(Sponsored post) G-SHOCK is always ahead of the game when it comes to using new materials to make its watches more shock resistant with each new series. This year, G-SHOCK announced yet another addition to that legacy when it expanded its premium G-STEEL collection with a series of connected watches built with a bezel that combines high-tech Torayca® and Nanoalloy®, two materials that give the bezel outstanding shock resistance characteristics.
As a standout example within the new series, the G-STEEL GSTB100XA-1A pairs handsome metallic blue accents with the dark carbon bezel and black dial (several other color combinations are also available within the full G-STEEL series).
On this model, that same blue can be seen on the inner side of the hefty urethane band, which G-SHOCK made using a bi-color molding process that makes it possible to decorate the outer surface with a sporty pattern and blue urethane for the inner surface.
The G-STEEL GSTB100XA-1A is just as tough inside, with a Bluetooth connection function that allows it to link with a smartphone via the G-SHOCK Connected app and receive time information from an internet timeserver.
The functions include Tough Solar in combination with G-SHOCK's original power saving technology for a stable supply of power, high brightness LED light illumination, and dual dial World Time.
Once linked, the watch offers myriad additional functions, including access to world times in 300 cities, an alarm, a countdown timer, hand alignment correction, home city time swapping, phone finder and many more.
Even without an internet link, the GSTB100XA-1A includes a full lineup of G-SHOCK standard features, including a battery level indicator, and a high-brightness LED light—all under a shock resistant sapphire crystal.
Specifications: G-SHOCK G-STEEL GSTB100XA-1A
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