Berlin, Germany – 3rd September 2015: Cat® phones today announced the rugged Cat® S30 smartphone – an affordable rugged phone offering tough credentials in an easy grip, non-slip design.

The smartphone, described as being “made rugged”, is the result of extensive research amongst professional tradesmen and existing Cat phones users, 69% of whom cite their work environment as an influence on their decision to purchase a rugged phone.*

To address this need the Cat S30 has been built with tough professions in mind and builds on Caterpillar’s heritage of durable, quality products. Boasting superior rugged credentials throughout its design, the S30 includes anything from an easy-grip casing and shear strength material to IP68 and Mil SPEC 810G certification. The waterproof tough phone also boasts long battery life and glove-on working technology and comes with the latest version of Android™ (Lollipop).

“With more companies going mobile, it’s becoming essential for smartphones to meet the demands of a full working day and the S30, caters for anyone working in challenging environments.” ,says Oliver Schulte, CEO of Bullitt Mobile. “As one of the new generation of Cat phones, it also bridges the gap between feature and smartphones thanks to the inclusion of physical navigation buttons alongside the 4.5” touchscreen at an affordable price. “

Key features of the Cat S30 include:

Large Capacity Battery

Drop Proof to 1.8 Meters

Water, Dust and Shock Proof

Glove-On Working Technology

Wet-Finger Tracking Technology

Oil & Grease Resistant, Shear Strength Material

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 Screen

Retailing at 329 EUROS, the S30 will be available from September, more information available at


* Cat Rugged Phones User Survey, June 2015