Caterpillar CAT S53

Internal ref: CATS53 // Manufacturer part #: CS53-DAB-ROE-NN

Bluetooth 5G smartphone, resistant with IP69K, 48 MP camera, Wifi, NSA and NFC

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Caterpillar CAT S53

Elegant, ultra-resistant smartphone that is resistant to all kinds of adversity

The new model of the Caterpillar brand, the CAT S53, arrives on the market. It is the first 5G smartphone from this company, it is the successor to the Caterpillar S52, which was 4G. With its IP69K (resistance to dust and water immersion) and military standard Mil-Spec 810H (resistance to drops of up to 2 meters) certifications, the robustness of your smartphone is assured. 

Finally, this smartphone supports temperatures between -25 °C and 55 °C. Plus, the screen is protected with a built-in tempered glass screen cover, so you don't have to worry about bumps, drops, or scratches.

A smartphone with high performance

With its Snapdragon 480 processor, 6 GB of RAM and Android 11 system, the CAT S53 is renowned for its processing power and performance. You'll be able to use the latest apps and multitask without worrying about slowdowns. Furthermore, it has a dual SIM card slot and a Micro-SD slot to expand its already ample 128 GB of original memory. 

Its 48 MP rear camera and 2 MP macro, has a high resolution with a best-in-class camera, fast focus and excellent low-light performance. The CAT S53's 16MP front camera is fully capable of video conferencing with the softphone of your choice. 

Its battery has been expanded compared to the previous model, going from 3100 mAh to 5500 mAh of the current model. This increased battery capacity gives you the added convenience of using your phone continuously at full power for 2 days without worrying about constantly recharging. Thanks to its 550 mAh Li-Po battery, it supports 18W fast charging and Qi wireless charging.

This new model integrates a powerful flashlight on the top of the phone with up to 120 lumens protected inside this resistant smartphone, it can be turned on with the side programmable key and is very useful for working in work situations where there is no light or difficult visibility.

Its services available to companies

Caterpillar makes its services available to businesses and is committed to making them more operable. For this reason, it is certified as Android Enterprise Recommended and Zero Touch so that any company can start up their devices from the same software, which will ensure that all their employees have the same applications, the same services and a common field to communicate. Plus, with WorkSpace OneYou will be able to integrate any access control, application management and multi-platform terminal management. 

The terminals have a 2-year guarantee also in B2B, which also includes accidental causes such as screen breakage due to a fall or liquid ingress. It says a lot about the confidence in ruggedization, beyond the protection certificates that these terminals have.

Caterpillar S53


  • Rugged Dual SIM Smartphone
  • First mobile CAT with 5G
  • Camera: 48 MP sensor (Sony main camera, f/1.79) +
    2 MP macro sensor
  • 1.80 meter drop resistant
  • Military resistance certification IP69, MIL-SPEC 810H, IP68 (water, dust, dirt...)
  • powerful flashlight
  • rear fingerprint sensor
  • 6.5” HD+ screen (1600x720)
  • Li-po 5500 mAh battery Great autonomy (2 days at full use)
  • Fast and wireless charging
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 5G NSA, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB-C
  • GSM bands: 2,3,5,8
  • 3G bands: 1,2,4,5,6,8,19
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26,
    28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
  • 5G bands: n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n41, n66, n77, n78
  • Speaker: 107 dB from 5 cm
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Programmable key: Zello Push-to-talk (PTT)
  • Android 11
  • Support Android Enterprise
  • Size: 171 x 81 x 16mm
  • Weight: 320g
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Manufacturer part #CS53-DAB-ROE-NN
Warranty2 years
NetworkWith 5G
Dual SIMWith dual SIM
Operating systemWith Android
Dust & shock resistantResistant
Military standardConfirmed to military standard
IP RatingIP69 rating
CameraWith camera
Rear Camera48 MP
Front Camera16 MP
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
Screen sizeMore than 4.5" screen


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