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I mean, really, a child sized strap? For America? And what's with the small digital display? Not for large, old people.
on May 14, 2017
Hmmm. First impressions? This watch does not look like the one in the photo. It does not have gold/yellow lettering or face color, these are both white on my watch. Second? The adjustment button requires a pen to push it, as do the other buttons, other than the excellent light button on the front. Third? Jeez, this is a short strap! The watch was made in Thailand, but come on folks, if you sell it in America you have GOT to use full size adult straps! This thing barely fits (I have 8" wrists). I have it on the fourth hole, and the strap retainer is snugged up tight to the buckle. Not nearly big enough. And the display is so tiny, with small digits. I can barely read it without my reading glasses. In fact, the display is as small as many dual display watches. Why have a crappy cartoon graphic display of time passing, which really does belong on a child's watch, and which takes up so much space that could have been devoted to a larger, clearer digital display?
My everyday watch is the Casio W800WG, which has a brilliant large display, more information more clearly laid out, and has been rugged enough for what I do. And a longer strap. So far the only advantage of the DW6900 is the front light button, which is just super cool. My DW5600E is now useless, as the light button no longer works, after less than two years. I spend a lot of time in low light conditions, so a working light button is essential. This one might be a keeper, but it's going to have to prove itself. At least it's simple and easy to set up. Go G-Shock!