Perfect for travel or everyday adventures, the Catalyst NEW versatile waterproof backpack is now available
Hong Kong - (September 13th, 2018) - Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of protective waterproof cases, today introduces Impact Protection cases for the iPhone Xs, XR and Xs Max following the anticipated product announcement from Apple. The Impact Protection case provides enhanced drop protection to 9.9 ft (3m) and stays true to the Catalyst signature features: with a grippy rubber bumper, lanyard attachment, rotating mute switch and clear case back to showcase the iPhone.
In addition to the cases for the new series of iPhones, the new Catalyst versatile waterproof backpack is now available. The Waterproof 20L Backpack is designed with material tested to withstand 10,000 mm of water and packs down to fit in the palm of your hand. It combines the versatility, usefulness, and comfort of a normal backpack with the waterproof capabilities that Catalyst is globally recognized for.
“We have some amazing new product hitting the market just in time for the holiday shopping season. On the heels of Apple’s new product announcement, we’re offering customers essential everyday protection with our drop-proof cases available for the latest phone models,” Catalyst CEO June Lai said. “Our new Waterproof 20L Backpack extends our range of products to now include the perfect travel essential. Built with flexibility in mind, it packs down to fit into your palm and weighs 180g so it’s easy to toss into a tote or luggage and is perfect to pull out for a day trip anywhere or those times when you just need extra storage to carry things around. We wanted to create something unique our customers would love, and we saw a gap in the market for something that is unquestionably waterproof yet versatile, lightweight and packable.”
The Catalyst Impact Protection Cases for iPhone Xs, XR, and Xs Max carry the same high-performance and protection standards that Catalyst are globally recognized for. These cases have one of the highest drop specifications on the market and are designed and engineered to give customers the confidence to bring their phone on any everyday adventure.
“Our designs continue to evolve and stay ahead of market trends and consumer needs,” said Co-Founder and Chief Designer Josh Wright. “With each new design, we work to represent the founding principles of Catalyst – the versatility, style, and fun in your everyday adventure. We’ve always worked to provide people with products that enable them to get after it, each and every day, without having to worry about damage to devices that help them capture these adventures. The new releases continue to up our game and we’re excited to share these products with customers around the world.”
Catalyst Impact Protection Case for iPhone Xs / XR / Xs Max
iPhone XS/XR US $39.99 | Available Now in Stealth Black, Clear, Blueridge/Sunset
iPhone XS Max US $49.99 | Available Now in Stealth Black, Clear, Blueridge/Sunset
The Catalyst Impact Protection Case stays true to our signature features: with a grippy rubber bumper, lanyard attachment, rotating mute switch and clear case back to showcase your iPhone.
This design has an angular modern form for the new iPhone Xs/XR/Xs Max and added drop protection from an innovative truss cushioning system combined with a proprietary rubber polymer blend to increase the drop spec to 9.9ft (3m) while a raised bezel protects the screen. The open port gives unobstructed access to the charging port and the rear camera is sealed and protected to keep out dust and debris. The slim, protective case protects your iPhone from scratches and drops and is fully compatible with Wireless Charging. The Catalyst case is designed to be your iPhone’s best friend for everyday urban adventures.
Catalyst Waterproof 20L Backpack
US $119.99 | Available Now in Stealth Black
The Catalyst Waterproof 20L Backpack is the perfect size for every adventure and packs down so it fits in your palm and can go everywhere with you. Designed with material tested to withstand 10,000mm of water and seam welded to protect valuables stored in the main compartment, this ultra-light waterproof bag features one of the highest tested waterproof ratings in bag construction materials. This lightweight pack comes with a compact carry pouch allowing users to unpack the backpack quickly, mesh shoulder straps are breathable and quick-drying, deep 9” side pockets to hold a water bottle and large roll-top closure that fits even the bulkiest items. The adjustable sternum strap with whistle is attached to the shoulder straps and the tapered overall profile allows for better weight distribution making this waterproof backpack comfortable to carry on even the longest days.
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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