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[G-Shock Comparison] GBA-800 VS GBD-800

Can’t choose between G-Shock GBA-800 and GBD-800? Enjoy our comparison table and the best features unique list of each series.


Price (Amazon)

Year of first Release

2018

2018

Accuracy

Bluetooth (via phone app)

Bluetooth (via phone app)

SmartWatch Features

G-Shock Connected App (simplifies certain watch operations by letting you perform them on your phone screen)

G-Shock Connected App (simplifies certain watch operations by letting you perform them on your phone screen)

Optical sensor (for Heart Rate)

No

No

Step Count

Yes

Yes

GPS (for distance and speed monitor)

No

No

USB Charging

No

No

Light

Neobrite (hands and hour markers) Double LED light

LED backlight (Super illuminator)

Alarm

5 daily alarms

5 daily alarms

Timer

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), auto-start

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), auto-start

Stopwatch

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)
Recorded data: Up to 200 records (measurement start month, date, lap/split times)
Target Time alarm up to 10 Target Time settings

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)
Recorded data: Up to 200 records (measurement start month, date, lap/split times)
Target Time alarm up to 10 Target Time settings

Hourly Time Signal

Yes

Yes

World Time

for approximately 300 cities

for approximately 300 cities

Case / bezel material

Resin

Resin

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Battery

2 years on CR2016

3 years on CR2025

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

54.1×48.6×15.5

54.1×48.6×15.5


Full features (if you want to know more)

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


GBA-800 Profile
Average Amazon Price: $120 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2018
Lineup: G-SQUAD (A new sports line that supports your active life by managing your daily exercise using your watch and smartphone. All watches are equipped with health and fitness support functions, include a 3-axis accelerometer that keeps track of step count, a Multi-Timer that lets you create up to 20 timer combinations of five timers each, memory for up to 200 lap records, and with the help of the phone app, a calorie-use counter. Ideal for interval training for running, gym activities and other sports.) All G-Shock G-Squad Watches →
Best for: Running and SwimmingSports and Gym
The most distinctive specs:
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
G-SHOCK Connected App (you may manage all watch settings through your phone)
Mobile link (Wireless linking using Bluetooth(R)) (for time sync with your phone data)
Stopwatch with Target Time alarm (lap/split display switching, up to 10 Target Times, 200 lap time records)
Interval timer with up to five time settings (Auto repeat up to 20 times, skip, auto start, alert sound)
Step count (A built-in 3-axis acceleration sensor begins counting steps the moment you start to walk.)
Other colors and full specs: GBA-800 Wiki Page


GBD-800 Profile
Average Amazon Price: $100 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2018
Lineup: G-SQUAD (A new sports line that supports your active life by managing your daily exercise using your watch and smartphone. All watches are equipped with health and fitness support functions, include a 3-axis accelerometer that keeps track of step count, a Multi-Timer that lets you create up to 20 timer combinations of five timers each, memory for up to 200 lap records, and with the help of the phone app, a calorie-use counter. Ideal for interval training for running, gym activities and other sports.) All G-Shock G-Squad Watches →
Best for: Military, Army and Police UseRunning and SwimmingSports and Gym
The most distinctive specs:
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
G-SHOCK Connected App (you may manage all watch settings through your phone)
Mobile link (Wireless linking using Bluetooth(R)) (for time sync with your phone data)
Stopwatch with Target Time alarm (lap/split display switching, up to 10 Target Times, 200 lap time records)
Interval timer with up to five time settings (Auto repeat up to 20 times, skip, auto start, alert sound)
Step count (A built-in 3-axis acceleration sensor begins counting steps the moment you start to walk.)
Other colors and full specs: GBD-800 Wiki Page

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