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Cell Phones Step Into the Wild: Caterpillar CAT B10

I'm in the market for a new cell phone that will stand up to some rugged adventuring. Is it possible to find a device that will replace my GPS unit?

Cell Phones Step Into the Wild: Caterpillar CAT B10

The maker of heavy equipment, Caterpillar released this waterproof, rubberized Android phone in Europe last month, and will bring it worldwide shortly. The phone is heavy, about an inch think, and built like a brick port-o-let. It has a 3.2-inch screen, five-megapixel camera, a massive battery and a screen with durable Asahi glass. Sold as an off-contract phone; around $500.

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