Verizon Wireless Unveils The CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE Advanced Ruggedized Android™ Smartphone by CASIO

Verizon Wireless Unveils The CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE Advanced Ruggedized
                         Android™ Smartphone by CASIO

PR Newswire

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 25, 2013

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Verizon Wireless is pleased
to announce the release of Verizon's first 4G LTE Android™ rugged Smartphone,
the CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE.With global roaming capabilities that
enable network access in over 220 countries, the CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE
is a durable device, which is designed to withstand the most severe
conditions. The CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE is a combination of toughness
and functionality that is essential for an adventurous life in both work and
play. By improving upon G'zOne, CASIO delivers the brand's most durable and
sophisticated mobile to date.

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Propelled by a countless array of possibilities, the CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G
LTE remains true to CASIO's reputation towards excellence and technological
innovation. High-speed processing allows users to browse the Internet, stream
video and music, and video chat via the inclusion of an advanced Dual Core
1.5Ghz processor and Android™ 4.0.

Having undergone rigorous military standards testing, the CASIO G'zOne
Commando® 4G LTE is designed to survive the stresses and strains of everyday
life with shock, water and dust resistance capabilities. To enhance the user's
experience while in compromising conditions, the CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE
also offers Glove Mode, an interface that allows easy use of key phone
features while wearing gloves that otherwise wouldn't be possible.

The CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE can connect to the G-SHOCK Watch (model
GB6900AA) for instant updates and notifications. Receive notifications for
calls, messages, and emails. Use the Find Me feature to find your missing
phone when in close proximity, or get a notification when you walk too far
away from your phone.The LIVE G cloud service allows G'zOne users to share
sensor information on the map and to share locations for travel and sport
activities, trekking records, photos and more using the newly enhanced social
media application G'zWORLD.

For the CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE, CASIO has also improved its patented
G'zGEAR multi-sensor tool to link with the LIVE G cloud service allowing users
to build a database of their experiences with the natural world.

For more information on the CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE or for other Verizon
Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store,
call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to Customers can visit to experience the CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE.

Key features:

  oVerizon's 1st 4G LTE Rugged Android^™ ^ Smartphone Meets Military
    Standards 810G Shock (Drop 1.5m), Immersion (1m, 30min), Dust, Vibration,
    Salt Fog, Humidity, Solar Radiation, Low Pressure, and High and Low
    Temperature. The G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE display uses durable Corning®
    Gorilla® Glass 2
  oLIVE G – a cloud service for G'zOne users enhances your outdoor life.
  oEnrich your outdoor experience with the Barometer, Earth Compass, Walking
    Counter, and more by using G'zGEAR. Share your locations and photos with
    your friends using G'zWORLD.
  oGlove Mode – use key features, even when wearing gloves
  oNFC – with ISIS Mobile Wallet
  oA Global Ready – GSM (Quad-band) / UMTS (Quad-band)
  oBLE Link to G-SHOCK watch
  oBluetooth low energy technology (v4.0) Profiles supported; Find me, Alert
    Notification, Phone Alert Status, Proximity, Time Profiles for watch
  oHigh-security encryption for corporate email, SD stored data, contacts,
    etc. Disable camera function through EAS settings, device password enabled
  oDual Front Speaker / Dual MIC Noise Suppression
  oFM Radio
  oEmail features include, MS Exchange, Yahoo, AOL, Windows Live
    Hotmail, other

Unique features:

G'zGEAR operates in seven tools:

  o(Newly added)Barometer – Forecast the weather from pressure trends,
    utilize Pressure Tendency mode that shows the current atmospheric pressure
    and graph of the pressure trend. The measurements from the pressure sensor
    can be used to predict weather trends. Then you can upload the pressure
    data to LIVE G. Pressure Chart – Map the pressure trend data collected
    through LIVE G. Use this local weather information to help in your field
  oEarth Compass – Functions as a standard compass, the GPS shows the
    distance and direction to several domestic and international landmarks. By
    entering the location in the compass, you can display the bearing and
    approximate distance to a target, which is supported by a gyroscope sensor
    for more accurate measurements.
  oWalking Counter – Measures steps, distance and energy consumption, and
    total steps for the day, week or month. It also provides virtual trail
    functions allowing you to walk the seven continents.
  oTides – Access current tide information before planning an activity. With
    LIVE G you can find out tide information at various nautical locations.
  oThermometer – Displays the current temperature. By linking with Live G,
    you can compare your local temperature to various cities across the
  oSun / Moon – Checks the time of the next sunrise, sunset, moonrise and
    moonset, and tracks the moon phases for your current location.
  oStar Gazer – Utilizes GPS to display the stars and constellation names
    based on the current season and time

G'zWORLD allows users to share their map location for travel or sports
activities, along with photos, trekking records, and more with other G'zOne
users. Log book includes:

  oActivity pins record favorite activities on a map with comments and
  oRoute pins keep a record of progress while running, trekking or travelling
    and outline key points on a route.
  oPeople pins locate your twitter friends and people in personal contacts

Pricing and availability:

  oThe CASIO G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE will be available online at and in Verizon Wireless stores starting June 27
    for $99.99 after $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer
  oBusiness customers who want to purchase the device can contact their
    Business Sales Representatives at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ.

About Verizon Wireless

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largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total
wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers.
Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide,
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About NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd.

NEC CASIO Mobile Communications provides innovative mobile handsets for major
wireless providers in Japan and the U.S.A. The company was established in 2010
after spinning off from NEC Corporation's mobile handset business. Later that
year, it merged with Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications Co., Ltd. a joint
venture between Casio Computer Co., Ltd., and Hitachi, Ltd. NEC CASIO Mobile
Communications aims to build an enriched communication linked society
utilizing mobile handset solutions crafted from imagination and creativity.
For more information, go to

Main Specifications of G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE


                  LTE (700MHz) SVLTE / Digital Dual Mode (CDMA, PCS) 1x,
                   EV-DO Rev. A SVDO, Global Ready – GSM (Quad-band) / UMTS
Transmission:      (Quad-band)


                  Water resistance equivalent to MIL-STD-810G, shock (Drop
                   1.5m), dust, vibration, humidity, salt fog resistant,
Construction:      resists solar radiation, blowing rain, low pressure, high
                   temperature and low temperature conforming to MIL-STD-810G.

                   Android™ 4.0 OS, Multiple Sensor for G'zGEAR, Bluetooth™
                   low energy technology (v4.0), 8 Mega pixel camera with
                  auto-focus, still photo, video capture(Full HD and Slow
                   motion), LED light
Main features:
                   Supported services: VZNavigator (navigation), and Text To

Memory:            FLASH/RAM: 16GB / 1GB

Displays:     4.0" WVGA (480 x 800) TFT LCD

Battery life:     Li-ion: 1800mAh

                   (H) 5.11" x (W) 2.68" x (D) 0.54"

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