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With New Features, Thinner G-SHOCK Remains Tough

(Sponsored Post) G-SHOCK has added premium features to a new model in its high-end MT-G connected watch collection.

First seen at Baselworld this past March, the new G-SHOCK MTGB1000-1A, soon to be in stores, boasts a thinner case than earlier MT-G models, yet retains its tough metal exterior while hosting new functions, notably the ability to connect to a smartphone via Bluetooth and BLE time-sync.

As the newest member of G-SHOCK’s luxury MT-G men’s collection, known for its ultra-strong metal and resin hybrid case construction, the new MTGB1000-1A features a polished look complete with a redesigned case that measures 1.11mm thinner and 1.58mm smaller in diameter.

Side view of the steel and resin case

The new carbon case.

G-SHOCK has also revamped the strap by melding urethane and fine resin, fixed by screws, then securely attaching it to the case with metal parts.

The enhanced MTG-B1000-1A band construction.

New core protection components strengthen the MTGB1000-1A.

Inside, the MTGB1000-1A’s Connected Engine module shares signals with a timeserver using a paired smartphone or by using radio wave time-calibration signals. The watch now immediately connects to the G-SHOCK Connected smartphone app, which means the wearer can easily set the world time and alarms. The same app will offer the wearer a reminder to charge the watch and can also warn about possible magnetic interference.

The app for MTG-B1000

Of course, G-SHOCK’s Multi-Band 6 Atomic Timekeeping Technology provides accurate timekeeping virtually anywhere by using radio signals from up to six different transmitters worldwide. Other features here include: tough solar technology, standard G-SHOCK technology of 200M water resistance and shock resistance, dual dial world time (up to 300 cities selectable within the app), a full auto Super Illuminator LED light, stopwatch and countdown timer, daily alarm, and full auto calendar – all in the now slimmer 51.7mm case.

The G-SHOCK MTGB1000-1A ($800) is will be available in July at select jewelers, shopcasio.com, and the G-SHOCK Soho Store.

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