The rugged Cat S52 goes official with a 5.65" HD+ display, 3100 mAh battery

29 October 2019, 07:29:15

The rugged Cat S52 goes official with a 5.65" HD+ display, 3100 mAh batteryCaterpillar has announced its latest smartphone - the Cat S52. The handset has a 5.65-inch HD+ display protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 6. It can be operated with gloves and wet hands. The 3100 mAh battery cannot be removed and supports fast charging. It provides up to 29 hours of 3G talk time and up to 28 days of standby time. The camera department is quite simple - an 8MP selfie shooter and a 12MP Sony rear camera with an f/1.8 lens, dual-pixel PDAF, and EIS.

The Cat S52 is equipped with a 3.5 mm jack, USB Type-C port with OTG and supports, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou (market-specific), NFC, Bluetooth 5, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac. The model has single-SIM and dual-SIM variants with Nano-SIM cards. It is based on a Mediatek Helio P35 chipset with a 2.3GHz octa-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie and the manufacturer promises an Android 10 update.

As long as it concerns the rugged specifications of the Cat S52, it has an IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. It can survive water submergence to 1.5m for 35 minutes. It also bears a MIL-STC-810G certification and can withstand a drop on concrete from up to 1.5m, temperature shocks from -30°C (-22°F) to 65°C (149°F) for up to 24 hrs. It also has category 4 resistance to vibration as well as resistance to humidity and salt mist.

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