The G-SHOCK is hardly the first watch to connect to a smartphone, but with Bluetooth 4.0 it will be able to last up to 2 years, even with phone monitoring used 12 hours a day. The phone will be released in Japan in March, after being delayed by the flooding in Thailand. The price will be 18K Yen (U.S. $231).
No word yet on when we might see one of these devices in North America or Europe, but we wouldn’t be surprised to see a similar product get a wider release sometime in 2012. Anyone out there hoping to be able to pick up one of these geek-chic watches?
source: Casio via Tech Crunch