Casio G-Shock DW-B5600 — Cheap Square Classics with Bluetooth

DW-B5600G-1 — Updated September 2022 color!

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DW-B5600 Model Range *may be updated


Quick Content Guide

  1. DW-B5600 Model Range *in different colors and bands
  2. General information about the watch *year of first release, model range etc.
  3. G-Shock DW-B5600 Display Guide *for key functions only
  4. G-Shock DW-B5600 on the wrist *only images and only on the wrist
  5. DW-B5600 Usage Patterns *what the watch is usually meant for
  6. Other G-Shock DW Watches *similar by price and functions but different by cases
  7. Official DW-B5600 Specs *all details and for base version DW-B5600G-1
  8. G-Shock DW-B5600 PROs & CONs *by experts with 10 years experience
  9. DW-B5600 Comparison Table *with similar G-Shock Watches
  10. Recent News about DW-B5600 *the latest breaking news and videos

General Information

Price$130
*average Amazon Price, we may earn commission from purchases
Year of first Release2022
Suitable for Wrist Size145 – 205 mm
Module Number3509 / Manual
Model RangeSquare
Battery TypeCR2016 (G-Shock Batteries)
Other Divisions the GA-B2100 belongs to: *you may find all watches of the division by clicking on the linkG-Shock Digital
G-Shock Bluetooth
G-Shock For Small Wrists
G-Shock 2022

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G-Shock DW-B5600 Display Guide *for key functions only. For you to know how it works))

General Display

  1. Day of the week
  2. Month, day
  3. Hour, minute, second

A button
Holding down this button for at least two seconds in any mode displays the setting screen.
B button
Press to turn on illumination.
C button
Each press cycles between watch modes. In any mode, hold down this button for at least one second to return to the Timekeeping Mode.
D button
Pressing this button while any setting screen is displayed will change the setting.

World Time

Enter the World Time Mode. This displays to the current World Time
City and the current time there.

● Pressing (A) displays the World Time City again.
● To change the selected World Time city, press (D).

Phone Finder

You can use phone finder to trigger a tone on the phone to make it easy to find. The tone is forced to sound even if the phone is in vibrate mode.

Timer

The timer counts down from a start time specified by you. A beeper sounds when the end of the countdown is reached.

The countdown start time can be set in 1- second units up to 24 hours.
● If a timer countdown operation is in progress, reset the timer to its current start time before performing this operation.

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DW-B5600 Usage Patterns *what the watch is usually meant for

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What we like in DW-B5600 *comments by experts with 10 years experience in writing about Casio watches
— Mobile link (Wireless linking using Bluetooth(R)) (for time sync with your phone data)
CASIO WATCH App (you may manage all watch settings through your phone)
The iconic square design (inspired by the first and origin G-SHOCK DW-5000C)
World time for 38 time zones (38 cities)
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
Super Illuminator (LED light for digital display)

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Other G-Shock DW Watches *similar by price and functions but different by cases

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Official Casio Description.

Since its release in 1983, the toughness watch G-SHOCK, which continues to evolve in search of insatiable strength, is the model DW-B5600 series equipped with a smartphone link. Gradation is applied to the resin of the skeleton, and it is summarized in a coloring that can be used widely from fashion to outdoor scenes. In addition, with the built-in Bluetooth®, you can use a dedicated app to link with your smartphone and notify you of information updates in the app by displaying the information on the watch.


Official DW-B5600 Specs / Features *for base version DW-B5600G-1

  • Case size: (L× W× H): 48.9 x 42.8 x 13.4 mm
  • WEight: 55 g
  • Case / bezel material: Resin
  • Band: Resin
  • Construction:
    Shock Resistant
  • Water resistance: 200-meter water resistance
  • Power supply and battery life: 3 years for CR2016
  • Smartphone Link feature: Mobile link (Wireless linking using Bluetooth®)
  • Apps: CASIO WATCHES
  • App connectivity feature:
    Auto time adjustment
    Easy watch setting
    Approximately 300 world time cities
    Time & place
    Reminder
    Phone finder
  • Glass: Mineral Glass
  • Other: Neobrite
  • World time: World time 38 time zones (38 cities + coordinated universal time), city code display, city name display, daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching, Home city/World time city swapping
  • Stopwatch (1/100 second (less than 1 hour) / 1 second (more than 1 hour), 24 hour meter, with split
  • Timer (set unit: 1 second, maximum set: 24 hours, measured in 1 second units)
  • 5 time alarms, hourly signal
  • LED backlight (with super illuminator, afterglow function, afterglow time switching (1.5 seconds/3 seconds))
  • Calendar: Full auto-calendar (to year 2099)
  • Operation sound ON/OFF switching function
  • 12/24 hour display switching
  • Date display (month/day display switching)
  • Day display (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian)

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G-SHOCK DW-B5600 PROs & CONs

*we composed all points based on our ten years experience in writing about CASIO watches. We know what matters when you are searching for your ideal G-SHOCK!

– Bluetooth (easy to operate via smartphone)
– Bluetooth Accuracy Calibration (checks if the watch shows the ideal time)
– The first budget square G-SHOCK with Bluetooth
– Small Size (good for most wrists)
– Traditional functions (World time, Stopwatch, Timer, Alarms, etc.)
Affordable price
– Classic Design but with the modern caliber
– Ideal display readability and convenient additional information on display

– No Tough Solar (no Solar Power)
– Only 3 years battery
– Only traditional functions (World time, Stopwatch, Timer, Alarms etc.)
– No Radio Calibration (you have only Bluetooth Time Sync)
– Without sports functions (like GPS, Steptrecker, advanced timers)
– Budget-friendly materials but durable

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DW-B5600 Comparison Table with similar G-Shock Watches

DW-B5600

MRG-B5000

Amazon Price

3500$

Year of first Release

2022

2018

2022

Accuracy

Bluetooth (via phone app)

Radio-controlled (via atomic watch signals), Bluetooth (via phone app)

Radio-controlled (via atomic watch signals), Bluetooth (via phone app)

SmartWatch Features

G-Shock Connected App (simplifies certain watch operations by letting you perform them on your phone screen)

G-Shock Connected App (simplifies certain watch operations by letting you perform them on your phone screen)

G-Shock Connected App (simplifies certain watch operations by letting you perform them on your phone screen)

Light

LED backlight (Super Illuminator)

LED backlight (Super Illuminator)

LED backlight (Super Illuminator)

Alarm

5 daily alarms

5 daily alarms (with 1 snooze alarm)

5 daily alarms

Timer

Measuring unit: 1 second
Countdown range: 24 hours
Countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 24 hours (1-second increments, 1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)

Measuring unit: 1 second
Countdown range: 24 hours
Countdown start time setting range: 1 minute to 24 hours (1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)

Measuring unit: 1 second
Countdown range: 24 hours
Countdown start time setting range: 1 minute to 24 hours (1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)

Stopwatch

1/100-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 00'00''00~59'59''99 (for the first 60 minutes)
1:00'00~23:59'59 (after 60 minutes)
Measuring unit: 1/100 second (for the first 60 minutes)
1 second (after 60 minutes)
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times

1/100-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 00’00”00~59’59”99 (for the first 60 minutes)
1:00’00~23:59’59 (after 60 minutes)
Measuring unit: 1/100 second (for the first 60 minutes)
1 second (after 60 minutes)
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times

1/100-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity:
00'00''00~59'59''99 (for the first 60 minutes)
1:00'00~23:59'59 (after 60 minutes)
Measuring unit:
1/100 second (for the first 60 minutes)
1 second (after 60 minutes)
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times

Hourly Signal

Yes

Yes

Yes

World Time

38 time zones (38 cities + coordinated universal time), city code display, city name display, daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching, Home city/World time city swapping

39 time zones (39 cities +coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off, Home city/World time city swapping, auto summer time (DST) switching

5 World time 39 time zones (39 cities +coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off, Home city/World time city swapping, auto summer time (DST) switching

Auto-Back Light

No

Yes

Yes

Screw Back

No

Yes

Yes

Case / bezel material

Resin

Stainless steel

Titanium

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Sapphire Glass

Battery

3 years on CR2016

Solar powered (CTL1616)

Solar powered (CTL1616)

Size (mm) *we consider 48.9×42.8×13.4 to be a traditional watch size (as in DW-5600). So you are to compare how far or close the watch is to this size

48.9×42.8×13.4

49.3×43.2×13

49.4×43.2×12.9

Full features (if you want to know more)

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