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CAT S50 (2014) review

Android OS v4.4 (KitKat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
Adreno 305
2 GB / 8 GB
4.7 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

CAT announced the launch of the S50 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the CAT S50 phone with 4.7 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The CAT S50 comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2630 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4.7 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 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 S50 specifications

BrandCAT
NameS50
ModelS50
Release date2014

Body

The weight of CAT S50 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 (5.69 x 3.03 x 0.5 inches).

Weight6.53 oz
Dimensions5.69 x 3.03 x 0.5 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The CAT S50 comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4 (KitKat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 305

Display

The size of S50 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.7 inches IPS display of CAT S50 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

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

Memory

The internal memory of CAT S50 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S50 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 cameraVGA
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The CAT S50 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 S50 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 S50 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
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2630 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 S50 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2630 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, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Water, dust and drop 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 S50, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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