Monday, May 23, 2022

SeaLife Announces New iPhone Housing


If you’re an avid diver or snorkeler and have a current- or older-generation iPhone but aren’t looking to upgrade to the brand-new iPhone 12 just yet, you may want to check in with the folks at SeaLife.

SeaLife — on the same day that the iPhone 12 was revealed — announced its new SportDiver housing. The new housing is suitable for the following iPhones (but not for the 12):

  • iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus.
  • iPhone X, Xr, Xs, Xs Max.
  • iPhone 11, 11 Pro Max, and 2nd generation SE models.
  • iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max

The new housing comes with the SportDiver app for iOS 12, which allows you to view full-size images and thumbnails strips to quickly locate the images on the phone. Features of the new housing include:

  • Made from aluminum, stainless steel, polycarbonate, and optical grade glass.
  • Robust and lightweight, weighing only 1.5 pounds/641 grams).
  • Depth rated to 40 meters/130 ft.
  • Powered by 2 AAA batteries
  • Connects to the phone using Bluetooth.

The new housing retails for US$299.95/~£227 /~€251.

You can find out more here.

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life!