Symbol of Toughness and Durability
Sturdy and strapping for more than 3 decades. Starting from an idea of a brilliant young engineer - Kikuo Ibe – to generate the timepiece that are tough, durable and not easily damaged when it gets a shock or vibration. Survive and growing in the vortex of market competition and development of watchmaking technology, Casio G-Shock has been transformed into a renowned watches brand in the world and evolved into the symbol of toughness and durability.
Breakthroughs in Technology and Design
As time goes by, until now, G-Shock has been doing a lot of groundbreaking, both in technology or in design and style. Shock-resistant, water resistant, and long lasting battery, has become the characteristics and identity of G-Shock watches. In the field of technology, G-Shock has developed advanced functions, such as the smart access, triple G resist, solar power, multi-band 6 atomic timekeeping, and the last is the bluetooth capability. In style and design, G-Shock has done a lot of collaboration with well-known product brands like SUPRA ( GA200SPR-1A ), CHANNEL ISLANDS ( GLX150CI-1 ), UNDEFEATED ( DW6901UD-3 ), to generate the limited edition watch and also with the artists or sportsmen.
Distinctive Timepieces in Designs and Models
To meet the challenges of the market, Casio G-Shock has to differentiate products with a wide range designs and models lineup, including the Gravity Defier; GW-A100, G-1200, Master of G; G-9000, G-9300, G-9100, Extra Large; GDF-100 , GAC-100, GD-110, The Colour Series; Gold & Black, Rose Gold, Black & White, Standard, G-Lide, etc. In addition, Casio watches manufacturer also has diversified products according to function, gender, and the needs of its wearer. Pro Trek, Baby-G, and Edifice are the brands that are already familiar to sportsmen, mountaineers, outdoor sports enthusiasts, or for users who only used the watches for dressy casual or everyday usage.
Casio G-Shock Model Lineup:
all pictures via G-Shock
G-Shock ceaselessly performs breakthroughs of technology to create the watches that are tough, high quality and can satisfy the wearer. To realize his efforts,and to commemorates the 30th anniversary as well, the G-Shock collaboration with the renowned product brands in the world.
The watches that are the result of the collaboration include:
G-Shock X SUPRA Coolaboration – GA200SPR-1A
G-Shock X Undefeated Collaboration – DW6901UD-3
G-Shock X Channel Islands Collaboration – GLX150CI-1
The black dial with green accented text features a shock and water resistant as deep as 200 meters, supported also by the Auto-Super LED Illuminator, and the most important is a tide graph display that presents the small tidal information has been verified. Readmore Details >>
Casio watches has launched the new model combination of analog and digital that employs a big case of the popularity in the street scene. The new G-Shock GA-100C series combined with body band uniform one tone matte black, the dark silver dial finished in monotone in the whole.
In addition, adopt the hour and minute hands pastel image of street scene and has become part of a trend in the Harajuku fashion, cool in the whole and the POP of a design also incorporated.
Casio GA-100C is designed with resin case combined with synthetic resin band that’s known as its extremely durable and flexible properties, and covered with the scratch resistant mineral glass to protects the watch against unsightly damage. In addition, GA-100C supported by water resistant up to 200 meter, perfectly fits for free diving and snorkeling enthusiast. Shock and magnetic resistant constructed to protects aginst impact, vibration, and the influence of magnetic field.
Functions and operations:
Auto-LED serves to illuminate the watches face when light levels decrease, including an Auto Light Switch that illuminates the display when the watch is angled towards the face. Casio GA-100C is also equipped by the stopwatch function with an accuracy rate of up to thousandths of a second and measurement capacity up to 100 hours; the countdown timers help you to remember specific or recurring events by giving off an audible signal at a preset time. They then count back automatically from the preset time. The time can be set to the nearest minute and up to 24 hours in advance. Ideal for people who need to take medicines every day or those who do interval training.
The daily alarm reminds you about recurring events with an acoustic signal at the time you have set. You can also activate hourly time signal that indicates each full hour. This model has 5 independent alarms for flexible reminders of important appointments. In addition, the watch also features the automatic calendar always displays the correct date, speed display measures the average speed for a travelled route, wordl time function displays the current time in major cities and specific areas around the world.
The Quartz movement which is driven by a battery with a life approximate up to 2 years
Manufacturer Technical Details:
- Mineral Glass
- Magnetic Resistant
- Shock Resistant
- 200-meter water resistance
- Case / bezel material: Resin
- Resin Band
- LED light
Auto light switch, selectable illumination duration, afterglow
- World time
29 time zones (48 cities + coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off, Home city / World time city swapping
- 1/1000-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 99:59’59.999”
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, lap time, split time
Others: Speed (0 to 1998 units / hour), Distance input (0.0 to 99.9)
Mach indicator (speed exceeding 1225 units / hour)
- Countdown timer
Measuring unit: 1 second
Countdown range: 24 hours
Countdown start time setting range: 1 minute to 24 hours (1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)
- 5 daily alarms (with 1 snooze alarm)
- Hourly time signal
- Full auto-calendar (to year 2099)
- 12/24-hour format
- Regular timekeeping
Analog: 2 hands (hour, minute (hand moves every 20 seconds))
Digital: Hour, minute, second, pm, month, date, day
- Accuracy: ±15 seconds per month
- Approx. battery life: 2 years on CR1220
- Size of case: 55 X 51.2 X 16.9 mm
- Total weight: 70 g
From in terms of appearance or function, the latest model watch is extremely fit for wear by the pilot or a man that is relating to aviation. Casio G-Shock GA1000-4A is equipped by Twin Sensor capabilities which is the mainstay features of G-Shock that could determine the compass direction and temperature measurement. By pressing the button at the 9 o’clock position in any mode immediately goes to the Digital Compass Mode, and the button at the 8 o’clock position returns the watch to the mode it was in before the Digital Compass Mode. Bearing Memory lets you temporarily store and display a direction reading so you can use it as a reference as you take subsequent digital compass readings.
In addition, the other features include thick hands for easy reading, lumious material polished on the tip of the second hand and minute markers in order to the watch can readable in the decreasing light or even in the dark condition. Water resistant up to 200 meters and magnetic shocks resistant accompanies the emergence of G-Shock GA1000-4A. Orange resin band analog & digital with black/white/orange face.
G-Shock GA1000-4A Advanced features:
- Digital Compass with Bearing Memory
- UV-LED (Auto) Neon-Illuminator Light
- Anti-Magnetic Structure
The Manufacturer technical detail:
- Shock Resistant
- 200M Water Resistant
- Digital Compass
- Measures and displays direction as one of 16 points
Measuring range: 0 to 359 degrees
Measuring unit: 1 degree
20 seconds continuous measurement
Hand Indication of North
Magnetic declination correction
Display range: -10 to 60 C (14 to 140 F)
Display unit: 0.1 C (0.2 F)
- Auto Neon Illuminator (Black light LED) with Afterglow
Neo-brite luminous hands and markers
- World Time
31 time zones (48 cities + UTC), city code display, daylight saving on/off
- 4 Daily Alarms and 1 Snooze Alarm
Hourly Time Signal
- 1/100 Second Stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 23:59’59.99″
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times
- Countdown Timer
Measuring unit: 1 second
Countdown range: 60 minutes
Countdown start time setting range: 1 to 60 minutes (1-minute increments)
- Full Auto-Calendar (pre-programmed until the year 2099)
- 12/24 Hour Formats
- Button operation tone on/off
- Accuracy: +/- 15 seconds per month
- Battery: SR927W X 2
- Approx. Battery Life: 2 years
- Module: 5302
- Size of case/total weight : GA1000 50.8 x 52.1 x 16.7mm / 85g and GA1000FC 50.8 x 52.1 x 16.7mm / 120g
On September 2013, Casio G-Shock has launched the new Master Of G lineup – The Rangeman GW-9400 series -. The tough and shock resistant watches boasts the digital compass, barometer/thermometer, and altimeter feature to enhance its performance, so it can be used in all circumstances even in extreme environments.
The Rangeman GW-9400 series designed with 53.5mm case diameter and domed with inorganic glass to protect the watch from scratches. Such as previously the Master of G series, the watch features shock-resistant, rust-resistant, dust-resistant, mud-resistant, and water resistant to 200 meter.
In addition the watch have been well received for delivering the ultimate in toughness and performance. To add to its grip, G-Shock inserted the carbon fiber in the watch band to make more reliability and toughness.
The lates Rangeman GW-9400 series is available in two models, including GW-9400-1 which has a black color and GW-9400-3 with khaki
The Rangeman GW-9400 watches supported by Triple Sensor ver. 3 – the G-Shock’s flagship feature -. The wearer can start measurement with a single press to obtain the compass bearing information in situations with limited visibility for orienting, or the weather predictions with use barometric function.
Each sensor mode can be set to have a unique notification sound, so the user can confirm the triggered sensor mode in the dark, without looking at the watch face. The stopwatch and time stamp function, which records the time, can also be activated with one press of a button.
Tough Solar power system provides power into battery, so as to drive the entire operation of the watch
Citizen watch has launched the diving watch lineup – Citizen Eco-Drive BJ8050-08E – which features the water resistant up to 300 meters. The watch is intended to who likes the extreme water sports or the diving sports enthusiast.
The Stainless steel with 48 mm case diameter and thickness in 18 mm, protected by curved extra-thick (6 mm) non-reflective mineral crystal that can avoid from scratches and supported by bezel that designed with undirectional rotating time-elapsed. For more strengthen its grip, this watch is supported with a band made of urythane rubber. Water resistant to 300 meters, extremely fit for diving activities.
Calendar shown through the date located right at 3 o’clock, marks for hours, minutes, and seconds and hands powered by luminous feature for easy readability both in the water when diving or in the dark without light.
Citizen Eco-Drive BJ8050-08E is driven by Citizen caliber B873 supported by Citizen’s proprietary technology that is Light Powered Eco-Drive technology will have the ability to convert light into energy which is loaded into the battery.