Griffin unveils two new Apple Watch cases, the Survivor Tactical & Ultra Thin

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Griffin today has taken the wraps off a pair of new cases for Apple Watch, the company’s first venture into the Watch case market. The company touts that the two cases, dubbed the Survivor Tactical Case and Ultra Thin Case, are slim and stylish, while still offering an added layer of protection to your Apple Watch.

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The Survivor Tactical Case offers an easy snap-on/snap-off design that allows the case to be seamlessly removed and applied without first removing the watch band. The Digital Crown is protected from above, while still being accessible from underneath. The cases are color matched to Apple’s Sport bands and available in Black, White, Blue, Pink, and Green. The case runs $29.99 for the 38mm and 42mm models and is available now from Griffin’s website.

The Ultra Thin Case comes in at $19.99 and for that price you get three snap-on covers that feature a polished metallic look. The Ultra Thin Case is just 0.5mm thick, which Griffin claims makes it the thinnest Apple Watch case on the market. The Ultra Thin Case is available for the 38mm watch and 42mm watch in packs of three including: Polished Yellow Gold, Matte Gold, and Clear, or Polished Silver, Matte Silver, and Clear.

Griffin’s new Apple Watch cases can be purchased from its website now. Best Buy will began carrying an exclusive Ultra Thin pack of Polished Silver, Matte Gold, and Clear in September.

We’ve reviewed a couple of other Apple Watch cases in the past, including Speck’s CandyShell Fit. We also took a look at Griffin’s WatchStand dock.

Griffin Introduces New Apple Watch Case Collections

New Survivor Tactical Case and Ultra Thin Case provide protection and style for Apple Watch

Nashville, Tenn. – August 26, 2015 – Griffin Technology, creator of award-winning and thoughtfully designed mobile accessories, announces two new accessories for Apple Watch – Survivor Tactical Case and Ultra Thin Case. The new Survivor Tactical Case lets users wear their watch with confidence knowing their investment is protected, while the Ultra Thin Case adds easy snap-on color and style to the Apple Watch.

“Our new cases are a must-have for not only protecting but also styling your Apple Watch,” said Keavy Murphree, Category Manager of Wearable Technology Accessories at Griffin Technology. “Survivor Tactical Case is perfect for go-anywhere, rugged protection, while Ultra Thin Case’s stylish snap-on shell lets you easily switch up the look of your Apple Watch with a variety of metallic color options.”

According to Slice Intelligence, over 2.79 million Apple Watches have been sold in the United States, and Griffin’s new Survivor Tactical Case ($29.99) is the perfect way for users to protect their investments. Ready for whatever the day has in store, Survivor Tactical Case offers 3 layers of protection for the Apple Watch, to support all the ways people use it. Whether on the job, at the gym, on the trail or track, Survivor Tactical provides all the rugged protection expected from Survivor. The case’s co-molded TPE and polycarbonate layers deflect and absorb impacts so users can wear the watch confidently, knowing it will be unscathed. An integrated screen also protects the Retina display without interfering with Apple Watch’s Force Touch.

Survivor Tactical Case’s easy snap-on/snap-off design is applied without having to remove the watchband. The watch’s Digital Crown is protected from above while still remaining accessible from the underside. Griffin’s Survivor Tactical Cases are color-matched to the Apple Watch Sport bands in Black, White, Blue, Pink and Green for the 38mm and 42mm watches. Many of the colors are now available at

Griffin’s Ultra Thin Case ($19.99) lets users color coordinate their Apple Watch and keeps it looking sharp, day or night. Each Ultra Thin Case package includes three snap-on covers that perfectly complement the watch and iPhone. The polished metallic covers elevate Apple Watch Sport to match the Stainless Steel or Gold Apple Watch Editions.

At just 0.5mm in thickness, the polycarbonate Ultra Thin Case is the thinnest on the market and easily clips onto the face of the Apple Watch. There’s no need to remove the watchband, and the Apple Watch’s Digital Crown and button remain easily accessible. Griffin’s Ultra Thin Case is now available for the 38mm watch and 42mm watch in packs of three including: Polished Yellow Gold, Matte Gold, and Clear, or Polished Silver, Matte Silver, and Clear at A three pack including Polished Silver, Matte Gold, and Clear will be exclusively available at Best Buy stores and at starting in September.

For more information about Griffin Technology, visit

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.

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  1. Rich Davis (@RichDavis9) - 7 years ago

    Brilliant and cost effective way to turn in an inexpensive watch for the Gold look. If they could only include the button and crown.

  2. galley99 - 7 years ago

    The Survivor case would be great for extreme sports and the Ultra Thin case is a good deal for a 3-pack.

  3. Bryan Hough - 7 years ago



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