Cat or Caterpillar an US based construction machinery producing firm. On 2013 Bullitt Mobile got license to manufacture this brand Feature Phones, Smartphones and its Accessories. It produces smartphones with long lasting durability. Cat S60 is a rugged smartphone launched in India on Thursday and will go on sale from March 17 onwards via Multi Brand Outlets and Amazon India. It is useful for Professionals, Utility workers, Outdoor sports enthusiasts and Emergency first responders. Cat S60 carries a price tag of Rs. 64,999.
It has MIL-STD 810 G to withstand extreme temperatures (-25 degrees Celsius to 55 degrees Celsius) as well as shocks and drops (from up to 6 feet). It is also IP68-certified to withstand immersion in water up to 5 meters for a period of 1 hour. Device has dedicated SOS button which sends location information to pre-programmed contacts. Another programmable key to quickly start any application is also visioned.
High spot of the device is its Thermal FLIR Micro Camera on its rear panel. This handset is said to be the world’s 1st smartphone with integrated Thermal Camera. Some of the benefits of Thermal Camera are Detecting Heat loss, Spot moisture, Missing insulation, Viewing in complete darkness and identifies over heating electrical appliances and circuitry. It also has High Quality Speakers which gives an output of 150 dB.
Here come the key specs of Cat S60 Rugged Smartphone:
Cat S60 sports a 4.7-inch (1280*720 p) HD Display with Wet Finger and Glove Support alongside its Gorilla Glass 4 Protection. It gets its power from 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Qual-Comm Snapdragon 617 Processor. Device has 3 GB RAM and Storage Space of 32 GB ROM – 128 GB ROM extended via Micro SD Card Slot. On the camera front, it also has 13 MP Rear Camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash and 5 MP Front Camera with Flash for Selfies. This Nano Dual-SIM handset runs Android Marshmallows 6.0 OS out of the box. Backed up with 3800 mAh Li-Ion Non-Removable Battery delivers 30 hours of Talk Time and 43 days of standby Time. In terms of connectivity it offers 3G, 4G LTE, 4G Volte, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 V, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GPRS/EDGE, FM Radio, 3.5 mm Audio Jack, USB-OTG and Micro-USB 2.0. It measures 12.66 mm thick and weighs 223 grams. Sensors lodged are Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer and Ambient Light Sensor.
Commenting on the launch, Linda Summers, Chief Marketing Officer, Bullitt Group, Global Mobile Device Licensee for Caterpillar Inc, said, “Following our evaluation of the Indian market over the last year, we have spotted an immense opportunity for our devices in the rugged smartphone category. Recognizing India’s potential as a sophisticated and fast growing market, we are looking to launch in the country with a highly-targeted offering for both consumers and the B2B sector. Globally we have reached a landmark figure of over 1 million units of Cat phone sales, and are very positive about reaching out to the Indian market.”