The Caterpillar Inc unveiled the Cat S60, as the world’s first Thermal Imaging camera featured smartphone – at last week’s Mobile World Congress (MWC). The phone comes equipped with the FLIR’s thermal imaging technology. FLIR systems, the company is best known for its best thermal imaging camera, night vision camera and infrared camera systems.

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The build quality of the smartphone is also good, especially when you talk about waterproof and resistant quality, It can sustain itself for up to one hour under water of 5 meters (16 feet) deep, which also means that the Cat S60 is the most powerful waterproof smartphone. Other impressive features include an extremely tough, rugged Strengthened Die Cast Frame, and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protected display. The phone is also drop proof to 1.8 meters (5.9 feet).

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FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems. Our products improve the way people interact with the world around them, enhance public safety and well-being, increase energy efficiency, and enable healthy and entertained communities.

Cat S60

Cat S60 Key Features

Cat S60 Connectivity

In terms of connectivity options, the Cat S60 comes with a single micro SIM slot with 4G LTE connectivity support. This phone also has Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, Radio and microUSB v2.0 connectivity options.

Cat S60 Display

Let’s talk about the display, the CAT S60 sports a 4.7-inch 720p capacitive multi touch display giving it a pixel density of 312ppi, and comes with auto wet finger and glove support, and also has a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 4.


The rear of the S60 has two different Cameras, the first one is FLIR-made thermal camera for the heat views, and the second one is an underwater 13-Megapixel rear camera with dual LED Flash for the photography. It can record Full HD videos at 30fps. The thermal imaging camera also has heat palettes, temp spot meter and other common camera feature. While the front has a 5-Megapixel camera. The Cat S60 packs an optimized 3800mAh battery.

Cat S60 Storage and Processor

The phone runs on 1.5GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 processor with Adreno 405 GPU, 3GB of RAM and Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The storage capacity is 32GB and there’s no word on expansion option.