The Caterpillar S40 It is not the first Caterpillar off-road smartphone, in fact here we had already talked about one like the Cat B15, but it is the first to be presented this year, so we could not miss the opportunity to show it to you.
It is again a terminal with very restrained specifications, basic use and oriented to industry or field work, but with resistance certificate Military Standard 810G of, as you can imagine, military grade protection.
Not only that, but its unmistakably resistant design casing also has an associated IP68 certificate, ensuring its resistance to liquids up to 1.8 meters deep for 60 minutes, in addition to dust, sand and shocks, and even extreme temperatures. between -25 and 55 degrees Celsius.
We have already commented on it, in terms of technical specifications the Caterpillar S40 is a very basic range smartphone, with a screen of 4.7 inches and qHD resolution (960 x 540 pixels) with Super Bright Display – a high level of brightness for your viewing outdoors – and protected behind a Gorilla Glass 4 glass.
The hardware platform is commanded by a chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 with a 1.1 GHz Cortex A7 quad-core processor and Adreno 304 GPU. This is Qualcomm’s most basic SoC for this year, without 64-bit support but with native LTE connectivity and low power consumption.
The RAM memory is 1 GB, while the internal storage goes up to 16 GB expandable with microSD cards, where it will be installed Android 5.1 Lollipop.
The cameras are 8 and 2 megapixels respectively the main and the front, while the battery will be generous, with 3,000 mAh capacity According to Caterpillar, they ensure 18 hours of autonomy in conversation and an incredible 39 days in standby – the latter should be seen.
It has aGPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC, all in a size of 144.9 x 74.1 x 12.5 millimeters.
Caterpillar S40, availability and prices
Caterpillar’s new off-road smartphone will arrive next August 1 in a global launch that will take place in more than 60 countries.
Its use is very oriented to the industry and to work in unfavorable conditions, so obviously a price that is too economical can not be expected for a device with such resistance certifications. It will cost around 550 euros.
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