Caterpillar launches the rugged CAT S42 bulldozer

Mobile phones brands CAT they are very specific goods on the market, because they are aimed mainly at customers who want or need a durable device and are not afraid to pay extra for it. New model S42 in addition to high durability, it also attracts to a very nice battery capacity. It does not have much to offer the demanding user.

S42 | photo: CAT

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In gloves or fingers

Durable novelty construction CAT S42 requires adequate space, so the proportions of the phone to the proportions of 5.5-inch phones are above average, it is 161.3 × 77.2 × 12.7 millimeters and weighs 220 grams. In today’s flood of ultrathin smartphones, it seems inappropriate. The display itself has HD + resolution (1440 × 720 px) with an aspect ratio of 18: 9 and a touch screen, thanks to which it can be operated with wet fingers or gloved fingers.

The panel protects the slide from damage Gorilla Glass 5. The chip set works inside Mediatek Helio A20 MT 6761D Supported by a modest 3 GB of RAM, there is also 32GB of internal storage with the option of further expansion via MicroSD cards.

S42 | photo: CAT

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You just won’t destroy it

According to the manufacturer, the S42 was also tested according to strict resistance standards MIL SPEC 810H a IP68, and has successfully passed demanding and repeated tests of resistance to falling on a steel surface from a height of 1.8 meters, including many falls on each side and corner. The tests also checked its watertightness – as part of the testing, the mobile phone was immersed in water at a depth of up to 1.5 m for 35 minutes.

S42 | photo: CAT

One main camera and a decent battery

The Cat S42 uses the Android 10 operating system with a planned upgrade to Android 11. However, it’s hard to say when it will happen. We also like the presence 4 200mAh battery, USB-C connector, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, or Android Enterprise support.

Of course, there is a guarantee of security updates for a period of three years. In the back of the phone we find one 13Mpx camera, the front selfie camera has a more modest resolution of 5 Mpx.

The CAT S42 smartphone can now be purchased at the recommended price 6,799 crowns including VAT.