Belkin Introduces 3.5 mm Audio + Charge RockStar(TM) Compatible With New iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Belkin(®), market leader in mobile accessories, today announced the 3.5 mm Audio + Charge RockStar(TM) adapter for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus. The 3.5 mm Audio + Charge RockStar plugs into the Lightning(®) connector, offering a way for users to simultaneously charge their iPhone and listen to music using 3.5 mm headphone jack devices. This adapter also allows for data syncing through the Lightning connector as well as microphone and remote control on the headphone jack.

"We're excited to offer yet another way for iPhone owners to simultaneously charge and listen to audio using the headphones that they know and love," says Marco Peters, vice president of product management, Belkin. "We listened to consumers who wanted a reliable way to use their existing headphones, and we took learnings from last year's Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar to deliver what people asked for and more."

The Belkin 3.5 mm Audio + Charge RockStar is compatible with headphones, speakers and other audio devices that connect via a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and is MFi(®) certified. Along with the existing Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar consumers now have multiple ways to charge and listen at the same time while at work, at home or on the go.

3.5 mm Audio + Charge RockStar Features:

    --  Dual functionality so users can listen to 3.5 mm audio and charge iPhone
        simultaneously
    --  Compatible with headphones, speakers, AUX cables and other devices with
        a 3.5 mm headphone jack
    --  Supports optimal pass-through charging for iPhone
    --  Supports remote and mic control on MFi certified 3.5 mm headphones
    --  Supports syncing to transfer music and photos to and from MacBook
    --  MFi certified to meet Apple specifications for use with iPhone 8, iPhone
        8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 9 or later

Availability

The new 3.5 mm Audio + Charge RockStar(TM) is available today for an MSRP of $34.99 on Belkin.com, Apple.com and at Apple stores worldwide.

About Belkin

Belkin(®) developed its first people-inspired products in 1983 with cables that quickly led to the development of the first intelligent cable that connected an Apple IIc, Apple's first portable computer, to a printer. Today, more than one Belkin product is sold every second globally. Designed in Southern California, and extending across four pillars--power, productivity, protection and connectivity - Belkin products include award-winning lines such as the Valet(TM) Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone, DuraTek(TM) Cables, RockStar multi-port solutions, QODE(TM) keyboards, Boost Up(TM) charging solutions, and more including USB-IF certified USB-C accessories, wireless charging docks, and solutions for Android systems. Belkin's next generation ScreenCare+ and TrueClear(TM) Pro screen protection service applies state of the art protection with unparalleled accuracy and is available at select leading retailers worldwide. A privately held company, Belkin has more than 1,400 employees with products sold in more than 50 countries around the world.

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