Verizon to get Casio G'zOne

Mar 13 2006 - 04:55 PM ET | Verizon Wireless

After reports surfaced in the past 6 months that Casio has been trying to enter the U.S. market, confirmation has emerged courtesy of the FCC. Late last week, came the FCC approval of the Casio Hitachi NX9200, the U.S. version of the extreme Casio G'zOne phone. The phone borrows heavily from the Casio line of G-Shock watches, and as such is water and shock resistant. The FCC documents clearly show a Verizon Logo on this clamshell EV-DO, CDMA phone


  • 1.3 megapixel camera
  • Music player
  • Digital compass

After merging operations in 2004, Casio and Hitachi make cell phones for most major Japanese carriers, the G'zOne was announced in Japan with KDDI in May 2005, and been a huge success since it's introduction.

[for more information visit the Casio GZone website (Japanese)] [via PhoneScoop]