VARTA has once again proven that it is living up to its promise to deliver top quality. The energy expert’s products came out on top in the running for the world’s leading innovation award for technology, sports and lifestyle products. The Indestructible Powerpack 2000 has been honored in the categories “High Quality” and “Design” of this year’s Plus X Award. The larger version, the Indestructible Powerpack 6000, was also recognized for “Functionality”.
The powerful Indestructible Powerpack 2000
The design and quality of the Indestructible Powerpack 2000 scored points at this year’s Plus X Award. With 2,000 mAh, this tiny bundle of energy makes it possible to supply electronic devices with added power. USB connectivity ensures independent charging of all chargeable electronic devices. The Indestructible Powerpack – made by the market leader for mobile energy in Germany, Austria and Switzerland – now carries the coveted “High Quality” and “Design” seals of approval.
The powerful Indestructible Powerpack 6000
The panel of trade journalists and industry professionals at the world’s leading competition for innovative products honored the powerful Indestructible Powerpack 6000 in the categories “High Quality”, “Design” and “Functionality”. With 6,000 mAh, the Powerpack delivers enough energy for three complete standard smartphone charging cycles and can also charge any electronic device (digital camera, tablet, etc.) capable of USB charging. The two USB ports with 1.0 A and 2.4 A make it possible to recharge up to two devices using any standard USB cable.
Indestructible Powerpacks: flexible energy for the mobile generation
The Powerpacks provide energy at any time so consumers can charge electronic devices capable of USB charging no matter where they are. Their tough, sturdy ABS plastic and aluminum design make the packs perfect companions for people who love adventures in the great outdoors and for travelers who want to be prepared for whatever might come their way. Both Powerpacks come in a dust-tight and waterproof shell that has been IP67 certified to withstand falls from a height of up to 2 meters (the highest standard there is). They come with a charging and sync cable plus a compact carrying case.
Prices and availability
Indestructible Powerpack 6000 RRP (including VAT): €39.99
Indestructible Powerpack 2000 RRP (including VAT): €29.99
Available since October 2014
Further information can be found at www.varta-consumer.com and on our official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/VARTA.Consumer.
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About the Plus X Award:
With an independent international panel of expert judges from 27 industries, 23 distinguished strategic partners and more than 600 participating global brands, the Plus X Award is today the world’s leading innovation award for technology, sport and lifestyle products. Products with at least one “Plus X” factor receive the Plus X seal of approval. Newly developed and innovative technologies, unique designs and intelligent, easy-to-use concepts are eligible for the award. Criteria such as good ergonomic and ecological product qualities, an extensive range of functions, the use of high-quality materials and outstanding workmanship create a sustainable product with a long life span and are also eligible for recognition. The innovation award was initiated twelve years ago as a project to protect and strengthen brand-name products and the retail trade while helping consumers make more informed choices.
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About VARTA AG
VARTA AG produces and markets a comprehensive battery portfolio, ranging from microbatteries, household batteries, energy storage systems to customer-specific battery solutions for a wide range of applications, and, as a technology leader, sets industry standards in key areas. As the parent company of the Group, it operates in the business segments “Microbatteries & Solutions” and “Household Batteries”.
The “Microbatteries & Solutions” segment focuses on the OEM business for microbatteries as well as on the lithium-ion battery pack business. Through intensive research and development, VARTA sets global standards in the microbattery sector and is a recognized innovation leader in the important growth markets of lithium-ion technology and primary hearing aid batteries. The “Household Batteries” segment comprises the battery business for end customers, including household batteries, rechargeable batteries, chargers, portable power (power banks) and lights as well as energy storage devices. The VARTA AG Group currently employs almost 4,000 people. With five production and manufacturing facilities in Europe and Asia, and distribution centers in Asia, Europe and the USA, VARTA AG’s operating subsidiaries are currently active in over 75 countries worldwide.