Cat B100 goes on sale in the UK and Europe


Rugged handset goes on sale through Amazon and MobiCity in the UK, as well as in 29 additional European countries 

The Cat B100 rugged handset has been made available for sale in both the UK and across Europe

It is available to buy in the UK from online retailers Amazon for £179 and MobiCity for £149. Both are SIM-free prices.

The B100 (pictured) has also gone on sale in 29 European countries, including France, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland, as well as all countries across Scandinavia.

The device, made in partnership with worldwide licensee Bullitt Mobile, was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January. It initially only went on sale in Germany through retailer Conrad for €149.

It can withstand a drop of 1.8 metres and temperatures from -25 to 55, as well as be submerged in up to one metre of water for 30 minutes.

Additional features include a 2.2-inch QVGA scree, three megapixel camera and a battery that provides 10 hours of talk time.