Targus today announces its new portfolio of EcoSmart® tablet cases, with lifetime warranty. The cases are made from recycled post-consumer plastic and 30-40% biodegradable materials, without compromising the high-performance military-grade protection the brand is trusted for.The new range consists of three cases for Apple iPad and one for Samsung tablets.
The new family of EcoSmart tablet cases are created from a variety of sustainable materials, pioneering the brands vision to power the circular economy. The base trays are designed using bio & fossil based degradable materials that are sustainably designed to decompose. The cover and lining are all recyclable and made from post-consumer plastic, saving water bottles and other plastic materials from countless landfills and oceans. Taking it one step further, the packaging for all EcoSmart products are also 100% recycled and exclusively use hemp rope and recycled sealing tape.
Targus are evolving their business from the inside out. Recently named as a finalist for the Sustainability Vendor of the Year at the CRN Tech Impact Awards, Targus is committed to creating more products from waste, with their entire laptop bag portfolio now 100% recyclable.
VersaVu EcoSmart® Tablet Case
Targus signature tablet case, VersaVu, is now a part of the EcoSmart family.It features a patented 360o rotation for seamless switching between portrait, landscape use, and anything in between. This is particularly useful for those in hospitality or retail professions as it allows you to show what’s on the screen via a simple rotation, without having to touch the interface of the tablet.
Pro-Tek EcoSmart® Tablet Case
The Pro-Tek EcoSmart tablet case has a flexible tray with reinforced corner bumpers that offer ultimate impact protection. Precise design allows full access to all ports, controls, and the camera lens, so you can use all of your tablet’s features without removing it from the case and an integrated sleep/wake feature to reduce downtime and saves battery on those tablets.
Click-In EcoSmart® Tablet Cases
With custom-moulded trays to secure and protect the device, the case offers precision cut access to controls, ports, and camera. Audio-enhancing sound scoops direct sound towards the user and a non-slip lining holds the device in the perfect viewing angle whether you’re traveling, sitting on your sofa or have the case standing on your desk. Available for both the Samsung Tab A7 10.4” as well as the iPad 8th and 7th Gen 10.2”, iPad Air 10.5”, and iPad Pro 10.5”.
In addition to the sustainability efforts of each product, all four EcoSmart tablet cases pass a military-grade 1.2m (4 feet) drop test, providing peace of mind for your tablet device. Each tablet case also comes with a convenient sleep/wake function. The three Apple tablet cases additionally feature an Apple Pencil/ Stylus holder and support Apple Pencil charging, allowing you to get the best use out of your tablet whenever you need it. Endless use is guaranteed by a lifetime warranty.
Raphael De Perlinghi, Director of Consumer Business EMEA, Targus said: “In 2008 Targus launched its first line of eco-friendly laptop bags and established the EcoSmart trademark. A few years on and we have continued to accelerate along the road to sustainability responding to the increased demand from consumers and businesses alike. Our new EcoSmart tablet range looks towards powering a circular economy – something our world urgently needs. I am extremely proud that we are creating tablet cases from waste, providing real sustainable options for people, all whilst maintaining the style and quality we stand for at Targus.”
Pricing & availability
The cases are now available at selected retailers.
- Click-In EcoSmart®case for iPad (8th and 7th Gen) 10.2”, iPad Air 10.5”, and iPad Pro 10.5” (THZ884GL, black) SRP £39.99
- Pro-Tek EcoSmart®case for iPad (8th and 7th Gen) 10.2”, iPad Air 10.5”, and iPad Pro 10.5” (THZ885GL, black) SRP £39.99
- VersaVu EcoSmart®case for iPad (7th Gen) 10.2”, iPad Air 10.5”, and iPad Pro 10.5” (THZ886GL, black) SRP £59.99
- Targus EcoSmart®Click-In case for Samsung Tab A7 10.4” (THZ883GL, black) £39.99
Targus has also been named as a finalist for the Sustainability Vendor of the Year award at the CRN Tech Impact Awards, as a result of their demonstrated commitment to building a circular economy and creating sustainable products.