I purchased the S30 in September 2017 from Cat Phone sales. It took a month to make it to me. Crap customer support!
On my first use it fell on the floor of my clean car. I picked it up to find the screen all scratched up. I have owned 2 Cat B15 phones that have rolled around my farm truck, been drove over with farm tractor, and they still don't have scratches with NO screen protector.
I don't know what CAT has done with the inferior glass use but the new S30 scratches like a piece of fine china.
I called on the warranty. The phone was supposed to come with a screen protector and did not. My B15s never came with one nor had one. Customer service wants me to ship my phone back to them and be without a phone for 3 weeks to get a new glass screen!
INFERIOR product that should not need fixing when it hasn't even been used yet.
Got my S30 in Aug '17. After 3 months the speaker (buzzer) got broken and sounds poor.
i like JESY J9S, this is a great buy for travelers who love exploring the world and going into dangerous and uncommon conditions as this device can become a very good companion for them.
My S30 has performed flawless since I got it six months ago. At least for its price.
Great loud sound and reception, everything works, great battery life. I haven't really exposed it to abuse, so I can't vouch for the durability - but it feels like a Jeep and I like the grip-friendly chunkiness. It is not as heavy as one expect when seeing it first.
The only complaints I have is that the power button is a bit sensitive - it activates at light pressure, like when grabbing the phone in the pocket.
Ruan, 20 Jun 2017Real tough phone but thats all, poor wifi range, bad camera, slow as hell, re boots from time ... moreHey my dad got a cat s30 and his camera is a piece of crap, his rear cam says it is 5mp it is more like 0,01mp
His middle button is stuck in the pressed position and barley works. And the stats on the phone is worse than my iPhone 5s it is from 2013.
Crap, speaker died several months after use, freezes very often, lags badly.
Worst phone i ever had!
Crap. Very slow, the screen is not as durable as expected - get scratched just when puted on table. It does not react on touching on both sides of screen. Low on memory, have to clean cache very often. Some times it overheated when Wi-Fi and mobile data was enabled. Side buttons could be harder to press because more than once it suddenly get in standby when I barely touched power button. And turned down volume while phone was in pocket.
And it is SO SLOOOOW realy mega slow.
So, do not buy that s**t.
Anonymous, 10 Sep 2017My s30 phone has a problem of a speaker me too. i have to put the phone on speaker when answering a call as otherwise i wouldn't be able to hear the caller.
My s30 overheats for absolutely nothing!!! If its on charge and i answer a call it says battery temperature dangerously high and if i carry it in my pocket close to my body it says that as well... And my speaker makes the weirdest sounds ut sounds like its about to explode.... I have to keep it on silent permanently
I bought S30 at the time because my old phone took some impact damage and I work as a contractor. I got myself a Cat S30 to be specific. Yeah sure its a good phone but the main issue, the speaker. Not so dust proof after all. I kept my phone in my pocket and obviously there is always a lot of sweat and dust build up in my pockets due to work conditions, so it is obvious the phone gets dusty and a bit moist. I used to be able to just wash it under the running water since it is "waterproof", but now it has come this far it is impossible to use the earpiece speaker to listen to the other person on the other side of the line since the phone is not as dust proof as it is marketed as.
hi my cat s30 if my phone is on lock screen cant receive incoming calls the phone does not ring ,if I take it of lock screen then it rings, what must I do...
Well I bay n cat phone brand new 4 days old get speker problems people can hear me but I cant hear them.What de hell.Cat have to be ashame to sell this to the world.No No No
I maen 4 days old.No No it is a No for Cat phones
Unfortunately, I sincerely wish that Cat would listen to us. I spent £230 on an S30, as a wheelchair user I'd been through several phones so this one was very welcomed! It's been run over several times without ill effect. However, as much as I love it, it's been relegated 18 months later to an emergency phone, because it kept dropping calls, the screen kept malfunctioning, and it refused to update itself. TV is was all happening before I even started accidentally running over it!! I sent it back twice and ended up taking it in a shop. It was explained to me that it keeps malfunctioning because 2.5gb of the 3gb memory was taken up by the apps installed on the phone, and it had run out of space to update the apps already on it, rendering it useless!! I ended up having to buy another phone. You really do need to listen to people, cat, we need a bigger phone memory to enable the phone to work properly. It can't be that hard to sort out! I'm very sad, I would live to keep using it but it's only good for basic calls and texts now.
Jannie van Der Berg , 15 Jul 2017No don't buy the Cat S30 or S40 Mine went in for 8 times for switching off by itself. After th... moreHi can somebody help me my cat s30 switch of from self please can somebody help me I am on stanby can't afford these problems
3.5" - 2000mAh (Same as 4.0" battery size)
6.0" - 6710mAh?
I must concur with the comments on your site, this phone is a nightmare for previous Samsung users, it freezes continuously, phones on its own, I honestly have no good experiences with this phone and would gladly pay in to upgrade to a new phone. This is tantamount to extortion. What will cat do to help us.
Big g, 10 May 2017I was going to buy the cat s30 would you recommend itNo don't buy the Cat S30 or S40 Mine went in for 8 times for switching off by itself. After that they swop it for a Cat S40 that does exactly the same. It's nie now in for the second time. I'm so frustrated don't make the same mistakes paying for a phone that's in the shop all the time for repairing