Casio G-Shock watch brings iPhone connectivity to your wrist

Casio G-Shock watch brings iPhone connectivity to your wrist
For some people, the cellphone has replaced the simple wristwatch. However, you may be tired of whipping out the smartphone to tell time, only wishing that your watch could do more, and do all that while able to withstand the rigors of an active lifestyle.

There is a watch for that: The Casio G-Shock GB6900AA. Using Bluetooth 4.0, it syncs to your iPhone and will provide email, phone call, and calendar notifications. It is arguably not as sophisticated as some other smartphone-linking watches, but the G-Shock does make efficient use of its power, which comes from a traditional button-cell CR2032 battery.

Aside from the traditional “watch” features, the G-Shock can be calibrated to vibrate on notifications which can then be silenced simply by double-tapping on the screen of the watch. The watch also serves as a tether to alert you if it should lose a connection and fall out of range of your iPhone. The G-Shock Bluetooth retails for $180.00, is available in four colors, black, brown, white and silver/blue, and is compatible with the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S.

via: Mashable



9. megan23247

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

Oh I love my G shock watches! The color choices suck but its a resonable price for the features it offers IMO!

4. mydi.maus unregistered

doesnt come close to sonys smartwatch.

6. plgladio

Posts: 314; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

How about your watch battery life, I've Motoactv and it survives a full day with songs and run data with GPS.

3. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

i hope the in cell battery stands its time, because i dont wanna wear any of those motoactv watches and look like a complete nerd. a bluetooth watch from a reputed manufacturer is kinda cool.

5. plgladio

Posts: 314; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

For your kind information Motoactv is not just watch, its athlete watch. Casio can't do what it does. Also it syncs with Mobile phones too & lot more.

2. wendygarett unregistered

Take my money Casio :)

1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

A watch that syncs up with the iPhone? Shut up and take my money.

7. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

What the problem of taking the phone out from the pocket. iPhone is such small phone with a tiny screen. Besides i am sure you want to reply to a twitter or sms still end up taking out the phone.

8. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

You should probably wait for something more like the Sony Smartwatch for iOS. That would be a lot better than this thing.

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