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[G-Shock Comparison] GBA-900 VS GBA-800

Can’t choose between G-Shock GBA-900 and GBA-800? Enjoy our comparison table and the best features unique list of each series.

Price (Amazon)

Year of first Release

2021

2018

Accuracy

Bluetooth (via phone app)

Bluetooth (via phone app)

SmartWatch Features

G-SHOCK Move App

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)

Yes (but with your Phone Connection )

No

USB Charging

No

No

Light

Double LED light (Auto LED light, Super illuminator, afterglow)

Neobrite (hands and hour markers) Double LED light

Alarm

5 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, 5-second countdown auto start, repeat (1 to 20 times)

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)
Measuring modes: lap/split timing, distance/pace display, auto/manual lap timing auto lap notification
Memory capacity: Up to latest 45 records (measurement start month, date, hour, minute, lap/split times, total time, distance, average pace, calories burned, lap number, time, distance, average pace of each lap/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)
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

No

for approximately 300 cities

Altimeter

No

No

Barometer

No

No

Compass

No

No

Multi Timer

No

No

Thermometer

No

No

Vibration

No

No

Case / bezel material

Resin

Resin

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Battery

2 years on CR2025

2 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

51.3x48.9x16.6

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-900 Profile / Casio G-Shock
Average Amazon Price: $185
(yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon). Check the Price on Amazon →
Year of first release: 2021
Best for: TeenagersRunning and Swimming
The most distinctive specs:
— G-SHOCK Move App (Increase motivation by managing measurement data and training history with the app, which automatically creates training plans tailored to set targets)
— Step Count (3-axis accelerometer detects body movements and measures step count and distance travelled. Also interpolates distance measurements in environments where GPS measurement is unavailable)
— GPS but with your Phone Connection (you can control your distance but with your phone GPS technology)
— Very comfortable (only 61 grams and 51.3 x 48.9 x 16.6mm)
Other colors and full specs: GBA-900 Wiki Page

G-Shock GBA-900 Rating System

Size★★★★
Weight★★★★★
Functions★★★★
Materials★★★★★
Battery Years★★★
Price★★★★★

GBA-800 Profile / Casio G-Shock
Average Amazon Price: $120 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon). Check the Price on 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, Top in G-Shock Lookbooks
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
Only Limited Editions: GBA-800 Limited Editions

G-Shock GBA-800 Rating System

Size★★★
Weight★★★
Functions★★★★
Materials★★★★★
Battery Years★★
Price★★★
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