Belkin Releasing Line of Samsung Galaxy S5 Accessories

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If you were to follow me around for a day, you’d swear that one of my hobbies is dropping expensive electronics. As far as I’m concerned, your fancy gadget is only as good as the case protecting it. Thankfully we’ve got companies like Belkin around pumping out cool cases. With the Samsung Galaxy S5 just announced, they’re not wasting any time and have already announced a line of accessories for Samsung’s new flagship phone.

Belkin is putting out an assortment of cases, armbands, and chargers for the phone. The 2-in-1 Wallet Folio allows you to protect your phone while also carrying your credit cards. The Grip Extreme is for people like me who need exceptional protection and offers dual-layer protection – a glass-fibre reinforced inner skeleton and a shock-absorbing outer shell.

The Sport-Fit, Sport-Fit Plus, and Slim-Fit are all made from high-performance neoprene and ensure that your phone stays securely attached while you exercise. Finally there are the 2.1 amp chargers which come with USB 3.0 cables that allow you to transfer data in the blink of an eye.

These accessories will be available in late March. Check out the full press release below for more details.

Full Press Release »

Belkin Announces Wide Range of Cases, Armbands and Charger for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Playa Vista, CA, February 25, 2014 – Belkin today unveiled a line of accessories designed for the new Samsung Galaxy S5. Belkin’s new accessory collection includes stylish folios, everyday protection cases, athletic armbands and charging solutions for at home and on the go—a complete ecosystem of products designed to complement the new features of the Samsung Galaxy S5.
“We continue to evolve our line of Samsung accessories and this collection includes some of our most innovative products to date,” said Farah Anwar, Director of Product Management at Belkin International. “Our new Samsung Galaxy S5 line reflects the myriad of ways people use their smartphones and is designed to provide enhanced functionality and protection without sacrificing style or productivity. We believe you shouldn’t have to choose between a case that gives you peace of mind and one that fits in your pocket.”

Belkin’s new Samsung Galaxy S5 cases are designed to protect against scratches, drops and everyday wear and tear, but specialized offerings provide unique design features above and beyond traditional smartphone cases. The 2-in-1 Wallet Folio features Belkin’s new, detachable inner Xpose frame that can either slide up for taking photos or be removed all together for use as a separate protective case to make phone conversations easier. Featuring a bold colour-block design, pebble-grain texture and metallic accents, the 2-in-1 Wallet Folio cover provides a stylish place to hold credit or business cards and also serves as a stand for hands-free viewing.

For those needing more rugged protection, the Grip Extreme features dual-layer protection combining a rigid, glass-fibre reinforced inner skeleton and a flexible, shock-absorbing outer shell. Like all of Belkin’s everyday protection cases for the Samsung Galaxy S5, including the Grip Max, Grip Candy, Grip Bumper and Grip Vue, its strength comes from smart design, offering exceptional protection without the bulk.

For sports enthusiasts and activity buffs, Belkin is also expanding its current lineup of sport armbands including the Sport-Fit, Sport-Fit Plus and Slim-Fit for the Samsung Galaxy S5. Created from high-performance neoprene, the low-profile armbands secure the phone and comfortably stay out of the way and in place while exercising.

Also available for the Samsung Galaxy S5 are Belkin’s fast and safe charging solutions for both the car and home. The 2.1 amp chargers are bundled with a 3-foot USB 3.0 cable, allowing users the added ability to transfer data to a laptop up to twice as fast as USB 2.0.

Belkin’s full line of accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S5:

2-in-1 Wallet Folio Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M924) – $39.99
Three-way versatility: protection, storage and viewing
Removable Xpose™ frame slides up for instant photos or as a separate protective case
Three inner card slots
Additional vertical storage pocket
Stand function for viewing videos and photos
Tab closure with magnetic snap
Available in four colours: Black/Gravel, Azalea/Fiesta, Ink/Lavender and Lagoon/Ink

Classic Folio (F8M921) and Stripe Folio (F8M923) for Samsung Galaxy S5 – $29.99
Cover converts into a stand for easy hands-free viewing
Hard-shell frame with microfiber-lined outer cover for full-coverage scratch protection
One inner card slot
Tab closure with magnetic strap
Slim, form-fitting design
Classic Folio comes in five vibrant jewel-toned colors: Blacktop, Mask, Azalea, Lagoon and Orchid
Stripe Folio comes in five colours with a bold, contrasting stripe: Blacktop/Charcoal, Azalea/Red Violet, Mask/Lacquered, Lagoon/Peacock Green and Fiesta/Fuchsia

Air Protect™ Grip Extreme Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M911) – $34.99
Dual-layer protection with glass-fiber fortified inner ShocWave™ skeleton and flexible, shock-absorbent outer shell
Reinforced edge protects against drops
Soft-touch outer shell wraps around edges for enhanced scratch protection
Slim, form-fitting design for bulk-free damage defense
Available in five colours: Slate, Paparazzi Pink/Citrus, Pale Blue/Lavender, Topaz/Limelight and Lavender/Topaz

Air Protect™ Grip Max Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M912) – $34.99
Reinforced corners protect against drops
Dual-layer protection with rigid inner frame and flexible outer shell
Flared design keeps phone raised off surfaces to prevent scratches
Slim, form-fitting design for bulk-free damage defense
Available in five colours: Blacktop/Slate, Gravel/Topaz, Fuchsia/Mint, Lacquer/Hazard and Topaz/Limelight

Air Protect™ Grip Bumper Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M913) –$29.99
Reinforced corners protect against drops
Dual-layer protection with rigid inner frame and flexible outer shell
Slim, form-fitting design for bulk-free damage defense
Soft-touch outer shell wraps around edges for enhanced scratch protection
Available in seven colours: Blacktop/Slate, Gravel/Topaz, Fuchsia/Mint, Lacquer/Hazard, Topaz/Limelight, Red Violet/Lagoon and Mask/Civic Blue

Air Protect™ Grip Vue Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M915) – $29.99
Dual-layer protection with rigid inner frame and transparent, shock-absorbent outer shell
Wraparound edges for enhanced scratch protection
Slim, form-fitting design for bulk-free damage defense
Available in three colour combinations: Stone, Lavender/Fuchsia, and Lagoon/Topaz

Air Protect™ Grip Candy SE Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M910) – $29.99
Textured edges for added grip
Flexible, shock-absorbent, soft-touch shell that wraps around edges for enhanced scratch protection
Slim, form-fitting design for bulk-free damage defense
Available in five colours: Gravel/Stone, Lacquer/Stone, Topaz/Gravel, Fuchsia/Orchid and Purple/Jade

Air Protect™ Grip Candy Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M909) – $24.99
Flexible, shock-absorbent, soft-touch shell that wraps around edges for enhanced scratch protection
Slim, form-fitting design for bulk-free damage defense
Available in seven colours: Clear/Gravel, Pale Blue/Blacktop, Orange/Gravel, Civic Blue/Mix It Blue, Orchid/Bubblegum, Fuchsia/Topaz and Topaz/Azalea

Slim-Fit Armband for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M919) – $29.99
Lightweight, breathable, hand-washable neoprene material
Slimmer, adjustable strap with integrated cord storage
Comfortable, easy-to-adjust loop design
Clear screen protection
Available in Blacktop and Fuchsia

Sport-Fit Plus Armband for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M702) – $29.99
Lightweight, breathable, hand-washable neoprene material
Pouch for key or cash
Adjustable strap
Clear screen protection
Available in Blacktop

Sport-Fit Armband for Samsung Galaxy S5 (F8M918) – $24.99
Lightweight, breathable, hand-washable neoprene material
Adjustable strap
Clear screen protection
Available in Blacktop

Availability
Belkin’s folios, cases, armbands and charging solutions for the Samsung Galaxy S5 are planned to be available starting in late March at belkin.com and select retailers across Canada.

About Belkin International
At Belkin International, we make people-inspired products that harness the power of technology to connect the dots between people and the experiences they love. Our award-winning product lines include wireless home networking and entertainment devices; mobile accessories for laptops, smartphones, tablets; home energy management and home automation solutions; plus a broad range of cable and power products. Belkin also owns the Linksys brand, maintaining a powerful new platform to deliver the next generation of home and wireless networking experiences. A privately held company founded in 1983, Belkin has more than 1,500 employees in 21 countries. Headquartered in Playa Vista, California, Belkin can also be found online at belkin.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/belkin, and on Twitter at Twitter.com/belkin.

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Dylan Duarte is a freelance writer who's covered videogames, film, television, and now tech! Be sure to check out his site, Dylan Reviews Everything, and follow him on Twitter: @dylanduarte.

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