Diving enthusiasts, both amateur and professional, no longer need to watch in envy at land adventurers who had the analog Casio G-Shock Mudmaster because, Casio’s dive watch Frogman is just went analog.
Casio has announced its first-ever Frogman to sport an analog display, the G-Shock Frogman GWFA1000. Now that, my friends, is a real diving watch!
Featuring a carbon monocoque design with seamless integration of the case and case back, this dive-friendly watch is as lightweight as it is tough. Moreover, a well thought out asymmetric design ensures unrestricted wrist movement.
As a dive watch, it has a dedicated diving mode for logging dive times, surface interval times, and automatically log diving sports and times. These data can then be reviewed on your smartphone using a dedicated app.
Checking of dive time is easy too – thanks to the overlapping hour and minute hands while the three dual coil motors, enable your switch the hands from current time to elapsed dive time easily.
Other noteworthy features include ISO-certified 200-meter water resistance, ISO 764-rated magnetic resistance, Tough Solar power, a Super Illuminator LED light, Bluetooth connectivity, Multi-Band 6 Atomic Timekeeping, shock resistant (obviously), a case back engraved with the playful take of the frog icon holding an analog watch hand, and finally, a fluoroelastomer strap rounds up the package.
The new G-Shock Frogman GWFA1000 Dive Watch will be available sometime starting in mid-June, priced at US$800.
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