“G-Shock is thrilled to introduce this new large case design of shock resistance and technically advanced, functional timepieces,” said Shigenori Itoh, CEO of Casio America. Pictures and specifications after the jump..The GR8900A and G8900A timepieces feature easy-to-read LCDs highlighted by super illuminator LED backlights and are housed in large cases with aluminium bezels.
The G-Shock GR8900A, available (October 2011) in a matte black or white finish with black dial faces, features Tough Solar Power, shock and 200M water resistance, full auto super illuminator LED backlight, 4 daily alarms and 1 snooze, world time (48 cities +UTC), 1/100 second stopwatch, countdown timer, 12/24 Hr formats and mute function. Retail price – $140.
The G8900A is available (November 2011) in matte black with electric blue accents, all white, or orange with a contrasting black dial face. This G-Shock features a 5-year battery, is shock and 200M water resistant, has an auto super illuminator LED backlight, flash alert, 4 daily alarms and 1 snooze, world time (48 cities +UTC), multi-home time 4, 1/100 second stopwatch, countdown timer, 12/24 Hr formats, and mute function. Retail price – $110.
Both series will be available at Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor, Nordstrom, Macys, Tourneau and fashion boutiques and http://www.gshock.com.
A good look at a white G8900A-7 has been posted by Watch-Tanaka and it shows off how great the watch looks in this colorway. Their picture of the super illuminator gives a good idea of this watches readability.