Casio announced compact G-SHOCK GBD-200 watch

Casio recently announced the release of the compact G-SHOCK GBD-200 watch, this would be a new addition to the sports-driven G-SQUAD line in the G-SHOCK family of shock resistant watches. The GBD-200 inherits the iconic square-shaped case design for the very first G-SHOCK, these compact new watches offer convenient functionality for workouts as well as everyday use.

For fans of Casio G-SHOCK watches, do visit and check out the GBD-200 watch series. The iconic square-shaped case design would bring back many memories for you if you are a Casio or G-SHOCK fan! For those into fitness and outdoors, this G-SHOCK GBD-200 watches would be ideal, small, lightweight and trendy! The G-SHOCK GBD-200-9DR Fluorescent Lime looks really bright and cool!

The GBD-200 boasts a new, smaller profile design for the case, which is 2.0mm slimmer, 8.8mm shorter, and 3.4mm narrower compared to the predecessor GBD-100. To make the watch look even slimmer, the case, bezel and other parts are carefully designed to appear flat when viewed from the side. The band is made of soft urethane to provide outstanding ventilation and flexibility and ensure a snug fit on the wrist. Holes near the lugs that fasten the band to the case ensure breathability, helping to shed perspiration and give the watch a comfortable, airy fit that is great for exercise. The precision 5mm hole-spacing employed for the band allows for precise length adjustments, as well.

The GBD-200 also boasts outstanding functionality. Just pair with a smartphone via Bluetooth® to adjust distances captured by with the watch’s acceleration sensor using smartphone GPS. When the user adjusts this once, the watch will then measure distances with even higher degrees of accuracy, * even when not connected to a smartphone. The watch also measures running pace and comes with an Auto lap feature that automatically keeps track of times over a set distance. When used with the dedicated G-SHOCK MOVE app, the watch offers great support for daily workouts, allowing users to check life logs with data on step counts and calories burned, activity logs, and more, right on the smartphone.

There are 3 colours to choose from the G-SHOCK GBD-200 watch series:

Model

Color

GBD-200-1DR

Black

GBD-200-2DR

Navy blue

GBD-200-9DR

Fluorescent lime

GBD-200-1DR S$229

GBD-200-2DR S$229

GBD-200-9DR S$229

Pricing and Availability

The new G-SQUAD GBD-200 will be available at https://www.g-shock.sg/ and at all G-SHOCK stores from 13th August 2021.

Specifications

GBD-200

Construction Shock-resistant
Water Resistance 200 meters
Communication Specifications Communication Standard Bluetooth® low energy
Signal Range Up to 2 meters (may differ depending on surrounding conditions)
Training Functions Distance, speed, pace, etc., measured by accelerometer and displayed; auto/manual lap; auto pause; target alarm setting (time, calories burned) on/off switching; training display customization
Training Log Data Up to 100 runs, up to 140 lap records per run: elapsed time, distance, pace, calories burned
Life Log Data Daily data display (step count), Monthly data display (running distance)
World Time 38 cities (38 time zones,* auto summer time (DST) switching) and Coordinated Universal Time

* May be updated when connected to a smartphone.

Stopwatch Measuring unit: 1 second; measuring capacity: 99:59’59; measuring modes: elapsed time, split time
Countdown Timer Interval measurement (up to 5 timers); measuring unit: 1 second; countdown range: 60 minutes; countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 60 minutes; 1-second accuracy; auto-repeat
Alarm 4 daily alarms (with snooze alarm)
Other Functions User profile setting, Mobile Link functions (Automatic Connection), full auto-calendar; 12/24-hour format; button operation tone on/off; LED backlight (auto light, Super Illuminator, afterglow with selectable illumination duration: 1.5 seconds or 3 seconds); airplane mode; vibration function
Battery Life Approx. 2 years on CR2032
Size of Case 49.4 × 45.9 × 15.0mm
Total Weight Approx.58g

Note:

* In comparison with distance measurements made by preceding Casio models using the accelerometer alone. Depends on the accuracy of the smartphone’s GPS function as well.

** Information and pictures courtesy of Casio, G-SHOCK and Brand Cellar **

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