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Cat has a brand new rugged phone with lasers and other super powers, and it costs $1,000

7 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

With a brutal, rugged and unmistakeable look, the new Cat S61 rugged phone means serious business and might just be the perfect phone for adventurers and blue-collar workers.
From the first sight you know that this phone is tough: it is constructed with an aluminum-reinforced frame and meets military-grade standards such as Spec 810G rating. And it's also IP68 dust and water resistant, and can survive 1.8-meter drops on concrete.
It will survive a drop test and has some truly unique superpowers
But this phone not just about its super-tough ...
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Cat's Rugged S61 Improves Thermal Camera

Cat's Rugged S61 Improves Thermal Camera

7 monthes ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Cat Phones today unveiled the S61, an update to the S60. The S61 is a fully rugged Android smartphone that is waterproof, dirtproof, and able to handle temperature extremes, drops, vibration, and salt water. The S61 provides a major upgrade to the FLIR Lepton thermal imaging camera, which now offers higher resolution imagery and a wider range of readable temperatures. Owners can even livestream thermal video to Facebook if they wish. A new indoor air quality sensor alerts people to high levels of indoor air pollutants, such as paints or solvents, and will sound an alarm of levels become...
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LG reveals budget K8 and K10 smartphones

LG reveals budget K8 and K10 smartphones

7 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

LG has officially unveiled the K8 and K10, two new smartphones from the company that will make an appearance at Mobile World Congress. According to LG, the two phones sport advance camera features such as high-speed autofocus and noise reduction for better low-light photos. The K10 uses a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with bokeh capabilities. The rear-facing fingerprint sensor also triggers the device's quick shutter, allowing users to snap photos quickly. Meanwhile, the K8 features a rear-facing 8-megapixel camera and a 5-megapixel selfie shooter. In addition...
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Cat S61 smartphone is the closest you can get to a tricorder

Cat S61 smartphone is the closest you can get to a tricorder

7 monthes ago   |   By Liliputing

A few years after launching the first smartphone with a built-in thermal camera that could measure temperatures, Cat Phones is back with a new model sporting a better thermal camera, updated specs, and a bunch of new features. In addition to a FLIP thermal camera, the Cat S61 has a laser-assistant distance measuring system and a...
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Cat S61 Android packs heat-vision, lasers, & MIL-SPEC toughness

Cat S61 Android packs heat-vision, lasers, & MIL-SPEC toughness

7 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

An Android that can see in the dark and has a built-in laser sounds like something from a Terminator movie, but it's actually Caterpillar's new Cat S61 smartphone. Upgraded the trade-friendly Android handset with a higher-performance thermal camera and better internal specs, the new Cat S61 also promises to oust some hardware from your toolbox. It should definitely be tough....
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CAT S61 unveiled with better thermal camera and new tools

CAT S61 unveiled with better thermal camera and new tools

7 monthes ago   |   By GSMArena

CAT unveiled its second-generation phone with a thermal camera - the CAT S61. Actually, the company refers to it as a "tool" rather than a phone and that should tell you something.
It features an upgraded FLIR thermal imaging camera with an expanded temperature range from -20°C to 400°C and higher resolution too - from VGA up to HD. The updated MyFlir app lets you livestream thermal video or get help from the community.
There's more - the phone now features a laser-assisted distance measurement tool. You can measure point-to-point distance up to 10m and calculate...
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