Looking for a great addition to your wardrobe that won’t break the bank? Why not buy a new Casio watch and add some functionality to your everyday outfits? Long known as the leaders in fun, affordable and smart watches for men and women of all ages, Casio watches come from a large electronics company based in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Not only is it a watchmaker, Casio is also known for electronic products such as PDAs, cameras, musical instruments, audio devices, calculators, and more. The brand, which was founded in 1946, has come a long way since its inception and now offers a wide range of watches for fun and stylish people who don’t want to drop multiple paychecks on one watch. Casio reached its peak of popularity in the 1980s, which is when it became known as a supplier of wristwatches. Thanks to the large selection of the brand, Casio was an instant hit in the watch market. Casio was one of the first manufacturers of quartz crystal watches, both digital and analog versions, and in the 1980s, the brand also launched calculator watches. At the time, Casio was one of the only brands capable of launching a product that could show the time in many different time zones, as well as the only brand that offered watches with temperature, atmospheric pressure, altitude, and GPS position. In short, Casio dominated the market thanks to innovations that no one else had yet introduced.
In the 1990s, Casio introduced a new line of colorful, fun, and affordable watches for teens called G-Shock watches. Almost instantly, G-Shock watches became the sign of a popular kid in the know. Teachers began walking the hallways of the school only to see a sea of brightly colored G-Shock watches, or when the teen broadcast line that soon followed was called “Baby G’s.” In the years that followed the launch of G-Shock watches, the brand continued to gain popularity and G-Shocks adorned the wrists of teenagers around the world. The funny thing about the G-Shock line? While fun and affordable, the G-Shocks weren’t really necessarily aimed at the teen market. The name actually comes from the watch line’s resistance to shocks – they were designed primarily for sporting and military use, as they were made to withstand strong shocks and strong vibrations. Outdoor adventurers were the initial audience for the G-Shock line, but teenagers quickly realized the design qualities of the watches and became the ones that helped the brand fly off the shelves.
Since its introduction, the G-Shock line has grown considerably. It now includes atomic clock synchronization as well as “Tough Shock” functionality on the latest models, and the G-Shock Cockpit series has been chosen as the official timekeeper for Nismo races. The Never models of G-Shock watches feature metal bands and ornate analog timekeeping; In the 1990s, brightly colored G-Shock watches for teens were made of rubber in fun, bold colors like lime green and hot pink. Today’s G-Shock watches are popular with police officers, firefighters, soldiers, and paramedics – people who appreciate the G-Shock’s initial, steadfast and reliable qualities.
The good thing about the Casio brand? While the G-Shocks are by far the brand’s most popular line, Casio offers a wide variety of watches suitable for a variety of different watch wearers. For example, a strong and powerful man might not like a G-Shock, but he will surely like the Casio Pathfinder Ana-Digi Multiband-6 Men’s Solar Quartz Rubber Strap Digital Watch. Sleek and elegant, this men’s multifunction watch features a round black rubber case with function push-buttons, as well as button cards to prevent accidental operation. The round dial of this watch is protected by mineral glass, ensuring that this precious watch will stand the test of time. Meanwhile, white index markers are displayed at all hour positions, and a World Time feature borders the outer dial, keeping you in tune with the world around you. A solar-powered quartz movement operates the white hour and minute hand, as well as a bright orange second hand. Big, stylish, and rugged enough for outdoor enthusiasts, this watch is a must-have when it comes to fun and affordable Casio watches.
Don’t think ladies are left behind – Casio also offers a wide variety of women’s watches.
Of the most popular for women is actually the simplest: The Casio Rubber Series Women’s Quartz Digital Alarm Rubber Strap Watch is extremely affordable and gets the job done too. A rectangular black rubber case has a stainless steel back and features an altimeter, thermometer, and barometric settings to help keep you cool. An LED-lit dial helps you stay on schedule at night, while a snooze alarm and countdown timer ensure time is always of the essence.