Case-Mate Hug Now Available For iPhone-Wireless Charging Solution

Posted on 08. Mar, 2010 by in Product Reviews, Tech News

Case-Mate has just announced two new exciting products, the Hug and go Bare.  The Hug is a wireless charging solution for the iPhone 3G/3GS.  There is a Hug case for the iPhone that when placed on the Hug charging pad the iPhone will charge without any wireless.  This is a great alternative to PowerMat.  The key features to Hug are:

  • Efficient – The Hug delivers a “smart charge.”  It knows when the iPhone has reached a complete charge and, at that time, stops pulling power.
  • Convenient – The Hug charges just as fast as traditional chargers, but without the hassle of cords and wires.  Instead the charging pad transfers power wirelessly through a magnetic field to the iPhone enclosed in the Hug case.
  • Design-Forward – The Hug, featuring a sleek two-part case and a charging mat, is constructed with durable injection-molded materials with true aluminum metal and accents.  Its form factor was inspired by the flowing lines of the golden age of sport automotive design.
  • Added Protection – The Hug comes with a durable, shock absorbing case and a charging pad.  A screen protection kit is also included for total iPhone protection.
  • Interoperable – The Hug is the first charging pad to be is designed in accordance to the specifications of the Wireless Power Consortium.

The case-mate Hug is now available for the Apple iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS at  The Hug, which includes the charging pad, iPhone case and screen protection kit, retails for $99.99.  Versions will be available for additional mobile devices, including most BlackBerry models in the coming months.  Case-mate will also offer a Hug that supports the charging of multiple devices simultaneously.

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