Review: Casio G'zOne Commando
The Commando uses the stock music player. This is a bit if a disappointment, but not really all that unexpected. The stock music player is easy to navigate and use, though its feature set is lacking. You can sort through artists, albums, genres, as well as playlists.
Verizon, of course, couldn't resist from incorporating its Rhapsody/V CAST music service into the music player. From the music player's settings, it all too easy to stumble into Verizon's music streaming/download services.
The Amazon MP3 Store application is nowhere to be found, but it can be downloaded from the Market. Slacker is present and accounted for.
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The Commando doesn't have a stand-alone video player. There are free video players available from the Android Market. Video that you've captured with the Commando's camcorder can be played back from the gallery application.
Verizon's V CAST Video application is on board, though, as is the Android YouTube application. Both let you stream video content via the Commando's 3G data connection.
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