Manufacturer of secure iPhone case, Caterpillar, presented smartphone CAT S40, protected within industry specifications are IP67 and MIL-STD-810G. The device can withstand immersion under water to a depth of over one meter that can survive a drop from 1.8 m in height and protected from temperature extremes, dust, and other adversities.
CAT S40 is designed for those who work in conditions with increased risk to break or even destroy your mobile device. That’s why the smartphone is able to withstand immersion in water to a depth of one meter for the whole hour, it can be dropped from a height onto concrete, it will absorb the dust, operates in temperatures from -25 to +55 degrees Celsius. The outside of the casing is covered with rubber, the sidewall is made of aluminum.
Special sensor warns if the device for some reason loses the water resistance. The “highlight” of the novelties is the possibility of interaction with the display with your hands in gloves or if your fingers are wet.
The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and is based on the chipset Snapdragon 210 with 4-core processor Cortex-A7 with a clock frequency of 1.1 GHz and graphics Adreno 304. In Cat S40 has 1 GB RAM, 4.7-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels and Gorilla Glass 4 protection, camera 8 MP and 2 MP, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS, 16GB of internal memory and a microSD slot.
For such strong security is necessary, of course, to pay: the handset with a thickness of 12.5 mm and a weight of 185 g Battery capacity of 3000 mAh provides up to 18 hours of continuous talk time and 39 days of standby. Sale CAT S40 will start on 1 August at a price of about 440 euros.
According to a study by Caterpillar, 80% of the owners are protected smartphones confronted with their failure within five years. Almost half of unfortunates break the screen, one third drop my phone in water, the second third laments the collision of the vehicle with the ground.