The Casio GSW-H1000 G-Shock Smartwatch launched last week. Powered by Google’s Wear OS, it is a rugged smartwatch especially designed for the outdoors. With completely water resistant for upto 200 metres in-depth, it also has features for supporting a wide range of sports activities. Including racing, biking, physical training, surfing, climbing, snowboarding, skiing, swimming etc.
The first ever G-shock watch, the GSW-H1000 is part of the G-Squad lineup. The entire line will be powered by Wear OS by Google. It sports a magnificent a 1.2-inch capacitive touchscreen dual-layer display — a colour TFT LCD (360×360 pixels) and a monochrome LCD. The monochrome display always displays the time whereas the colour LCD shows maps, notifications, sensor data and other information. The Wear OS watch works with both Android and iOS devices.
Other features part of this rugged smartwatch includes presence of air pressure/altitude sensors, accelometer, gyrometer, compass and and optical sensor for PPG Heart Rate. Data recorded by the watch can can be tracked via the G-Shock Move app available on Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store.
Enclosed in a titanium casing and with a urethane band for flexibility and durability, this smart watch gives a smart and comfortable fit. An ideal gadget for indoor and outdoor use, especially for excursion, exploration tips and adventures. With a battery that can be charged completely in three hours time, the watch can run non-interruptedly for 1.5 days.
The Casio G-Shock GSW-H1000 Smartwatch is priced at GBP 599 in the UK and around $700 in the US. Details regarding its availability in different areas worldwide will be announced soon.