Casio G-SHOCK, a pioneer in durable timepieces, introduces the Utility Black Series, a testament to over 40 years of pushing the boundaries of toughness since the 1980s. This latest addition combines futuristic style with unmatched resilience, presenting three dynamic variations – the octagon-bezel GA-2100, the big-case GA-700, and the iconic DW-5600. Each model offers a versatile monotone design coupled with toughness suitable for various settings and styles.
Robust and Lightweight: CORDURA Eco Fabric
The Utility Black Series features a robust and lightweight fabric watch band crafted from CORDURA Eco fabric. Known for exceptional strength and durability, CORDURA is highly resistant to stretching, wear, and tear. The Eco variant upholds traditional CORDURA’s performance while incorporating sustainable materials. This lightweight yet robust material not only enhances the watch band’s quality but also offers users a casual vibe and extended comfort during daily wear – a durable and eco-friendly choice for those prioritizing both performance and environmental responsibility.
Resilient Timepiece with Multitude of Features
Key among the Utility Black Series features is the iconic G-SHOCK shock resistance, a hallmark of Casio’s watches. Engineered to absorb and disperse impact forces during drops or harsh conditions, this shock resistance protects the internal components, ensuring the watch withstands daily use and challenging environments with ease.
In line with the brand’s commitment to resilience, the series incorporates mineral glass for the watch face – a scratch-resistant protective material. This specialized glass safeguards the watch display, ensuring clarity and scratch-free performance in demanding conditions, reinforcing both durability and longevity.
The GA-2100BCE model stands out with its superior toughness, featuring a carbon core guard. The carbon fiber-reinforced resin case combines strength, lightness, and high chemical and temperature tolerance, acting as a shield against the harshest elements.
Adding to the line-up, the GA-5600BCE and GA-700BCE models blend traditional and contemporary timekeeping, combining classic analog watch faces with modern digital elements. The hand shift feature seamlessly moves watch hands, offering an unobstructed view of the digital display contents.
Both models feature a comprehensive world time function, providing access to over 30 different time zones in up to 48 cities and a daylight-saving toggle function. Ideal for travelers and individuals managing international schedules, this feature makes the Utility Black Series an ideal companion for navigating diverse time zones.
Availability and Pricing
The Utility Black Series is available for purchase at G-SHOCK retailers and online starting from January 12, 2024. To stay updated on the latest launches, sign up for CASIO-ID.
- DW-5600BCE-1: $159
- GA-2100BCE-1A: $189
- GA-700BCE-1ADR: $189