Cat Bringing Rugged S40 to U.S. Market
Cat today said the S40 smartphone is now for sale in the U.S. The phone, which Cat announced earlier this year, is a rugged, waterproof handheld that can handle drops and immersion in water. The S40 has a 4.7-inch qHD screen that's protected by Gorilla Glass 4 and can work with gloves and/or when wet. The phone is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage. The main camera has an 8-megapixel sensor and the user-facing camera has a 2-megapixel sensor. The handset includes Bluetooth, GPS, and WiFi, and has a high-capacity battery. The Cat S40 costs $399 and is sold unlocked. It is compatible with the GSM networks operated by AT&T and T-Mobile. The phone is available through Quality One Wireless and Cat's web site.
Hands on with the CAT S40
CAT-branded phones are, as you'd expect, super-rugged. They're aimed at construction workers and extreme sports folk.
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