Reliable Design for Thinner Mobile Devices
Our new, low-profile battery connector with a height of 1.9mm, provides you with flexibility for your mobile device design, a reliable connection, and a competitive production cost.
February 20, 2013
SHANGHAI – TE Connectivity (TE) today launched a new low-profile battery connector with a height of 1.9mm for mobile devices. With increasing global demand for high-performing, cost-effective and slimmer mobile devices, TE designed the low-profile battery connector to optimize reliability and durability while addressing industry needs.
"Engineering a new solution for mobile battery interconnection really challenged our product development team to think out-of-the-box and with the end consumer in mind,” said Masaki Shoji, product manager, TE Consumer Devices. “We focused on developing a mobile battery connector with a low-profile design that has flexibility – meaning, it can adapt to individualized customer designs – as well as ensuring a reliable connection and a competitive production cost.”
Key features and benefits of the low-profile battery connector include:
- Decreased production cost by reducing to a singular component
- Improved design efficiencies and low-profile height of 1.9mm for thinner and sleeker end-products
- Enhanced electrical reliability against external disturbances, such as vibration, extreme temperatures or shock
- Increased durability and lifespan – sustained 5,000 cycles in a durability test without any damage to the contact
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.