Cat S42 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked)

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    A tough phone for hard-working professions, the S42 32GB Smartphone from CAT features an array of environmental protections, such as an IP68 rat...
    SKU: CATS42

    A tough phone for hard-working professions, the S42 32GB Smartphone from CAT features an array of environmental protections, such as an IP68 rating that makes it both dust and waterproof. It has also earned the MIL SPEC 810H certification, ensuring the S42 can withstand drops of up to 6' and is thermally protected for extreme temperatures. The rugged construction even allows the S42 to be repeatedly submerged and scrubbed with hot water and soap. It's an ideal smartphone for the healthcare professional, construction worker, or first responder.

    Even though the CAT S42 is a rugged work phone, it still provides you with a high-quality mobile experience. The 5.5" IPS LCD HD+ screen is ultra-bright, making your content readable even in direct sunlight. Fitting the durable style of the phone, it sports Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for scratch resistance. When it comes to mobile photos and video, you get a rear 13MP camera and front-facing 5MP camera for selfies. Both cameras support video capture up to 1080p resolution at 30 fps.

    Running the Android 10 operating system, this phone is powered by a 1.8 GHz quad-core Mediatek Helio A20 processor and 3GB of RAM. You can store your apps, images, and 1080p videos on 32GB of built-in storage, which can be expanded via an (optional) microSD card up to 128GB in size. This phone is unlocked and compatible with GSM/4G LTE networks. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in 2.4+5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 5.0. The CAT S42 also supports NFC technology for making phone-to-phone data transfers or mobile payments (Android Pay) where supported.

    Android 10

    The Android operating system is a personalized and customizable OS that allows you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen and integrates heavily with Google's services. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 10 adds a wide variety of intelligent features, additional privacy controls, and other enhancements that make using your Android phone more enjoyable. Some features include Live Caption, which captions running videos, podcasts, and audio messages without the need for Wi-Fi or cellular data; Smart Reply, which suggests both responses to and actions for texts; and Family Link, which lets you manage apps, set screen time limits, and more.

    GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity

    This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

    North American Variant / US Compatible LTE

    The CAT S42 is a US variant. It may be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.

    Hygiene & Ruggedness

    Sand, dust, and dirt resistance
    Waterproof up to 4.9' for approximately 35 minutes
    Drop tested up to 6' onto steel
    Withstands cold down to -22°F and up to 167°F for up to 30 minutes
    Category 4 resistance to vibration
    Humidity and salt mist resistance
    Tested to withstand up to 3000 cycles of repeated wiping with bleach
    Tested to withstand hundreds of cycles of pressurized alcohol abrasion at 500gF/cm2

    Additional Features

    Built-in speaker is designed to be loud so you can hear it on noisy jobsites
    4200mAh battery for up to 2 days of power with general use
    Programmable key with PTT mode
    Physical power and volume buttons
    Durable, non-slip rubberized TPU back for a secure grip
    2-color LED notification
    Android Enterprise support (passed AE test suite)
    Zero-touch support
    Receive 90-day security patches for 2 years, plus 1-year ESMR coverage
    EMM enrollment and key policy provisioning tested with: Vmware Workspace ONE, IBM MaaS 360, SOTI, and Mobile Iron
    Office Suite, Toolbox, and OnGuard Solo pre-installed
    Operating System Android 10
    Memory 3 GB
    Chipset MediaTek Helio A20
    CPU 1.8 GHz Quad-Core
    Storage 32 GB
    Size 5.5"
    Native Resolution 1440 x 720
    Refresh Rate 60 Hz (at Max Brightness)
    Aspect Ratio 18:9
    Pixel Density 293 ppi
    Panel Type IPS-Type LCD
    Screen Coating Gorilla Glass 5
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 1 x USB Micro-B (USB 2.0)
    1 x 3.5 mm Headphone
    Speaker Yes
    Flash Media Slot 1 x microSDXC
    SIM Card Slots 1 x Nano SIM
    GSM 2G GSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
    GSM 3G/3.5G UMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
    4G LTE LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 14, 17, 25, 26, 41, 66, 71 Bands
    Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0  
    NFC Yes
    GPS Yes
    FM Radio Yes
    Camera System
    Camera System Rear
    13 MP Sensor with a f/2.0 Lens
    5 MP Sensor
    Camera Flash None
    Focus Type Rear: Phase-Detect Autofocus
    Video Recording Rear
    1080p at up to 30 fps
    1080p at up to 30 fps
    Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity, Touch
    Water Resistance Resistant
    IP Rating IP68
    Keyboard Virtual
    Pointing Device None
    Battery Internal Lithium-Ion (4200.0 mAh)
    Wireless Charging None
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.0 x 6.3 x 0.5" / 77.2 x 161.1 x 13.4 mm
    Weight 8.0 oz / 228 g
    Warranty Length Limited 2-Year Warranty
    USA Warranty Extension None
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.96 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7 x 5.2 x 1.9"
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