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G-SHOCK’s New Tough Luxury

(Sponsored post) The blue and rose-gold colored G-SHOCK G-STEEL GSTB100G-2A exudes luxury. But even with its handsome dial and matching rose-gold-color, stainless steel bezel and buckle, the watch retains all the Tough Solar technology and Bluetooth connectivity that makes G-STEEL a favorite among G-SHOCK collectors.

In case you need a reminder, the full G-STEEL collection is an array of watches bound with layers of stainless steel over resin. This tough construction maintains the brand’s legendary shock resistance, while also echoing aspects of a more traditional mechanical or quartz-powered watch.

The G-SHOCK GSTB100G-2A is an analog watch with a familiar three-subdial layout. And like all the other G-STEEL family members, it offers a host of high-tech features, such as dual time options, a stopwatch, countdown timer, alarm and Super Illuminator LED light. It also sports the G-SHOCK Tough Solar technology, which means there’s no need to worry about changing the battery for a long time.

As a Bluetooth-connected watch, the G-SHOCK G-STEEL GSTB100G-2A also makes it simple to set the time. Simply pair the watch with the G-SHOCK Connected app on your cellphone, and the app will offer easy setting options for the timer, alarm and second timezone. You can even quickly check the charge level. If you misplace your phone, press the “FIND” button on the side of the watch to hear a tone that tells you when the device is nearby.

Because this watch is a G-SHOCK Connected model, by syncing the time with an internet timeserver you’ll ensure that the watch is accurate to the second. And if you travel into a different time zone, the G-SHOCK GSTB100G-2A will automatically adjust itself to local time.

Price: $380, available at G-SHOCK retailers, including select Macy's, select jewelers, gshock.com and the G-SHOCK Soho Store.

Specifications for the G-SHOCK G-STEEL GSTB100G-2A

Bluetooth Smart: The watch is equipped with energy-saving Bluetooth technology, which offers power-saving data transfer at the push of a button. The watch can connect to a smartphone wirelessly via Bluetooth, enabling access to a wide range of useful functions.

Smartphone time: Local time will automatically be adjusted whenever the watch is connected with a smartphone.

LED light: A light-emitting diode (LED) is used to illuminate the watch face.

Shock-resistant: Shock-resistant construction protects against impact and vibration.

Solar Power: A solar cell provides power for operation.

Neo-display: A luminous coating provides long-term illumination in the dark after only a short exposure to light.

World time function: Displays the current time in major cities and specific areas around the world.

Dual Time Display

Date Display

Stopwatch function - 24 hours: Elapsed times are measures with split-second accuracy. The watch can measure times of up to 24 hours.

Timer - 1/1 sec. - 24 hours: For fans of precision, the countdown timers help you to remember specific or recurring events by giving off an audible signal at a preset time. The time can be set to the nearest second and up to 24 hours in advance.

Daily alarm: The daily alarm reminds you of events that recur every day, by emitting an audible signal at the set time.

Crown button lock: Secures the crown button from accidental change to another mode of operation.

Smart Access Technology: Smart Access makes it easy to operate multi-function watches. Simply pulling out and rotating the crown provides intuitive control over all functions

Phone Finder: Misplaced your smartphone? All it takes is the push of a button on your watch and the smartphone sounds an alarm.

Automatic calendar with Date, Day and Month: Once set, the automatic calendar always displays the correct date.

12/24-hour timekeeping: Times can be displayed in either a 12-hour or 24-hour format.

Mineral glass

Stainless steel resin case

Resin band: Synthetic resin is the ideal material for wrist straps thanks to its extremely durable and flexible properties.

Battery level indicator: An indicator shows the current battery level.

Water resistance classification: Perfect for free diving without scuba gear: the watch is water resistant up to 200 meters according to ISO 22810.

Dimensions (H x W x D): 58.1mm x 53.8mm x 14.1mm

Weight: Approx. 101 g

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