World’s First Rugged Android KitKat Smartphone Announced with New Additions

Cat-better known as Caterpillar on Tuesday announced a newer version of its ultra-rugged B15 Android smartphone that was released in 2013. The new device is named Cat B15Q, and is said to be the “first rugged smartphone available globally to support KitKat.”  That’s right, the Cat B15Q runs on Android KitKat and has an improved Quad-core Media Tek MT6577 processor clocked at 1.3Ghz.

world’s first rugged Android KitKat smartphone

The new Cat B15Q sports a 4-inch WVGA Capacitive Multi-touch display and thi includes Wet finger Tracking support, which means you can operate it even in rainy conditions. The new device weighs just 1790 grams and measures 125×69.5×14.95mm, with a rugged body that is waterproof to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes.

world’s first rugged Android KitKat smartphone
On the back the smartphone has a 5MP camera with LED flash. Other features include HSDPA, aGPS, Bluetooth 4.0, a VGA front-facing camera, “Waves audio,” dual noise-cancelling microphone, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2,000 mAh battery (for up to 16 hours of talk time).

world’s first rugged Android KitKat smartphone
The B15Q is shock proof and can operate at temperatures ranging from -13°F (55°C). As for the release date and pricing nothing has been revealed but it is rumoured to be launched globally very soon.

world’s first rugged Android KitKat smartphone

Source : Catphones