G-SHOCK Releases Restricted Version MR-G Timepieces Impressed by Kachi-iro, the Japanese Shade to Win – PRNewswire

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The MRGB2000B-1A has a full metal strap that is derived from the basic MRGB2000. A traditional Japanese scale pattern is used on the surface of the dial, while the outside is cut into a shape that resembles a Japanese fan, creating a stunning impression. The smooth concave surfaces of the indexes resemble the curvature of a samurai sword, while the inner surface of the bezel, built-in dials and logo are in the bold color of kachi-iro.

The MRGB2000R-1A is a durable fluororubber strap with a signature Bishamon tortoiseshell finish – a symbol of strength in Japan since ancient times. While both models are equipped with a deeply layered, hardened titanium case, the unique bezel of the MRGB2000R-1A is made of recrystallized titanium. The heat treatment of titanium creates a characteristic crystal pattern on its surface that never resembles that on Japanese sword blades.

Both models have old Japanese strength and aesthetics that combine well with the absolute robustness of G-SHOCK and the best technical features such as Tough Movement, Multi-Band 6 Atomic Timekeeping and Full Time Link Bluetooth connectivity.

Each of the new watches is also equipped with standard G-SHOCK technology, including:

  • Shock resistance
  • 200M Water resistance
  • Magnetoresistance
  • Tough solar
  • Super Illuminator LED light with afterglow
  • Dual time (27 time zones and automatic daylight saving time)
  • Daily alarm
  • 1/1 sec. Stopwatch (24H)
  • 1/1 countdown timer (24H)
  • Fully automatic calendar
  • 5 months of battery life with normal use

A graphic display of the time reception status, the status of solar power generation and the internal progress updates can be followed via the dedicated MR-G Connected smartphone app. In addition, time changes between home city and world, alarm and time settings as well as an expansion to 300 city word times can be achieved. There is also a unique phone finder feature that allows the user to ping their smartphone from the watch to find it within range.

The MRGB2000B-1A and MRGB2000R-1A will be available in retail stores $ 3,000 They will be available from March at selected G-SHOCK dealers, in the G-SHOCK Soho Store and at gshock.com.

The shock-resistant G-SHOCK watch from CASIO is a synonym for toughness, born from the dream of the developer Mr. Ibe, “to create a watch that never breaks”. Over 200 handcrafted samples were made and tested to the point of destruction until the first, now iconic G-SHOCK hit the streets of 1983 Japan and began to establish itself as “the toughest watch ever”. Each clock includes the 7 elements; Electric shock resistance, gravity resistance, low temperature resistance, vibration resistance, water resistance, shock resistance and toughness. The watch is packed with innovations and technology from Casio to avoid direct shock. This includes internal components protected with urethane and hanging timekeeping modules within the watch structure. Since its inception, G-SHOCK has evolved and continues to support Mr. Ibe's mantra “Never, never give up”. www.gshock.com

about Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, NJis the US subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Founded in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, clocks, cash registers, and other consumer electronics products. Casio has endeavored to realize its corporate credo of “Creativity and Contribution” by introducing innovative and imaginative products. Visit www.casio.com/home for more information.

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