Cat S61 Price, Specs, Features and Review.

Cat S61 is the successor of cat S60, a smartphone that can see through the wall. well, this successor is loaded with more advanced Features that is well packed targeting Blue collar workers.

Cat S61
Pulling this phone out from your pocket as a plumber, carpenter or electrician won’t be a bad idea, in fact, this ruggedized phone comes with features that can make your work easier.


The phone is built to be rugged, bold and thick, it can survive many drops and withstand whatever you throw at it. Let see some of the features on this rugged phone.

Key Features of Cat S61.

  • Display: 5.2 inches, 1080 x 1920 Pixels
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 2.2GHz octa-core with 4GB RAM
  • Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Memory: 64GB inbuilt storage with SDcard support
  • Camera: 16MP rear and 8MP front camera
  • Network: 4G LTE data
  • FLIR thermal camera
  • Laser-Assisted Distance Measurement Tool
  • Battery: 4500mAh

Design and Display.

The cat S61 comes in 5.2 inches with 1080 x 1920 Pixels resolution and a rough body that is covered with a Polycarbonate material to improve its durability.
On the front, the Cat S61 is branded with cat log at the top of the screen while below the screen is a physical button and the entire screen is protected with a corning gorilla glass 5 making it hard and tough to break or scratch.

Even with the rugged looks and harden body design, the Cat S61 is still a lightweight phone as it weighs 163g. This phone can survive drop up to 1.8m and it’s water resistant up to 3m for 60 minutes, including salt water, and can withstand all types of dust.


Cat S61

The Cat S61 has an upgrade thermal image camera that can read temperatures up to 400°C and it can live stream thermal video as well. It also has an indoor air sensor that alerts you to high levels of indoor air pollutants (VOCs) in your environment.

You can also record distant measurements up to 10 meters using the laser-assisted distance measurements tool. With the 16-megapixels on the back and 8-megapixels on the front, this phone will be great for a photographer as well.


Cat S61
Hardware and Software.

The Cat S61 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 clocking at 2.2GHz octa-core with 4GB of RAM to boost a solid performance with an inbuilt storage of 64GB. This phone is powered by Android 8.0 Oreo which will be upgraded to Android P very soon. The battery is 4500mAh and it promises to keep the phone on for 856 hours of standby time with fast charging technology.

Price of Cat S61.

The Cat S61 will cost $1000 in the United States. In Nigeria, the Cat S61 will sell at a price of about 300,000 Naira to 350,000 Naira.

General features of Cat S61


Here are the few Features and specs of Cat S61
Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
Internal memory: 64GB
External memory: Yes.
Processor: Octa-Core 4 x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 + 4 x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A53(Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630)
Dimension: 148.35 mm x 73.4 mm x 13 mm
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 508.
SIM Type: Dual Nano-SIM
weight: 163g.
Screen size: 5.2 inches FHD.
Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 Pixels.
Screen protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Screen Resolution Density: 424 ppi .
Display Type: IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen.
LED flash: Yes.
Rear: 16MP 1080p@30fps.
Front: 8MP.
Main camera features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Dual camera, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging
HDR, ISO settings, Manual focus, Optical Stabilization (OIS), Optical zoom, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance settings, Phase Detection
Thermal Imaging, Heat Palettes, Temperature Spot Meter, FLIR Thermal Camera
2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
4G LTE: Yes, 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz.
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi 802.11 n 5GHz, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct
wi-fi hotspot: Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v5.0 with A2DP(Advanced Audio Distribution Profile).
GPS: Yes.
Infrared Blaster: Yes.
Bluetooth tethering: Yes.
USB Tethering: Yes.
USB port: Yes, Type-C USB v2.0 with OTG, Host.
HSPA+: Yes.
GPRS: Yes.
EDGE: Yes.
4G LTE: Yes, 390 Mbps.
Music Player: WAV, MP4, AAC+, AC3, OGG, MKA, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, M4A, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+.
Video player: 3GP, M4V, H.264, MKV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265.
FM Radio: Yes.
Loudspeaker: Yes.
Ear Phone jack: Yes.
Instant Messaging: Yes.
SMS, MMS: Yes.
Push Email: Yes.
fingerprint: No.
Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: Yes.
Proximity Sensor: Yes.
Ambient Light: yes.
Barometer: Yes.
Humidity: Yes.
Gyroscope: Yes.
VOC Indoor Air Quality: Yes.
Face Unlock:
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes.
Voice Control: Yes.
Other features
Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS.
Map: Yes.
Water Resistant: Yes.
Dust Resistant: Yes
Pressure resistant: Yes.
Video Streaming: Yes.
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes.
Capacity: 4,500 mAh Li-Ion (Non-Removable).
Talk Time: up to 28 hours
Standby Time: Up to 856 Hours
Browsing Time: Up to 14 Hours
Music Play Time: Up to 80 Hours.
Charging Time: 2 Hours
fast charging: Yes

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