Casio G-shock is one of the watch brands manufactured by CASIO. Produced and presented in 1983 when Casio engineers took on the challenge of creating the world’s toughest watch. G-shock has been the most popular watch of all Casio collections since then, even today 26 years later.
What makes the Casio G-Shock watch very different from all other watches mainly due to its durability and its resistance to impacts of any kind, blows, vibrations, falls, even in conditions of extreme temperature, visually impressive, but stealthy In his appearance. The Casio G-Shock watch is designed primarily for sports and outdoor adventure-oriented activities, so virtually all G-Shock watches feature a countdown timer and timer, are lightweight and also water resistant. Not only that, G-Shock soon adopted several new sensors, solar-controlled radio-controlled technology and new materials (steel or titanium) for even better durability.
Twice a year, the main G-shock models are updated with more cool features and a unique design. G-Shock is very familiar with paramedics, police, astronauts, firefighters and soldiers. According to Mark Bowden, author of the book Blackhawk Down, DELTA operators wore G-Shock watches during combat events. Since then, G-Shock has become very popular among Special Forces groups in many countries, because they have been “tested in battle.”
One of the most popular watches in this Casio watch collection is the “Master of G” series. Master G is a particular series of G-Shock models for special extreme uses. The Master of G series began in 1985 with the G-Shock GR-B100GB-1A. This is a classic square G-Shock, but the bezel contained softer parts and slipped over the buttons and covered by a rubber seal. In this way, Casio created a structure resistant to mud and dirt. The GR-B100GB-1A was nicknamed Mudman.
Among the most popular watch models of the Master-G series is Frogman. The Frogman is specially designed for divers. The first G-Shock of Frogman’s design was the DW-6300, launched in 1993. The latest generation of Frogman is the GWF-1000. Frogman of limited edition like the Brazilian, Men in Yellow, Black Helios and Black Spots are some of the most desirable Frogman.
In Japan, the Frogman is one of the most beloved types of G-Shock among collectors. Today, the Frogman model has reached the fifth generation. Perhaps the Frogman model is the longest model produced by G-Shock along with the first G-Shock watch; GR-B100GB-1A
Casio has been creating a high quality watch over the years. They always use the latest technology and continue to surpass conventional thinking about the clock; The G-shock brand has become Casio’s flagship watch product and a dominant force in the watch market.