Casio G-Shock GSW-H1000 Watches


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  1. Japanese approaches to Tough and Functional Watches in GSW-H1000! *the most distinctive features in details
  2. General information about the watch *year of first release, model range etc.
  3. G-Shock GSW-H1000 Display Guide *for key functions only
  4. GSW-H1000 Usage Patterns *what the watch is usually meant for
  5. Feedback from Users and Experts *anonymous from different sources
  6. GSW-H1000 Model Range *in different colors and bands
  7. GSW-H1000 Limited Editions *unique style, materials, and price
  8. The most distinctive specs *from our Editorial point of view
  9. Official GSW-H1000 Video *only from Casio Company
  10. G-Shock GSW-H1000 on the wrist! *only images and only on the wrist
  11. Official GSW-H1000 Specs *all details and for base version GSW-H1000-1
  12. GSW-H1000 Comparison Table *with similar G-Shock Watches

Enjoy Japanese approaches to Tough and Functional Watches!

Multi-information display. View measurement data such as pace and heart rate in a three-tiered display layout. Customise and rearrange data points to create just the screen display to suit your purpose.

CASIO’s APPS. Quickly access the G-SQUAD PRO’s diverse array of functions. Swipe around the periphery of the screen to scroll through icons and locate the Heart Rate Monitor, Map and other features with ease. Button operation also available for use with gloves.

Original watch faces. Dual-layer display offers outstanding visibility. Enjoy optimal multi-function display with the digital layer and auto switching between time and watch functions with the analogue. Choose from three different types of watch faces to suit the setting or your preferred style. Settings options also allow customisation of background patterns and theme colours.

Theme colour settings. Select theme colours of blue, red, gold or custom for each of the three watch faces’ backgrounds, measurement screen interfaces and more.

Diverse functions. Packed with a diverse array of functions, from maps showing the current location and trajectory to the compass bearing, barometric pressure and altitude measurements, tide graphs, times of sunrise/sunset and more.

G-SHOCK MOVE FREE Smartphone App. Enables app management of various logs useful for training, from activity history and analysis to progress verification and more.

GPS functionality & multiple sensors. Obtains current location data from a GPS satellite. Optical sensors on the back of the watch measure heart rate. Also includes sensors for compass bearing, altitude, barometric pressure and more. Get real-time data with original sensing technology.

Dual-layer display. Combines a monochrome, always-on LCD for time display with a colour LCD for high-definition display of maps, sensor data and more. This dual display enables optimal display options for your setting while maintaining excellent visibility at all times.

Shock-resistant structure and 20-bar water resistance. Features the original G-SHOCK shock-resistant construction plus a water-resistant microphone and charging port. With an optical sensor to measure heart rate at the wrist and a microphone, the watch also provides shock resistance and 20-bar water resistance.

Case and button design. The frequently used START button is made in aluminium with an accent colour for improved visibility and operability. Honeycomb patterning is also applied to the case and band for an expression of toughness worthy of the G-SHOCK.

Titanium case back. Titanium offers excellent corrosion resistance. A titanium carbide finishing is applied to enhance abrasion resistance.

Wear OS by Google™. Powered with Wear OS by Google, your smartwatch comes with helpful apps like Google Assistant, Google Pay™ and Google Fit™. Get notifications for email, calls, social media, and more. Download thousands of apps from Google Play.

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General Information

Price699$
Year of first Release2021
Model RangeG-SQUAD (A new sports line that supports your active life by managing your daily exercise using your watch and smartphone. All watches are equipped with health and fitness support functions, include a 3-axis accelerometer that keeps track of step count, a Multi-Timer that lets you create up to 20 timer combinations of five timers each, memory for up to 200 lap records, and with the help of the phone app, a calorie-use counter. Ideal for interval training for running, gym activities and other sports.)
Battery Typelater (G-Shock Batteries)
Other Divisions the GSW-H1000 belongs to: *you may find all watches of the division by clicking on the linkG-Shock 2021
G-Shock Digital
G-Shock Bluetooth
G-Shock Heart Rate Monitor
G-Shock StepCount

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G-Shock GSW-H1000 Display Guide *for key functions only. For you to know how it works))

Digital Display

  1. Upper display area: Calories Burned / Step Count / Hear Rate
  2. Middle display area: Clock
  3. Lower display area: Calories Burned / Weekly Stats
  4. Background

“Analog” Casio Watch Face

The Casio Analog watch face is an analog face that prioritizes readability.
The information displayed by this watch face changes automatically according to your current location and activity.
This screen enhances viewing of the current time, with the automatically changing information in the background.
Tapping the display causes the background to become easy to view for about 5 seconds.

To measure your heart rate manually

  1. While the “2 Layers” watch face is displayed, tap the screen.
  2. This displays the message “Start heart rate measurement.” Tap +.

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GSW-H1000 Usage Patterns *what the watch is usually meant for

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Feedback from Users *accumulated information from our own comments and emails, forum threads, socials, reviews, etc.

PROs
+ really looks stunning
+ plenty of functionality

CONs
– no solar
– too big for wrists, preferences and wallet
– its mainly resin rather than metal
– no precision parts unlike an analogue G-Shock

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GSW-H1000 Model Range *may be updated

*You may find updated information about colors on our G-Shock 2021 New Releases page →

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GSW-H1000 Limited Editions *unique style, materials, and price

GSW-H1000-1

The Listing of All G-Shock GSW-H1000 Limited Watches → *with detailed description about the style

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The most distinctive specs of GSW-H1000 *Editorial
— Sport Line with Wear OS
(the first sport G-Shock with this OS and drives functions to a new level)
— Optical Heart Rate Monitor (on the watch caseback)
— Running Data (speed via GPS, pace, heart rate, distance etc. All important info for a runner)
— Sensors (direction sensor, altitude/barometric pressure, acceleration)
— G-SHOCK Move App (Increase motivation by managing measurement data and training history with the app, which automatically creates training plans tailored to set targets)
— Changeable Display Design (you may change your watch daily by changing just its display)

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Official GSW-H1000 Video

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Official Marketing Focus from Casio

Sports line “G-SQUAD” New line “G-SQUAD PRO” equipped with Wear OS by Google ™ for the first time.

The new GSWH1000 multi-sport smartwatch is built with all the toughness of a G-SHOCK, with shock resistance and 200-meter water resistance. It is also the first G-SHOCK smartwatch to run on Wear OS by Google. As the flagship product of the sports-focused G-SHOCK Move line, the GSWH1000 is great for use in a wide range of athletic settings—from activities like running, indoor workouts, road biking, and swimming, to more extreme pursuits like surfing and snowboarding.

The new watch has an optical sensor to measure heart rate, as well as a compass, altitude/air pressure sensor, accelerometer, gyrometer, GPS functionality and more. This powerful hardware profile enables the watch to capture the data on distance, speed and pace which is so useful for people doing physical training. The dual-layer monochrome and color display features an interface with a three-tier layout that users can customize to suit their goals, putting multiple data points at their fingertips, easily accessible at a glance.

The timepiece also features new technical capabilities with Bluetooth ® connectivity via the updated G-SHOCK Move App. This allows users to choose between three different watch face options, manage measurement data and training history for specific activities, and more. Another The design of the GSWH1000-1 also delivers an uncompromising commitment to wearability, with a soft black resin urethane band that provides flexibility and durability, as well as special components employed between the band and case to ensure a very comfortable fit.

In addition to an optical sensor that can measure heart rate, it is equipped with a direction, altitude / barometric pressure, acceleration, and gyro sensor as useful functions for workouts. In addition, it acquires location information from GPS satellites and measures distance, speed, pace, etc.
The measured data is displayed in high definition on the entire LCD. You can easily monitor the information you want to know while exercising. In addition, in order to support various sports measurements, the Casio original app has made it possible to use it in a wide range of scenes, from daily training to extreme sports and outdoor activities.
The interface designed for each event allows you to customize the display items, so you can freely use multiple functions with your own specifications.
Furthermore, by linking with the dedicated app “G-SHOCK MOVE”, it supports various clock settings and training log management.


G-Shock GSW-H1000 on the wrist!

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Official GSW-H1000 Specs / Features *for base version GSW-H1000-1

  • Case / Bezel Material: Resin / Stainless Steel
  • Resin band
  • Impact resistant structure (Shock Resistant)
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200-meter water resistance
  • 1.2 inch Dual Layer LCD
  • Color TFT LCD (360×360 pixels)
  • Monochrome LCD
  • Capacitive touchscreen (anti-fouling coating)
  • Power Source
  • Charging system compatible with dedicated cable (requires device with Type-A USB terminal)
  • GPS signal reception: Auto receive (with no mobile link function, time information, once/day); Manual receive (position information, time information) Compatible with 3 systems (GPS/Glonass/Michibiki)
  • OS: Wear OS by Google
  • Compatibily: Wear OS by Google works with phones running the latest version of Android (excluding Go edition and phones without Google Play Store) or iOS
  • Mobile link (Automatic connection, wireless linking using Bluetooth®)
  • Training Function
  • Display of distance, speed, pace, and other calculated values based on GPS or accelerometer data, auto/manual lap times, Auto Pause, Auto Run Timing Start, target alert setting (time, altitude, calories burned) on/off, training display customization (elapsed time, distance, pace, lap time, lap distance, lap pace, average pace, speed, average speed, calories burned, heart rate, average heart rate, road grade, elevation, cumulative ascent, cumulative descent, ascent pace, descent pace)
  • Wrist heart rate measurement (maximum measurement value: 220 bpm)
  • Heart rate, target heart rate setting, heart rate zone graphic indication, heart rate graph, maximum heart rate, minimum heart rate
  • Training Analysis
    Training status, fitness level trend, training load trend, VO2MAX, recovery time
  • Training Data
    Elapsed time, distance, pace, calories burned, heart rate, maximum heart rate, aerobic training effect, anaerobic training effect
    Activity Types: Running, Trail Running, Road Biking, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Pool Swimming, Surfing, Sailing, Kayaking, SUP, Skiing, Snowboarding, Trekking, Fishing, Walking, Indoor Workouts
  • Life Log Data
    Daily data display (step count), Monthly data display (running distance)
    User profile creation
  • Digital compass
    Measures and displays direction as one of 16 points
    Measuring range: 0 to 359°
    Measuring unit: 1°
    60 seconds continuous measurement
    Bidirectional calibration and magnetic declination correction
    Graphical display of north
    Auto horizontal compensation
  • Altimeter
    Measuring range: -700 to 10,000 m (-2,300 to 32,800 ft.)
    Measuring unit: 1 m (5 ft.)kk
    *Changeover between meters (m) and feet (ft)
  • Barometer
    Display range: 260 to 1,100 hPa (7.65 to 32.45 inHg)
    Display unit: 1 hPa (0.05 inHg)
    Atmospheric pressure tendency graph
    Barometric pressure tendency information alarm (beep and arrow indicates significant changes in pressure)
    *Changeover between hPa and inHg
  • Tide graph
  • Airplane mode
  • Sunrise, sunset time display
    Sunrise time and sunset time for specific date, daylight pointers
  • World time
    550 time zones, daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching
    *May be updated when connected to a smartphone.
  • 1-second stopwatch
    Measuring capacity: 99:59’59”
    Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time
  • Countdown timer
    Timer for interval measurement (up to five time settings)
    Measuring unit: 1 second
    Others: Auto-repeat (number of repeats settable from 1 to 20)
  • Microphone
  • Vibrator
  • Alarm
  • Battery level indicator
  • Power Saving
  • Full auto-calendar
  • 12/24-hour format
  • Button operation tone on/off
  • Vibration on/off
  • Regular timekeeping: Hour, minute, second, am, pm, month, date, day
  • Accuracy: ±15 seconds per month (with no GPS signal reception and mobile link function)
  • Approx. battery operating time on after full charge:
    Normal use (color display): approx. 1.5 days, roughly
    Multi Timepiece Mode (timekeeping and sensors only): 1 month, roughly (Varies according to use)
  • Recharging Time approx. 3 hours at room temperature
  • Size (H x W x D): 65.6 x 56.3 x 19.5 mm
  • Weight: 103g

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GSW-H1000 Comparison Table with similar G-Shock Watches

GSW-H1000

Price (Amazon)

Year of first Release

2021

Accuracy

Bluetooth (via phone app), GPS Signal Reception

Bluetooth (via phone app), GPS Signal Reception

SmartWatch Features

G-SHOCK Move App, Wear OS by Google™

G-SHOCK MOVE App

Optical sensor (for Heart Rate)

Optical Heart Rate Monitor (on the watch caseback)

Wrist heart rate measurement (maximum measurement value: 220 bpm)

Step Count

Yes

Yes

GPS (for distance and speed monitor)

GPS signal reception: Auto receive (with no mobile link function, time information, once/day); Manual receive (position information, time information) Compatible with 3 systems (GPS/Glonass/Michibiki)

GPS Functionality (Acquires data of current location from GPS satellite, measures distance travelled, speed, pace, and other data. In addition to GPS, the watch acquires data from GLONASS and Michibiki (QZSS) satellite systems)

USB Charging

Yes

Yes (After about 2.5 hours of charging, training features can be used continuously for up to 14 hours)

Light

LED backlight (Super illuminator)

Alarm

Daily alarm

4 daily alarms with snooze

Timer

Timer for interval measurement (up to five time settings)
Measuring unit: 1 second
Others: Auto-repeat (number of repeats settable from 1 to 20)

Timer for interval measurement (up to five time settings)
Measuring unit: 1 second
Input range: 00'00'' to 60'00'' (1-second increments)
Others: Auto-repeat (number of repeats settable from 1 to 20)

Stopwatch

1-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 99:59’59”
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time

1-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 99:59'59''
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time

Hourly Time Signal

No

No

World Time

550 time zones, daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching
*May be updated when connected to a smartphone.

38 time zones* (38 cities + coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching
*May be updated when connected to a smartphone

Altimeter

Yes

Yes

Barometer

Yes

Yes

Compass

Yes

Yes

Multi Timer

No

Yes

Thermometer

No

Yes

Vibration

Yes

Yes

Case / bezel material

Resin / Stainless Steel

Resin / Stainless steel

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral glass

Battery

Rechargable

Solar powered

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

65.6 x 56.3 x 19.5

63×55×20.4

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