According to the reports: Cat® phones announced the launch of its new flagship product, the Cat S60; the world’s first smartphone with an integrated thermal camera, and the world’s most waterproof smartphone. The device will be unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, in Barcelona and will be available later this year.
The Cat S60 includes an embedded thermal camera from FLIR, the global leader in thermal imaging technology, allowing Cat phone users to be the first in the world to use their smartphones for a multitude of use. It can pick up heat and measure surface temperatures from a distance of up to 50 to 100 feet, and see through obscurants such as smoke, enabling a huge range of uses.
The Cat S60 is also waterproof to depths of up to 5 meters for one hour, allowing it to be used as an underwater camera, pushing the boundaries of mobile technology, and how and where it’s used.
The Cat S60 is also an extremely tough and robust, world class rugged smartphone. It exceeds military spec, is built to withstand drops onto concrete from up to 1.8 meters, and it’s dustproof as well as waterproof. Its versatile, super-bright display can be viewed in bright sunlight, and the touchscreen can be controlled with wet fingers or while wearing gloves. It is also protected by the latest Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4.
Cat S60 key features: Strengthened Die Cast Frame, Drop proof to 1.8m, MIL Spec 810G, Super bright display (typical 540 nits), Gorilla Glass 4, 4.7” HD capacitive multi-touch with auto wet finger & glove support, Optimized battery performance (3800mAh), High quality audio experience (>105dB), Underwater 13MP main camera with dual flash, 5MP front-facing camera, 4G LTE, Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor, 32GB ROM, 3GB RAM, Android™ Marshmallow, Dedicated FLIR thermal camera app with MSX technology; still image, panorama, and video capture; changeable heat palettes; temperature spot meter; and min, max, and average temperature data.
The Cat S60 is priced at $599, which translates to about Rs. 41,000.