Japan’s Casio quickly found out that G-Shock followers additionally enjoy steel. It then began creating even more of the popular “metal” watches in sleek and layered alloys. Up until lately, steel G-shock watches (with steel cases versus just innards, that is) were a lot extra costly than the plentiful plastic versions, however the price of metal G-Shock watches has been coming down a little bit as Casio fleshed out the choices to create a lot more of them.
In steel, the GM6900 looks wonderful, as the gloss and also overall construction of the watch is extremely well done. Offered the yellow-gold tone and also the adverse LCD. Maybe they were, or maybe it is just one of those enjoyable watch market coincidences when a watch advises us of something from popular culture.
Inside the G-Shock GM6900 is Casio’s 3230 component (motion) which is old-school yet gratifying. That said, I wish to see more of these traditional Casio G-Shock plastic styles in fully grown up steel. Yet with modern functions that Casio has offered in a few other watches, such as solar power generation as well as Bluetooth connectivity. Once more, all points will certainly concern those (G-Shock fans) that wait.
Based on the iconic GM-6900 model, each limited edition GM-6900GKING-9ER comes with a personalized King Geek published band as well as its accompanied by a sticker and also a signed and phone number print including King Geek art work.
His work can be located etched on the side of Harley-Davidsons, Leica electronic cameras, Jaeger LeCoultre sees, as well as Captain Sir Thomas Moore coins.
The watch itself comprises of a gold IP stainless-steel bezel and black resin band birthing King Nerd’s renowned style.
On making the watch, Dowell said,” King Geek’ stands for ‘Old as well as New’ and I wanted to produce something that showed that and that’s exactly how I created the design– extremely traditional and also luxuriant to opt for the extremely contemporary as well as solid form of the G-SHOCK. Both combined creates a fantastic association. It’s practically as if these 2 various styles shouldn’t interact yet upon seeing the watch the ornate design in a modern print colour works flawlessly with the fun and modern-day look of the watch.’
Of course, this being a G-Shock, the watch is 200m water proof, shock proof and durable.
It additionally includes an electro-luminescent backlight, flash alert, countdown timer, alarm, and also calendar.
On the collaboration, His Royal Highness of Geek said, ‘Collaborating with G-Shock has been a secret lifelong dream. It was my initial watch. I possess a number of G-SHOCK watches as well as I keep in mind from an extremely young age a pal of mine had one with a clear band as well as from that day I always thought of exactly how fantastic it would be to produce my own. I always consider the G-SHOCK brand name extremely lovingly as well since it’s the exact very same age as me, I have actually literally grown up alongside the brand name.’
The G-Shock GM-6900GKING-9ER will be offered ‘Very early March 2021’ valued at $280.
ACCURACY+/- 15 secs per month
ALARM SYSTEM FUNCTIONFlash Alert: A light diode flashes as quickly as an alarm, countdown-time or the hour signal has actually been reached. Hourly time signal: The watch beeps every hour on the hour, Multi Feature Alarm System
CAR CALENDAR. Once established, the automatic schedule constantly displays the appropriate day
BAND MATERIAL Resin
BATTERY LIFE Approximately 2 years
SITUATION MATERIAL Resin/ Stainless Steel, Glass Fiber enhanced material inner situation
COUNTDOWN TIMER FUNCTION Auto Repeat, Countdown Range: 24-hour, Measuring Device: 1 second
DATE AND ALSO WEEKDAY DISPLAY. The existing date as well as week day are presented on the watch face
DAY DISPLAYT he existing day is shown on the watch face
DIMENSIONS 53.9 x 49.7 x 18.6 mm
SCREEN ILLUMINATION Electro-luminescent: The digital screen lights up the at the touch of a button. With afterglow.
MINERAL GLASS Hard glass resists damaging.
SHOCK RESISTANT Patented Hollow Core Guard Framework protects against impact as well as vibration.
STOP-WATCH FUNCTION Measuring Capacity: 1 day, Gauging Modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd area times, Determining Device: 1/100 2nd (for the very first 60 mins) 1 2nd (after 60 mins).
Casio combined a straightforward black plastic band to this watch, which feels very much like the traditional option. What’s more concerning a gold-toned band or one with some texture? Casio has already shown, over and over again, that it can make superb metal watch bands for G-Shock watches, so maybe it’s just a matter of time for the brand to go ahead with a gold-toned watch strap for the GM6900.