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Hands on with Cat's rugged Android B15 (pictures)

The Cat B15 sports Android 4.1 in a durable dust-proof, and waterproof shell.

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Rugged Cat B15 flexes real Android muscle

BARCELONA, Spain--Wrought from aluminum and hardened rubber, the Cat B15 was built for durability and strength.
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Stays put

The grooved back panel promises to keep the phone in place even in slick conditions.
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Button smarts

Raised yellow buttons are easy to see and press.
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Protective flaps

Rubber flaps keep dust and water out. The handset is rated for dunking in up to a meter of water for up to 30 minutes.
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Wet finger tracking

You can still navigate around if the phone face is wet and your finger is relatively dry.

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