CAT debuts rugged smartphone built to handle tough environments

The phone has been tested to withstand a drop up to 5.9 feet onto concrete

CAT debuts rugged smartphone built to handle tough environments

The S40 runs on Google’s Android software and is supported by GSM carriers such as AT&T and T-Mobile. (CAT Image)

By Military1 Staff

Caterpillar Inc. has introduced a rugged smartphone designed to withstand accidental damage and tough environments.

According to a press release, the S40 runs on Google’s Android software and is supported by GSM carriers such as AT&T and T-Mobile.

The phone has been tested to withstand a drop up to 5.9 feet onto concrete, features a screen made of durable Gorilla Glass 4, and is designed to work with gloves on or off. Waterproof sensors notify the user when the phone isn’t able to withstand wet conditions, and the phone exceeds Mil-Spec 810G for water, dust and shock proof usability.

The phone has an MSRP of $399.99.

For more information, visit CAT Phones.