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[G-Shock Comparison] AWM-500 VS AW-500

Can’t choose between G-Shock AWM-500 and AW-500? Enjoy our comparison table and the best features unique list of each series.

AWM-500

AW-500 

Price (Amazon)

135$

Year of first Release

Accuracy

Radio-controlled (via atomic watch signals)

±15 seconds per month

SmartWatch Features

No

No

Light

Neobrite (hands and hour markers) Double LED light

Neobrite and Electro-luminescent backlight (for digital display)

Alarm

5 daily alarms (with countdown)

Daily alarm

Timer

Measuring unit: 1 second
Countdown range: 100 minutes
Countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 100 minutes (1-second increments, 1-minute increments)

No

Stopwatch

1/100-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 00'00''00~59'59''99
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 mode: Elapsed time

Hourly Time Signal

Yes

No

World Time

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

No

Auto-Back Light

Yes

No

Multi Band

Yes

No

Screw Back

Yes

No

World Time

Yes

No

Case / bezel material

Stainless steel

Resin

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Battery

Solar powered

7 years on CR2016

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

51.8×44.5×14.2

55.2×47.7×14.7

Full features (if you want to know more)

*Want to compare some other features? Please, comment and we will improve our table.


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


AW-500E Profile / Casio G-Shock
Average Amazon Price: may be available
Year of first release: 2020
Best for: Top in G-Shock Lookbooks
The most distinctive specs:
– 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)
– Dual Time (In addition to the time in your current location, which is indicated by wide hour and minute hands, a second time can be indicated by the digital dial)
– Battery life: 7 years (the longest lasting battery for a non-solar G-Shock watch with an analog display)
– No Timer (remains devoted to it first model without timer)
– Electro-luminescent backlight (for digital display)
– Case / bezel material: Resin (almost the same look like in 1989)
– 200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
Other colors and full specs: AW-500E Wiki Page
Only Limited Editions: AW-500 Limited Editions

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