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In 1983, Casio launched the shock-resistant G-SHOCK watch. This product shattered the notion that a watch is a fragile piece of jewelry that needs to be handled with care, and was the result of Casio engineers taking on the challenge of creating the world's toughest watch. Using a triple-protection design for the parts, module, and case, the G-SHOCK offered a radical new type of watch that was unaffected by strong impacts or shaking. Its practicality was immediately recognized, and its unique look, which embodied its functionality, became wildly popular, resulting in explosive sales in the early 1990s. The G-SHOCK soon adopted various new sensors, solar-powered radio-controlled technology (described below), and new materials for even better durability. By always employing the latest technology, and continuing to transcend conventional thinking about the watch, the G-SHOCK brand has become Casio's flagship timepiece product.
Today, Casio is focusing its efforts on solar-powered radio-controlled watches: the built-in solar battery eliminates the nuisance of replacing batteries, and the radio-controlled function means users never have to reset the time. In particular, the radio-controlled function represents a revolution in time-keeping technology similar to the impact created when mechanical watches gave way to quartz technology. Through the further development of high radio-wave sensitivity, miniaturization, and improved energy efficiency, Casio continues to produce a whole range of radio-controlled models.
Case: White plastic
Band: White rubber strap
One-year Casio warranty
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Casio Model GA100B-7A
|Display||Analog Analog An Analog refers to the type of dial. Typically an analog watch has an Hour, Minute and Second Hand markers.|
|Movement||Quartz Quartz A quartz movement, usually the most accurate type of movement, uses a battery for its power source.|
|Crystal||Mineral Mineral Hardened crystal or glass that gives a protective barrier. There are multiple variations but most are scratch resistant and durable.|
|Case Diameter||55mm Case Diameter The full width of the watch case, all the way across from left to right. General sizing: > 20mm: A small, women's sized watch. 21mm - 30mm: A women's or small unisex sized watch. 31mm - 40mm: A large women's or unized sized watch. < 40mm: A large men's or unisex sized watch.|
|Band Type||Rubber Strap|
|Water Resistance||200m Water Resistance 200m water resistance means this watch is suitable for diving, but not deep sea use.|