Cat S60 is an incredible Smartphone developed by Caterpillar-the US-based construction machinery manufacturing company. The Cat S60 is a rugged Smartphone which numerous advantages and it is quite different than the normal smartphones available in the tech market. The best feature in this phone is the thermal camera and was first launched at MWC 2017. In India, the Cat S60 smartphone is launched at a price tag of $994 (Rs 64,999).
According to Gadgets NDTV, Cat S60 Smartphone is equipped with FLIR Lepton Thermal Microcamera Module on the rear panel. The company claims that the thermal camera can detect heat loss around windows and doors, identify over-heating electrical appliances and circuitry, spot moisture and missing insulation, and visibility in complete darkness.
The Cat S60 is claimed that it can pick up heat and measure surface temperatures from a distance of up to 50 to 100 feet. Also, the Smartphone is equipped with a high-quality speaker that is capable of outputting at over 150dB.
The ruggedness of CatS60 can be known by its capabilities at extreme environmental conditions and company claims that Cat S60 comes with a MIL-STD 810G rating to take up temperatures from -25 degrees Celsius to 55 degrees Celsius. Also, it can withstand shocks and drops from up to 6 feet, together with an IP68 rating to attain water resistance up to 5 meters of water for 1 hour.
Cat S60 Specifications
The Cat S60 sports a 4.7-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display with the wet finger and glove support. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Under the hood, the Smartphone is equipped with Snapdragon 617 SoC having 4 cores clocked at 1.2GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.5GHz. The processor is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via microSD card up to 128GB. The phone runs on runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
Other than the FLIR thermal camera, the Cat S60 features a 13MP rear camera with underwater capabilities and dual-LED flash. In the front, the phone is equipped with a 5MP camera. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, Micro-USB with OTG, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The Cat S60 is made with a strengthened die cast frame with an overall measurement of 147.9x73.4x12.66mm and weighs in at 223 grams. A 3,800mAh battery with up to 30 hours of talk time and 43 days of standby time can be seen equipped inside the Cat S60. Sensors that are loaded inside the Smartphone include an accelerometer, magnetometer, ambient light sensor and proximity sensor.