Verizon has just announced its new deal on Casio's G'zOne Commando ruggedized Android smartphone, $99.99 with a new two-year contract and data package
Aside the fact that the carrier's move comes a bit late, the phones price is not even that cheap to worth it.
In this regard, the G'zOne Commando
was launched at Verizon back in April for $199.99 with a new two-year contract.
However, Android fans who are looking for an unusual smartphone might find the G'zOne Commando appealing to their tastes.
Those who are not familiar with the phone's capabilities should know that the G'zOne Commando was especially designed to withstand the most extreme conditions.
To emphasize the device's sturdiness, we should take note that the smartphone meets military standards 810G for immersion, rain, shock and dust resistant, vibration, salt fog, humidity, solar radiation, altitude, low and high temperature storage.
Casio's G'zOne Commando is not all about ruggedness, as the device operates in eight modes thanks to its G’zGEAR software: Earth Compass, Walking Counter, Adventure Training, Trip Memory, Tides, Thermometer, Sun / Moon and Star Gazer.
The phone uses a Triple Sensor
technology that utilizes direction, acceleration and temperature, which makes it ideal for both business and extreme environments.
Commando is also a mobile office and offers users high security features for secure corporate email, as well as Wi-Fi for high-speed web browsing.
With XT9 and T9 trace input users will be able to type faster and more efficiently, while Mobile Hotspot capability allows users to share a 3G connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
The phone is powered by Android 2.2 (Froyo) platform and sports a 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus, LED flash and video recording capabilities.
It is also worth mentioning that the handset comes bundled with Verizon's VZ Navigator service for GPS and audible turn-by-turn directions.