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Casio Goes Commando with Rugged Android Phone

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Apr 26, 2011, 8:43 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Verizon Wireless and Casio today announced the Commando, a new mil-spec 810G Android 2.2 smartphone that can withstand a wide range of abuse from the elements. The Commando will be loaded with Gz'Gear software, which allows it to operate in eight different modes. It has a compass that interacts with GPS to show nearby landmarks; a pedometer for measuring distances; adventure training software; trip memory for storing travel data; tide charts; thermometer that can access weather data for multiple locations; sun/moon rising and setting charts; and GPS-aided star-gazing and constellation-spotting. The Commando also has a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus, LED flash and video capture; and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and mobile hotspot. The Casio Commando will be available starting April 28 for $199.99 with a new contract.

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Hands On Cosmic Spiderman Apr 26, 2011, 11:21 AM
A "commando" phone that only works in the US? gaiageek Apr 26, 2011, 4:02 PM
hmmm ghepau Apr 26, 2011, 5:48 PM
 
 
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