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Belkin Unveils Stylish Accessories for Amazon's New Kindle[TM] Line.

Six New Products Offer Enhanced Protection and Portability

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- Belkin today unveiled six new folios and sleeves for the new Amazon Kindle, Kindle Touch, and Kindle Fire. Featuring a variety of different designs and materials, the new Kindle accessories infuse a touch of style with maximum protection, usability, and portability for today's on-the-go lifestyle.

Grip Sleeve (Photo: Business Wire)

"Amazon's new Kindle line-up offers something for everyone and we wanted to enhance that variety with our new Kindle accessories," said Jamie Elgie, senior director of product management for Belkin's mobility division. "Whether you like to read at home, play games during your commute, or watch videos on the go, Belkin makes accessing, using, and packing the new Kindles convenient and easy no matter where you are."

Grip Sleeve (F8N726 - Kindle and Kindle Touch; F8N724 - Kindle Fire) - $24.99

* Laser-etched silicone design for unique look and easy grip

* Lightweight, durable neoprene construction

* Reinforced panel and soft inner lining to protect screen

* Secure closure

* 1-year limited warranty

* Available in three colors: blacktop, paparazzi pink, and infinity pool

* Large sleeve compatible with all 8" e-readers; small/medium sleeve compatible with all 7" e-readers

Portfolio Sleeve (F8N732 - Kindle and Kindle Touch; F8N723 - Kindle Fire) - $24.99

* Lightweight, durable neoprene construction with monochromatic leather-like details

* Soft inner lining to protect screen

* Secure dual-zipper closure with extra room for small papers or receipts

* 1-year limited warranty

* Large sleeve compatible with all 8" e-readers; small/medium sleeve compatible with all 7" e-readers

Verve Tab Folio (F8N717 - Kindle; F8N718 - Kindle Touch; F8N675 - Kindle Fire) - $29.99

* Durable, synthetic leather finish in three colors: black, purple, and sunset pink

* Magnetic tab closure keeps device secure

* Integrated speaker perforations

* Folder cover with soft inner lining for screen protection

* Secure inner pocket

* Classic, sleek, and lightweight design minimizes bulk for maximum portability

* 1-year limited warranty

* Style also available for NOOKColor[TM], NOOK[TM] 2nd Edition, and Kobo[TM] Wireless eReader

Verve Folio Stand (F8N672 - Kindle Fire) - $49.99

* Elegant, genuine leather finish; available in black

* Versatile stand with multiple viewing angles

* Folio-style cover with soft inner lining for screen protection

* Elastic strap to keep device secure

* Sleek design to minimize bulk

* 1-year limited warranty

* Available for Kindle Fire only

Pleat Sleeve (F8N671 - Kindle and Kindle Touch; F8N520 - Kindle Fire) - $29.99

* Stylish, pleated design expands to fit all your accessories

* Lightweight, durable neoprene construction

* Reinforced panel and soft quilted inner lining protects screen

* Secure zip closure and separate zipper pocket for storage

* 1-year limited warranty

* Pleat Sleeve for Kindle Fire available in four colors: black, infinity pool, paparazzi pink, and purple; compatible with all 8" e-readers

* Pleat Sleeve for Kindle and Kindle Touch available in three colors: black, infinity pool, and paparazzi pink; compatible with all 7" e-readers

Basic Folio (F8N670 - Kindle; F8N715 - Kindle Touch; F8N716 - Kindle Fire) - $19.99

* Durable nylon exterior protects from scratches and scuffs

* Folding cover with soft inner lining for screen protection

* Classic, sleek, and lightweight design minimizes bulk for maximum portability

* 1-year limited warranty

* Available in black

AVAILABILITY

The Grip Sleeve and Verve Tab Folio are available for pre-order now at Amazon.com. The Merge Sleeve and Portfolio Sleeve will be available at Amazon.com in mid-October. Other Belkin folios and sleeves for Kindle will be available at select major retailers in the United States in early October.

For more information on Belkin products and availability, please visit www.belkin.com. To request product for review, please contact Formula at 310-578-7050 or via email at murphy@formulapr.com. Follow Belkin on Twitter: @Belkin. Like us on Facebook: Facebook.com/Belkin.

To learn more about Belkin International, Inc. visit http://www.belkin.com/pressroom/about/?sid=36.

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