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G-Shock AWM-500 PROs & CONs from users and experts

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Enjoy our research as for AWM-500 PROs & CONs features. We analyzed user reviews, forum threads, and other social signals. Then we deleted duplicates and listed only unique and important features.

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

PROs
+ full metal
+ solar powered
+ premium look
+ reminds of juggernaut from X-Men
+ it’s affordable and durable. Looks like a cross between a Seiko Tuna and a Panerai Luminor 👍🏼 (same size 44mm)
+ great design
+ the love of nostalgia with the power of actual technology
+ easy bracelet adjustment
+ very cool

CONs
– no smart functions
– if only the metal version came in black
– too short handset
– looks like it would scratch up easily
– no 24hr stopwatch like it’s resin cousin does
– change the hands to something more traditional
– at that price point it should have sapphire
– too expensive

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

PROs
+ hourly Time Signal
+ 1/100-second stopwatch
+ perfect accuracy. Radio-controlled (via atomic watch signals)
+ double LED light
+ 5 daily alarms
+ 31 time zones
+ Solar powered

CONs
– mineral Glass
– not so small (55.2×47.7×14.7mm)

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AWM-500 Profile / Casio G-Shock
Average Amazon Price: $500 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon). Check the Price on 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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