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CAT S48c (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Adreno 512
3 GB / 32 GB
5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

CAT announced the launch of the S48c smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the CAT S48c phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The CAT S48c comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display (1080 x 1920 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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CAT S48c specifications

BrandCAT
NameS48c
ModelS48C
Release date2018

Body

Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The CAT S48c comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.2 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.84 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 512

Display

The size of S48c screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of CAT S48c with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of CAT S48c (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S48c 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 camera8 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The CAT S48c 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 S48c 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 S48c phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

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

Battery

The Li-Ion 5000 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 S48c isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 5000 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. The Dual SIM capability of CAT S48c 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 S48c is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Dual SIM, Fast charging
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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 S48c, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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