Casio G-Shock GW-7900 Watches

A popular digital series with advanced features. The large case and powerful bezel screws emphasize the visual power of the GW-7900 – the watch module is protected from any negative influences. The main advantage of the model is the availability of solar power [recharging the battery from daylight] and radio time synchronization. Surfers and people associated with the maritime business will find useful functions for themselves – the phase of the moon and the level of the ebb / flow in a particular place are displayed. Thanks to the electronic dial, the information is displayed in a detailed form. In addition to specific functions, the watch also has basic features – a 24-hour stopwatch, a timer, world clock, a calendar and backlight with automatic response when you turn your hand.


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Important Information

  • Price — 90$ *average Amazon Price, we may earn commission from purchases
  • Year of first Release —  2009
  • Module Number — 3200 / Manual
  • Model Range — STANDART DIGITAL (This Line includes Digital G-Shocks that are the best in “price/quality” category. Usually have traditional digital functions.)
  • Other Divisions the GW-7900 belongs to: *you may find all watches of the division by clicking on the link
  • Battery Type — Solar (G-Shock Batteries)

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

PROs
+ moon phase data
+ solar charging
+ easy to read
+ easy setup
+ automatic atomic calibration
+ larger display
+ backlight

CONs
– negative display
– small moongraph

Feedback from Experts *based on comparison info with similar watches by price, model range, etc.

PROs
+ very accurate. Radio-controlled (via atomic watch signals)
+ Full-Auto Illuminator
+ solar powered
+ Moon Graph
+ Tide Graph

CONs
– no Hourly Time Signal
– no Data Memory


GW-7900 Model Range *may be updated


The most distinctive specs of GW-7900 *Editorial
— 200-meter water resistance
(good for swimming but not for deep diving)
— Tough Solar (CASIO’s original solar-charging system converts not only sunlight but also light from fluorescent lamps and other sources into power)
— Radio-controlled Watch; Multi band 6 (additional way for time sync. This watch receives time calibration radio signals that keep the displayed time accurate)
— Moon data (moon age of the specific date)
— Tide graph (tide level for specific date and time)


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

These are not all G-Shock GW Series. Here is a list of All G-Shock GW Watches →


Official GW-7900 Video

Official Marketing Focus from Casio

The G-SHOCK G-Rescue series combine tough, high-performance digital timekeeping with radio-controlled accuracy. Large buttons are designed to allow operation while wearing thick gloves, for even those with protective clothing. Tide Graph and Moon Phase features show tide and moon information for preset areas. Other advanced features include highly shock-resistant construction, a Tough Solar power system, MULTIBAND 6 reception of six time calibration signals around the globe, and much more.


G-Shock GW-7900 on the wrist!


Official GW-7900 Specs / Features *for base version GW-7900B-1

  • Full-Auto Illuminator
    Automatically deactivates the Auto EL backlight function when surrounding light is sufficient, and activates it under dim light or dark conditions.
  • Shock-resistant
    Shock-resistant construction protects against impact and vibration.
  • Solar Power
    A solar cell provides power for operation.
  • Radio signal reception (EU, USA, Japan, China)
    Whether in Europe, North America and Japan or in the outer reaches of Canada, Central America and China – once the watch has been set to the local time, it receives the relevant signal and shows the correct time wherever you are. In many countries, it also sets itself automatically to summer and winter time.
  • Moon Phase Indicator
    The moon phase indicator shows the current moon phase based to the earth
  • Tide indicator
    Once the high tide time has been entered for a selected location, the watch can display the low and high tide phases at this location on any given date. This can be quite useful, for example, if you want to know the patterns of the tides at your destination in advance.
  • World time function
    Displays the current time in major cities and specific areas around the world.
  • Stopwatch function – 1/100 sec. – 24 hours
    Elapsed time, split time and final time are measured with 1/100-sec accuracy. The watch can measure times of up to 24 hours.
  • Timer – 1/1 min. – 24 hours
    For fans of precision: the countdown timers help you to remember specific or recurring events by giving off an audible signal at a preset time. The time can be set to the nearest minute and up to 24 hours in advance. Ideal for people who need to take medicines every day or those who do interval training.
  • 5 daily alarms
    The daily alarm reminds you about recurring events with an acoustic signal at the time you have set. This model has 5 independent alarms for flexible reminders of important appointments.
  • Snooze feature
    Each time you stop the alarm, it sounds again after a few minutes.
  • Button tones on/off
    The button tones for using the mode button can be turned off. This means that the watch no longer beeps when switching from one function to another. Preset alarm or countdown timers remain active when the button tones are deactivated.
  • Automatic calendar with Date, Day and Month
    Once set, the automatic calendar always displays the correct date.
  • 12/24-hour timekeeping
    Times can be displayed in either a 12-hour or 24-hour format.
  • Mineral glass
    The tough mineral glass resists scratching.
  • Resin case
  • Resin band
    Synthetic resin is the ideal material for wrist straps thanks to its extremely durable and flexible properties.
  • Buckle
  • Battery level indicator
    An indicator shows the current battery level.
  • Water resistance classification (20 bar)
    Perfect for free diving without scuba gear: the watch is water resistant up to 20 bar according to ISO 22810.
  • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    52,40mm x 50,00mm x 17,70mm
  • Weight
    approx. 71,00 g

GW-7900 Comparison Table with similar G-Shock Watches


GW-7900

Price (Amazon)

Year of first Release

2010

2009

2002

Accuracy

±15 seconds per month

Radio-controlled (via atomic watch signals)

 ±15 seconds per month

SmartWatch Features

No

No

No

Light

LED Backlight

Full-Auto Illuminator

Electro-luminescent backlight

Alarm

5 alarms (daily or one-time)

5 daily alarms

5 independent multi alarms

Timer

Measuring unit: 1/10 second
Input range: 1 second to 24 hours (1-second increments, 1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)

1/1 min. – 24 hours

Input range: 1 minute to 24 hours
Unit: 1 second
Other: Auto-repeat

Stopwatch

1/100-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 23:59’59.99”
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times

Stopwatch function – 1/100 sec. – 24 hours

1/100-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 23:59’59.99”
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times

Hourly Time Signal

Yes

No

Yes

World Time

31 time zones (48 cities + coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off, Home city / World time city swapping

Displays the current time in major cities and specific areas around the world

29 time zones (27 cities), city code display, daylight saving on/off

Data Memory

No

No

Yes

Moon Graph

No

Yes

No

Tide Graph

No

Yes

No

Case / bezel material

Resin

Resin

Resin / Stainless steel

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Battery

7 years on CR2025

Solar Powered CTL1616

10 years on CR2025

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

55×51.2×17.4

52.40x50x17.70

52.4×45.9×16.5


Full features (if you want to know more)



GW-7900 Replacement Band (Strap) *availability
We think it is very important (before buying a new watch) to know if there will be some choice as for replacement bands for GW-7900 (in future or even now). So we made a research and you shouldn’t worry about your future as the bands are available for buying.

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Recent News about GW-7900 

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You ask, we answer…

What does Tough Solar in GW-7900 mean?

CASIO’s original solar-charging system converts not only sunlight but also light from fluorescent lamps and other sources into power.

How does Radio-controlled Watch in GW-7900 work?

This is additional way for time sync. This watch receives time calibration radio signals that keep the displayed time accurate.

What does Tide graph in GW-7900 mean?

It means tide level for specific date and time.

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