Casio reveals the G'zOne Ravine

Verizon Wireless and Casio announce the rugged Ravine.

Casio G'zOne Ravine
Casio G'zOne Ravine Verizon Wireless

Casio continues to expand its rugged phone line with the G'zOne Ravine, a follow-up to other Casio handsets like the G'zOne Brigade and the G'zOne Rock. Like them, the Ravine is resistant to dust, water, shock, and a variety of environmental hazards. Casio is billing it as a phone for the outdoor enthusiast, especially with dedicated G'zGear apps that include a compass, a thermometer, the position and times of sunrises and sunsets, the astro calendar, tidal graphs, and more.

Other features of the Ravine include a 3.2-megapixel camera, text-to-speech and voice dictation, clear talk noise cancellation, a voice recorder, e-mail, GPS with VZ Navigator, push-to-talk capabilities, and more. The Casio G'zOne Ravine will be available for $149.99 after a new two-year agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate.

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Nicole Lee is a senior associate editor for CNET, covering cell phones, Bluetooth headsets, and all things mobile. She's also a fan of comic books, video games, and of course, shiny gadgets.

 

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