SOURCE: Targus


June 26, 2012 08:00 ET

Targus® Announces Its New Lineup of Backpacks

The New Backpacks Are Specially Designed for Carrying Comfort and Protecting Multiple Devices

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - CEA Line Shows 2012 - Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, today announced three new backpacks featuring multiple compartments to hold any combination of mobile devices. The Targus 16" Legend IQ Backpack, 16" C4 Backpack and 16" Sport 26L Backpack all feature an adaptable design and padded fabrication to meet the needs of busy professionals and on-the-go students who require a functional backpack to accommodate their hectic, mobile lifestyle.

"In today's world, it has become increasingly common to carry multiple devices while we're on the go -- from laptops and tablets, to eReaders and accessories," said Kevin Nicusanti, vice president of soft goods at Targus. "Targus' new backpacks are ergonomic and stylish and designed to accommodate the need to carry all essential mobile devices while away from the home, class or office."

16" Legend IQ Backpack - TSB705US
The Legend IQ Backpack is specially designed with the busy professional or student in mind. The large padded pocket can fit laptops up to 16" and can safely stand upright. It includes a dedicated soft-lined section for your tablet and internal and external accessory compartments. It also includes two side pockets for additional storage of personal items and accessories. The included media pocket with built-in cord and headphone jack allows you to connect an iPod or other portable media device. It also includes a separate sunglass holder to prevent glasses from getting scratched or damaged. The padded, adjustable should straps and robust, soft-touch handle make for easy and comfortable carrying. The 16" Legend IQ Backpack is available in black at a MSRP of $49.99.

16" C4 Backpack - TSB709US
Designed for the style conscious techie, the C4 Backpack comes in four attractive colors. The C4 showcases expansive storage compartments to keep your documents and accessories organized as well as compartments that are individually padded for your iPad®, tablet or laptop. It also features jersey mesh side pockets for a water bottle and front zip pocket to store small accessories. Made from durable nylon material with matching interior, the C4 has a sporty design that highlights well thought-out functionality and is the perfect back to school bag for busy students. The 16" C4 Backpack is available in black (TSB709US), blue (TSB70902US), red (TSB70903US), and green (TSB70905US) at a MSRP of $39.99.

16" Sport 26L Backpack - TSB712US
Featuring an attractive, sporty design, the Sport 26L Backpack is perfect for the style conscious user. With a rich black exterior, the backpack is lightweight and highly durable ripstop nylon, combining style with the ultimate in device protection. It offers plenty of multi-purpose pockets and ergonomic durability. The Sport 26L comes equipped with a large padded pocket that is designed to fit laptops up to 16", as well as a separate section for your tablet that is lined in soft-touch material. The included media pocket is custom fit with a built-in cord and headphone jack, which allows you to take your tunes with you. The Sport 26L has internal and external accessory pouches offer additional storage space and zip for extra security as well as expansive storage compartments to keep your documents and accessories organized as well as compartments that are individually padded for your iPad®, tablet or laptop. It also features jersey mesh side pockets for a water bottle. The two padded adjustable shoulder straps and padded back panel offer comfort while carrying. It will securely stand upright to ensure none of its contents are damaged when you set it down. The Sport 26L Backpack is available in black at a MSRP of $39.99.

These along with other Targus accessories can be purchased at as well as through leading retailers, VARs, e-tailers, and direct marketers. 

About Targus
Targus created the mobile accessory category with its invention of the laptop case over 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 agreements in more than 100 countries. For more information on Targus visit

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