[G-SHOCK Comparison] DW-H5600 VS DW-B5600 VS GBD-200

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The Ultimate Guide to All G-SHOCKs — composed by Experts

Can’t choose between G-SHOCK DW-H5600, DW-B5600 and GBD-200? Enjoy our comparison table and the best features unique list of each series.

We are trying to compare the watches from one collection or “similar” price categories. Besides you may find our rating system and pros & cons section below. Enjoy!

DW-H5600

DW-B5600

Amazon Price

300$

Year of first Release

2023

2022

2021

Accuracy

Bluetooth (via phone app)

Bluetooth (via phone app)

Bluetooth (via phone app)

SmartWatch Features

CASIO WATCHES App 

CASIO WATCHES App 

G-SHOCK Move App

Optical sensor (for Heart Rate)

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

No

No

Step Count

Yes

No

Yes

Blood oxygen level measurement

Yes

No

No

GPS (for distance and speed monitor)

Smartphone GPS via Bluetooth

No

Smartphone GPS via Bluetooth

USB Charging

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

No

No

Activities

Multi-sport (Running, walking, gym workout, interval timer)

No

Maybe used for running, walking, hiking

Smart Alarm

Yes

No

No

Breathing Exercise

Yes

No

No

Vibration

Yes

No

Yes

Light

LED backlight (Super illuminator)

LED backlight (Super Illuminator)

LED backlight (Super illuminator)

Alarm

4 daily alarms with snooze

5 daily alarms

4 daily alarms with snooze

Timer

Timer (set unit: 1 second, maximum set: 60 minutes, measured in 1 second units)

Measuring unit: 1 second
Countdown range: 24 hours
Countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 24 hours (1-second increments, 1-minute increments and 1-hour increments)

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

Stopwatch: 1 second, 100 hour counter, with split

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 modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times

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

Hourly Signal

No

Yes

No

World Time

38 time zones (38 cities + coordinated universal time), city code display, city name display, daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching, Home city/World time city swapping

38 time zones (38 cities + coordinated universal time), city code display, city name display, daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching, Home city/World time city swapping

38 time zones* (38 cities + coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching

Sunrise/sunset time

Yes

No

No

Sleep Analysis

Yes (Sleep recovery level
Tips for exercise, sleep, etc.
Sleep stage graph)

No

No

Moon Data

Yes

No

No

Auto-Back Light

Yes

No

Yes

Screw Back

No

No

No

Case / bezel material

Resin (biomass plastic)

Resin

Resin

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Battery

Solar powered and Rechargeable

3 years on CR2016

2 years on CR2032

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

51.1 x 44.5 x 17.4

48.9×42.8×13.4

49.4×45.9×15

Full features (if you want to know more)

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


G-SHOCK DW-H5600 Rating System

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.
Size★★★★★
Weight★★★★★
Functions★★★★★
Materials★★★★★
Battery Years★★★★★
Price★★★
How did we compose this rating? Enjoy our calculations →

G-SHOCK DW-H5600 PROs & CONs

*we composed all points based on our ten years experience in writing about CASIO watches. We know what matters when you are searching for your ideal G-SHOCK!

– Bluetooth (easy to operate via smartphone)
– MIP Display (excellent image quality at ultra-low power consumption, more functions available)

Heart Rate Monitor (for monitoring your sport activities.
Cardio load status, blood oxygen level measurement)
Step Counter (low power consumption, counts calories burnt)
Bluetooth Mobile Link (CASIO WATCHES APP.
Easy watch management and new advanced functions)
Vibration (for certain notifications)
Good Size (51.1 x 44.5 x 16.6 mm VS traditional 48.9 × 42.8 × 13.4 mm in DW-5600)
Wired and Solar Battery Charging
Iconic Square Design (those who know, know)

– No in-built GPS (you can only use it together with your phone)
Might still be too large for someone
Not well priced for a fitness watch
No hourly time signal
Budget-friendly materials but durable
The stopwatch has only 1-second range


G-SHOCK DW-B5600 Rating System

Rating: 4 out of 5.
Size★★★★
Weight★★★★★
Functions★★★
Materials★★★★★
Price★★★★★

G-SHOCK DW-B5600 PROs & CONs

*we composed all points based on our ten years experience in writing about CASIO watches. We know what matters when you are searching for your ideal G-SHOCK!

– Bluetooth (easy to operate via smartphone)
– Bluetooth Accuracy Calibration (checks if the watch shows the ideal time)
– The first budget square G-SHOCK with Bluetooth
– Small Size (good for most wrists)
– Traditional functions (World time, Stopwatch, Timer, Alarms, etc.)
Affordable price
– Classic Design but with the modern caliber
– Ideal display readability and convenient additional information on display

– No Tough Solar (no Solar Power)
– Only 3 years battery
– Only traditional functions (World time, Stopwatch, Timer, Alarms etc.)
– No Radio Calibration (you have only Bluetooth Time Sync)
– Without sports functions (like GPS, Steptrecker, advanced timers)
– Budget-friendly materials but durable


G-SHOCK GBD-200 Rating System

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.
Size★★★★★
Weight★★★★★
Functions★★★★★
Materials★★★★★
Battery Years★★
Price★★★
How did we compose this rating? Enjoy our calculations →

G-SHOCK GBD-200 PROs & CONs

*we composed all points based on our ten years experience in writing about CASIO watches. We know what matters when you are searching for your ideal G-SHOCK!

– MIP Display (more information than ever)
– Advanced Sports Functions (timers, distance, pace, target alert etc.)
– Can be used for running
– G-SHOCK MOVE App (with advanced sports settings)
– Simple notification opportunities
– LED backlight (Auto light switch)
– Life Log Data (step count, running distance, calories burned)
– Step Tracker
– Comfortable urethane band
– Classic G-SHOCK Square Design

– No in-built GPS (syncs with your phone)
– No Heart Rate Sensor
– No Tough Solar (no Solar Power)
– Only 2 years Battery
– Budget-friendly materials
– No Hourly Time Signal
– Traditional Accuracy ±15 seconds per month (no Mobile Link, no Radio Sync)
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