Casio G Shock G-100

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Casio G Shock G-100

Casio watches are at the forefront of all pioneering technology especially when related to watches. G shock casio watch is a tough watch for a rugged ...

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Review of "Casio G Shock G-100"

published 09/10/2011 | markrox
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Pro Light, durable, waveceptor timekeeping technology, tough solar power management
Cons The buckle can be a little fiddly when removing the watch
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"I couldn't live without my Casio G-Shock GW 002E IVER watch"

Waveceptor/Tough Solar Digital G-Shock Watch, 200 metre water resistant

Waveceptor/Tough Solar Digital G-Shock Watch, 200 metre water resistant

I bought the Casio G-Shock GW 002E IVER watch a couple of years ago and have not regretted it.

It cost me about £70 and I wear it all the time, however I've seen it selling for around £55. In my job I get a bit of rough and tumble and the watch has withstood the knocks without any visible signs of damage. The new resin build is much lighter and more durable than the old steel G-Shocks.

The big selling points for me were the Waveceptor atomic radio updated timekeeping and the Tough Solar battery recharging. Every night, well the early hours of the morning actually, the watch calibrates its time via radio transmitters located all over the world. Being solar powered you never have to worry about getting new batteries or it breaking down on you when you most rely on it. There is a dial on the face which monitors the power of the battery and I've never had to worry about it running out, even on a series of night shifts.

The backlight on this watch is really clever as well. If you are in the dark and you lift your wrist to check the time, it intuitively switches on its backlight for a few seconds without you having to press a button.

This watch has all the standard extras such as 200 metre water resistant, stopwatch, calender (which is displayed below the time) and a world timer – keeping you informed of times of various cities around the world, in case you travel a lot this is very handy.

And I suppose the most important thing about a watch is how it feels and looks. It is very light and never rubs on my wrist and, even though it is a resin build, does not look too cheap.

The only thing I could gripe about, and this is very insignificant, is the buckle is a little fiddly when taking the watch off.

I recommend this watch if you don't want to spend the earth but still have a G-Shock with all the necessary features and durability.

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  • LadyValkyrie published 09/10/2011
    Sounds and looks a decent watch. Welcome to Ciao!
  • ntg13 published 09/10/2011
    Sounds like a great buy.
  • catsholiday published 09/10/2011
    Sounds a pretty good watch for all occasions.
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Product Information : Casio G Shock G-100

Manufacturer's product description

Casio watches are at the forefront of all pioneering technology especially when related to watches. G shock casio watch is a tough watch for a rugged lifestyle. Product Description:- Shock resistant.- 200m water resistant.- 1/100th second chronograph.- Daily alarm.- Dual time.- EL Backlight with Afterglow.- Auto Calendar (pre-programmed until the year 2039).Also Comes With :- 2 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee- Presentation Box

Product Details

Long Name: G Shock, G-Shock, G-Shock Chronograph

Type: Watch

Manufacturer: Casio

Gender: For Men

Style: Sports

Type of Movement: Quartz Analogue and Digital, Quartz Chronograph

Water Resistant: 200 metres

Functions: Chronograph; Alarm

Dial Colour: Black

Crystal / Glass Type: Mineral Glass

Material: Resin

Strap / Bracelet Type: Resin

Clasp Type: Traditional Buckle

Width: 47mm, 46mm

Depth: 14mm, 15mm

Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Year Manufacturers Guarantee

Strap / Bracelet Material: Resin

EAN: 4971850677772

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