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CAT S52

Specifications

CAT S52
CAT S52 (S Series)
Processor
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 8 x 2.3 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.65 inch 18:9, 1440 x 720 pixel 285 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 52 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSD up to 128 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, USB C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B28/​B38), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.7 x 158.1 x 76.6 ( = 0.38 x 6.22 x 3.02 in)
Battery
3100 mAh Lithium-Ion
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix f/1.8, 1/2.55", 1.4µm, phase detection AF (dual pixel), dual-LED flash, videos @1080p/​30fps
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker on the bottom edge, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, 24 Months Warranty, IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G certified, notification LED (front/​multicolor), fanless, ruggedized, waterproof
Weight
210 g ( = 7.41 oz / 0.46 pounds), Power Supply: 75 g ( = 2.65 oz / 0.17 pounds)
Price
499 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 73.43% - average
Average of 12 scores (from 18 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 28%, features: 58%, display: 74% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the CAT S52

77.2% CAT S52 smartphone review – A fancy outdoor device | Notebookcheck
The CAT S52 has slimmed down considerably so that it no longer passes for a chubby outdoor phone but more for a fancy smartphone with special skills. However, only a small battery fits into the well-protected case. In the review, we look at how this affects the suitability for everyday use.
70% Cat S52 rugged smartphone review
Source: Techradar English
With an eye beyond just the building site, the Cat S52 is a good-looking device that’s equally aimed at butter-fingered mainstream users as much as those who work in extreme conditions. It’s easily the most aesthetically pleasing work phone out there, and there are no major corners cut when it comes to durability. However, its middling performance and dated screen will make it a hard sell for regular users at this price point.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
The Cat S52 Smartphone Review
Source: Tech Girl English
The sceptic in me wondered if it was really as good as they said it was, and so, I decided to have a little bit of fun. This is a review of the CAT S52 Smartphone, but it is, hopefully, like no review you’ve seen before. The idea was to have fun while also giving the phone a really hard time.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/11/2020
Device review: Cat S52
Source: What Hi-Fi English
The S52 largely does what it sets out to do. As a mid-range device, you’d definitely find it lacking were it not for its rugged specs, which manage to successfully merge mainstream design with beefy defence-against-the-element capabilities. It especially proved its worth when it survived 10 minutes in a jug without being made fully watertight, and came away with some temporary camera damage.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/25/2020
Rating: price: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Review + Vlog: Cat S52 – robuuste smartphone kan tegen een stootje
Source: [link]
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Cat S52 Hart aber ideenlos
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2020
CAT S52 Schlank und trotzdem robust
Source: Android User German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/16/2020
90% Outdoor-Smartphone CAT S52
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/14/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
Runterfall-Smart­phones in schick oder günstig
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2019
Das Cat S52 wirst du nur kaum zerstören können
Source: Heute German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/17/2019
74% CAT S52, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 74% features: 70% display: 60% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60%
72% CAT S52
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/18/2020
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 70%
90% Review: CAT S52, slanke robuuste Android smartphone
Source: GadgetGear.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
60% Cat S52 review: rugged-telefoon bewijst: wie niet snel is, moet sterk zijn
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 60%
Cat S52 Review
Source: Tech Testers Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Premium design; great built quality; powerful hardware; high performance; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/24/2019
80% CAT S52 – smukły kotek, który upada na cztery łapy (recenzja)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
50% CAT S52
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 50%
68% Test: Cat S52 - Lite smidigare tålig
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 68%
70% Cat S52 – stöttålig mobil i slimmat format
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Imagination PowerVR GE8320: Integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Helio P35 MT6765: ARM based octa core SoC (8x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 2.3 GHz. The chip also includes a Cat.7 LTE modem (300 Mbps download).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


5.65":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.21 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


CAT:

CAT, which can be easier found under CAT Phones in the web, gets seldom reviewed, does hardly have any market shares and achieves average ratings (as of 2016).


73.43%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-12- 1)