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CAT S40 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
1 GB / 16 GB
4.7 inches (540 x 960 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

CAT announced the launch of the S40 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the CAT S40 phone with 4.7 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The CAT S40 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4.7 inches phone comes with IPS display (540 x 960 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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CAT S40 specifications

BrandCAT
NameS40
ModelS40
Release date2015

Body

The weight of CAT S40 is about 6.53 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this CAT phone are average (5.7 x 2.92 x 0.49 inches).

Weight6.53 oz
Dimensions5.7 x 2.92 x 0.49 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The CAT S40 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of S40 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.7 inches IPS display of CAT S40 with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.7 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of CAT S40 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S40 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.

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

Connectivity

The CAT S40 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 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 S40 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

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

Battery

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 battery of S40 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This CAT phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 4, Drop-proof to 1.8 meters, Water and dust-proof
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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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