Elko adds Cat phones to Russian portfolio
by Stuart Wilson, Monday 5 September 2016
Cat phones, a supplier of rugged smartphone and feature phones has appointed Elko Group as a distributor in Russia. Cat phones, designed and manufactured by Bullitt Group are built for tough environments without compromising on technology and innovation. Cat claims that it is driving the development of industrial smartphones, continuously launching ground-breaking innovations and technologies.
Lawrence Corbett, COO at Bullitt Group, said: "Demand for rugged smartphones and mobile phones continues to grow and we are excited to be working with Elko Group to bring Cat phones to the Russian market.”
Martins Ozolins, distribution director at Elko Group, added: “We are seeing increased demand for rugged product lines in all our markets and Russia is no exception. We are glad to partner with Cat who is one of the leaders in this very specific rugged smartphone segment.”
Ozolins continued: “With every new innovation added, Cat phones defy the conditions posed by tough environments, hence their increasing popularity amongst diverse specialists in engineering, construction, mining and other industries or with individuals whose lifestyles demand more ruggedness.”
Cat smartphones and feature phones are characterised by ruggedness built on military standard credentials: drop proof, waterproof, dust and shock proof, with wet-finger tracking, glove-on working technology and much more. The latest edition - the Cat S60 – includes an embedded thermal camera from Flir, a specialist in thermal imaging technology.