New Black and Silver Type-S Rugged Features ... Stylish Look

NEW YORK, NY, APRIL 1, 2008 – Heeding the consumers' call for a stylish tough cell phone, CASIO unveils the G'zOne (pronounced Jeez-Wun) Type-S (C211SL). Sporting a modern black-and-silver design, the Type-S is shock-, dust- and water-resistant, just like its predecessors.

Impeccably built to survive the most extreme elements, the black-and-silver Type-S is also resistant to humidity, salt fog and solar radiation. The features include Bluetooth™ GPS, speakerphone, a built-in camera and a handy, bright lantern.

"The Type-SL embraces our consumers' need for toughness and style," said Tomoki Sato, Marketing Manager for G'zOne. "It won't break to pieces if you drop it; it's water resistant, so you can even talk in the rain. Our phones provide you peace of mind, knowing it will always work, no matter what the weather condition, indoors and out, a perfect companion to daily life's challenges."

True to CASIO's legacy of innovation and user-friendliness, the G'zOne models are reliable and easy to use, elevating the new standards of communication. For more information, please visit

Main Specifications of G'zOne Type-S (C211SL)

Transmission: CDMA 1xRTT, Digital Dual Mode 800 MHz/1900 MHz-compatible
Construction: Water resistance equivalent to IPX7, shock, dust, vibration, humidity, salt fog resistant, and resists solar radiation conforming to MIL-STD- 810F. *These specifications in no way guarantee that the product will remain free of damage or malfunctions.
Main features: Bluetooth™, functional camera with still photo, video capture and LED light; clock function: Time display, stopwatch, timer and alarm. Supported services: VZNavigator (navigation), push to talk
Memory: FLASH/RAM: 128 MB/64 MB, Address book: Up to 500 entries
Displays: Main: 1.8" color TFT LCD (176x220 pixels)
Sub: 1.2" monochrome LCD (96x96 pixels)
Battery life: Continuous standby time: About 170 hours
Continuous call time: About 203 minutes
Dimensions/weight: 2.03" (W) x 3.83" (H) x 1.12" (D)/4.62 oz. (131 g)

Specifications subject to change without notice.

About Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications Co., Ltd.

Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications Co., Ltd. was established on April 1, 2004, as a joint venture between Casio Computer Co., Ltd. and Hitachi, Ltd. The company brings together the many highly competitive technological assets possessed by Casio and Hitachi to provide customers with highly innovative and reliable mobile phone products packed with cutting-edge technologies. For more information, visit our website at

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