Caterpillar Industrial, or, Cat. for short is not only known for making harvesters, tractors, forklifts, and other heavy equipment, it also ventured into making smartphones back in 2013 when it debuted the rugged Cat B15 phone. The company has been doing pretty well in that market and has now expanded its line of products with the announcement of the Cat S41, Cat S31 smartphones, and Cat T20 tablet.
The Cat T20 is the first ever tablet in its portfolio, and much like its smartphones lineup, the device is virtually a thick, heavy chunk of polycarbonate and textured rubber with reinforced sides.
The Cat T20 offers a lesser degree of protection and unlike the recently announced Cat S41 and S31 phones, the new Tablet is IP67 certified, can operate in extremely low and high temperature, it is dust, water, vibration, drop proof and shatterproof from a height of 1.8 meters. The device can likewise endure water up to a depth of 1m for 30 minutes. The manufacturer recommends you constantly utilize the factory fitted screen protector if you must get the best of protection.
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As for specs, the device flaunts an 8″ 1,280 x 800p IPS LCD display with Corning glass protection and powered by an Intel Atom Z8350 processor with a clock speed of 1.44GHz, coupled with 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
The tablet is lighted by a 7500mAh battery boots Windows 10 OS out of the box. Other specs include a 5MP rear camera, 2MP front-facing camera, dual-band Wi-Fi, mini-HDMI video port, USB 3.0 port, LTE, Bluetooth, as well as GPS.
The Cat T20 is about 100 euros pricier than the galaxy tab active 2 from Samsung.The Cat T20 is priced at 599 euros and available for purchase through catphones.com.