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Cat S42 rugged phone is a remarkable workhorse.  Whether you’re a first-responder or key-worker keeping us safe. Or a construction worker who needs something tough enough to survive the rigours of a building site, day after day. Our latest rugged smartphone is the definition of resilient and reliable.


Cat S42 the Essential Work rugged smartphone has an Extended battery life battery power. It is built to handle the extreme conditions you face every day at work and play.
As a tough smartphone that works with gloves and readable in full sunlight, with leading rugged credentials, waterproof, you can drop it, dunk it or even forget to charge it, and the Cat S42 will keep on working for you.


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This phone is a remarkable workhorse. Whether you’re a first-responder or keyworker keeping us safe. Or a construction worker who needs something tough enough to survive the rigours of a building site, day after day. Our latest rugged smartphone is the definition of resilient and reliable.

Deliberately designed, utterly dependable.

We know that reliable equipment can mean the difference between life and death.
That’s why we combine military grade technology with lessons learned from our customers in the field.

You can take the Cat S42 with you anywhere and everywhere. It’s built tough to help you thrive in challenging outdoor work situations and extreme leisure pursuits alike.

The Cat S42 is an Easy Clean smartphone in an integrated resiliant body. It has no need for additional protective cases which trap and accumulate germs. An essential hygiene detail for those who must keep on working.


Super bright screens and special wet screen finger and glove-on technology available on Cat® phones let you read and use your phone without any hassle. Protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass, our touchscreens are scratch-resistant and ultra-bright, which makes them easy to read in even bright, direct sunlight.

If you work or spend a great deal of time outdoors, then you need a phone screen that displays crisp text, sharp images and video, even in bright sunlight.

Cat phones offer a range of Full High Definition (FHD) and High Definition (HD) phone displays. Combined with Corning® Gorilla® Glass (scratch-resistant glass), our phones are reliable enough to be used in the most rugged environments.


Cat phones are built rugged, perfect for construction sites, farms or extreme, outdoor environments – without compromising on design.

Our Corning® Gorilla® Glass screens are equipped with glove-on working and wet-finger tracking technology – so you don’t waste time fumbling to answer your phone.

The ultra-bright screen is perfect for when you’re trying to read your phone in direct sunlight.

The loud and high-quality audio will help when you’re working in noisy environments.

Combined with a long-lasting battery, you can depend on your Cat phone in even the toughest situations.



Type Non removable Lithium Ion
Capacity 4200mAh (supports fast charging)
Talk Time 2 Days
StandBy Time 38 days


Display Type Super Bright 5.5” Display – HD+ (1440 x 720) 18:9. IPS LCD, wet finger/glove-on working technology**
Display Cover Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5


Main/Rear 13MP sensor, f/2.0, PDAF
Front 5MP sensor


Audio Jack 3.5 mm (waterproof)
Bluetooth 5
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5GHz)
USB USB 2.0 / Micro USB(waterproof), USB-OTG
Sim Type Nano, dual SIM optional
GPS GPS, AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou (variant dependant), Galileo


Maximum Downlink Data Rate 300 Mbps
Data Speed (Maximum Uplink Data Rate) 50 Mbps


ROM Flash 32GB
Extended Storage microSD™ card up to 128GB


2G Bands 2, 3, 5, 8
2G Frequencies Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
3G Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 8
4G Bands (LTE) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28;


Processor Type Mediatek Helio A20 Quad Core 1.8GHz
Platform/OS Google Android™ 10


IP Rating IP68: sand, dust and dirt resistant
Waterproof Up to 1.5m for 35 minutes
Dust Proof Dust Resistant
Drop Test From 1.8 (6ft) onto steel
Military Standard MIL-SPEC 810G, Shock and Drop, Operating Temp: -30°C (-22°F) to 55°C (131°F), Category 4 vibration


Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes
Ambient Light Sensor Yes
E-Compass Yes


Size 161.3 x 77.2 x 12.7mm
Weight 220g