Cat S60

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Cat S60
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Cat S60 black back
32 GB

Pro and cons Cat S60

  • Built-in thermal imaging
  • Robust, water and dustproof housing
  • Strong battery life with fast charging function
  • Support for 4G and 2 SIM cards
  • With 223 grammes a little heavy

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Cat S60 product description

This Cat S60 is the first smartphone with built-in thermal camera. Having an infra-red camera can be useful for recognising warm areas. Find out where heat is leaking from your home, or search the workplace for problem areas in pipes or machinery, for example. But searching for people in the dark is also possible.

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Mapping heat is made possible by the presence of a so-called FLIR Lepton camera, also known as Forward Looking Infra-red. Thanks to a specially included app, you can immediately see the heat images on the screen and take photos, videos or time-lapse them. The Cat S60's thermal camera sees up to 30 metres and also uses the regular camera to produce a clearly recognisable image. Scroll to the videos below for an extensive demonstration.

Cat S60 black front left side

Also just as robust

The Cat S60 isn't just interesting for people in the insulation or construction industries, it's also just a rugged smartphone. Amongst other things, it is up to 5 metres waterproof, survives falls up to 1.8 metres and is completely dustproof. Also noteworthy is the battery of no less than 3,800 mAh. On a 4.7-inch screen, we therefore suspect a long endurance. Cat itself keeps it at 43 days. I'm sure it will, but you won't have to touch it for a minute. That's not very realistic. Nevertheless, we estimate that you can with some ease two full days ahead with a charged battery. This can not be removed but can be charged quickly thanks to Quick Charge 2.0. Short on the charger should then be enough to make the day full.

Main Cat S60 specifications

  • First with integrated FLIR thermal camera
  • Place 2 SIM cards (nanoSIM) at the same time thanks to Dual SIM support
  • 13 megapixel camera + Full HD video
  • 32 GB of storage memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSD card
  • Relative high resolution selfie camera (5 megapixel)
  • Octacore Snapdragon 617 processor at up to 1.5GHz + 3GB of RAM memory
  • Waterproof and dustproof housing with IP68 certificate
  • 4.7-inch IPS display with HD resolution and Corning Gorilla 4-glass
  • 4G support for mobile internet

Other specifications

Amongst the other specifications of the Cat S60, we see a HD display, 5 megapixel selfie camera, 4G support and space for up to 2 SIM cards. Because of the latter you can be reached on 2 numbers. Handy for those who have 2 bosses. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 which is equipped with no less than 8 cores. One half runs on a fast 1.5 GHz while the other half runs a more energy efficient 1.2 GHz. This creates a combination of both a powerful and economical processor. The whole is powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow for which numerous apps are available in the Play Store. Both paid and free. To free memory no problem. There is 32 GB of storage space that can be expanded to as much as 128 GB by inserting a microSD memory card.

Cat S60 specification summary

Dimensions 147,9 x 73,4 x 12,66 mm
Weight 223 gr
EAN code 5060472350039, 5060472350015, 0810296024082
Operating system
Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Colour display IPS
Camera 13 MP
Dirt and waterproof
Front camera 5 MP
Processor 1.2 GHz, 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, octa core
Rugged casing
Dual SIM
Data network
4G (LTE)
Build-in memory
Internal memory 32 GB (Storage)
Power supply
Battery 3800 mAh

All Cat S60 specifications

Videos about the Cat S60

This is JP and JP works in the insulation industry. In this video, he explains why the Cat S60 is useful at work, or should you say indispensable?

The camera of the Cat S60 sees things that other smartphones just don't see. Heat, for example. Why it is sometimes useful to recognise heat from a distance is made perfectly clear in this video.

Want to take a closer look at the Cat S60 with thermal viewer? This video shows it from all angles

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Android6.0 (Marshmallow)
Colour displayIPS
Camera13 MP
Dirt and waterproof
Front camera5 MP
Processor1.2 GHz, 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, octa core
Rugged casing
Dual SIM
4G (LTE)
Internal memory32 GB (Storage)
Battery3800 mAh

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