Scheduled May Launch of Rayovac Phone Boost 800 and Car and Wall Chargers Adds to an Innovative Portable Power Line

Middleton, WI - May 12, 2014

Rayovac®, a worldwide leader in battery power and innovation, has announced the highly anticipated release of the Phone Boost 800 portable charging device and the Car and Wall USB Power Chargers. Now available both in-stores and online, the milestone charging products have aroused the interest of mobile device users nationwide.

Since the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the conversation around Rayovac has been laced with anticipation for the in-store launch of this year’s new and exciting products, which are redefining the mobile charging category. To the delight of cell phone users everywhere, Rayovac has yet again thrown its hat in the ring delivering two brand new portable charging options.

Providing users with a new level of power, value and performance, Rayovac’s latest introductions sparked fervor at the 2014 CES Show as the company set the bar for a new wave in affordable portable power products. To meet the demand generated by consumers, Rayovac has created multiple powerhouse products that replenish a dying battery when on the go.

Give Your Phone a Boost with 150 Minutes of Talk Time Rayovac’s Phone Boost 800 mobile device charger offers robust power and performance providing instant power for Micro USB, Apple 30-pin and Apple LightningTM devices. The charger, which can be attached to a ring of keys, utilizes a lithium ion rechargeable battery that holds 800mAh of power to recharge a mobile phone for up to 150 minutes of additional talk time. The Phone Boost 800 can be recharged and used over and over to power mobile phones, digital cameras, portable gaming devices, MP3 players, and other USB rechargeable devices. The Phone Boost 800 mobile charging device has an MSRP of $24.99 (Micro USB and Apple 30-pin) and $29.99 (Apple LightningTM). *Both Apple versions are MFi Certified.

Double Up on Power in the Car and at Home Powering one or more devices in the car or at home has never been easier. Rayovac’s Car and Wall USB Power Chargers have been designed with dual USB ports, making it possible to charge two devices simultaneously, including tablets. Providing travelers with fully-charged electronic devices that make emergency situations worry-free, these compact and powerful dual USB chargers have a maximum output of 3.4A and are compatible with all USB cables, including Apple LightningTM, Apple 30-pin, Micro USB and Mini USB cables. Rayovac’s Car and Wall USB Power Chargers have an MSRP of $19.99.

"In a market where more power is better and the latest gadget is always running low on juice, there’s an overwhelming need for portable power," remarked Harrison Smiddy, Senior Director of Global Product Marketing at Rayovac. "We've created a winning combination of leading-edge technology and user friendliness that makes it easy for anyone to charge their favorite devices anywhere they choose."