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The essential work phone The Cat S42 is a remarkable workhorse.

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The Cat® S42

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.

Deliberately designed, utterly dependable. We designed the Cat S42 for reliability in extreme situations, it's not just tough on the outside, it's sleek and sopfiscticated on the inside too.

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.

Feature Highlights

- Hygienic - Can be repeatedly submerged and scrubbed with hot water and soap

- IP68 and Mil Spec 810H - Drop-proof, dust and shockproof – our smartphones are made of the strongest stuff, both inside and out.

- Touchscreen works in the wet, or even if you’re wearing gloves, so you can use it whatever the weather

- Loud, high-quality audio - a lifesaver for working in noisy environments

- Extended battery life - up to two days general use (4200mAh)

- Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 touchscreen - scratch-resistant and ultra-bright for reading even in direct sunlight

In the Box

- Quick Start Guide

- Warranty Card

- Charger with USB cable

- Headphones (SKU dependant)

#beunstoppable

CAT S42. Display diagonal: 14 cm (5.5"), Display resolution: 1440 x 720 pixels, Display type: IPS. Processor family: MediaTek, Processor model: Helio A20. RAM capacity: 3 GB, Internal storage capacity: 32 GB. Rear camera resolution (numeric): 13 MP, Rear camera type: Single camera. SIM card capability: Dual SIM. Operating system installed: Android 10.0. Battery capacity: 4200 mAh. Product colour: Black. Weight: 220 g

£189.97

The Cat® S42

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.

Deliberately designed, utterly dependable. We designed the Cat S42 for reliability in extreme situations, it's not just tough on the outside, it's sleek and sopfiscticated on the inside too.

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.

Feature Highlights

- Hygienic - Can be repeatedly submerged and scrubbed with hot water and soap

- IP68 and Mil Spec 810H - Drop-proof, dust and shockproof – our smartphones are made of the strongest stuff, both inside and out.

- Touchscreen works in the wet, or even if you’re wearing gloves, so you can use it whatever the weather

- Loud, high-quality audio - a lifesaver for working in noisy environments

- Extended battery life - up to two days general use (4200mAh)

- Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 touchscreen - scratch-resistant and ultra-bright for reading even in direct sunlight

In the Box

- Quick Start Guide

- Warranty Card

- Charger with USB cable

- Headphones (SKU dependant)

#beunstoppable

CAT S42. Display diagonal: 14 cm (5.5"), Display resolution: 1440 x 720 pixels, Display type: IPS. Processor family: MediaTek, Processor model: Helio A20. RAM capacity: 3 GB, Internal storage capacity: 32 GB. Rear camera resolution (numeric): 13 MP, Rear camera type: Single camera. SIM card capability: Dual SIM. Operating system installed: Android 10.0. Battery capacity: 4200 mAh. Product colour: Black. Weight: 220 g