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LTE enabled Casio G'zOne smartphone for Verizon visits the FCC

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LTE enabled Casio G'zOne smartphone for Verizon visits the FCC
Casio C811

Casio C811

The Casio G'zOne smartphone is known for its rugged exterior that can survive rain, drops, humidity and most of the other things that can bring your average everyday handset to its knees. The Casio C811 is an unannounced version of the G'zOne that has just visited the FCC and thanks to the trip, we know that the device supports Verizon's LTE network and its 3G CDMA pipeline. The documentation also reveals that the phone will offer a microSD slot, NFC and Wi-Fi capabilities and international GSM support.

An FCC meeting doesn't always mean that the launch of a device is imminent, but it is one step that must be completed before the phone is allowed for sale in the states. In addition to the information gleaned from the visit to the FCC, Casio and Verizon do have a relationship that dates back several years with the G'zOne line. This could be the first model in the series with 4G LTE connectivity, which means those who need a rugged phone won't have to skimp on data speed.

source: FCC via Phonescoop

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posted on 17 Oct 2012, 16:50 1

1. ahmed_ali_yossef2010 (Posts: 164; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)

even casio will make a smart phone I think this will be a good sector for KENWOOD

posted on 17 Oct 2012, 18:05

2. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4321; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

The problem is the looks...
If it's plain ugly like the last one, the ruggedness will only be good for the ears.

posted on 17 Oct 2012, 19:24

3. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)

Where I live guys love the rugged looks of the Commando. I've sold many of those and had many happy customers who love to tell you just how far they've pushed the phone and it still works.

posted on 18 Oct 2012, 12:59

4. kellkeezy (Posts: 57; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)

about time they atleast brought something to the FCC i cant wait to start selling these bad boys for people who need em

posted on 02 Apr 2013, 08:44

5. kephaff (Posts: 15; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)

If you go to phonescoop and check the FCC link for this phone it will show that they finally released the external photos of the phone, internal, and user manuel for this phone yesterday on April 1st. The phone is definitly headed for verizon as the logo on the phone. In the external photo it also shows and extra exteral battery and battery case that you can buy that will be 2900 mah. Sorry no links for the URL not enough uploads.

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