LifeProof have until now just focused on the Apple market with cases for the iPad, iPad mini, iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5 and a few iPods but now they have extended their range to include the Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4.
The cases are advertised as having 4 proofs:
- Shock – designed to military specifications to withstand a 2m drop
- Water – fully submerge to 2m for up to 1 hour
There are two types of case available for each device, the nüüd and the fré.
The nüüd lets you still use the phones actual touchscreen and just relies on sealing all open ports and buttons to protect the phone against liquid whilst providing a solid shock resistant outside.
If you are in America you also have the option of buying LifeProof’s Total Water Protection Plan which allows you to claim for a replacement device if yours is liquid damaged whilst in a LifeProof case. There is a small charge for this replacement ($50 for phones, $75 for tablets) but cheaper than shelling out for a new device, they’ll even replace the case as well for you.
Ian was impressed by the durability of the iPad mini case when he tested one, which you can read here.
LifeProof Expands Total Water Protection Program to Include Samsung GALAXY S III, GALAXY S4
– Award-winning case-maker brings device protection program to Samsung GALAXY devices –
SAN DIEGO – October 8, 2013 – LifeProof®, the award-winning maker of waterproof solutions for smartphones announced today the expansion of the LifeProof Total Water Protection Program to Samsung® GALAXY S® III and GALAXY S4 users.
This optional protection program, already offered for Apple® iPhone® and iPad® users, takes device protection to new heights, offering a one-time device repair or replacement if it sustains accidental water damage while properly installed in a LifeProof case.
LifeProof nüüd and frē cases offer peace of mind, bringing waterproof, drop proof, dirt proof, and snow proof protection to a variety of Apple and Samsung devices. The Total Water Protection Program provides an additional line of defense against damage from these mobile device killers, allowing consumers even more confidence to go about their day-to-day lives. The program offers protection against water damage for up to one full year after purchase and registration on lifeproof.com.
LifeProof was the first case manufacturer to offer a waterproof case with a device protection program. The company developed the Total Water Protection Program after extensive consumer research indicated that consumers wanted an added level of assurance when using their devices around water.
“As we have expanded our product lineup, our customers wanted the option to enjoy our Total Water Protection Program on a wider range of devices,” said EVP of Global Sales, Fredrik Torstensson. “With the growing popularity of our Samsung GALAXY cases, we’re pleased to offer this full device protection program, giving LifeProof case users added confidence, wherever they may be.”
The Total Water Protection Program is available as an option when purchasing a case on the LifeProof website at lifeproof.com and will be available for additional devices later this month. The program is limited to a one-time use and includes a nominal upfront fee and a service fee. It also requires the case be registered with LifeProof and used in accordance with all of the provided instructions. For full terms and conditions, visit www.lifeproof.com/twpp.
LifeProof’s company mantra is Freedom; LifeProof designs, manufactures and markets an entirely new category of products designed to give people more freedom from environmental constraints. Based in San Diego, LifeProof offers elegant and protective cases for Smartphones and Tablet PCs that enable full functionality and interactivity under any condition encountered in daily life. The registered brand name ‘LifeProof’ is inspired by the protection and fully functional convenient operation of the device in water, mud, dirt, or snow. For more information, visitwww.lifeproof.com.
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