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Cat S50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 reviews of Cat S50. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the durability and reliability. The performance and usability also get good reviews. The sound and camera get mixed opinions.

size, usability, performance, reliability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Cat S50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of Cat S50 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The design and performance also get good feedback. The battery and sound get critical comments, and views are divided on the price.

durability, performance, design, reliability, size

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73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Cat S50 8GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Military Grade + IP67 Quad-Core Smartphone - BlackCat S50 8GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Military Grade + IP67 Quad-Core Smartphone - Black

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (

CAT S50 is a rugged smartphone built for extreme sports fans (hands-on)


CAT's new S50 is a 4.7-inch Android phone that's waterproof, shockproof and dustproof, making it ready for a life at the mercy of extreme sports fans.

Consumer review (

CAT S50 Black 8GB Unlocked & SIM Free


quite solid casing ; waterproof ; looks heavy but it isn't

poor camera, poor resolution

Jan, 2015

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CAT S50 Black 8GB Unlocked & SIM Free

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (

CAT S50 Black 8GB Unlocked & SIM Free


Good clear screen in normal light good operating system fairly quick

Not the brightest in sun light not the best camera but very usable

Jan, 2015

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CAT S50 Black 8GB Unlocked & SIM Free

Nov, 2014

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2630
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (3G):792
Talk time (3G):16

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call blocking: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Front camera type:Single camera
Main camera resolution (numeric):8
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p


Body SAR (EU):0.417
Head SAR (EU):0.4


Colour of product:Black, grey / Green / Grey
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Protection features:Dust resistant, Scratch resistant, Water resistant / Dust resistant, Shock resistant, Water resistant


Display diagonal:11.9
Display Resolution:720 x 1280
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Internal RAM:2


E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8


Electronic compass: Yes
GPS (satellite): No


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+ / HSPA, HSPA+, UMTS, WCDMA
4G: Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-25 - 55

Packaging Content

Battery pack: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.2
Processor Model:MSM 8926


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:2048
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:64
RAM capacity:2


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour : Yes
Dust-resistant: Yes
Waterproof: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.27 / 18.5
Height :14.4