BARCELONA, Spain – Cat (yes, the same cat of industrial trucks, tractors and mining equipment) has announced its latest rugged smartphone, the cat B15.
Rocking Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a grooved rubber back and hard angles, the cat B15 is designed for construction and industrial workers. Made of rubber and aluminum, I liked the shape of the B15 Jack and common sense even in my own hands. Is thick and tough, yellow and raised buttons along the top and are both tactile and visible.
The ultrarugged Cat B15 Android smartphone
Flaps of dust around the headphone jack and charging port help keep waterproof to 1 meter for 30 minutes, and the dust, the two standard requirements for durable phones (specification class: IP67).
Tumble Rough ‘n’, said the Cat B15 can operate in temperatures from -20 to 55 degrees Celsius (-4 to 131 degrees Fahrenheit) and can withstand drops up to 6 feet (1.8 meters).
The B15 has a 4-inch touch screen that is able to detect the taps and bumps when the face is wet – as long as your finger is relatively dry. Gorilla Glass screen tops. Internally, a 1 GHz dual-core processor runs the program MediaTek.
A 5 megapixel camera and a VGA front camera manage your photo and video capture 720p HD and a continuous shooting mode is extra. You’ll also find an FM radio preinstalled
Just find 4 GB of internal storage, but a microSD card slot allows you to expand to 32 GB.
A 3G, GSM phone, the B15 is 4.9 inches tall by 2.7 inches wide by 0.6 inches deep and weighs 6 ounces strong. A beefy 2000 mAh that promises to keep the conversation going by time of 16.3 hours.
For a company that knows robust knows better than Android, this phone seems to have the goods, including a modern smartphone OS.
It will sell for 329 euros, starting with Germany on March 15 before spreading to other parts of Europe and the Middle East, probably followed by North America