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[G-Shock Comparison] GBX-100 VS GWX-5700 VS GAX-100

Can’t choose between G-Shock GBX-100, GWX-5700 and GAX-100? Enjoy our comparison table and the best features unique list of each series.

GWX-5700

Price (Amazon)

Year of first Release

2018

2016

Accuracy

Bluetooth (via phone app)

Radio-controlled (via atomic watch signals)

±15 seconds per month

SmartWatch Features

G-SHOCK Move App

No

No

Light

LED backlight (Super illuminator)

EL backlight (with fully automatic EL light, afterglow function, afterglow time switching (1.5 seconds / 3 seconds))

LED light

Alarm

4 daily alarms with snooze

5 daily alarms

5 daily alarms (with 1 snooze alarm)

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)

2 timers - 5 sec. - 100 minutes.

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)

Stopwatch

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

1/100 second stopwatch (60 minute total with split)

1/100-second stopwatch
Measuring capacity: 999:59'59.99''
Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times

Hourly Time Signal

No

No

Yes

World Time

38 time zones* (38 cities + coordinated universal time), daylight saving on/off, auto summer time (DST) switching
*May be updated when connected to a smartphone.

Displays the current time in major cities and specific areas around the world

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

Magnetic Resistance

No

No

Yes

Step Tracker

Yes

No

No

Sunrise Sunset

Yes

No

No

Thermometer

No

No

Yes

Vibration

Yes

No

No

Case / bezel material

 Resin / stainless steel

Resin

Resin

Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral Glass

Mineral glass

Battery

2 years on CR2032

Solar Powered CTL1616

3 years on SR927W

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

50.9×46×14.7

48.9x45.4x14.2

55×51.2×16.9


Full features (if you want to know more)

GWX-5700 Wiki

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


GBX-100 Profile
Average Amazon Price: 190$ (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2020
Best for: Top in G-Shock Lookbooks
Lineup: G-LIDE (Extreme Sports Line with Tide Graph, Moon Data, high tide and low tide times, and sunrise and sunset times. Designed and specifically made for the surfing market. Surfers like G-LIDE for unique surfing functions and for good water resistance). All G-Shock G-Lide Watches →
Nominations: best design, best functions
The most distinctive specs:
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
MIP (Memory In Pixel) LCD (improves display readability of standard functions like Tide Graph, Moon Data, high tide and low tide times, and sunrise and sunset times)
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)
Mobile link (Wireless linking using Bluetooth(R)) (for time sync with your phone data)
Training Function (Display of distance, speed, pace, and other calculated values based on accelerometer, auto/manual lap times, Auto Pause, target alert setting (time, calories burned) on/off, training display customization (elapsed time, distance, pace, lap time, lap distance, lap pace, average pace, speed, average speed, calories burned))
Step count (A built-in 3-axis acceleration sensor begins counting steps the moment you start to walk.)
Moon data (moon age of the specific date)
Tide graph (tide level for specific date and time)
Sunrise, sunset time display (Sunrise time and sunset time for specific date, daylight pointers)
Other colors and full specs: GBX-100 Wiki Page



GAX-100 Profile
Average Amazon Price: $105 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2016
Lineup: G-LIDE (Extreme Sports Line with Tide Graph, Moon Data, high tide and low tide times, and sunrise and sunset times. Designed and specifically made for the surfing market. Surfers like G-LIDE for unique surfing functions and for good water resistance.) All G-Shock G-Lide Watches →
Nominations: best design, best price
The most distinctive specs:
200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
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)
Thermometer (can measure and display the outside temperature in a range from -10 C to 60 C)
Moon data (moon age of the specific date)
Tide graph (tide level for specific date and time)
Other colors and full specs: GAX-100 Wiki Page

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