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CAT S50c

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This very rugged Android phone is water-proof and drop-resistant, with a touch screen that works through gloves and when wet. It works on Verizon's LTE network and has a large PTT button on the side. Other key specs include a 4.7-inch HD screen, NFC, memory card slot, 8-megapixel camera, front camera, and FM radio.

This phone is not currently available from any major U.S. carrier. It is compatible with some U.S. networks, and may be available from third-party dealers or smaller, regional carriers.


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LTE 4 / 13
CDMA 850 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE (4G)
band 4 / 1700 MHz   AWS (Americas)
band 13 / 750 MHz   Upper 700 (USA (Verizon))

CDMA (2G / 3G)
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)

GSM (2G)
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Weight 7.05 oz   (200 g)
Dimensions 5.6" x 3" x 0.49"   (142 x 76 x 12.5 mm)
Battery Talk: 25 hours max.   (1500 minutes)
Standby: 912 hours max.   (38 days)
2630 mAh LiIon, Non-removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels (HD)   (~312 ppi)
4.7"   diagonal
OS / Platform Android
version 5.x
Processor 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926-1
Memory 8 GB internal storage, raw hardware
4.1 GB internal storage, available to user
SIM card size Micro (3FF)
FCC ID ZL5S50C » (approved Apr 28, 2015)

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Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight Yes
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
Ruggedized MIL-SPEC 810G for shock, drop, temperature / IP6X for dust
Water-Resistant Rating: IPX7 (snorkeling)
up to 3.3ft (1m) for 30 mins
Adjustable Text Size Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M4, T3 (mostly tele-coil compatible)
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Russian, Korean, Chinese
TTY/TDD (Digital) -
External Display -
Ringer Profiles -
Vibrate Yes
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.6, OPP, FTP, PBA, DUN, A2DP 1.2, AVRC 1.5, HID, PAN, SAP 1.1, MAP
version 4.0
Infrared (IR) -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot Yes
NFC supports Android Pay
PC Sync -
USB Connector: Micro-USB
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 a,b,g,n
Picture ID Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Data & Network
Data Tethering Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Flight Mode Yes
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 4)
WAP / Web Browser Yes
Key Lock Switch -
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Side Keys shortcut (PTT) on left / volume, lock on right
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
works through gloves and/or while wet
Hard Drive -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
up to 64 GB
Email Client Yes
EMS / Picture Messaging -
Instant Messaging Yes
Text Messaging (SMS) View Style: Threaded
Text Messaging Templates -
FM Radio Yes
FM Transmitter -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Music Player Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 8+ megapixel
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 2-megapixel
Live TV -
Miracast -
PictBridge -
TV Output -
Video Capture Resolution: 1080p HD
Fast Charging -
Wireless Charging -
Games Yes
Java (J2ME) -
Call Screening -
HD Voice -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Push-To-Talk Yes
Speaker Phone Yes


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