Griffin announces Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof case for iPhone 5

survivor_catalyst-PRimageIf you are in the market for a waterproof case, and don’t want to go with someone like LifeProof (seeing as it just got bought out), Griffin has got you covered. It has just announced that the Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof case for iPhone 5. This case provides protection for up to 3 meters of water and will also keep dirt, dust, and other things out of the case and off of your phone. The case is currently available on Griffin’s site for $69.99. Read the full press release here:

Nashville, Tenn. – May 23, 2013 – Griffin Technology, one of the world’s foremost creators of innovations for everyday life, and Catalyst Lifestyle, an innovative design and development company that makes consumer lifestyle accessories, announce the availability of the Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof Case for iPhone 5.

“With summer right around the corner, our Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof Case is the perfect companion at pool parties, hiking trips, and extreme sporting adventures. It’s a must-have for anyone in need of superior protection for their iPhone 5,” said Mark Rowan, President of Griffin Technology.

“Our latest waterproof case is the culmination of over 2 years of research and development. After the successful launch of our first waterproof case on Kickstarter, we improved upon our first case by designing the Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof to be a fully-functional, everyday case that offers complete protection so that you can go anywhere with your iPhone and capture and share special moments,” said June Lai, CEO of Catalyst Lifestyle.

Griffin Technology and Catalyst Lifestyle have partnered to create the Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof Case. The partnership brings Catalyst’s innovative design and development team in consumer lifestyle accessories together with Griffin’s unsurpassed 20-plus years of experience in the consumer technology space. Together, they bring the world’s best waterproof cases and related accessories to market, superior in design, quality, functionality, and usability.


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The Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof Case is built for freedom in and around water, ready to go whenever and wherever adventure calls. Designed and tested to be waterproof down to 9.8 feet deep (3 meters) while maintaining full functionality of the iPhone’s features, the ultra-rugged waterproof case protects iPhone 5 without sacrificing the ability to take photographs, shoot videos, take calls, listen to audio, and even plug in to recharge the battery. Button covers provide protection without limiting access, and side latches secure the enclosed iPhone 5 inside the watertight case. Crystal clear housing showcases the iPhone as well as allowing users to visually inspect the O-ring seal for reliable waterproof protection at all times.

Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof minimizes impact from drops up to 6.6 feet (2 meters), and its completely sealed design protects against dust, grease, windblown sand and a host of other environmental factors. The Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof is made from the strongest materials, including:

  • Polycarbonate frame and rear cover
  • TPE shock-absorbing bumpers
  • PET-integrated screen cover
  • Nylon latches, charge port door, volume controls, power button, and home button
  • Silicone o-rings provide visual confirmation through the clear case that the case is watertight

The Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof Case for iPhone 5 is now available for $69.99 at

To watch Survivor + Catalyst Waterproof Case be put to the test, visit more about Griffin’s Survivor lineup at

About Griffin Technology

Founded on Paul Griffin’s kitchen table in 1992, Griffin Technology Inc., is today one of the world’s foremost creators of accessories for home, mobile, and personal technology. Unique products such as iTrip®, PowerMate®, iFM®, iMic® and Evolve® Wireless Speaker System have broken new ground in consumer electronics and created loyal fans the world over. Today, Griffin products are conceived, designed and developed in-house and continue to push the envelope of the industry they helped create. Learn more about Griffin’s entire range of ingenious designs at and on Twitter, @griffintech.

About Catalyst Lifestyle Ltd.

Catalyst is a lifestyle accessories brand founded by adventure enthusiasts Josh Wright & June Lai to create innovative products that inspire people to go outside, experience adventure and connect with nature.  As avid climbers, surfers and snowboarders, Catalyst values are to stay true to its roots, encourage people to explore, have fun outside, connect with others in our global community, and from a design perspective, to create products that are fun, pure and functional. Catalyst is committed to creating iconic products that enable you to stay connected no matter what your environment. To find out more about Catalyst, visit and on Twitter, @cataly_st

What do you think? Are you going to pick one of these up? Let us know in the comments, or tweet me @TiP_Kyle.

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