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[G-Shock Comparison] GA-700 VS GA-100 VS AWG-M100

Can’t choose between G-Shock GA-700, GA-100 and AWG-M100? Enjoy our comparison table and the best features unique list of each series.


Price (Amazon)

Year of first Release

2016

2013

2012

Accuracy

±15 seconds per month

±15 seconds per month

±15 seconds per month (with no signal calibration)

SmartWatch Features

No

No

No

Light

LED light (Super illuminator)

LED light

Neobrite (hands and hour markers) and LED light

Alarm

5 daily alarms (with 1 snooze alarm)

5 daily alarms (with 1 snooze alarm)

5 daily alarms

Timer

Measuring unit: 1/10 second
Countdown range: 60 minutes
Countdown start time setting range: 1 to 60 minutes (1-minute increments)

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

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

Stopwatch

1/100-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 23:59’59.99”
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times
Others: target time alarm, direct timing start from the timekeeping mode

1/1000-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 99:59’59.999”
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, lap time, split time
Others: Speed (0 to 1998 units / hour), Distance input (0.0 to 99.9)
Mach indicator (speed exceeding 1225 units / hour)

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

Hourly Time Signal

Yes

Yes

Yes

World Time

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

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

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

Auto-Back Light

No

Yes

Yes

Magnetic Resistance

No

Yes

No

Case / bezel material

Resin

Resin

Resin / Aluminum

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Battery

5 years on CR2016

2 years on CR1220

Solar powered CTL920

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

57.5×53.4×18.4

55×51.2×16.9

52×46.4×14.9


Full features (if you want to know more)

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


GA-700 Profile
Average Amazon Price: $170 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2016
Best for: Top in G-Shock Lookbooks
Lineup: STANDART ANA-DIGI (This Line includes Digital and Analog displays on G-Shocks that are the best in “price/quality” category. Usually have traditional digital functions, but with beautiful hands. Don’t worry, the hands won’t prevent you from seeing digits, since there is a special Hand Shift technology that moves them to the neutral position) All G-Shock Standart Ana-digi Watches →
Nominations: best design, best price
The most distinctive specs:
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
3D dial and hands (for a multi-dimensional, carved out of metal look)
ISO 764 class magnetic resistant (A magnetic-resistant plate is mounted on the module. The plate prevents magnetic fields from interfering with proper movement of the hands in daily use)
Other colors and full specs: GA-700 Wiki Page


GA-100 Profile
Average Amazon Price: $70 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2013
Lineup: GRAVITYMASTER (Developed in response to pilots’ needs, these tough watches offer improved accuracy, strength and practicality. Famous for unique and beautiful aviation design (usually analog) and advanced technologies.) All G-Shock Gravitymaster Watches →
Best for: Teenagers, Pilots and TravelArtists, Singers,  Dancers
The most distinctive specs:
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
Speed measurement (if you know the distance, you will know the speed in your watch)
ISO 764 class magnetic resistant (A magnetic-resistant plate is mounted on the module. The plate prevents magnetic fields from interfering with proper movement of the hands in daily use)
Other colors and full specs: GA-100 Wiki Page


AWG-M100 Profile
Average Amazon Price: $100 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2012
Lineup: STANDART ANA-DIGI (This Line includes Digital and Analog displays on G-Shocks that are the best in “price/quality” category. Usually have traditional digital functions, but with beautiful hands. Don’t worry, the hands won’t prevent you from seeing digits, since there is a special Hand Shift technology that moves them to the neutral position) All G-Shock Standart Ana-digi Watches →
Nominations: best price, best size
The most distinctive specs:
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)
Other colors and full specs: AWG-M100 Wiki Page

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