢ Case for iPad Airâ„¢ 2

(Black – K97358US; Red – K97359US; SRP $39.99) –

This sleek, lightweight case for iPad Air 2

features a clear, scratch-resistant picture window for user personalization using a photo or artwork. SoundWave


speaker channels redirect the tablet’s audio for improved sound quality. A soft interior lining keeps the iPad screen protected, and the cover automatically wakes the tablet or puts it in sleep mode.

Product Availability

The Kensington ultra-thin keyboard cases for iPad Air 2 are available for pre-order at and For additional information on the new and existing line of Kensington products, please visit:

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About Kensington

Kensington, a leader in smart. safe. simple.


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 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

or call Kensington toll-free at 1-800-235-6708.

Kensington is a registered trademarks of ACCO Brands. QuickFold, PowerLift, KeySense, Customize Me, KeyFolio Thin 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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