Atlanta - Case-Mate today
announced a new line of cases for the recently launched BlackBerry
The initial line's three
SKUS are based on three of the company's most popular iPad case styles -- Pop!,
Venture and Barely There.
Case-mate is an official
participant in RIM's Built for BlackBerry program and each case displays the
Built for BlackBerry logo on its packaging.
The Pop! case is
co-molded of plastic and soft rubber to create a hard case with a soft touch. A
built-in stand extends for screen viewing or remains hidden to create a flat
back cover. It will have a suggested retail price of $39.99 and is available in
black, grey and pink.
The Venture, also $39.99,
doubles as a secure stand. The cover snaps closed to keep the screen
scratch-free, or when unsnapped and flipped over the case works as a stable
stand foor typing pr presenting. It's available in black/gray.
The Barely There offers a
thin layer of protection in a ruggedized plastic shell. It comes in black with
a $34.99 retail price.
"Case-Mate continues to
offer mobile accessories for the hottest device as it comes to market," said
Erik Attkisson, chief marketing officer. "By offering three of our most popular
styles for the PlayBook, customers can select to outfit their device with the
best in protection, design or style."
Case-Mate is also offering
an anti-glare anti-fingerprint screen protection film for $19.99.
The line began shipping
to retail partners last week is currently available on www.case-mate.com.