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The rugged and sporty Casio G-Shock digital watch features atomic timekeeping via radio signal for extreme accuracy, enhanced shock resistance, and water resistance up to 660 feet (200 meters). This solar powered watched comes with a power saving function and offers a battery life of 11 months on full charge without further exposure to light. The stylish gold-toned digital display comes with an automatic electro-luminescent backlight with afterglow, and three circular digital displays at the top provide additional information such as mode, timing, and battery level. The world time can be set for up to 29 different time zones (30 cities), with optional daylight savings and a city code display. The automatic calendar shows the month, date, and day below the time and is pre-programmed through 2099. This convenient, world-savvy watch also comes with a 1/100 second stopwatch, four daily alarms and one snooze alarm, a time recorder, and hourly time signals. Designed for durability, the watch is built with a stainless steel bezel and a mineral dial window. The dark gray case and band are made of resin and further the watch's ruggedly casual look. This watch is backed by a 1-year limited manufacturer's warranty.
With the launch of its first watch in November 1974, Casio entered the wristwatch market at a time when the watch industry had just discovered digital technology. As a company with cutting-edge electronic technology developed for pocket calculators, Casio entered this field confident that it could develop timepieces that would lead the market.
Today, Casio is focusing its efforts on solar-powered radio-controlled watches: the built-in solar battery eliminates the nuisance of replacing batteries, atomic timekeeping means the users never have to reset the time. Recently, Casio launched a series of Bluetooth watches that sync to the users cell phone to automatically update the time. Casio is always moving time forward.
|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Casio|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Case diameter||45 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||16 millimeters|
|Band width||28 millimeters|
|Bezel material||Stainless Steel|
|Calendar||Day, date, and month|
|Special features||World time|
|Item weight||2 Pounds|
|Water resistant depth||660 Feet|
Received very quickly when I got it, but the band has broken and I will have to replace the band. Watch is still running great.Published 4 months ago by DAVID M. DOAN, MD
Time adjustment buttoms became inoperatorable 2yr after purchasePublished 5 months ago by Stephen Luettchau
This was my first G-Shock and I love it. Very comfortable and fashionable and the best part its still running on the original battery. Read morePublished 15 months ago by HappyFeet
56 Amazon reviews at this time and the average review is above 4.5 out of 5.
My 2008 G-Shock, after a full solar charge, sat unattended in a dark box from January 30,... Read more
I replaced another Casio that Batteries Plus ruined changing the battery. Love the watch, but the three small dials are pretty much uselessPublished on March 15, 2013 by Clarence A. Weeks
This had everything I wanted in a watch. I always like digital watches because it easier to read. This watch is solar so batteries should never really be a problem and mine still... Read morePublished on August 22, 2012 by monkeydunce
I would give it five stars if it still had the countdown timer.
Solar Power appears to work fine, have only owned for a couple of months but the readout says... Read more