Rugged CAT Phones B15Q, B100 And S50 Now Available In US
Home Depot is now selling the Rugged CAT phones B15Q and S50 smartphones. Previously only available in Europe, CAT phones are tough and rugged devices built to withstand just about anything.
B15Q can take water, dust, drops, and extreme temperatures. The B15Q features a 4-inch scratch resistant display with Corning Gorilla Glass, Android KitKat, a 5MP camera with LED flash, 3G, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi, GPS, 16 hours of promised talk time, and a media player. It has a faster processor (quad-core on B15Q vs dual-core on B100) with RAM (512MB on B15Q vs 1GB on B100).
Unlocked and ready for your AT&T or T-Mobile SIM card, the 3G handset retails for $349; a dual-SIM variant runs $359. You can pick up the B100 for $149.99 while the B15Q will cost $349.99 for the single-SIM and 359.99 for the dual-SIM. Looking ahead, CAT also will launch its S50 in November. Slightly larger at 4.7 inches, other specs include an 8MP rear camera and 4G LTE support.