Casio G-Shock smart watch announced

Casio has announced its newest smart watch, the G-Shock GB6900AA series.

The new Bluetooth-enable G-Shock can be synced with an iPhone via the G-Shock app.

Syncing the two devices allows for time-syncing and call and email alerts through the watch’s interface.

The G-Shock also features low energy consumption, using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), which helps it last around 2 years with an average daily Bluetooth usage of 12 hours a day.

The G-Shock features countdown timer; 1/100th second stopwatch; an LED super illuminator; five daily alarms; a mute feature; world time zones; and is shock/water resistant up to 200 meters.

The smart watch is compatible with the iPhone 4S running iOS 5.1.1 and 6.0 and iPhone 5.

The watch is priced at $180 (R1,584).

Casio G-Shock GB6900AA
Casio G-Shock GB6900AA
Source: Casio

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