Cat B15 Smartphone Overview
THE CAT B15 HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED. THE B15Q IS THE REPLACEMENT. CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON THE B15Q.
The Cat B15 Smartphone is not like other phones, it is tough. It is able to withstand harsh conditions which lesser phones can’t cope with. This is due to its strong and robust construction which benefits from an ingress protection rating of IP67. It is impervious to dust and can stay underwater at depths of up to 1 metre for a full 30 minutes. You also don’t need to worry about dropping it as it adheres to military standard 810G, making it shock and drop proof. All of this means it is a phone which you can take onto a building site and use in harsh environments without worry.
There has been no compromise in construction of the Cat B15. Its design incorporates a strong aluminium body surrounded by a toughened rubberised casing. The result is a robust phone which adheres to military standard 810g, being able to withstand shock, drops and excessive temperatures. It has been dropped tested up to 1.8 metres onto concrete without damage and can deal with a temperature range of -20° C to 55° C.
The ingress protection rating of IP67 means you can be sure the Cat B15 won’t be affected when you are in dusty environments. It is also able to withstand water depths of up to 1 metre for 30 minutes. So the occasional splash of water should cause no problems. This gives you the confidence to use it in any condition rain, or sunshine.
Of course all this protection would be nothing without a display which is able to withstand damage. CAT has incorporated corning gorilla glass into the construction of the B15 Smarphone. This protective layer prevents scratches and other damage occurring during daily use, when you are working hard. It is also possible to use the phone in the rain, as the screen has wet finger tracking. This means you can also use your phone and still have accurate interaction whatever the weather.
Being tough is not enough, the Cat B15 Smartphone also has to impress with its ability to get work done. To ensure you are able to work quickly and interact with the phone without any delays a powerful 1 GHz dual-core processor has been included. This works in partnership with the large 4 inch display for a great user experience. If the integrated 4GB of storage is not enough for your requirements, you can store photos, movies and other data on microSD card. The CAT B15 is able to use up to 32GB cards giving you plenty of extra space if you need it.
The inclusion of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ensures a fast and fluid experience due to it being a pure version without any manufacturer’s extras to get in the way. With this high specification and you will be able to take advantage of all the latest apps available on the Google Play store.
Even through there are lots of other great features available, including Wi-Fi, GPS and 3G Internet the CAT B15 doesn’t have poor battery life. This is due to it being powered by a large 2000 mAh battery so you have a very impressive talk time of up to 16 hours. There is also a standby time of up to 26 days for keeping you in contact with work colleagues and friends without having to keeping on charging the phone.
There are other useful features included with the CAT B15. They include the integrated 5 Megapixel camera means you can take amazing photos. It ensures you never missing a single moment thanks to its one button continuous shooting ability. The inclusion of Wi-Fi means you can take advantage of the numerous public access points available and also connect to your own private one at home. While Bluetooth gives you the ability to use wireless peripherals, including headphones, speakers and keyboards. Also there is an FM radio to keep you entertained and GPS for your navigation needs.
Reasons to buy CAT B15
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- Tough design with aluminium body
- IP67 ingress protection rating
- 1GHz dual core processor
- 4” capacitive multi-tough screen
- Wet finger tracking
What’s in the box of CAT B15?
- Cat B15 Tough Smartphone
- Battery (2000mAh)
- Mains Charger
- USB Data/Charge Cable
- Stereo Headset
- Spare Port Covers
- Quick Start Guide
|SIM Free & Unlocked||Yes|
|Version||4.1 Jelly Bean|
|Speed||1Ghz Dual Core|
|Make/Model||Media Tek, MT6577|
|Capacity (Up to)||Up to 32GB|
|Resolution||480 x 800 (WVGA)|
|Other||Gorilla Glass & Wet Finger Tracking|
|Speed||Maximum downlink 7. 2 Mbps & uplink 5.76 Mbps|
|Audio||3.5mm audio jack|
|Built-in Software||Google Maps|
|Other||One-press continuous shooting|
|Front Facing Camera||Yes|
|Formats||WAV, MP3, MP2, AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, Vorbis, APE|
|Recording||AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC|
|Formats||H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8|
|Near Field Communication|
|GSM||Up to 16 hours|
|GSM||Up to 26 days (single sim) Up to 19 days (dual sim)|
|Dimensions||125 x 69.5 x 14.95 mm|
|Software||browser, chrome, youtube, google search, google maps, google , google now, google play, google calendar|
|Other||IP67 Rating (Impervious to dust & waterproof up to 1 metre for 30 mins), shockproof and operating temperature -20C to 55C.|
The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link: http://www.clove.co.uk/international-customers.aspx
Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?
Yes, this phone is SIM Free and unlocked and can be used with networks around the world. Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.
Is this phone brand new?
Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.
Is there any network/operator branding?
No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.
Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?
Yes. It can take microSD cards up to a size of 32GB.
What SIM card does this phone use?
This phone takes a standard SIM card
Does this phone have a removable battery?