Catalyst VIBE and INFLUENCE cases presented in vibrant new colorways to kick off 2021

LAS VEGAS, NV – (JANUARY 6, 2021) – Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s most protective and stylish cases and accessories for electronic devices, introduces the 100% waterproof Total Protection case for the iPhone 12 Series at the first virtual CES 2021. The signature Catalyst case design for iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max provides waterproof protection of 33ft (10m) and drop protection of 6.6 ft (2m) making it the industry leader in slim, everyday waterproof cases.

In addition to the Total Protection case for the iPhone 12 series, Catalyst is releasing a variety of vibrant colorways for the VIBE and INFLUENCE cases, the latest in the line of Impact Protection cases from Catalyst for the iPhone 12 Series. The VIBE case will add Neon Yellow, Neon Pink and Bondi Blue to the original Stealth Black and Army Green colors, while the INFLUENCE case will add Pacific Blue and Army Green to the original Clear and Stealth Black color options.

“We are constantly innovating and evolving the designs and styles of our cases while holding tight to the trust people have put in the protection we provide,” Catalyst CEO June Lai said. “The Total Protection waterproof case for the iPhone 12 series is an anticipated evolution of our product range. The new Vibe and Influence colorways show off elements of fun and adventure that are an important part of the Catalyst brand.”

In addition to the signature features of the Catalyst Waterproof Case designs, the new cases have added a two point attachment system for integrated accessories including a lanyard, neck strap, carabiner and other Crux Attachment System accessories (sold separately).

This fully sealed case also allows users to easily wash and disinfect their case using 70% isopropyl alcohol or 70% ethanol, which significantly reduces infectivity of enveloped viruses like SARS-CoV-2 with one minute exposure time. Catalyst® is proud to support the CDC Foundation. For every purchase of selected Catalyst® Waterproof Cases (including iPhone 12 mini, 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, Apple Watch Series 6/SE/5/4 in 40mm/44mm, iPad mini 5, iPad 10.2”, AirPods Pro) in the USA from Oct 21, 2020 until Dec 31 2021, Catalyst® will donate $1 to CDC Foundation.

Catalyst Total Protection Series for iPhone 12 Series

$89.99 USD | Available for PRE-ORDER

Color: Stealth Black

The Catalyst Total Protection Waterproof Case for iPhone 12 Series is an evolution of our high-performance waterproof and drop proof cases. Fully sealed and submersible, its suitable for diving, snorkeling or hiking. It is thoroughly tested for immersion up to 33 feet (10m) and shocks and drops up to 6.6ft (2m). This case is washable with soap and water and cleanable with EPA approved disinfectants. Our specially designed True Sound Acoustic Technology isolates the microphones and speakers allowing for enhanced sound. Muting is a breeze with our glove friendly patented rotating mute switch. The hard-coated dual optical lens is fully sealed from water, snow, dirt and dust. An integrated screen protector provides perfect touch sensitivity and fully supports QI Wireless and MagSafe Charging. Plus, with its two attachment points you can put your lanyard wherever you please.

Catalyst Vibe Series for iPhone 12 Series

$39.99 USD | Available NOW Color: Stealth Black & Army Green

Available for PRE-ORDER | Color: Neon Yellow, Neon Pink & Bondi Blue

Shake up your look with our Vibe’s tactical grip offerings that prevent marks from fingerprints and scratches. Our Stealth Black case (made with Carbon Fiber) is ready to hit the road day or night. Or try our Army Green case (made with our rugged Polymetric material), making it the perfect sidekick for any gamer on the go. If you’re feeling adventurous check out our vibrant neon colors which are also made with Polymetric materials, the perfect accessory to express yourself. Feel secure with added drop protection from our air-cushioned engineering which allows for a drop spec of 10ft (3m). This combined with a lanyard attachment and raised bezel protects your screen and camera from all those unexpected drops. It is also fully compatible with Qi and MagSafe Wireless Charging. Plus, the new Crux Attachment System allows for bespoke customization for any urban adventure.

Catalyst Influence Series for iPhone 12 Series

$39.99 USD | Available NOW | Color: Stealth Black & Clear

Available for PRE-ORDER | Color: Pacific Blue & Army Green

The Catalyst Influence Series Case for the iPhone 12 stays true to the signature features with some added innovative elements: including a fingerprint-free frosted back, a lanyard attachment, rotating mute switch and a Crux attachment system. This design has the added security of drop protection from our air-cushioned engineering combined with a proprietary rubber polymer blend to the drop spec to 10ft (3m). With its improved materials, we have evolved our renowned rotating mute switch which makes muting a snap! It also has a raised bezel to protect the screen and camera from those unexpected drops. Also, with its improved acoustics you’ll always have crystal clear sound. This sleek case fits seamlessly into your pocket and is fully compatible with Qi and MagSafe Wireless Charging. Plus, the new Crux Attachment System allows for bespoke customization for any urban adventure.


Catalyst is a premium lifestyle accessories brand founded to create iconic products that enable people to explore and share their world. Catalyst offers the highest performance accessories that are the best value for their customers. Josh Wright is an award‐winning industrial designer who graduated from the Art Center College of Design and June Lai is the research, development, and business partner at Catalyst. In 2010, after seeing a requirement for a product that fit their needs but did not yet exist, they designed and developed a line of high-performance everyday case, accessories, and sleeves for their many outdoor and underwater adventures. Catalyst is available in more than 70 countries including USA, Canada, UK, Germany, China, Japan, Korea, Australia and the GCC.

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