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[G-Shock Ana-Digi] AW-500 and AMW-500 — The steel version of first ana-digi

From Casio ‘s shock-resistant watch ” G-SHOCK “, a new work “AWM-500D / AWM-500GD” has appeared. It will be released on November 20, 2020 (Friday). The “AWM-500D / AWM-500GD” is a watch that has been arranged in full metal while inheriting the design of G-SHOCK’s first model “AW-500” that combines analog and digital.

Since the release of the first G-SHOCK, only the square model with digital display has been developed, but the “AW-500” has been developed with the concept of “an analog watch that never drops the needle”. It overturned the analog image that it is vulnerable to impact because there are many small parts, and improved impact resistance by reducing the weight of the parts.

The ” AWM-500D / AWM-500GD” that follows the form of this “AW-500” is a full metal by using a resin material “Fine Resin” that has both lightness and strength between the metal case and the bezel as a cushioning material. Realized. The band pieces connected from the case are rounded to reproduce the original supple form.

In addition, a resin-made reproduction model “AW-500E / AW-500BB” redesigned based on the “AW-500” is also available at the same time. In addition to the original model that combines the white index, minute hand, and red hour hand based on black, all black and red models are also available.

AWM-500 Profile / Casio G-Shock
Average Amazon Price: 500$ (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2020
Best for: Office and Formal Wear, Top in G-Shock Lookbooks
The most distinctive specs:
– Full Metal Come back from 1989 (updated version of the first G-Shock analog-digital model AW-500 that proved to the whole World – the hands, gears, and other small parts of analog watches can be shock resistant)
– Radio-controlled Watch; Multi band 6 (additional way for time sync. This watch receives time calibration radio signals that keep the displayed time accurate)
– Tough Solar (CASIO’s original solar-charging system converts not only sunlight but also light from fluorescent lamps and other sources into power)
– World Time (Ideal function for business people or travelers who want to control two times at one display)
– Day of the week languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian)
– Screw Lock Back (Premium Feature)
– Case / bezel material: Stainless steel (it was never before)
Other colors and full specs: AWM-500 Wiki Page
Only Limited Editions: AWM-500 Limited Editions

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