Early leak gives us a peek at two slick new Casio G-Shock watches

Early leak gives us a peek at two slick new Casio G-Shock watches

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Images of 2 caller Casio G-Shock watches person leaked, which look to enactment a caller rotation connected the classical quadrate design. The images, picked up by Casio instrumentality blog G-Central, seemingly appeared via a root successful Hong Kong, and are said to picture the forthcoming GMW-B5000TVB and MRG-B5000BA watches.

The GMW-B5000TVB has a reverse LCD display, and a camouflage-inspired geometric plan connected the bezel and strap not dissimilar the Garmin Instinct 2 Camo Edition. Photovoltaic cells volition support the artillery charged, and it appears to person Bluetooth connectivity arsenic well. Unlike the G-Squad Pro, this isn't a smartwatch, but we expect that you'll beryllium capable to marque tweaks to clip settings utilizing the Casio Watch mobile app.

According to plan blog Core 77, which posted what look to beryllium authoritative property images of the watch, the bezel and set of the GMW-B5000TVB are manufactured utilizing aggregate layers of titanium carbide. The aboveground is past partially masked and ion-plated to make irregular patterns of silver, brown, and black.

Close-up of Casio G-Shock GMW-B5000TVB ticker  face

The Casio G-Shock GMW-B5000TVB has a geometric camouflage plan successful shades of gold, brown, and achromatic (Image credit: Casio via Core 77)

Core 77 claims that the ticker is owed to vessel successful June. If true, this is apt to beryllium the US merchandise date, with different territories pursuing afterwards. There's nary terms yet, but the likewise styled GMW-B5000TVA-1 went connected merchantability for $1,650 (about £1,200 / AU$2,200) successful September past year, truthful we're anticipating thing similar.

A dash of blue

Details of the MRG-B5000BA are scant, but it appears to person the aforesaid bluish accents arsenic past year's constricted edition Kachi-Iro Collection. According to Casio, the navy hue is "the colour of winning and triumph successful Japanese culture", and was favored by Samurai warriors, who utilized it to accent their armor and helmets.

We wouldn't beryllium amazed if Casio returns to this theme; earlier this month, the institution unveiled the MRG-B2000B-1A4, which borrows the reddish colour of armor worn by elite samurai units during Japan's Sengoku (Warring States) period.

Casio G-Shock MRG-B5000BA and GMW-B5000TVB watches

Images of the Casio G-Shock MRG-B5000BA and GMW-B5000TVB look to person emerged via a root successful Hong Kong (Image credit: Casio, via G-Central)

It besides has an inverted LCD display, and seems to person a achromatic ion-plated lawsuit similar that of the MRGB5000B-1 launched past month. The caller ticker doesn't person the golden plating of the MRGB5000B-1, but if it's a constricted variation past we wouldn't beryllium amazed if it carries a akin terms tag of astir $4,000 (about £3,000 / AU$5,500).

Cat Ellis

Cat is the fittingness and wellbeing exertion astatine TechRadar. She's been a exertion writer for 12 years, and chopped her teeth connected magazines including PC Plus and PC Format earlier joining TechRadar. She's a trained tally leader, and enjoys thing much than hitting the pavement and helping caller runners execute their goals. If you person a communicative astir fittingness trackers, treadmills, moving shoes, e-bikes, oregon immoderate different fittingness tech, driblet her a line.

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