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CAT S42 32GB Black
CAT S42 32GB Black

Perfect for all conditions, the CAT S42 is built to withstand plenty. A high capacity battery, glove on technology and the incredible IP rating make this the perfect work phone.

Key Features:
  • Can be submerged and scrubbed with hot water and soap
  • High quality audio for loud work places
  • Drop-proof, dust and shockproof
  • High capacity battery
CAT S42 32GB Black Front
CAT S42 32GB Black Back
CAT S42 32GB Black Side
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CAT S42 32GB Black

CAT has been producing handsets for quite some time now. Their handsets are all incredibly hardy and can withstand huge amounts of force. They’re perfect for anyone who has a job where their phone could get damaged incredibly easily or even just someone who wants something a little more protective. No matter who purchases this device, you’re going to get the very best price right here.

CAT S42 Design & Display

The CAT S42 has a super bright 5.56 inch HD IPS LCD display. There’s nothing you can’t do on this phone! The ultra-bright mode makes sure that you’re able to see everything on screen, even if it’s extremely sunny outside. This is made from Corning Gorilla Glass 5 to give you that extra protection. Gorilla Glass protects your phone against nasty scratches and even cracks! With wet finger, glove on technology, you’ll be able to use the S42 quickly, without fussing around.

Hardy, solid edges huge this phone to offer more protection that ever before. The back of this device is made from hard-wearing, non-slip rubberised TPU for a higher grip. Whether you’ve got wet hands or their covered in oil, you can worry less about dropping your phone. The edges of the phone even have a bumper like design to protect not only the outside of the phone, but also everything inside.

CAT S42 Camera

In the top notch of the CAT S42, you can find a 5MP selfie camera. This is going to produce clear images throughout the day. On the back of the phone, you can find a 13MP rear camera. Whilst this isn’t the largest camera system available, it’s a pretty good one. Every single photograph you take will be able to hold tons of detail and colour with just the press of a shutter. This camera system does include a LED flash for those moments when it’s a little too dark. This will flash once the shutter is pressed to lighten up the subject of your photo in a quick second.

CAT S42 Audio

This handset actually has incredibly high quality audio. Whilst you’re at work, you don’t want to struggle to hear the audio on your phone. With louder audio than ever before, you’re not going to have to strain to listen. The built in loudspeaker can turn up to much higher volumes than the average smartphone. The 3.5mm headphone jack will also offer extremely high quality audio. You’ll be able to use any regular wired headphones with the CAT S42. The headphone jack is even waterproof so you don’t have to worry about damaging the phone when it gets wet.

CAT S42 Features & Performance

The CAT S42 does have IP68 rating, as well as Mil Spec 810H. You’ll be able to use this phone in up to 1.5 metres of water for 35 minutes. It’s also completely resistant to small particles, such as dust. This is a must feature for a work phone, such as the S42. Thanks to the Mil Spec 810H, the CAT S42 can withstand heats between -30°C up to 75°C for 35 minutes. This makes it so easy to keep clean and wash off when you get home from work. For that extra peace of mind, the phone has also been drop tested to 1.8m, even falling on to steel. 

There’s a 4200mAh non removable battery keeping this device powered. That means that you’re going to be able to use the CAT S42 for hours on end without the worry of a dead battery. This is a high capacity battery so your work day won’t be interrupted with the need to charge the phone.

When you purchase this device, you will get 32GB of internal memory. This is the only option available however, it’s more than enough for a work phone. If you do find that you need a bit of extra space, you can add up to 128GB of expandable storage using a microSD card. 

CAT S42 Deals

Our CAT S42 deals are proof that good quality tech doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Get the best technology that suits your lifestyle for an affordable price. We’ve got outstanding deals across the best networks in the UK. That way, you can choose the perfect price and package for what you need. With thousands of cash back deals available, we’ll even pay you money back for paying your phone bill. This can massively reduce your overall contract cost, making it even more affordable that it already is.

Don’t hesitate to contact us on 0333 900 1133 with any questions you have surrounding the CAT S42, any other handsets on our site or just for help finding your perfect deal. With a UK based call centre filled with highly trained agents, you’ll get the service you deserve. 


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up to 99hrs
Screen Size
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Release date
January 2020
Form factor
Dimensions (mm)
161.3 x 77.2 x 12.7mm
Weight (g)
SIM Type
Operating system
OS Version
Android 10
App store
Play store
SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM


Mediatek Helio A20 Quad Core 1.8GHz
Processor make
Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Internal memory
Expandable storage
MicroSD™ card up to 128GB
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5GHz)
5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS, AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou (variant dependant), Galileo
: Yes (Android Pay™)
FM radio
USB 2.0 / Micro USB(waterproof), USB-OTG
E-compass, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer


Screen size (inches)
5.5 inches
1440 x 720
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5


Front (megapixels)
Rear (megapixels)
13 MP
13MP sensor, f/2.0, PDAF
LED flash


Capacity (mAh)


Headphone connection

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