Verizon Wireless Goes Rugged With the CASIO G’zOne Rock

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Verizon Wireless and CASIO today introduced the new CASIO® G’zOne (pronounced Jeez_wun) Rock(TM) to Verizon Wireless’ growing line-up of rugged phones. Perfect for customers with active lifestyles, the Rock’s advanced G’zGear software operates in six modes, including Earth Compass, Walking Counter, Thermometer, Astro Calendar, Sunrise Sunset and Tides, with the help of its Triple Sensor technology. Whether your lifestyle has the demands of an avid fisher, hunter, hiker or climber, the Rock is prepared to handle life’s most challenging obstacles while providing directional information, Push to Talk capabilities and connectivity over the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless voice and 3G network.

  Available color: Matte black

  Key features:
  --  Tough Technology design that can withstand water, shock, dust,
      vibration, humidity, salt fog, solar radiation, altitude, and high and
      low temperature storage (conforms to MIL-STD-810F)
  --  2.0 megapixel camera with still flash, video capture and LED light
  --  Stereo Bluetooth®
  --  Touch-sensitive music controls on the sub-display
  --  One-touch open button
  --  Clear Talk

  --  Push to Talk capabilities that leverage Verizon Wireless'
      Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) network for fast
      two-way communication

  Lifestyle features:
  --  G'zGear (six outdoor applications)
      --  Earth Compass - functions as a standard compass; GPS shows the
          distance from and directions to over 40 domestic and worldwide
      --  Walking Counter - measures steps, time, distance, speed and energy
      --  Thermometer - shows current temperature in both Celsius and
      --  Astro Calendar - provides the moon's age and days until a full or
          new moon
      --  Sunrise Sunset - shows the current time and position of the sun
          and times for sunrise and sunset for current, past and future
          dates; allows you to view times for select major cities; shows the
          ratio of day and night in numbers and graphs
      --  Tides - shows the tidal graph for the day; shows the time of ebb
          and flood tides; shows the time of sunrise and sunset; shows past
          and future sea tide levels; shows tidal graphs for 100 locations
          made available by Surfline's webcams, and GPS will show the
          nearest location; shows the current tide and the best time for
  --  Supports Verizon Wireless services, including V CAST Music with
      Rhapsody, V CAST Video and VZ Navigator(SM)
  --  microSD(TM) storage up to 16 GB for high-quality photos, music and
  --  Speakerphone with front-facing stereo speaker

  --  Field Force Manager-capable -- a resource management tool that
      provides businesses with the ability to locate and communicate with
      their mobile field workers

  Pricing and availability:
  --  The CASIO G'zOne Rock is $199.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new
      two-year customer agreement.  Customers receive the rebate in the form
      of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash
      anywhere debit cards are accepted.
  --  Verizon Wireless customers can add Unlimited Push to Talk for $5 per
      month per line to any qualifying Nationwide voice plan.
  --  Customers can purchase the CASIO G'zOne Rock beginning Nov. 20 online
      at, through business sales channels, or by
      calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN.  It will be in Verizon Wireless
      Communications Stores beginning Nov. 30.

  --  For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit
      a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to  Business customers can contact their
      Business Sales Representatives at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ.

  About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving 89 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (Nasdaq and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at

About Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications Co., Ltd.

Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications Co., Ltd. was established on April 1, 2004, as a joint venture between Casio Computer Co., Ltd. and Hitachi, Ltd. The company brings together the many highly competitive technological assets possessed by Casio and Hitachi to provide customers with highly innovative and reliable mobile phone products packed with cutting-edge technologies. For more information visit our website at or


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  1 comment for “Verizon Wireless Goes Rugged With the CASIO G’zOne Rock

  1. MasoncLivingston
    November 16, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    i think casio should up there game with an i7 cpu flip smart phone with atx cell phone motherboard
    thats a flip phone like casio g zone rock and ravine but is also a smart phone with the same features but with a 26 tb memory and is bulletproof and fireproof and has a similar body style to g zone rock and ravine

    i even came up with a name
    g zone night wing

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