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September 04, 2015 11:00 ET

Cobra Electronics Selected as Finalist in 2015 CTIA Hot for the Holidays Awards

Recognized in Two Standout Categories, the Company Has Been Chosen for Its Newest Models in the Drive HD Dash Cam and Portable and Mobile Power Pack Series

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2015) - Cobra Electronics Corporation, the leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today announced it has been named as a finalist in the 2015 CTIA Awards competition. Securing two finalist spots in the Hot for the Holidays subdivision, the competition recognizes Drive HD™ CDR 855 BT Dash Cam by Cobra in the Connected Car category and the Cobra JumPack™ CPP 8000 in Devices & Gadgets category. The CTIA Hot for the Holidays Awards recognize the hottest mobile consumer electronics, devices, wearables, accessories and entertainment, home and car products in time for the holiday buying season.

Selected in two separate and standout categories, Cobra secured a spot with the CDR 855 BT Drive HD™ Dash Cam, one of the most advanced and user-friendly product lines. The CDR 855 BT allows drivers to protect their vehicle, relive a drive and share interesting footage by continuously recording video of the road ahead in 1080P Full HD video. The CDR 855 BT is the first of its kind to connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth® Smart wireless technology and includes new features such as GPS location, time, G-force and speed information footage, as well as providing alerts for upcoming speed and red light cameras, live police locations and shared radar alerts from the iRadar® Community. Chosen for another consumer favorite, the Cobra JumPack™ CPP 8000 is the perfect companion for travel, outdoor, safety and multipurpose use and offers a mobile-device charging unit that is strong enough to jumpstart a number of vehicles multiple times on one charge. The unit weighs in at just under 10 ounces, making it the company's smallest, yet most powerful portable power option.

"Cobra is honored to be acknowledged as a finalist in the evolving technology industry and again in the CTIA Awards for another year," said Sally Washlow, president of Cobra Electronics. "These specific awards represent some of the finest mobile products that transform our industry and we are excited that they pair with our upcoming launches of the technologically advanced, consumer-friendly products."

Winners will be announced on September 10 at CTIA Super Mobility 2015 at Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

About Cobra Electronics:
Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at Follow Cobra on Twitter at and Like Us at

About CTIA
CTIA -- The Wireless Association® ( represents the U.S. wireless communications industry. With members from wireless carriers and their suppliers to providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products, the association brings together a dynamic group of companies that enable consumers to lead a 21st century connected life. CTIA members benefit from its vigorous advocacy at all levels of government for policies that foster the continued innovation, investment and economic impact of America's competitive and world-leading mobile ecosystem. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives and convenes the industry's leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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