Caterpillar which is popular for its rugged Smartphone now company has announced it’s flagship device Cat S60 which becomes the world’s first Smartphone with an integrated thermal camera.The embedded thermal camera is made by the leader in thermal imaging technology- FLIR.A thermal camera can detect and visualize heat which is not visible to the human from a distance up to 50 to 100 feet so it can be used for heat loss around windows and doors, spotting moisture and missing insulation and also can identify over-heating electrical appliance and circuitry and able to see in complete darkness.
The company also claims that Cat S60 world’s most waterproof Smartphone also since it can be submerged into up to 5 meters of water for up to 1 hours and its camera can be used as an underwater camera.The handset is also dustproof with a strengthened die cast frame and can withstand drops onto concrete from up to 1.8 meters while it exceeds the military spec ( MIL Spec 810G certified).
Apart from these features the Cat S60 comes with a display which can be visible in bright sunlight, the touch screen of the device is so powerful it can be controlled with wet fingers even with wearing gloves and also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
Specification wise Cat S60 comes with 4.7 inches HD (1280×720 pixels) multi-touch 540 nits display with an auto wet finger and glove support and protected by corning gorilla glass 4.The device is powered by Octa-Core (4×1.5Ghz + 4×1.2Ghz) processor based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chipset along with Adreno 405 GPU for graphics.The device runs on latest version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.It has 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.
In terms of camera Cat, S60 features 13 megapixels rear camera with dual LED flash and 5 megapixels front camera for a selfie and video calling.The device is backed up by 3,800 mAh long lasting battery on the connectivity front the device supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS.
The Cat S60 will be displayed at the company’s booth at mobile world congress 2016 in Barcelona Spain and will be available to purchase later this year with a price tag of USD $ 599 (Around EUR 649/INR 40,000).
Cat S60 Smartphone Key Specifications
- 4.7 inches HD Screen.
- Octa-Core (4×1.5Ghz + 4×1.2Ghz) Snapdragon 617 processor with Adreno 405 GPU.
- 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.
- Runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
- Underwater 13 Megapixels rear and 5 megapixels front camera.
- Waterproof under 5 meter of water for 1 hour and drop proof to 1.8 meters.
- The thermal camera made by FLIR with MSX technology.
- Supports 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS micro USB.
- 3,800 mAh battery with optimized performance.