SOURCE: Targus


March 07, 2012 15:45 ET

Targus® Announces a New Collection of Cases for the New iPad®

Two New Lines Deliver Fashionable Colors and Styles for Users Who Travel Light and Those That Need Enhanced Protection and Functionality

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 7, 2012) - Targus Group International, Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, today announced seven new cases specifically designed for the new iPad®. Targus® is one of the first to market with an innovative assortment of engaging and highly featured cases for the new iPad that come in a variety of colors and designs to fit any taste, style, budget and need.

"The iPad has become a personal extension for each user," said Melissa Chapman, vice president of product management - tablets. "Each of our new cases for the new iPad was designed to specifically meet the individual needs of the iPad user. The cases combine fresh new designs and broadly appealing colors with premium materials and finishes to enhance the overall experience. Our Slim and Elegant Cases offer a light and functional solution that complements the new iPad, while our Higher Utility Cases offer the utmost in protection and function."

Slim and Elegant Cases

Simply Basic Cover
The name says it all. This simple yet fashionable case offers a slim, lightweight design so you can carry your new iPad between meetings or slip it into a bigger laptop case for travel. It also offers a convenient magnetic on/off feature and a soft lining for screen protection. The durable exterior easily wipes clean and protects your iPad from scrapes and bumps. It is available in a trendy selection of colors including graphite black (THZ158US), charcoal gray (THZ15801US), orange peel (THZ15802US) and indigo blue (THZ15804US) at an MSRP of $29.99.

The Targus Vucomplete is the perfect companion to the Apple Smart Cover. It protects the back of your new iPad from scratches and bumps by simply snapping it onto the back of your device. The exterior is made from a high quality, water-resistant material while the interior of the Vucomplete features a protective lining. It is available in graphite black (THD007US) at an MSRP of $39.99.

Slim Case
Feel confident transporting your new iPad with Targus' new Slim Case. This thin and durable case allows for multiple viewing angles and includes a magnetic on/off feature that enables auto-sleep mode and helps preserve battery life. It offers added protection with less bulk. Lined with premium soft-touch material, the Slim Case will protect your iPad from scrapes and scratches. The exterior is made from a high quality, water-resistant material and easily wipes clean. Available in a wide array of colors including calypso pink (THD00604US), indigo blue (THD00605US), bittersweet red (THD00606US), bone white (THD00601US), charcoal gray (THD00602US), and graphite black (THD006US). It is available at an MSRP of $49.99.

Higher Utility Cases

Targus' new Vuscape for the new iPad offers just about everything you would need in an iPad case -- from the magnetic on/off feature and three different hands-free viewing angles, to the clever stylus storage, premium soft-touch lining and a durable water-resistant, padded exterior. This attractive, streamlined case is available in graphite black (THZ157US), bone white (THZ15701US), charcoal gray (THZ15702US) and calypso pink (THZ15703US) at an MSRP of $44.99.

Business Folio and Stand
Perfect for pros on-the-go, Targus' new Business Folio for the new iPad combines professionalism with style and offers a magnetic on/off feature and plenty of storage for business cards, IDs and a stylus or pen. This all-in-one case also includes a separate compartment for the included notepad and reusable CleanVu® cleaning pad. The Business Folio also converts into a stand making hands free viewing possible. The Business Folio is available in a black (THZ155US) and charcoal gray (THZ15502US) at an MSRP of $49.99.

Versavu and Versavu Keyboard Case
One of the most popular cases for the iPad family is now also available for the new iPad. The Versavu™ offers the ultimate viewing experience with its patent-pending 360 degree rotating mechanism allowing users to view the iPad in both landscape and portrait modes. With four different viewing angles, you can easily read, view, chat and type on your iPad. It is ideal for work or on-the-go and includes storage for a stylus. The Versavu's wipe-clean exterior and premium soft-touch lining safeguards your case and iPad from dirt, scratches or bumps. It is available in graphite black (THZ156US) and charcoal gray (THZ15602US) as well as trendy color combinations: bone white and charcoal gray (THZ15601US) and calypso pink and charcoal gray (THZ15606US) at an MSRP of $59.99.

The Versavu Keyboard Case for the new iPad features a QWERTY low-profile Bluetooth® keyboard, which provides tactile feedback for improved typing accuracy and speed while maintaining a quiet typing experience. This case is available in graphite black (THZ17101US) and bone white (THZ171US) at an MSRP of $99.99.

The new Targus cases for the new iPad will be immediately available for purchase on March 16th. Targus products are available at as well as through retailers, e-tailers and direct marketers. For more information visit

About Targus
Targus created the mobile accessory category with its invention of the laptop case 29 years ago. The company continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today's mobile lifestyle. Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to work in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort. Founded in 1983, Targus' headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution in more than 100 countries.

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Targus and the Targus logo are registered trademarks of Targus Group International, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc.

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