A Cat phone is a ruggedised phone designed, manufactured and sold by Bullitt Group under the license of Caterpillar Inc. The range includes smartphones running on the Android operating system, standard feature phones and accessories. The first phone, the Cat B25, was announced and released in 2013.
This license was granted by Caterpillar Inc. in 2012. The rugged range of phones is reported to be resistant to drops, dust, shocks, extreme temperatures and water, as well as being waterproof. The latest Cat phone - the thermal imaging integrated Cat S60 - is rated as waterproof to 5 meters depth for up to 1 hour.