LA-based Specialists in Rechargeable Battery Solutions Challenge Market Leadership with Higher Capacity and Qi Inductive Wireless Charging
LOS ANGELES – Jan. 6, 2016 – Nyko Technologies today announced the first details of their new line of power accessories for iPhone at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. After making its mark as the first company to create wireless controller chargers for video game consoles and patent holders of charging technology that utilizes dongles, the LA-based battery solutions expert is now expanding to offer power cases for the iPhone 6 and 6S. The new products include the Power Shield case, coming in a variety of power capacities up to 3500 mAh, and the Power Shield Q case with Qi inductive wireless charging and 2200 mAh capacity. The Q Shield was also announced, which simply adds Qi inductive wireless charging capabilities to an iPhone 6 or 6S in a slim design. Conference attendees seeking to get a first-hand look at the new hardware can find Nyko at Tech East in the North Tower of Westgate Hotel, Suite 12121, on January 6-9. Members of the press who would like to schedule a personal demo may submit their request by emailing email@example.com.
“Nyko has built a strong reputation for making high-quality rechargeable battery products in the video game space with local operations and distribution partnerships with the biggest retailers in North America,” said Nyko director of marketing, Chris Arbogast. “Consumers need a strong, local brand with experience and brand recognition making battery products that are safe, dependable, and durable, which we’ve achieved over the years. We now want to channel our expertise to simplify and enhance the way iPhone users interact with their phones through design, not only to get more power out of them.”
In addition to the new products for iPhone 6 and 6S detailed below, Nyko is also providing hands-on demos of its Cygnus Controller for Android, compatible with set-top boxes and mobile devices running the operating system.
Power Shield for iPhone 6, 6S
The Power Shield for iPhone 6 and 6S is a charging case available with a battery capacity of 2500 mAh, 3000 mAh, and 3500 mAh, supporting more than double the usage time over the standard iPhone battery. The case is durable and streamlined, includes a 3.5” pass-through headphone adaptor, and features a light-up charge indicator to illustrate the amount of charge left so users will never be taken by surprise by an inconveniently timed powerdown.
The Power Shield is anticipated to ship in Spring 2016 for an MSRP of $119.99. It can also be used with the convenient Power Shield Dock, sold separately.
Power Shield Dock for iPhone 6, 6S
The Power Shield Dock is a drop-and-go charging station for an iPhone 6 or 6S capable of simultaneously charging the iPhone and the Power Shield. It features a dedicated AC power cord for faster charging than the standard iPhone cable. It is anticipated to ship Spring 2016 for an MSRP of $39.99.
Power Shield Q for iPhone 6, 6S
The Power Shield Q is a Qi induction charging case with a built-in rechargable battery capacity of 2200 mAh which augments the iPhone 6 or 6S with wireless charging. The Power Shield can also be used as a power bank to charge other devices via the included USB charging cable. It is anticipated to ship in Spring 2016 for an MSRP of $119.99.
Q Shield for iPhone 6, 6S
The Q Shield is a durable iPhone case which enables the phone to be charged wirelessly via Qi wireless technology, allowing users to easily charge their phone without fumbling with cords or putting extra wear and tear on the phone’s ports. It is anticipated to ship in Spring 2016 for an MSRP of $59.99.
Cygnus Controller for Android
Cygnus is an ergonomic, intuitive game controller compatible with set-top boxes and mobile devices operating on Android. This ergonomic controller runs on any store-bought AA batteries. Cygnus is anticipated to launch in 2015 for an MSRP of $24.99. Patent Pending.
To purchase any product from Nyko’s full lineup of video game and mobile phone accessories, visit the online store at www.nyko.com.
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