Cat S42 1 1
Cat S42 1 1

The Cat S42 is a portable rugged smartphone that comes with IP68 certified and also has a large battery capacity. This portable device is available in Black color only and it also has some great features on the hood.

Design And Display

On the body, the Cat S42 packs a premium rubber back and front glass. The rugged-looking panel is housing the camera and an LED flash. The phone is both dust and water-resistant. It measures 161.4 x 77.3 x 12.7 mm in dimensions and weighs 220 grams.

On the front, the Cat S42 features thick bezels both on the top and bottom of the screen. The bezels offer a screen size of 5.5 inches under the IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It has a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, an 18:9 ratio, and 294 PPI density. The device has a 2.5D curved glass and display protection of glass 3.

Cat S42
Cat S42

Cameras Features

On the camera department, the handset has a 13 MP main primary shooter that features Digital zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection, White balance settings, and ISO settings. It can also record 1080p@30fps videos and its paired with an LED flash. The front camera is 5 MP with Face ID and 720p@30fps video shooting.

Hardware And Software

The Cat S42 has a Mediatek MT6761D Helio A20 chipset which is found only on midrange phones and the chip has a quad-core processor clocking at a speed of 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53. It has a PowerVR GE8320 GPU graphic card and runs on an Android 10 operating system. Buyers will also be getting an update to Andriod 11.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The internal storage on the phone is 32GB with 3GB RAM and you can further expand the storage using a micro SDcard up to 128GB. As for the sensors, the device features Accelerometer, proximity, and compass.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Cat S42 has a non-removable battery of 4200 mAh and the battery will last for many days when fully charged. It also has a 4G LTE network for internet connection. Other features on the Cat S42 are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, NFC, GPS, FM radio, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, and Micro USB 2.0, USB OTG.

Cat S42 Full Specifications

Model NameCat S42
Announced2020, September
Market AvailabilityAvailable


Network TypeGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkYes
5G NetworkNo
Network SpeedHSPA, LTE-A
Network GPRSYes
Network EDGEYes
SIM TypeDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body BuildFront glass, premium rubber back
Body Dimensions161.4 x 77.3 x 12.7 mm
Body Weight220 g
Body ColorsBlack


Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size5.5 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio
Display MultitouchYes
Display Pixel Density294 ppi density
Display Screen ProtectionYes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera13 MP
Secondary Camera5 megapixel
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Camera FlashYes


Operating SystemAndroid
OS Version10.0
User InterfaceYes


ChipsetMediatek MT6761D Helio A20 (12 nm)
CPUQuad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor (GPU)PowerVR GE8320
System Internal Memory3GB RAM
Internal Storage32 GB
Storage Card SlotYes
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, compass


Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi HotspotYes
BluetoothYes, 5.0, A2DP
USB TypeType – C
GPSYes, with A-GPS


Battery TypeLi-Po Battery
Battery Capacity4200 mAh battery
Battery PlacementNonremovable
Fast ChargingNo
Wireless ChargingNo
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM Radion/a
Alert TypesVibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes

Other Features

MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
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Cat S42 Price And Availability

The Cat S42 will sell at a price of $201 and will ships in Black color only.

Where To Buy Cat S42

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