CAT announced the launch of the S42 smartphone in 2020. The manufacturer is offering the CAT S42 phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6761D chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The CAT S42 comes with Android OS v10.0 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 4200 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (720 x 1440 px).
CAT S42 specifications
The weight of CAT S42 is about 7.76 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this CAT phone are average (6.35 x 3.04 x 0.5 inches).
|Dimensions||6.35 x 3.04 x 0.5 inches|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The CAT S42 comes with Android OS v10.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.
|OS version||Android OS v10.0|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53|
The size of S42 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches 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. The 5.5 inches IPS display of CAT S42 with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.
|Screen size||5.5 inches|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 px|
The internal memory of CAT S42 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.
|Internal storage||32 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
The camera of the S42 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 camera||5 MP|
|Main camera||13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus|
The CAT S42 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. 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 S42 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The S42 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, GALILEO|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB host|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Li-Ion 4200 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 S42 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Type||Li-Ion 4200 mAh, non-removable|
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 come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The S42 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 S42 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 S42 is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, light, proximity|
|Specials||Dual SIM, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof|
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 S42, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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