The company's Tandem series is designed to protect slider phones.
If you're a Palm Pre owner looking for some serious protection for your smartphone, you're in luck: OtterBox has announced its Tandem Series, a new case line designed for slider phones with the first model offering "flagship protection" for the Pre.
Building a case for a slider like the Pre is tricky. According to OtterBox, the Tandem Series provides two custom fit polycarbonate shells with overmolding and an adhesive screen to shield against scratches.
"Overmolding is an injection molding process that combines two materials into one interconnected component," says Curt Richardson, OtterBox's CEO. "The Tandem Series is created by molding polycarbonate and silicone together."
If you wondering how it all comes together, it goes something like this, according to OtterBox:
The Palm Pre Tandem case is due out later this year. Pricing has yet to be announced.