The latest Casio G’zOne smartphone for KDDI: running LTE on Android 4.0 and US military-standard Tough design! http://bit.ly/TWHdPX
Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced today that it will be supplying the new shock-, water- and dust-resistant “G’zOne TYPE-L” 4G LTE compatible Android™ 4.0 smartphone to KDDI Corporation and Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company.
The phone’s distinctive design, toughness and unique “G’zGEAR” sensor application have made the G’zOne series popular in Japan and the U.S.
The new G’zOne TYPE-L includes the following features:
· US military-standard shock resistance*1, IPX5*2/IPX8*3 water-resistance and IP5X*4 dust-resistance.
· The advanced sensor application “G’zGEAR”: In addition to a compass, pedometer, thermometer, and tide calculator, a newly added atmospheric air pressure sensor enables users to forecast changes in pressure and weather patterns.
· “LIVE G” cloud service and “G’zWORLD” outdoor social media map: These new functions allow users to plot “G’zGEAR”data on a map and share it with friends.
· Color variations: Users can choose from red and black models.
*1 Resistance measured in drop experiments that comply with MIL-STD-810G, Method 516.6, Procedure IV, as approved by the United States Department of Defense.
*2 The unit will retain its functionality as a phone even if blasted with water projected at all angles through 6.3mm nozzles at a flow rate of approximately 12.5 liters/minute for more than 3 minutes from a distance of approximately 3 meters.
*3 Water will not leak inside and the unit will retain its functionality as a phone even if it is gently immersed in a tank of still tap water at room temperature at a depth of 1.5 meter and placed on the bottom for approximately 30 minutes.
*4 The unit is protected to a point where the entry of test dust (a diameter of 75 μm or less) will not ruin the unit’s functionality and safety.