CAT announced the launch of the S40 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the CAT S40 phone with 4.7 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The CAT S40 smartphone runs on the Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) operating system. This phone uses a high resolution 540 x 960 px, 4.7 inch IPS display. This screen can produce vibrant and accurate colors, providing an enjoyable viewing experience for multimedia content, gaming, and general usage. This phone has only one rear-camera (8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The selfie camera of S40 allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
CAT S40 specifications
|Dimensions||5.7 x 2.92 x 0.49 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of the CAT S40 is 6.53 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this CAT smartphone are average (5.7 x 2.92 x 0.49 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A Nano SIM is a chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM). Nano SIM is the smallest SIM card size available and is currently the most widely used SIM card size in newer devices.
|OS version||Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7|
The CAT S40 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is an open-source operating system, which means that the source code is freely available to the public and can be modified and distributed by anyone. The S40 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 CPU. A quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. The CAT S40 comes with Adreno 304 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. Adreno GPUs are widely used in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. These GPUs are known for their strong performance, power efficiency, and advanced graphics capabilities.
|Screen size||4.7 inch|
|Resolution||540 x 960 px|
This smartphone comes with an IPS display. IPS is known for its ability to provide wide viewing angles and accurate color reproduction. IPS panels have become more energy-efficient over time, allowing for longer battery life in portable devices. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The S40 has only 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the S40 (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. The S40 does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB host|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The CAT S40 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G stands for fourth-generation mobile networks, which are wireless networks that provide faster data transfer speeds and greater network capacity than previous 3G networks. The CAT S40 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices to connect to the internet or other networks wirelessly, without the need for physical cables. Wi-Fi is based on the IEEE 802.11 family of standards, which define the specifications for wireless local area networks (WLANs).
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your S40 smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS (Global Positioning System) is a satellite-based navigation system that allows you to determine your location and get directions to your desired destination. The S40 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 S40 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver. The S40 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The S40 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.
|Type||Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Ion 3000 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 S40 does not have a removable battery. The battery is integrated into the phone's design and is not intended to be removed or replaced by the user.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, light, proximity|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Drop-proof to 1.8 meters, Water and dust-proof|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of S40, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features. The S40 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 light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device. Gorilla Glass has a high level of scratch resistance, reducing the likelihood of everyday scratches and abrasions.
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 S40, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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