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CAT S31 (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
2 GB / 16 GB
4.7 inch (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

CAT announced the launch of the S31 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the CAT S31 phone with 4.7 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The CAT S31 smartphone comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable battery. This phone features a high resolution 720 x 1280 px IPS display. The size of screen is 4.7 inch.This display is a solid choice for S31 smartphone. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The front camera of S31 gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.

CAT S31 specifications

BrandCAT
NameS31
ModelS31
Release date2017

Body

Weight7.05 oz
Dimensions5.75 x 2.93 x 0.5 inch
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of CAT S31 is about 7.05 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this CAT smartphone are average (5.75 x 2.93 x 0.5 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network.

System

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

The CAT S31 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is based on the Linux kernel and includes a user interface, middleware, and a range of pre-installed applications. The S31 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks. The S31 utilizes Adreno 304 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. Adreno GPUs are designed to work in conjunction with Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. The latest Adreno GPUs support advanced graphics features such as high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, virtual reality, and augmented reality applications.

Display

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.7 inch
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 4.7 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of CAT S31 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.

Memory

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. The amount of RAM needed for optimal performance depends on factors such as the operating system, the apps and services you use, and how you use your device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The S31 has only 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the S31 (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.

Camera

Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera2 MP

The S31 offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the S31 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. S31 is equipped with a basic camera setup, and it does not have any advanced features. Basic camera setups are designed to fulfill the needs of users who prioritize affordability and basic photography requirements.

Connectivity

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The CAT S31 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G networks are widely used around the world and have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. The CAT S31 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks offer several advantages over wired networks, including greater mobility, flexibility, and convenience. The S31 supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth.

This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The S31 isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features. The S31 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver.

The S31 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The S31 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery

TypeLi-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of S31 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The CAT S31 smartphone has an accelerometer. The presence of an accelerometer in smartphones enables a range of interactive and intuitive functionalities that enhance the user experience and enable innovative applications. This CAT phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

The S31 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of CAT S31 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. The S31 has IP68 certification. IP68 rated smartphones often have additional structural reinforcements or seals to protect against water and dust. Corning Gorilla Glass is a type of chemically strengthened super-glass.

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the CAT S31, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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