New York, New York, Nov. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- November 12, 2012 - Avance™ Electronics today announced at the CES Unveiled New York that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for two products; the LifePak™ 1500mAh Ultra-Slim Battery Case and the LifePak 1300mAh Mini External Battery. The LifePak Ultra-Slim Battery Case is the smallest profile battery case made for the iPhone® 4S and 4. The LifePak Mini External Battery is the most compact and convenient extended-life rechargeable battery solution to boost battery life for iPod® and iPhone models. Avance Electronics will showcase these products along with their entire line of electronic accessories for mobile devices at the International CES Show, January 8-11, 2013, at Booth #6235 - North Hall iLounge, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The lightweight, compact, and stylish LifePak 1300mAh Mini External Battery provides iPhones and iPods with extra power on the go without the need to mess with tangled wires. The sleek, minimum-footprint design houses an external 1300mAh Lithium-Ion Polymer battery that fast-charges iPhones at 1A and provides as much as 85% additional battery life for iPhone 3GS and up to 70% for iPhone 4S. The unique, patent-pending slider design allows a retractable 30-pin Apple connector to charge the iPhone or iPod directly and a retractable USB connector to charge the LifePak 1300 using any USB charging source or laptop. Retract both connectors to take the pocket-sized battery anywhere for instant power anytime. Four LEDs indicate battery level.
The LifePak 1500 Ultra-Slim Battery Case is the world's smallest, lightest, and most compactly designed 1500mAh battery case for the iPhone 4S/4. With no extra bulk, the LifePak's optimized and patented design extends the iPhone's battery life by as much as 75%. The sleek, stylish LifePak 1500 is a protective case that slides easily and firmly over the iPhone 4S/4 and contains an additional battery that charges and provides power to the phone. The 1500mAh Lithium-Ion Polymer battery extends the iPhone's talk, internet, video, audio, and standby times by as much as 75% over the internal battery, while charging the internal iPhone battery at 1A. The case also contains a micro-USB connector for charging the iPhone and the LifePak. Included is a micro-USB-to-standard-USB cable for charging and syncing directly through the LifePak case without removing it. The soft-touch power-management function will display the battery capacity remaining in the LifePak 1500 via the 5 LEDs and allows for switching between the iPhone's battery and LifePak case battery.
The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.
The Avance Electronics' LifePak 1300mAh Mini External Battery and the LifePak 1500mAh Battery Case will be displayed in Booth #6235 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and in the Venetian at the 2013 International CES, which runs January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 6 in the South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
The Innovations entries are judged based on the following criteria:
- Engineering qualities, based on technical specs and materials used
- Aesthetic and design qualities, using photos provided
- The product's intended use/function and user value
- Unique/novel features that consumers would find attractive
- How the design and innovation of the product compares to other products in the marketplace
Products chosen as an Innovations honoree reflect innovative design and engineering of the entries. Examples may include the first time various technologies are combined in a single product or dramatic enhancements to previous product designs.
Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on http://cesweb.org/Awards/CES-Innovations-Awards.aspx, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.
About Avance (pronounced a-vahns)
Avance Electronics is advancing the world of electronic accessories for mobile devices and beyond. With nearly two decades of experience in the design, development and manufacturing of rechargeable batteries, chargers and electronic accessories for mobile phones, vehicles and more, Avance \ a-vahns\ products are designed to minimize size while offering advances to enhance power, performance and connectivity in a technologically advanced world. Our growing line of products features electronic accessories compatible with mobile devices.
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