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Catalyst debuts new waterproof, drop-resistant cases for iPhone 12 lineup

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Ahead of CES 2021, accessory maker Catalyst has launched a new lineup of durable and stylish cases for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro lineups.

The options include the new $89.99 Total Protection case, which features a classic Catalyst design and offers waterproof protection up to 33 feet and drop protection up to 6.6 feet. According to the company, the Total Protection cases are suitable even for diving and snorkeling.

The Total Protection case provides waterproofing up to 33 feet, making it suitable for snorkeling.
The Total Protection case provides waterproofing up to 33 feet, making it suitable for snorkeling.

Additionally, Catalyst says each case has microphone- and speaker-isolation for improved sound; a patented glove-friendly mute switch; and built-in lens and screen covers. It's compatible with Qi wireless chargers, too. The Total Protection case is available in Stealth Black.

Alongside the new case, Catalyst is also releasing new color options for its existing Vibe and Influence case models.

The Vibe case, which costs $39.99, features a grippy surface and is said to be able to provide protection against drops as high as 10 feet. Catalyst is releasing neon yellow, neon pink, and Bondi Blue Vibe cases.

The Vibe case now comes in bright new colors like neon yellow, neon pink, and Bondi Blue (pictured here).
The Vibe case now comes in bright new colors like neon yellow, neon pink, and Bondi Blue (pictured here).

The sleeker Influence case, which also retails for $39.99, features a fingerprint-resistant frosted back and is also rated to survive 10-feet drops. New color options for this model include Pacific Blue and Army Green.

Catalyst is also releasing the sleek Influence case in Army Green and Pacific Blue.
Catalyst is also releasing the sleek Influence case in Army Green and Pacific Blue.

All of the new cases feature an updated two-point attachment system for accessories like a lanyard, neck strap, or carabiner.

The new cases will be available for the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. They're currently available for preorder on Catalyst's website.

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