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Casio G'zOne Commando (photos)

The Casio G'zOne Commando is absolutely the choice if you want a rugged Android smartphone, but you have to keep its various negatives in mind.

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Casio G'zOne Commando is tough

The Casio G'zOne Commando is one bulky handset, and that's because it's clad in a thick, durable material that's designed to take a beating.
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Ships with Android

The Casio G'zOne Commando is Casio's first-ever rugged Android smartphone, and it ships with Android 2.2. It also has a custom UI that features a snap-out menu of customizable shortcuts.
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5-megapixel

On the back of the Commando is a 5-megapixel camera with an LED light.
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Thick

The Casio G'zOne Commando is thicker than most smartphones at around 0.6 inch deep.
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Water-resistant

The Casio G'zOne Commando can withstand a variety of environmental hazards that include dust, shock, vibration, rain, and immersion.
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Outdoorsy

The Casio G'zOne Commando comes with a slew of outdoor-specific applications like an Earth Compass, a Thermometer, a Tidal Graph, a Walking Counter, and more.

Read full review of the Casio G'zOne Commando.

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