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CAT S40

Pros

  • Water-resistant phone

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Too little RAM memory (1 GB RAM)
  • Low pixel density screen (234 ppi)

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Description

The CAT S40 is an IP68 and Military Standard 810G certified smartphone powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset, paired with a 1GB of RAM. Other specs include 16GB of microSD-expandable integrated storage space, an 8MP primary camera, a 2MP secondary shooter, as well as a 3000mAh battery. On the software side, the Caterpillar S40 runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (5.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.70 x 2.92 x 0.49 inches (144.9 x 74.1 x 12.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 6.53 oz (185 g)
      the average is 5.5 oz (157 g)
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust, Shock resistant
    • IP certified:

      IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

      • IP 68
    • MIL-STD-810 certified:
      • Yes

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.7 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 540 x 960 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 234 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 56.71 %
  • Features:
    • Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 2 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad-core, 1100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 304
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 16 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 3000 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable
  • Talk time:
    • 18.00 hours
      the average is 20 h (1195 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 39.0 days (936 hours)
      the average is 19 days (449 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 5, 4, 2, 7
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 28 Jul 2015

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