Cat S61

Specifications
Cat S61
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  • 5.2" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 16MP 2160p
  • 4GB RAM Snapdragon 630
  • 4500mAh Li-Ion
Released 2018, June 250g, 13mm thickness Android 8.0, up to Android 9.0 64GB storage, microSD slot
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - EU/ROW
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - EU/ROW
  LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 66(1700/2100) - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2018, February
Status Available. Released 2018, June
Body
Dimensions 163 x 78 x 13 mm (6.42 x 3.07 x 0.51 in)
Weight 250 g (8.82 oz)
Build Aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) - South Africa only
Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 3m for 1 hour)
Drop-to-concrete resistance from up to 1.8 m
MIL-STD-810G compliant
Display
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches, 74.5 cm2 (~58.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform
OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 508
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 16 MP, PDAF, FLIR thermal camera (Lepton module)
Features Thermal imaging, heat palettes, temp. spot meter, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, SBAS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, indoor air quality sensor
 Laser-assisted distance measurement tool
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 4500 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4)
Stand-by Up to 888 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 35 h (3G)
Misc
Colors Black
Price About 900 EUR

User opinions and reviews

  • Mani

Great phone, tough as a brick. The laser and the air quality meter are mostly useless gimmicks but the thermal camera is very nice if you're in a field of work that can make good use of it. The battery life is also very good. Could be better softwa...

Bought my CAT S61 2 months ago. At first: no problems. The last two weeks the battery-managementsystem went crazy. (battery 45%, battery full, please remove from charger/ Using CAT during two days, no battery-consumption, then, all in a sudden: bat...

  • Chris M

Same issues since update to Android 9. Poor network, microphone blocks voice when further than 9cm from your mouth. In hands-free mode it is better as the secondary microphone is switched off. It has to do with the elimination of surrounding noise...

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