Welcome to everybody’s favorite topic: iPhone cases. Today’s case is from Catalyst, and it touts the self descriptive name “Waterproof.” That’s right; not merely water resistant or water
shunning, you get full-on waterproofness.
I hear you saying ”That’s a pretty bold claim, Temple. What evidence do you have to back it up?” I’m glad you asked. By way of waterproof proof, here’s a little video of my personal iPhone taking a
The Catalyst case uses sealed membranes to get good sound transmittance for the speaker and mic (notice how clearly it picked up the bubbles and filter motor). There is also a slender o-ring which
acts as a sealing gasket between the case halves. When the case is snapped together, the seal is just what you need if you want to take your phone snorkeling.
[Note: This is not for diving; the waterproof rating on the packaging is only 5 meters (16.4 feet). Snorkeling or a swimming pool, yes. The…