CAT S42 Black 5.5" 32GB 4G IP68 Smartphone

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  • 5.5" Display
  • 32GB, 4GB
  • Colour: Black
  • Camera: 12MP Rear, 8MP Front
  • SIM Card: Nano SIM

Product Description

CAT S42 Black 5.5" 32GB 4G IP68 Smartphone

Key Features:

  • Unlocked & SIM Free
  • 4G Ready for ultra fast network speeds
  • Ultra-sharp 13 Megapixel rear camera & 5 Megapixel selfie camera
  • 5.5" HD Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 Display
  • Mediatek Helio A20 Quad Core Processor + 3GB of RAM
  • Android 10 OS
  • 32GB Storage + 128GB micro SD card slot
  • MIL SPEC 810H, IP68 Water and Dust Proof
  • 4200 mAh Battery and 1.8GHz Quadcore Processor for all day power

The essential work phone
The Cat S42 is a remarkable workhorse.
Whether you're in the police force, or a first responder keeping us safe...
Or you work in a hospital and hygiene is your priority...
Or you're a construction worker and you need a phone that's tough enough to survive a building site, day after day...
The Cat S42 is robust and reliable.

What's New
This latest addition to the Cat phones portfolio includes notable upgrades. Faster connectivity, a better camera, and more memory.

With extended battery life, and a big bright screen you can read in full sunlight.

It has a touchscreen that works with gloves on, and of course it's drop-proof.

And you can scrub it with hot water and soap. Useful in these times of essential hygiene vigilance.

Giving the protection and reliability you can expect from our Cat rugged credentials.

A remarkable workhorse
Tested to Cat phones' demanding rugged standards, the Cat S42 can handle itself in any environment you throw yourself into.
To acheive its IP68 and MIL SPEC 810H ratings it surpasses rigourous dust and waterproof testing. Integrated in a non-slip resiliant casing we've drop tested the Cat S42 onto every side and corner, repeatedly. Tested to our demanding rugged standards the Cat S42 is a phone you can rely on.

Stay Connected, get more done
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.

First Response
As a first responder or adventurer in the great outdoors there are times when you're completely reliant on your technology.
You need to know you're in safe hands.
The Cat S42 is drop-proof from great heights, waterproof at depth, and has extra-long battery life.
And that's just for starters. We want you to take all the Cat S42's outstanding features for granted.
Because you can.


Technical Specification

CAT S42 Black 5.5" 32GB 4G IP68 Smartphone


Integrated Components FM radio
SAR Value 0.947 W/kg (head), 1.206 W/kg (body), 2.029 W/kg (limb)
Product Type Smartphone
Form Factor Touch - Rugged
Protection Shockproof, dustproof, splashproof, waterproof, sandproof, dirtproof, drop-proof
Width 77.2 mm
Depth 12.7 mm
Height 161.3 mm
Weight 220 g

Messaging & Internet

Supported Social Networks and Blogs Yes
Messaging Services SMS, MMS


Features Super Bright Display
Type LCD display
Technology IPS
Diagonal Size 5.5"
Display Resolution 1440 x 720 pixels
Display Format HD+
Aspect Ratio 18:9
Enhancement Technology Super Bright Display
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (scratch resistant glass)


2G Band 850 GSM, 900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM
3G UMTS Band Band 1, Band 2, Band 4, Band 5, Band 8
3G UMTS Frequency 2100, 1900, 1700, 850, 900
4G LTE Band Band 1, Band 2, Band 3, Band 4, Band 5, Band 7, Band 8, Band 20, Band 28
4G LTE Frequency FDD 2100, FDD 1900 PCS, FDD 1800+, FDD 1700 - 2110 AWS, FDD 850, FDD 2600, FDD 900, FDD 800 DD, FDD 700 APT
Wireless Interface NFC, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0


Technology WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Mobile Broadband Generation 4G
Service Provider Not specified
Operating System Android 10
Navigation GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM Card Qty Dual-SIM
Payment Technology Android Pay
Input Device Multi-touch

Phone Features

Phone Functions Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, flight mode, voice dialing, vibrating alert
Sensors Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, digital compass
Additional Features Wet Touchscreen Operation, Glove Touchscreen Operation


Type MediaTek Helio A20
Processor Core Qty Quad-core


Internal Memory Capacity 32 GB
Supported Flash Memory Cards microSDHC, microSDXC - up to 128 GB

Front Camera

Sensor Resolution 5 Megapixel
Focus Adjustment Focus free

Rear Camera

Sensor Resolution 13 Megapixel
Lens Aperture F/2.0
Focus Adjustment Automatic
Light Source LED flash
Features Phase Detect Auto-Focus (PDAF)


Connector Type USB ¦ Headset jack - mini-phone 3.5mm


Technology Lithium Ion
Capacity 4200 mAh


Compliant Standards MIL-STD 810G, IP68, IP69
Included Accessories Power adapter

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 2 years

Environmental Parameters

Max Depth of Water Resistance 1.5 m
Max Height of Shock Resistance 1.8 m
Min Operating Temperature -25 °C
Max Operating Temperature 55 °C

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