This is an official licensed product by HORI for PlayStation Vita. It’s a custom fit protector cover made of durable and flexible TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) material.
TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) are a class of polyurethane plastics with many useful properties, including elasticity, transparency, and resistance to oil, grease and abrasion. Flexible, yet stronger and more durable than silicone, TPU is slip resistant and and offers excellent shock absorption and abrasion resistance.
It’s more flexible than a hard case but doesn’t tear easily like softer silicone
It adds a nice firm feel with more shock absorption than the harder case
Adds a little grip to the PS Vita so it doesn’t slip easily out of your hand
It doesn’t interfere with any functions
Attractive for an all black PS Vita
Adds very little bulk to the PS Vita
Easy to put on and take off
No opening for SIM card slot (not an issue for Wifi only Vita)