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September 10, 2009 10:00 ET

Protect Your Gateway to Success: OtterBox Defender Series Case for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 Smartphone

FORT COLLINS, CO--(Marketwire - September 10, 2009) - Don't leave your BlackBerry® Curve™ 8520 smartphone vulnerable to scratches, dust, dirt and drops; safeguard it with the OtterBox Defender™ Series case.

Offering complete access to device features such as trackpad, camera, media key and more, the OtterBox Defender Series Case is prepared for your busy day. Three innovative layers provide rugged protection:

--  Layer 1: Thermal formed
    protective clear PVC membrane to
    cover the keypad. Clear PC sheet
    to cover the screen. Protects
    against scratching, as well as
    dust intrusion (layer optional
    depending on the level of
    ruggedization desired)*
--  Layer 2: Hi-impact polycarbonate
    shell
--  Layer 3: Silicone skin to absorb bump and shock
    

"When customers are looking for virtually indestructible BlackBerry smartphone protection they turn to OtterBox. The newest Defender Series for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone offers a trusted safeguard from the elements and accidental drops," said Curt Richardson, CEO of OtterBox. "It's an ideal case for people on-the-go wanting to add longevity to their BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone."

Acoustic vents on speakerphone, headset speaker and microphone keep dust and dirt out while still allowing clear sound transmission. Case includes a holster style ratcheting belt clip which offers convenient carrying. The BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone features a magnet proximity sensor that automatically shuts off the display to maximize battery life when stored, a feature fully supported with the OtterBox holster.

Your BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone deserves the ultimate protection from mishaps; protect it with the rugged Defender Series case from OtterBox.

Additional Information:

Environmental Protection:

--  Drop and Shock- Protection against drop, bump & shock
--  Water Protection- Not tested or recommended for water protection
--  Dust Intrusion- Dust does not enter in a sufficient quantity to
    interfere with satisfactory operation of equipment
    

Colors:

--  Layer 2: black
--  Layer 3: black
--  Belt Clip: black
    

Dimensions (Case Only):

--  4.68 x 2.82 x 0.91 in (118mm x 71.66mm x 22.99mm)
    

Approximate Weight (Case Only; including layer 1):

--  3.02 oz  (85.78 grams)
    

About OtterBox:

Founded in 1996, OtterBox is highly respected in the design and production of rugged and semi-rugged cases to safeguard technology and other valuables.

Built upon fundamentals of hard work, creativity and perseverance, OtterBox is the innovator of premier protective solutions for leading global handheld manufacturers, wireless carriers and distributors.

For more information, visit www.otterbox.com or call 888-695-8820. We've got technology covered.

Notes: *Case NOT protected against water. Will provide some added protection against drop, bump and dust.

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