The Casio G-SHOCK smart watch is the brand’s first product to use Wear OS.Casio announced the first smartwatch model to use the Google Wear OS operating system.
The Casio G-SHOCK G-SQUAD PRO GSW-H1000 smart watch has features that users will enjoy.
G-SQUAD PRO GSW-H1000 Features
First of all, HSW-H1000 comes with the proprietary shock resistance feature of the G-SHOCK series. In addition, water resistance up to 200 meters, smart features offered by Wear OS, and some unique product-specific features stand out.
The dual layer screen of the smartwatch is quite similar to TicWatch Pro 3. It offers both an always-on LCD for essential information and a full color display for maps and other advanced features. While the color screen has a resolution of 360x 360, each double layer screen is 1.2 inches in diameter.
You can use the watch in normal mode, which uses the color screen and monochrome display when stationary, or you can switch to Multi Clock mode to use only the monochrome display and extend the battery life. While the battery life is about 1.5 days in normal mode, it is promised about a month in Multi-Clock mode.
The GSW-H1000 also has Casio’s in-house fitness application with support for 15 activities and 24 indoor training modes. Casio notes that 8 other mods can be added on top of the 24 preloaded mods.
Heart rate monitor GPS, compass, air pressure sensor etc. Sensors for fitness tracking are among other features of the product. It is also possible to record yourself while cycling using the G-SHOCK MOVE smartphone app and overlay sensor data such as your speed over the video.
Casio has not yet announced the price or release date for the watch. Color options include black GSW-H1000-1 with blue accents, black GSW-H1000-1A with silver buttons and red / black GSW-H1000-1A4.