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CAT S53

Specifications

CAT S53
CAT S53 (S Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G 8 x 1.8 - 2 GHz, Cortex-A76 / 55
Graphics adapter
Memory
6 GB 
Display
6.50 inch 20:9, 1600 x 720 pixel 270 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, Gorilla Glass 6, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
, 115 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD up to 128 GB, shared, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.1, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B6/​B8/​B19), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B12/​B13/​B17/​B18/​B19/​B20/​B25/​B26/​B28/​B34/​B38/​B39/​B40/​B41/​B66), 5G (n1/​n2/​n3/​n5/​n7/​n8/​n28/​n41/​n66/​n77/​n78), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16 x 171 x 81 ( = 0.63 x 6.73 x 3.19 in)
Battery
5500 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 18W (Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0), 10W (Qi Wireless charging)
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 11
Camera
Primary Camera: 48 MPix f/​1.79, phase comparison-AF (All-pixel AF), dual LED-flash, Videos @1080p/​30fps (Camera 1); 2.0MP, macro lens (Camera 2)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker on the back, USB cable, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty, FM radio, IP68/​IP69K-certified, MIL-STD-810H-certified, torch (up to 120 Lumen), fanless, ruggedized, waterproof
Weight
320 g ( = 11.29 oz / 0.71 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
550 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 81.26% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 67%, features: 74%, display: 81% mobility: 92%, workmanship: 92%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the CAT S53

78.3% CAT S53 review - Rugged, waterproof phone with 5G | Notebookcheck
Massive, robust, stable - that's how the CAT S53 looks at first glance. The phone with 5G and 2 LED lights not only provides a bright working environment but is also resistant to water, dust, and drops. In the test, we take a look at the phone's suitability for everyday use.
80% Robustes Outdoor-Handy mit 5G und langer Akkulaufzeit
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
84% Cat S53: Wie schlägt sich das Outdoor-Smartphone im Test?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 84%
90% Robustes Outdoor-Handy mit extremer Akkulaufzeit
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/07/2022
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 91% features: 97% display: 97% mobility: 97%
Prueba Cat S53, un todoterreno con 5G
Source: Zona Movilidad Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Very long battery life; attractive price. Negative: Poor cameras; relatively heavy; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/20/2022
74% Cat S53
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/18/2022
Rating: Total score: 74%
CAT S53 - mint a macska fenn a fán
Source: MobilArena HU HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/25/2022
Rating: price: 50% display: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 619: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 750G) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. The performance is a lot better than the old Adreno 612.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


SD 480: Lower mainstream octa-core with two big ARM Cortex-A76 cores at up to 2 GHz and six small ARM Cortex-A55 SoC cores clocked at up to 1.8 GHz. Furthermore, integrates and the Adreno 619 GPU, a LPDDR4x-2133 memory controller as well as an X51 5G modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.50":

It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

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


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).


81.26%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2022-09-15)