October 1, 2013

Tough G-Shock GDX6900 Watch - Tested to Military Standards

As you might know, G-Shock watches are one of tough watches and rugged enough to hold up the abuse that you deal out when enjoying an outdoor activity that can resist heavy knocks, mud, water and sweat and still looks neat.

To prove how tough G-Shock watch is, one of classic and popular 6900 model, the GDX6900 collection achieved a shock resistance level so high that it passed the military standard MIL-STD-810 test. This is to certify that the watches were subjected to the Drop Shock, Random Vibration, Salt-Fog, Humidity, Low Pressure, Low Temperature, High Temperature, Immersion, High Impact Shock, Blowing Rain, Blowing Dust, Solar Radiation and Freeze/ Thaw Tests. 

Anyway, here’s a test:


“We are very happy to release this large-case design of one of the most popular G-SHOCK watch models available,” said Shigenori Itoh, Chairman and CEO of Casio's Timepiece Division. “We have enjoyed the design & engineering process as much as G-SHOCK fans will enjoy wearing this new G-SHOCK icon, which can truly be called, The Next Bigger Thing.”

The new collection 6900 models will be available in six colorways over two release dates. The first is in October with the launch of four colors GDX6900FB-1 (black/gold), GDX6900FB-7 (white / black), GDX6900FB-8 (skeleton black/gold), and GDX6900FB-8B (skeleton grey / silver).

The second release will be in November with two colors  GDX6900-1 (matte black/black) and GDX6900-7 (matte black/white).

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