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03.11.2017

CASIO to Release New G-SHOCK Featuring Analog Chronograph with Iconic Dial Indicator
New G-STEEL Watches with Connected Engine Module

Norderstedt, November, 2017 — CASIO announced today the release of new additions to the G-STEEL series of watches that feature a layer guard structure combining different materials. The GST-B100 and GST-B100D watches feature analog chronographs with a large, distinctive dial indicator, as does the special edition GST-B100X model.

The GST-B100 and GST-B100D are the first watches in the G-STEEL series to feature analog chronographs. An iconic dial indicator at the nine o’clock position is designed in the bold image of the turbine blades on a jet aircraft engine. The dial indicator rotates to graphically indicate the elapsed stopwatch time, alarm on/off setting or battery level. The watches feature a high-power dual coil motor that drives the large dial indicators. The appealing rotation of the dial indicator and the multidimensional watch face make for a chronograph that is distinctively G-SHOCK.

The watches are equipped with the Connected Engine, which connects to Internet time servers via a smartphone, to keep accurate time anywhere in the world. The user can also set the alarms and world time city from a smartphone app. Other practical features including the original high-efficiency CASIO Tough Solar power system, a high-luminosity LED light, and Dual Dial World Time.

The new watches feature an updated layer guard structure that combines metal and resins to absorb shock and is a signature feature of the G-STEEL Series. The shock-resistant resin parts have been incorporated into the case to make for a thinner case. High-density packaging technology has been used to reduce the size of the component modules, further enhancing the wearability of these watches.

The GST-B100X, special edition model, incorporates carbon materials in the bezel. Cutting-edge TORAYCA® carbon fiber and NANOALLOY® resin technology from Toray Industries, Inc. are combined to realize a material with excellent shock resistance and an appealing look that augments the bold bezel design. The face is made from scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with excellent clarity and readability, offering both durability and good looks.

These latest G-SHOCK watches deliver a unique use of materials and a distinctive rotating indicator while offering even greater universal value with their wearability and ability to tell accurate time anywhere in the world.

Model

Color

Band

     GST-B100

Silver/Black

Resin

     GST-B100D

Silver/Black

Stainless steel

     GST-B100X

Black

Resin

 



Specifications

Construction

Shock-resistant

Water Resistance

200 meters

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Specifications

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Standard

Bluetooth® Low Energy

Signal Range

Up to 2m (may differ depending on surrounding conditions)

Accuracy at Normal Temperature

 

±15 seconds per month

*If never updated by connecting to a smartphone

Watch

Functions

Dual Time

Home city time swapping

Stopwatch

1 second; measuring capacity: 23:59’59; measuring modes: elapsed time, split time

Countdown Timer

Measuring unit: 1 second (maximum 24 hours)

Alarm

1 independent daily alarm

Other Features

Mobile Link functions (world time: over 300 cities, one-touch time adjustment, auto time adjustment [four times a day], daylight saving time auto switching, alarm setting, timer setting); full auto-calendar; battery level indicator; LED light (super illuminator and afterglow)

Power Source

Tough Solar power system (solar-charging system)

Continuous Operation

About 24 months with the power-saving function*2 ON after full charge

*2 Power-saving after a certain period in a dark location

Size of Case

58.1 × 53.8× 14.1 mm

Total Weight

GST-B100D: 185g

GST-B100/GST-B100X: 101g


The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by CASIO Computer Co., Ltd. is under license.

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