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CAT S60 (2016)

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
Adreno 405
3 GB / 32 GB
4.7 inch (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

This phone boasts a 4.7 inch AHVA display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 chipset, and 3 GB of RAM.

Let's explore what sets this device apart!

Table of Contents

This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the CAT S60 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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CAT S60 specifications

BrandCAT
NameS60
ModelS60
Release date2016

Weight, dimensions, colors

Dimensions5.82 x 2.89 x 0.5 inch
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a subscriber identity module (SIM), which is a chip card.

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405

The CAT S60 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. Google regularly releases new versions of Android. They have new features, improvements, and security updates. This CPU makes it ideal for running resource-intensive applications. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices use Adreno GPUs.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeAHVA
Screen size4.7 inch
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

Memory, storage

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The smartphone has 3 GB of RAM. It can run many apps at once without much lag or slowness. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services we use. Generally, a smartphone should have a minimum of 32 GB of internal storage. The S60 has 32 GB. We can expand the internal storage of the S60 (32 GB) by using a compatible microSD card.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera5 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The S60 comes with a basic camera setup and lacks any advanced features.

Connectivity, network, wireless

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 radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Worldwide, people use 4G networks. They have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. This CAT phone can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places. We can use Bluetooth to connect our S60 smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. The phone isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion 3800 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Ion 3800 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery. It does not need periodic full discharge. The S60 does not have a removable battery, it integrates the battery into the phone's design.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 4, Dual SIM, FLIR thermal camera

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The S60 smartphone has an accelerometer. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use. Corning Gorilla Glass is a type of chemically strengthened super-glass.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this CAT phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • microSD slot
  • Dual SIM support
  • Corning Gorilla Glass shield

Cons

  • limited-size screen
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • no Type-C USB port
  • low-capacity battery
  • no fingerprint reader
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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