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[G-Shock Old Alternative] DW-5500 started in 1985 and how’s it going now?

DW-5500 started in 1985…

With the following Technical Specs / 240

  • Dustproof / mudproof structure (mud resist)
  • Impact resistant structure (shock resist)
  • Water resistant to 20 bar
  • Resin band
  • Stopwatch (1/100 second, 60 minutes total, lap, with elapsed time notification function)
  • Countdown timer (set unit: 1 minute, maximum set: 11 hours 59 minutes, measured in 1 second units), remaining time notification function
  • Daily alarm / time signal
  • Auto calendar
  • 12/24 hour system display switching
  • Accuracy: Average monthly difference ± 15 seconds
  • Battery life: about 7 years

We think the next modern G-Shock Watches have a strong origin with DW-5500 and you may easily buy them:

G-Shock DW-D5500


G-Shock GBX-100


GBX-100 Profile / Casio G-Shock
Average Amazon Price: $190 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon). Check the Price on 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
Only Limited Editions: GBX-100 Limited Editions

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