Phones have become a staple in outdoor adventures. Whether you’re looking at trail directions, snapping off photos or sneaking in a little work while you play, it’s pretty much a given these days that our phones come along. Because we rely on our phones for so many things, it’s important to keep em’ protected, and that’s where Cold Case Gear comes in!
Cold Case Gear is a small company set on solving real problems in the outdoors and they’ve just released the Clearwater Case. A phone case that solves the problem of keeping your phone safe whether you’re paddling, cycling, or hiking. Or any other outdoor pursuit, really.
Cold Case Gear’s Clearwater Case is a completely transparent, hermetically sealed phone case. This means you can use all functions of your phone while it’s protected from many of the things adventure throws your way- things like water, sand, and dirt!
The Clearwater Case is a no-frills solution to keeping your phone safe on adventures, and it will likely become a staple of your outdoor kit!
Cold Case Gear Clearwater Case Specifications
|Feature Type||Feature Specs||What This Means|
|Weight||3.20 oz with lanyard attached||Very lightweight|
|Dimensions||External: 5.83 inches x 7.99 inches |
Internal: 4.33 inches x 7.09 inches
|Compact product; little wasted space|
|Material||Capacitive Touch TPU||You can use your phone’s touchscreen through the case- no problem|
|Closure||Hermetically sealing magnets||100% waterproof and airtight|
|Pockets||1||It is one pocket/one opening|
|Lanyard||Yes||Comes with a lanyard|
|Phone Compatibility||Almost all phones will fit even with a hard case on||It very likely will fit your phone|
|Submersible||Up to 100-feet||You can scuba dive or snorkel with it|
|Elements Protection||Yes: hermetic seal||Dirt/sand/water/sap proof|
|Phone Access||100%||All phone features (text, photo/video, calls, etc) work through this case|
|Color||Clear||You can use your phone as the case is transparent|
|Warranty||Lifetime warranty||Cold Case Gear stands by their product|
|Retail Price||$29.99||Super affordable for such a burly product|
Unique Features of Cold Case Gear’s Clearwater Case
You may think for being such a simple product that Cold Case Gear’s Clearwater Case might lack features. But that is where the Clearwater Case is a breath of fresh air! Utilizing premium technologies and thoughtful design, the Clearwater Case is a stand-out in the phone protection scene.
Just open the case, pop your phone in, and let go! Because of the folding double magnet design, when you let go, the opening will click together and immediately create a waterproof and airtight seal. This is a great feature if you are on the move or have limited mobility. Ease of sealing up your phone is breezy with the Clearwater Case!
Submersible to 100 Feet
Yep, that’s right! The Clearwater Case boasts waterproof goodness down to 100 feet. This is due in part to the magnetic closure, but the burly TPU Cold Case Gear used to make this holds up to a good amount of pressure at that depth.
Handy Dandy Lanyard
Each Clearwater Case comes with a basic-but-useful lanyard. This is a great little feature to keep your phone nearby. You can wear it necklace style or attach it to a boat.
If you remove the lanyard, you are left with two nice attachment points for carabiners or straps. Alternatively, you can use the case without any attachments. Some activities don’t require a phone! Without attachments, the Clearwater Case makes a great place to stash camera batteries and memory cards in your backpack.
How the Clearwater Case Compares to Other Waterproof Phone Cases
There are a ton of phone cases on the market claiming to be waterproof, and they all end up leaking or coming unzipped. Where Cold Case Gear’s Clearwater Case outperforms them all is in its utterly astounding submersible waterproofing.
The patented folding magnetic closure and hermetic seal means that once it’s closed up, this case does not leak. And because of this design, there really isn’t much that can go wrong there. Simply put, the Clearwater Case outperforms its competitors by using a simple and very streamlined design.
The Clearwater Case is also a standout in the waterproof phone case market because the case is perfectly clear and washable. So you can always expect good photo and video quality when you’re capturing your adventures through a Clearwater Case.
Who is Cold Case Gear?
Cold Case Gear is a cottage gear company based in rural Pagosa Springs, Colorado. It’s set on creating practical and thoughtful products that solve real problems in the outdoors. This company got its start a handful of years ago with a very successful Kickstarter for its original product, the Cold Case.
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