Cat S61 Announced With FLIR Thermal Camera & 4,500 mAh Battery

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In the rugged smartphones category, Cat smartphones are just one of the top smartphones. Well, that’s because Bullitt, its smartphone OEM takes the rugged game with seriousness. The British OEM has gone further to release another rugged smartphone called the Cat S61. The smartphone comes in with an in-built FLIR thermal camera that has the capacity to sense high temperatures to a tune of 400 degrees. The smartphone also has the Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) sensor that’s able to determine the air quality. Well, one of the primary rugged nature of the smartphone is its water-resistant and dust-resistant capability given the IP68 certification. It even has a drop-to-concrete resistance of about 1.8 m height. The list goes on and on, but for now, let’s get down to the full specs of the smartphone.

Design & Display

The smartphone comes with a protrusion which bears the CAT logo at the top right corner. The smartphone which has a rubber textured back and a metallic build simply has only Black color availability. The bottom bezel of the smartphone is occupied by physical keys that handle navigation while the right side of the smartphone holds the usual volume keys and power button. The top bezel houses the front camera, earpiece and ambient light sensor. At the back, the rear camera is located as well as a dual tone dual-LED flash. The CAT emblem also receives an appearance here. The smartphone’s dimensions are 150 mm length x 76 mm width x 13 mm thickness.

The display of the smartphone has a 5.2-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The pixel density of the smartphone pegs 424 PPI while the aspect ratio lays low at 16:9. Corning Gorilla Glass 5 gives the smartphone protection when it falls from high places.

Camera

The smartphone uses a rear 16 MP camera to take photos and record videos. The rear camera comes along with a dual tone dual-LED flash to brighten images taken in low light conditions. Features such as HDR, panorama, PDAF and auto focus are available on the camera’s build. The FLIR thermal camera is also another member of this department. The front camera on the other hand makes use of an 8 MP camera to take selfies.

CPU, OS & Storage

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 serves as the smartphone’s system-on-chip. The processor envelopes an octa-core ARM Cortex – A53 CPU that clocks at 2.2 GHz. The graphics on the smartphone is handled by the Qualcomm Adreno 508 GPU. Android Oreo OS runs as the smartphone’s software. The smartphone’s multitasking is discharged very well by the 4 GB RAM present. The storage of files have a 64 GB capacity to enjoy. The internal storage can be expanded to 256 GB with the use of a MicroSD card.

Battery

Cat S61 is powered by a non-removable 4,500 mAh battery that charges fast due to Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 technology on it.

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Cat S61 Full Specifications Table 

General

Device TypeSmartphone
ModelCat S61
AnnouncedFebruary 2018
Released
StatusLaunching Soon

Network

2G NetworkYes
3G NetworkYes
4G NetworkYes
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM CountTwo

Data

2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 150 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 21 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5

Design

TypeSmartphone
Dimensions150 x 76 x 13 mm
Weight
Body MaterialRubber, Metal
ColoursBlack

Display                                                               

Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size5.2″
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density424 PPI
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
FeaturesCapacitive touch,  2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

Primary16 MP
ImageYes
VideoYes
FeaturesHDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
FlashYes, dual tone dual-LED flash
Secondary8 MP

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 8.0 Oreo OS
User InterfaceYes
Java SupportNo
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC
CPUOcta-core 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPUQualcomm Adreno 508
RAM (Memory)4 GB
Internal Storage64 GB
Card SlotExpandable to 256 GB
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor, air quality sensor
ControlsLock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v5.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infraredn/a
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeMicro USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFCYes
HDMIn/a
Wireless Chargingn/a

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Ion Battery
Capacity4,500 mAh Battery
PlacementNon-removable
StandbyUp to 179 hours
Talk TimeUp to 9.3 hours
Music PlayUp to 13.1 hours

Messaging

SMSYes (threaded view)
MMSYes
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IMYes & BBM

Media

Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5 mm audio jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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Cat S61 will cost around US $990 once available.

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1 COMMENT

  1. Cat smartphones are always rugged. They phones always have water-resistant and dust-resistant and i think it going to be nice if others popular smartphones start having it too.
    This phone is great but the price no be here…

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