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CAT S52 (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
PowerVR GE8320
4 GB / 64 GB
5.65 inches (720 x 1440 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

CAT announced the launch of the S52 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the CAT S52 phone with 5.65 inches display, Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The CAT S52 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3100 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.65 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1440 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 S52 specifications

BrandCAT
NameS52
ModelS52
Release date2019

Body

The weight of CAT S52 is about 7.41 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this CAT phone are average (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.38 inches).

Weight7.41 oz
Dimensions6.22 x 3.02 x 0.38 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The CAT S52 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCMediatek Helio P35 MT6765
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8320

Display

The size of S52 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.65 inches IPS display of CAT S52 with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.65 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of CAT S52 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S52 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 camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The CAT S52 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 S52 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 S52 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 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3100 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 S52 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3100 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. The S52 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. 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 S52 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 S52 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, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, 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 S52, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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