Rugged phone with Thermal camera, CAT S60, launched in India

Caterpillar, a company famous for it’s ultra tough smartphones has launched it’s latest CAT S60 in India. It is exclusive to and carries a price tag of Rs.64,999.  You will also be able to buy it from branded retail stores across the country stating today. This phone is made for those who love to be in the wild.



For the specs the CAT S60, sports a 4.7-inch display with HD resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) and a brightness of 540 nits, which is higher than most of the other smartphones. It supports wet finger and glove support and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top. Powering it is the Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and is comes coupled with Adreno 405 GPU. There is  3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The main highlight of this smartphone apart from the ruggedness, is the world’s first thermal camera, which is a FLIR branded module. Also there is a 13mp main sensor along with 5mp selfie shooter.

FLIR thermal camera

The uses of the thermal camera are too many. It would be very helpful especially when out on adventure. The company also claims that the CAT S60 will offer high quality audio experience, i.e. > 105 dB. Talking about the ruggedness of the samrtphone CAT S60 can survive drops from heights of up to 1.8m and is also dustproof.  It can also spend time under water up to 5m for 60min. You can use camera underwater anyway you like. There is a 3800 mah non-removable battery. It measures 147.9 x 73.4 x 12.66 mm and weighs 223 grams. The device supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G LTE on both the SIM’s, but only one SIM can be connected to 4G network at any point of time.


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