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Caterpillar Cat S30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 286 reviews of Caterpillar Cat S30. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and performance are generally positive. The durability and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the screen and camera get critical opinions.

size, usability, durability, performance, battery

camera, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Caterpillar Cat S30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Caterpillar Cat S30 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviews about the portability and battery are on the whole positive.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: CATERPILLAR S30 Rugged Dual SIM UK SIM-Free Smartphone - BlackCATERPILLAR S30 Rugged Dual SIM UK SIM-Free Smartphone - Black

Mar, 2018

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CAT S30 Dual Sim



Can't lock volume

Dec, 2017

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CAT S30 Dual Sim



Side control buttons too prominent.

Nov, 2017

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Great to have a tough smartphone


Having three mainstream phones fail to stand up to my lifestyle, the time has come to try a phone designed for a tough environment. So far the CAT S30 has all the Android features in a package built to take the knocks and drops of life's adventures....

Nov, 2017

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CAT S30 Dual Sim


The screen is already scratched after a week I think it needs a screen protector put on from day 1

Nov, 2017

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great phone very sturdy and strong


great phone best i ever had.

Nov, 2017

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CAT S30 Dual Sim


Easy to use

Nov, 2017

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CAT S30 Dual Sim


The rugged design,

Not compatible for fast charging,

Nov, 2017

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CAT S30 Dual Sim


Rugged Great value

Can't get a phono jack in the headphone port

Oct, 2017

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CAT S30 Dual Sim


Tough phone and easy to use

Sep, 2017

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CAT S30 Dual Sim


Strong casing and easy to handle yet still compact. Easy to navigate and good sound quality, call performance and internet access. Great value. Good weatherproof charging points etc.

Nothing big: Volume controls easy to disturb and not lockable. No charging status light. Not sure how to use yellow button yet.

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:3000
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Call management

Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:60
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@60fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Self-timer:Y / Yes
Video recording:Y / Yes
Zoom capability:Y / Yes


Colour of product:Grey
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP68
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant


Display diagonal:11.4
Display Resolution:480 x 854
Display Type:TN
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes


Internal RAM:1


Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


Audio formats supported:AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, WAV, AAC+, OGG, MIDI, FLAC, MP3
Video compression formats:VP8, H.263, H.264
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG4, VP8, VP9
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y / Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):900,1900,850,1800
2G standards:EDGE, GSM, GPRS
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:900,850,2100
3G standards:HSPA, HSPA+, WCDMA, UMTS
4G:Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Operational conditions

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

Packaging Content

Quick start guide:Y / Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode:Y / Yes
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Notes, Calendar, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Widgets, Menu
Proximity sensor: Yes
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.1
Processor Model:MSM8909


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1 / 1024
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:64
RAM capacity:1
USB mass storage:Y / Yes

Technical Details

Google applications:Gmail, Google Play, YouTube


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.32 / 13.2
Height :18.1 / 181
Width:7.27 / 72.7
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