Press Release: At CE Week 2019 in New York City, Catalyst introduced new cases for owners of Apple iPad Pro, AirPods and Apple Watch Series 4 devices. The company is an award-winning manufacturer of the world's most protective and stylish cases and accessories for smartphones and electronic devices. They decided to introduce their new 100% Waterproof case for the new 11" and 12.9" iPad Pro at the show as well as two additional colorways for the Special Edition AirPods case, pink and blue, to be exclusively available in select Apple stores and Apple.com.
In addition, the Waterproof Case for 40mm Apple Watch Series 4 will be released for the first time, rounding out the full line of Impact Protection and Waterproof Cases for latest Apple Watch.
Catalyst Apple Watch Series 4 Catalyst
"We have very robust and fantastic line-up of new products to share with consumers in the U.S. and the 70+ countries around the world where Catalyst products are sold," said Catalyst CEO June Lai. "The waterproof cases for the iPad Pros and the 40mm Apple Watch Series 4 have been released in time for summer activities so the devices can go wherever your adventure takes you.
"'We're also extremely excited to be expanding our offering of AirPods cases through additional colors exclusive to Apple. The consumer response from the first release of Special Edition AirPods cases was tremendous and now Apple customers can add a little more style to their favorite accessory."
The Waterproof case for the 11" and 12.9" iPad Pro (2019) The Catalyst Waterproof Case delivers exceptional performance with an IP68 waterproof rating of 6.6ft (2m) and drop proof rating of 4ft (1.2m). The case features an impact-ready, external grippy rubber bumper layer, extra-large ports and integrated screen protector, a hard-coated optical lens, and acoustic membranes.
This case is also refined with its transparent case front and back that compliments the design of the device so that you look stylish no matter where you go, providing superior protection for your iPad without limiting its functionality. With this level of performance your device is protected from coffee spills, messy kitchens, dusty workshops or any of life's adventures.
"We are constantly designing and building cases for the latest devices that enable people, more than ever before, to use them without worry. We over engineer our products so they're tested to withstand circumstance well beyond the average user's daily need. That's how we build confidence and the reputation for quality and durability that has made Catalyst the very best at what we do," Co-Founder and Chief Designer Josh Wright said.
The introduction on of the new pink and blue Special Edition cases for AirPods expands the exclusive color variations, adding to the white, black and glow-in-the-dark released globally in December. The new colors provide a pop of color and style while to the protective, waterproof cases.
The AirPods case was created, developed and packaged with high quality and durable materials, providing AirPods waterproof protection to a high degree: The Special Edition Catalyst Case for AirPods offers an IP67 waterproof rating to 3.3ft (1m) and drop proof protection to 4ft (1.2m). At a retail price of $29.95 (USD), it's an essential accessory.
Catalyst Waterproof case for the 11" and 12.9" iPad Pro
Pre-Order Now | $149.99 | $169.99
The Catalyst Waterproof case for the 11" and 12.9" iPad Pro is dirt proof, snow proof and drop proof to 4ft (1.2m) with a with an IP68 waterproof rating of 6.6ft (2m). The integrated touchscreen film provides seamless access to all features and a premium rubber bumper allows for a soft, comfortable grip. The case provides complete access to all ports and controls, has a hard-coated optical lens to protect the iPad rear camera lens without detracting from the quality of your photography and a clear case front and back that showcases Apple's design. The design provided complete acoustic clarity using air and water tight acoustic membranes and fits most USB-C charge cables.
Case for AirPods - Special Edition US
$29.95 | Available now
Exclusively available in Apple and on the Catalyst website, this case is a stylish extension of the AirPods that is protective, grippy, easy to secure to belongings so users can take their AirPods anywhere. Engineered to be waterproof and drop proof, the silicone case elastically seals against the top of the AirPods charging case to keep water and dust out. As with the original Catalyst AirPods case, the Lightning port can be accessed by opening a small plug on the bottom of the case, and a quick snap back of the elastic seal gives easy access to the AirPods. This patented design features a premium lightweight carabiner in a matte finish with an intuitive inward-facing clasp. The carabiner attachment point on the silicone case is re-oriented 90 degrees to make it sit flat when hooked onto belt loops, bags, and other belongings.
Catalyst Impact Protection Case for 44mm and 40mm Apple Watch Series 4
US $ 69.99 |Available Now
The Waterproof Case for the 44mm and 40mm Apple Watch Series 4 is precision-engineered to perform beyond your expectations so you can take your Apple watch with you on every adventure. With 18 percent stronger housing than the previous Series 3 version, the case offers superior protection for your Apple Watch. This is the only Apple Watch case offering total 360-degree protection. Full functionality of the Apple Watch is maintained* with IP-68 waterproof protection of 330ft (100m) and MIL-STD 810G drop protection to 6.6ft (2m). It's fully sealed against water, dust, dirt, and now with direct touch screen access, great for all adventures – wet and dry. The raised bezel protects the screen from scratches and impacts. Our patented True Sound Acoustic Technology™ allows audio to come through totally clear.
Not only is the case rugged, it's also stylish and incorporates a hypoallergenic silicone band that's both durable and comfortable.
Catalyst Impact Protection Case for 44mm and 40mm Apple Watch Series 4
US $ 49.99 | Available Now
The new Impact Protection case has not just evolved, it has totally been re-thought for the new Series 4 Apple Watch. The case still offers 9.9ft (3m) of drop protection through a dual-layer construction incorporating Catalyst's innovative truss cushioning system. This case is built with raised bezels to keep important watch components – the display, optical heart rate sensor, and digital crown – fully exposed yet fully protected from bumps, knocks and drops. This new case features an integrated watch band, creating a total package of protection and style. Watch band customization is easy through a quick release spring bar, compatible with Catalyst's wide selection of sport bands or any other watch band with a watch pin connector.
GearBrain has tested several of Catalyst's cases and can assure they are effective in protecting your Apple devices, especially Apple Watch Series 4 and iPhones/iPads. If you are an Apple device owner and need a protective case, you should consider Catalyst cases.