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Basic Cat B100 cell phone plays it tough (pictures)

This rubberized cell phone isn't fancy, but it'll keep the phone's delicate internals intact near water and dust.

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Simple, but hardy

LAS VEGAS -- The Cat B100 is a rugged, simple cell phone with large buttons and a 2.2-inch screen.
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Rated IP67

An IP67 rating means that it can withstand a quantity of water and dust. Screws on the back help keep the back panel safe from Mother Nature.
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Flappin' around

Rubberized flaps similarly protect the charging port...
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Seal it down

...as well as the headset jack.
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Camera close-up

A stylized cluster on the back showcases the 3-megapixel camera, flash, and speaker.
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Torch it

The yellow button between the volume toggles turns on a bright flashlight using the centered camera flash.
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One last look

The B100 has all the markings of a sturdy cell phone meant for outdoor workers. Read more of our hands-on impressions at the link below.

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