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Casio Gz'One Ravine is the next rugged iteration for Verizon

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Casio Gz'One Ravine is the next rugged iteration for Verizon
In traditional fashion, it's just about that time when we start to see some sort of new rugged device from Casio's camp for Verizon. And without further wait, Big Red officially introduced the Casio Gz'One Ravine which is the latest flip style rugged handset for those individuals who really require a tough handset that'll handle the most brutal of punishments.

This isn't the kind of normal wear and tear we're talking about, specifically, the Ravine will endure some extreme conditions since it meets mil-spec 810G so that it's protected against extreme temperature, moisture, vibrations, and dust. Additionally, it features a 3.2-megapixel camera with LED flash, VZ Navigator for your location needs, and push-to-talk service to always keep in touch with your crew. Not ending there just yet, the Ravine also manages to pack on a thermometer and a compass – all of which will cost $150 after a mail-in rebate with a new 2-year contract.

However, there was no explicit mention of a date when the handset will become available except for the fact that it'll be “soon.”

Verizon Wireless Casio G’zOne Ravine Specifications

source: Verizon

Casio Gz'One Ravine is the next rugged iteration for Verizon

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:48

1. miggy platt (unregistered)

i love sprint's nextel dc its way better than the vzw poopy stuff

posted on 04 Oct 2010, 14:24

2. 3watts (Posts: 56; Member since: 28 Jul 2009)

It doesn't even come close to the iPhone 4. (wink)

posted on 04 Oct 2010, 15:22

3. Zorin (Posts: 152; Member since: 26 Jul 2010)

3.2-megapixel camera/camcorder with LED flash. Someone was finally paying attention. Newer phones seem to have lower MPix on the camera, w/o flash and no video at all. Hope the battery life is solid on this phone.

posted on 04 Oct 2010, 15:38

4. AAABall (unregistered)

I saw one today at Verizon store. The back of the phone is flat and square, feels like a smartphone. The front clock is black on tan and easy to read. It has the G'Gear that the Rock had. Same ringtones as other Casio phones, similar themes. Clear, loud speaker at the bottom of the phone. Camera is similar to the Boulder. The only deal-breaker for me was the keys, laid out in a honeycomb pattern, which felt awkward for texting, despite being large. $199 with $50 mail-in, No Data plan

posted on 04 Oct 2010, 15:39

5. AAABall (unregistered)

*Camera is similar to the Brigade

posted on 05 Oct 2010, 13:15

7. bluephone (unregistered)

Does it come with a charging cradle? And was the phone on display or for sale?

posted on 07 Oct 2010, 21:34

8. dirtyjharry (unregistered)

No it does not come with a charging cradle features are the same as rock except 3.2 camera I got mine Tuesday

posted on 04 Oct 2010, 16:03

6. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1237; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)

Hows this one different than the last 3? I don't really see any improvement.

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