Eight Essential Tech Gifts and Mobile Accessories That Fit Every Holiday Shopper’s Budget and Make Travel Easier in Any Season
To help kick off the holiday season, Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.™ desktop and mobile computing accessories, today announced it has released its Holiday Gift Guide. The list includes essential and affordable products to make life easier for the mobile traveler this winter and beyond. Whether heading home for the holidays or traveling to grandma’s house, these intuitive desktop and mobile accessories will prove invaluable for any tech-loving recipient to stay connected and productive year-round:
Kensington 48W 4-Port Charger (K38212US; SRP $79.99) – For the multi-device owner on anyone’s gift list, Kensington’s 48W 4-Port Charger allows users to power up to four tablets and smartphones at the same time. Featuring PowerWhiz™technology, the 4-Port Charger provides a fast, safe charge by automatically recognizing each device’s charging needs to give it the optimal supply of AMPs while keeping the components completely safe. Each port can carry up to 2.4 AMPs of power, so even tablets get a speedy charge.
Kensington 10400 Mobile Charger (K38219WW; SRP $49.99) – Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer? At under $50, Kensington’s 10400 Mobile Charger fits the bill in both style and price. Weighing just 255 grams and boasting a beautiful aluminum finish, the 10400 is the traveler’s answer to boost a drained battery. Featuring PowerWhiz™ technology, a 10,400 mAh battery, and 2.1 AMP output with enough reserve power to fully charge an iPhone® 6 Plus or a Galaxy® S6 two times, the 10400’s high-grade LG® battery cell and high-quality components ensure that devices charge safely and efficiently.
Kensington 5200 Mobile Charger (K38220WW; SRP $39.99) – For a quick single charge featuring PowerWhiz™ technology, there’s no better mobile charger than the Kensington 5200. Its powerful mAh battery with 2.1A output quickly gives an iPhone® 6 Plus or Galaxy® S6 a full charge to make the season merry and bright for recipients of this gift. Like the 10400 Mobile Charger, the 5200 looks slick in a stylish aluminum finish, and is easy on the budget at just $39.99.
Kensington PowerBolt™ 3.4 Dual Fast Charge Car Chargers (K39794WW / K38119WW; SRP $29.99) – If you’re shopping for an Appleâ fan this season, give the PowerBolt 3.4 Dual Fast Charge Car Charger with Lightning Cable. This versatile, portable product allows users to power up an iPad using a built-in Lightning charging cable and 2.4 AMPs — and at the same time charge an iPhone or other Apple device via a USB charging port — so they can arrive at their holiday destination powered and productive.
Kensington also offers the PowerBolt 3.4 Dual Fast Charge Car Charger with Micro USB Cable for high-speed charging of the Galaxy ® S6 and more. This PowerBolt 3.4 has a built-in charging cable for the Galaxy S6, along with a USB charging port and 2.4 AMPs of power for a tablet.
Kensington Orbit™ Wireless Mobile Trackball (K72352US; SRP $59.99) – The ideal gift at any time of year for home or office desktop computing, Kensington’s Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball provides a precise, compact, and versatile experience with a centered-ball design and no wires to tie users down. The 2.4 GHz wireless trackball features a storable nano receiver and unique touch scrolling, so that users glide effortlessly through web pages and documents on either a PC or Mac.
Kensington KeyFolio Thin X3™ for iPad Air® and iPad Air® 2 (K97269US / K97389US; SRP $59.99 / $99.99) – As a powerful addition to the iPad, Kensington’s line of KeyFolio Thin X3 products offers something for every Mac user on your holiday gift list. KeyFolio Thin X3 for iPad Air is an ultra-thin keyboard case featuring breakthrough PowerLift™ technology that allows users to tap into the keyboard’s 1650 mAh internal battery and charge their phone using its USB cable. For iPad Air 2 users, Kensington also offers the KeyFolio Thin X3 for iPad Air 2. Both products will please even the most design-conscious on your list, with a sleek and form-fitting, hard-shell exterior that surrounds the tablet with protection while maintaining its thin profile.
Kensington BlackBelt™ 1st Degree Rugged Case for Microsoft® Surface™ Pro 3 (K97416WW; SRP $39.99) – Many on your holiday list will be users of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, which offers an ideal combination of portability and productivity to replace the laptop. Help them protect their investment with the Kensington BlackBelt 1st Degree Rugged Case. The stylish case offers military-grade protection against drops and scratches while maintaining full functionality of the Surface kickstand. And with a non-slip grip, it has everything needed to protect the tablet for adventurous mobile travelers. At under $40, the BlackBelt 1st Degree Rugged Case is also priced right for shoppers on a budget.
Kensington LM150 Backpack (K62622WW; SRP $59.99) – The holidays mean travel, and to ensure safe storage for devices in-flight or on the road, the LM150 Backpack provides modern style for the pro on the go. It has dedicated, padded compartments for a 15.6” laptop and a 10” tablet, plus plenty of storage for a smartphone and other personal items. A specially designed pass-thru at the top of the backpack allows users to run earbuds through the hole so most of the the cord stays inside the backpack — the perfect way to listen to holiday tunes in transit. There’s also ergonomic cushioning on the back so users can carry a backpack loaded with holiday goodies with less stress.
Notes to editors
Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington products empower people to dynamically interact with content, creating a better working experience for productive performance. In both office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality and responsive customer support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice™.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.
Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks, the acknowledged leader of Trackball innovation and offers a broad range of premium-branded desktop productivity solutions.