Rugged phones aren’t exactly flagship-level, but they’re certainly built to last. They are sturdy and always ready for rough use. You can use them in extreme environments, inside factories and outdoors. Tougher smartphones are being introduced lately. We just saw the Kyocera DuraForce Ultra 5G UW and the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5. We even got to review the DOOGEE S86 with its 8500mAh battery. More similar devices are expected to be announced as demand increases within the Android community.
These rugged Android phones are primarily used for serious jobs and industries. We remember last year when the Cat S62 Pro was a rugged phone that was launched with a thermal camera. More than half a year later, the device is ready in the United States. It has finally arrived in the country, ready to challenge other similar phones on the market.
For those people who always drop their phones or smash screens, you might want to consider a rugged phone. It’s not that expensive and it’s actually worth it for just $ 699. With its sturdy casing, the phone seems really ready for rough use. It comes with a non-slip rubber TPU back shell, metal frame, and waterproof connectors.
Cat S62 Pro Specifications
Let’s go over the specs and features. The Cat S92 Pro comes equipped with a decent 5.7-inch display with 1080p resolution. It runs on 6GB of RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. There is a 128GB onboard storage that can be expanded.
It only runs on Android 10, but it can be upgraded to Android 11. It even comes with the promise of three years of Android security patches so you don’t have to worry about your phone. The older Cat S61 already had a 4500 mAh battery, but the Cat S92 Pro only works with a 4000 mAh battery. It can last up to two days. Connects to 4G LTE Cat 13 only, not 5G.
The Cat S62 Pro it also has a fingerprint sensor. When it comes to imaging, there’s a 12MP camera with an f / 1.8 lens plus a FLIR Lepton 3.5 thermal camera sensor. Thermal camera feature offers 10% wider field of view and 30% sharper thermal camera compared to Cat S61.
Use the MyFLIR Pro app and take advantage of custom alarms, image annotation, isotherms, MSX and VividIR image processing, and more. What described, the rugged phone is also lighter and thinner than the Cat S61 rugged phone. Other features include IP68 and IP69 ingress protection rating, MIL-SPEC-810H, Category 4 vibration test, resistance to humidity and salt spray, thermal ranges from -25 ° C (-13 ° F) to 55 ° C (131 ° F) up to 24 hours, and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection.