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Super tough Cat B100 featurephone goes official


The development of mud and water-proof phones continues with the most recent announcement of Cat B100 in advance of the Shopper Electronics Express in Las Vegas.

Similar to earlier B15 model, the Cat B100 is also designed to withstand a 1.8 meter drop in up to one meter of water for 30 minutes. The phone also has the ability to work in temperatures ranging from -25C to 55C.

Official images

Cat’s newest rugged addition comes with a 2.2-inch display with QVGA resolution. The featured phone is powered by a MediaTek 6276W processor, which supports 3G networks. There is also a 3 megapixel rear camera and you get get 128MB or 64MB of internal memory that can be expanded via the microSD card.

Images that illustrates the ruggedness of the phone

B100 is IP67 certified and packs a 1,150mAh battery that should last for about 10 hours on talk time. The device measures 123 x 56 x 17.5mm and weighs about 136grams.

Cat B100 will go on sale in the European market, starting from today and the rugged device will be available in other markets later this quarter.