Ballistic officially arrives in the Philippines

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Once upon a time, when you needed a seriously tough case to protect your phone, there was only one brand you can turn to. The one named after a semiaquatic fish-eating mammal of the weasel family.

Today, however, the game changes with the arrival of Ballistic in the local market.

So, what so special about Ballistic cases?

Well, for starters, their cases are tough. And I seriously mean tough. But that shouldn’t really come as a surprise from a company whose name is Ballistic with a tagline “Perfecting Protection.”

Ballistic Jewel Series

 

Ballistic Every1-GeekEye

What they do offer, though, that others don’t – or at least the ones I’ve seen out in the market right now – is a guarantee their cases can survive a certain height drop. And by height, I don’t mean some sissy height, like a few inches or from a height of a pocket. The minimum height a Ballistic case can survive is 1.8 meters or roughly around 6 feet.

And that’s just the minimum.

Ballistic Hard Core Series

Their toughest case – the aptly named Ballistic Hard Core series – can survive drops from 3.6 meters high, or nearly 12 feet.

Ballistic Philippine Launch

Now that’s high!

Ballistic Hydra Series

And for those of you who love the water, they’ve got one for you too – the Hydra series.

Interested?

Here’s the rundown of what each Ballistic case series has to offer and how much each one will cost ‘yah:

Ballistic Jewel

Jewel Series – A sleek look paired with great protection, this baby is the perfect case for the trend-setter

  • Ballistic corners
  • Raised lips and corners
  • 1.8 meters + high impact drop protection
  • iPhone 5s – Php990; Samsung Galaxy S5 – Php990

Urbanite – Slides easily into your pocket, with plenty of attractive and trendy designs perfect for the jet-setter

  • Ballistic corners
  • Raised lips and corners
  • 1.8 meters + high impact drop protection
  • Multiple layers
  • Anti-scratch coating
  • iPad mini – P1,790; iPhone 5s – Php1,290; Samsung Galaxy S5 – Php1,390

Ballistic Tough Jacket Bballistic Tough Jacket (tablet)

Tough Jacket – Minimal and organic design that provides the very best protection for the danger-seeker

  • Ballistic corners
  • Raised lips and corners
  • 1.8 meters + high impact drop protection
  • Multiple layers
  • iPad Air – P3,190; iPad mini – P2,490; iPhone 5s & Samsung Galaxy S5 – P1,790; Tough
    Jacket Maxx for iPhone 5s – Php2,290

Ballistic Tough Jacket Maxx

Tough Jacket Maxx – Start living your life with maximum 360 degree protection

  • Ballistic corners
  • Raised lips and corners
  • 2.1 meters + high impact drop protection
  • Multiple layers
  • Rugged holster available
  • iPhone 5s – Php2,290

Ballistic Every1

Every1 – One case for every adventure

  • Ballistic corners
  • Raised lips and corners
  • 1.8 meters + high impact drop protection
  • Multiple layers
  • Rugged holster available
  • Air gap suspension springs surrounds your phone with 1mm of air so your phone never lays against a hard surface
  • Active latches
  • Integrated kickstands (some models)
  • Integrated screen protector
  • iPhone 5s – Php2,290

Ballistic Hard Core

Hard Core – Protection from drops, fingerprints, scratches, dust, and most importantly, yourself

  • Ballistic corners
  • Raised lips and corners
  • 3.6 meters + high impact drop protection
  • Water resistant
  • Dirt / dust resistant
  • Multiple layers
  • Rugged holster available
  • Integrated kickstand on some models
  • Integrated screen protector
  • iPhone 5s – Php2,490

Ballistic Hydra

Hydra Series – Water, dirt, and drops are no match for this case

  • Ballistic corners
  • Raised lips and corners
  • Water proof
  • Dirt / dust proof
  • Multiple layers
  • Rugged holster available
  • Active latches
  • Button and port covers
  • Integrated screen protector
  • When case is properly installed, it can be submerged under water up to 7 ft, for up to 30 minutes
  • iPhone 5s – Php3,650

You can pick one up now at any of the following stores:

  • Digital Walker
  • Beyond the Box
  • Digital Hub
  • Quick Sound
  • Celplus
  • Datalink Technologies
  • Digital Hub
  • District 32
  • Ecentral Cellphone Electronics
  • iGig
  • iStore
  • iStudio
  • iCenter
  • iBook
  • Switch
  • JMB Albay
  • Lenin Computer System
  • Mobile 1
  • Seatac
  • Wellworth
  • Sync
  • Technopop
  • Urbanize
  • Vertex

Full press release below:

Go Better. Go Ballistic.

Ballistic Cases Introduce HexTec Technology for Smartphones and Tablets

Ballistic Case Co., the pioneers behind the amazing HexTec technology which provides protective solution for smartphones and tablets, has finally arrived in the Philippines. With their whole range of protective cases, Ballistic is set to become a major player in the iOS and Android phone/tablet case market. Along with select premium retailers, Ballistic is launching a nationwide information and marketing campaign which is aptly called; “Perfecting Protection”.

“We design, engineer and aggressively test our cases to offer the best protection on the market,” said Hank Goradesky, Ballistic‟s founder and chief executive officer. “Let‟s face it – we‟re rough on our devices, and we drop them all the time. At Ballistic, we believe every case, whether it‟s sleek or rugged, should protect your valuable devices. Our HexTecTM Six- Sided Drop Protection means you can drop your device on the front, back or corners and have confidence that it‟s safe.”

Engineered with HexTecTM Six-Sided Drop Protection

Ballistic engineers imbues each of its cases with the HexTecTM Six-Sided Drop Protection technology, which includes Ballistic Corners®, to protect against cracked screens, as well as raised lips and corners to protect against scratches. The technology safeguards valuable devices from impacts on the front, back, and corners.

Every Ballistic case offers at least six feet of certified drop protection, with some models offering protection up to 12 feet. The rating and level of protection is clearly defined and written on the packaging of all Ballistic cases.

Competitive Data

Hextec Technology isn‟t just a fancy marketing term. As proven by Ballitic, their cases has already been proven to outperform key competitors in the shock and drop protection area.

To compare Ballistic with the other competing brands, two Ballistic case underwent thorough drop tests, the SG Maxx and Hardcore. The Ballistic SG Maxx was put through a series of 6 feet drop-test while the Hardcore underwent an extensive 8 feet drop test. Compared to other competing brands, Both the Ballistic SG Maxx and Ballistic Hardcore was able to provide more protection by as high as 17.6% and 26.9% respectively

Ballistic‟s lineup of rugged cases continues to offer the ultimate protection. In independent lab tests by Certifi Groupi, the Ballistic Hydra case for the iPhone 5 provided waterproof protection while submerged under seven feet of water for 30 minutes, and one hour of protection while submerged at three feet.

Go Better. Go Ballistic. Choose your case from sleek to rugged.

Even as it is committed to provide superior drop protection, Ballistic is also focused on addressing the need of consumers who want their devices protected, but do not want bulky cases that interfere with the look and feel of the devices.

“We believe our competitors have overlooked people who don‟t want bulky cases but do want refined-looking, expert protection,” said Jason Naylor, Ballistic‟s vice president of marketing. “Ballistic serves those individuals by clearly defining, right on the front of the package, how our cases protect devices. We have a case for every lifestyle, whether you‟re a mom on the go or a rugged professional.”

“Ballistic has made significant investments to understand what device owners need and what „protection‟ really means to them” said Naylor. “We know our cases offer superior protection at competitive prices. As the industry shifts, we plan to keep exceeding consumers‟ rising expectations for what a case can deliver.”

In the Philippines, Ballistic cases are available at the following stores: Digital Walker, Beyond the Box, Digital Hub, Quick Sound, Celplus, Datalink Technologies, Digital Hub, District 32, Ecentral Cellphone Electronics, iGig, iStore, iStudio, iCenter, iBook, Switch, JMB Albay, Lenin Computer System, Mobile 1, Seatac, Wellworth, Sync, Technopop, Urbanize and Vertex.

For more information regarding the sales and distribution of Ballistic cases, visit http://www.facebook.com/digitstrading or follow them at https://twitter.com/digitstrading.

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