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CAT S22 Flip
CAT S22 Flip
CAT S22 Flip

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The CAT S22 Flip currently has an Informr score of 6.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 5 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
1.3 GHz
1.3 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
5+ MP
5+ MP
2000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The CAT S22 Flip is not designed to take on the Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy world, but it provides a good option for the intended market segment. It has been reliable, has good battery life, performed well with calls, and provided access to all the information I needed outside in inclement weathe...

- Matthew Miller, ZDNet
Android Headlines
Android Headlines

The answer to the question is strictly dependent on priorities, preferences, and use case scenarios. There are people who may want some sort of digital detox and/or work in harsh work environments and for those people, the CAT S22 Flip is a great device. The Cat S22 Flip supports MDM (Mobile Device...

- H Ranpura, Android Headlines
The Gadgeteer
The Gadgeteer

The CAT S22 smartphone is for a very specific user. If you need a tough, durable phone mainly for phone calls, and would benefit from small-screen smartphone features, and you know that T-Mobile service will work for you, you could consider the CAT S22 phone. It looks like it can take a fair amount...

- Lex Strickland, The Gadgeteer
Android Guys
Android Guys

Although the CAT S22 Flip has a limited target demographic, we can see this one doing really well for its users. It's the right blend of smarts and capabilities in a form factor that's very portable and built to take a beating. If your job requires that you get down and dirty or in situations where...

- Scott Webster, Android Guys

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Common Questions

The CAT S22 Flip price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare CAT S22 Flip prices from around the web here on The Informr.

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the CAT S22 Flip user manual here.

Caterpillar backs up the CAT S22 Flip with a 2 Years parts & labour warranty.

If your CAT S22 Flip has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Caterpillar support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Caterpillar's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The CAT S22 Flip's screen size is 2.8 inches with 480 x 640 pixels resolution.

1.3 GHz

There is a Qualcomm 215 Octa-core 1.3 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 11 (Go edition) operating system (OS).

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.

16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 2000 mAh battery. Caterpillar's performance ratings are 720 minutes.

CAT S22 Flip Specs

Release Date September 4, 2021
Regions Available USA
Operating System Android 11 (Go edition)

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Processor Qualcomm 215 Octa-core 1.3 GHz
Internal Storage 16 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.607 W/kg
Body: 1.152 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Face detection, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution 480 x 640 pixels
Pixel Density 285.7 pixels
Size 2.8 inches
Secondary Display LCD, 160 x 120 pixels, 1.44 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 720 minutes
Standby Time Up to 13 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Flip
Material Plastic
Dimensions [H x W x D] 12 x 6.1 x 2.48 cm (4.7 x 2.4 x 1 in)
Weight 180 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design Yes
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Input / Keyboard Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad, Multi-Touch
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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