Cat S42

Cat S42

  • Ultra-rugged IP68 rating and military drop test certification is great for tough work environments.
  • Extended battery life can go for up to two days in between charging.
  • Large display works with gloves and is bright enough to view in full sun.
  • Supports dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth for connectivity to your team and favorite peripherals.
  • Runs Android 10, but can be optionally upgraded to Android 11 out of the box.
  • Easily enhance its 32GB of internal storage via microSDXC card.
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This device is no longer supported by the manufacturer or is no longer available for purchase. This page is for historical information only. If you have questions about hardware selection for your business, contact us.

Cat S42 Specifications



5.5" IPS LCD (720 x 1440p)


13MP (rear, wide), 5MP (front)


MediaTek MT6761D Helio A20, quad-core (Cortex-A53 @ 1.8GHz)


microUSB, microSDXC, 3.5mm

Operating System (OS)

Android 10; upgradeable to Android 11


4,200mAh Li-ion


Bluetooth 5.0
802.11 b/g/n





Weight (in grams)



161.4 x 77.3 x 12.7mm






What Does “Esper Supported” Mean?

Esper Supported devices have been fully validated by Esper in our labs or deployed at a sufficient scale by customers to prove they meet the bar for real-world deployment. When you choose an Esper Supported device, you’re getting hardware that is sufficiently vetted for use on our device management platform and ready for deployment at scale.

What is Esper Foundation for Android? 

Esper Foundation for Android is an enterprise-grade operating system for company owned and managed hardware. It features long-term support, regular security patches, and customizable control over the entire experience, combined with robust and powerful device management tools. It’s the full-stack solution you’ve always dreamed of. 
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Features of Esper Supported Devices

Cat S42

Remote Control
and Debugging

Control, troubleshoot, and debug devices as if they’re right in front of you. From anywhere.
Cat S42

Kiosk Mode

Lock a single app to the screen with top-notch security. No breaking it, no getting around it.
Cat S42

Granular Software Deployment

Software delivery on your terms. Specific devices,  groups, and app version control.
Cat S42

Automated Provisioning

Build custom blueprints to automate device provisioning and streamline setup. Over and over again.