DOVER, NEW JERSEY, Nov. 6, 2018 – Today, Casio G-SHOCK(Opens the G-SHOCK website in new window)(Opens the website in new window)unveils the latest addition to the upscale Full Metal 5000 line with the launch of the GMWB5000-1(Opens the GMWB5000-1 website in new window)(Opens the website in new window). Updated with an all-new band material, the new model is the first timepiece within the collection to combine a metal bezel and resin band. Featuring the iconic square shaped bezel, brick pattern on the face, and screw-lock case back, the timepiece is also inspired by G-SHOCK’s original case design from 1983.
Created with the brand’s core ethos of “Absolute Toughness”, the GMWB5000-1 boasts a lightweight and extremely durable resin band. The all black band adds to the model’s sleek appearance, and overall strength in withstanding any activity, from day to night.
Boasting premium features such as Tough Solar technology – rendering the watch capable of self-charging even with low sun exposure, the new Metal 5000 timepiece also includes G-SHOCK’s Multi-Band 6 technology and Bluetooth® connectivity for two-way time sync functionality. A super illuminator LED light and updated negative STN LCD display are also included.