The wait is over! The ultimate tough outdoor watch from G-Shock is here

For all the fitness freaks, outdoor enthusiasts and G-Shock loyalists out there, Casio announces the release of the G-Squad GBD H-1000 with Heart Rate Monitor and GPS Functionality

August 7, 2020

National, 07 August 2020: G-Shock, the ultimate tough watch from the house of Casio, announces the launch of the G-Squad GBD-H1000 watch which is fully loaded with features making it the most sought-after smartwatch. Equipped with five-sensor functions, GPS functionality, vibration notification, solar and USB charging and Bluetooth connectivity, the new watch combines toughness for workouts and is an ideal timepiece for fitness enthusiasts. The much-awaited watch will be exclusively launched in India as a part of Amazon Prime day which is August 6, 2020.

The five-sensor functions include an optical sensor that can measure heart rate by detecting the blood flow under the skin, a triple sensor that measures altitude/barometric pressure, compass bearing, and temperature, and an acceleration sensor that measures step count and distance travelled. By analysing the measured data, the watch can display an indicator of cardiorespiratory capacity. The user can manage measurement data history such as calories burned and logged travel by connecting the watch with a dedicated app on a smartphone.

The exterior delivers a good fit, practicality and features a high-definition memory-in-pixel (MIP) LCD with high-contrast. A bezel configuration that is easy to operate even without looking at the buttons, large non-slip buttons, a curved back cover that carefully considers the back of the hand, and a soft urethane band, gives the new watch improved operability and fit. In addition to USB charging, the watch offers solar charging for daily use such as the vibrating notification function. This G-Shock is well equipped for everyday health monitoring and training.

The new tough watch comes as a great news for all the G-Shock lovers and fitness fanatics because of its high-end features, suitable for intense workouts, long distance runs and fitness trainings, compelling the athletes to grab one.

Commenting on the launch, Mr Kulbhushan Seth, VP, Casio India, said, “G-Shock has always been known for innovations & toughness. The new watch pushes the limits further with its best in class offerings supporting efficient workouts. It has been built on the ethos of strength, innovation & functionality required by hardcode outdoor professionals. The new launch further augments the robustness of the brand and will expand the cult of G-Shock watches amongst hardcore fitness lovers, long distance runners, outdoor adventure enthusiasts, gym freaks and the already existing G-Shock fans.”

Detailed Specifications:
• Optical heart rate sensor
• Thermo sensor
• Magnetic Sensor
• Pressure sensor
• Acceleration sensor
Optical heart rate sensors on case back of watch LED light, detect the blood flow under the skin and measure heart rate. Built in miniature sensor takes measurements of compass bearing, altitude, barometric pressure and temperature

Uses heart rate and running speed to calculate the maximum consumable oxygen uptake per kilogram of bodyweight in one minute

Bluetooth connectivity helps you manage workouts effectively and efficiently. The vibration notification function displays bluetooth connected smartphone, call, email and SNS message receipts for ease of usage while excercising.

Get real-time measurements with five-sensor functions and GPS functionality for tracks movement when running. The heart rate measures exercise intensity in real time which is useful for pace management indicators. The Time Mode (for step measurements and notification functions) can be powered with solar charging alone and the USB charging is quicker than ever and can last for up to 14 hours after 2.5 hours of charging

Shock-resistant structure protects module and the complex rugged shape prevents direct Shock to glass and buttons. The watch uses a waterproof charging terminal and delivers 20-bar water resistance.

Improved operability and fit during training with a design that combines resin and metal with enlarged measurement buttons. It has Case back cover and band piece and uses soft, easy-fitting materials, for improved ventilation with plenty of band holes.

Know more about the watch on gshock_in on Instagram and @casiogshockindia on Facebook

Price: Rs. 39,995/- and

About Casio India
Casio India Co. Pvt. Ltd. (CIC) has been operating in India since 1996 and has established the distribution channel as well as the brand for most of its products. Casio Computer Co. Ltd, Japan, the parent company of CIC is engaged into manufacturing and marketing of various consumer products throughout the world.

Casio India's range of products include sales and marketing of Handheld Calculators, Desktop Calculators, Scientific Calculators, Printing Calculators, Label Printers, Laser-LED based green Projectors, Wrist Watches, Clocks and EMI (Electronic Musical Instruments). The company has also established service centres across the country to provide after-sales-services. Today, Casio is known for its reliable product quality and exemplary innovations and is one of the world's most recognized brands due to its vast product range.