Available at Select Retailers Around the World, New Dock Offers Integrated 2-in-1 Charging

Playa Vista, Calif. – August 30, 2016 – Belkin today announced the Powerhouse Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone, available at select retailers worldwide, offering consumers an easy 2-in-1 solution for turn-key charging.

Consumer benefits:

  • Built-in Apple Watch magnetic charging module with integrated lightning connector for the iPhone
  • Integrated 2-in-1 charging solution optimally charges the Apple Watch and iPhone simultaneously
  • Elevated design keeps the Apple Watch and iPhone more protected and easier to see while charging
  • MFi certification ensures that this product passed rigorous mechanical, stress, and electrical tests per Apple standards

“Most people who have an Apple watch also have an iPhone, so a combined charging solution just makes sense,” said Melody Saffery, senior director of product management at Belkin. “The Powerhouse Charge Dock is designed with the consumer in mind – it organically integrates both chargers into its design so all you need to do is plug it in and go.”

In a recent report from IHS Technology1 , sales for smartwatches and smartphone companions are expected to nearly double from 61 million in 2016 to 110 million in 2020.

The Powerhouse Charge Dock is available for an MSRP of $99 at http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F8J200/, Best Buy and other leading retailers globally.

The Powerhouse Charge Dock supports Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch Edition, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5.

About Belkin
Belkin makes people-inspired products that harness the power of technology to connect people and the experiences they love. The Belkin award-winning product lines include Valet™ Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone, MixIt Cables, QODE™ keyboards, and a complete range of mobile, power and charging accessories, including USB-IF certified USB-C accessories. The Company's product offerings are designed to create a personal, efficient and enjoyable experience for people to use technology, whether they are at home, school, work or on the go. A privately held company founded in 1983, Belkin has more than 1,500 employees in more than 30 countries around the world.

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1 IHS Technology, Forbes: 101 Million Smartwatch Shipments by 2020 with Apple and Google Leading the Wayy

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