Casio is part of our history, with watches that have conquered the market since 1974 when the first digital watch from this well-known manufacturer was launched. We can say that have never gone out of styleand contrary to what Shakira gave us to understand, they have been used by high-profile characters such as Barack Obama himself or the artist Ed Sheeran.
We cannot say the same about his career in the field of smart watches. Although they have launched some quite complete models, they have not achieved the success that they did with the traditional ones. However, Casio does not give up and now update one of its most representative modelsgiving it a fresh touch with smartwatch functions.
Casio updates a model that will look familiar
This smartwatch It is not the first watch with smart functions launched by the Tokyo-based manufacturer, and it is that we can affirm that almost from the beginning they have wanted to give a twist to wrist watches, incorporating functions such as the calculator or the remote control of the television.
But this time we are talking about a model that borders on the land of smartwatches. Belonging to the well-known family G-Shockthe Casio DWH5600 is a hybrid watch that features a classic designbased on models of past generations.
Despite its traditional appearance, this watch is capable of performing a exhaustive monitoring of our sports activities, as well as our health and is even capable of obtaining the heart rate. The materials used point to the highest range, thanks to a carbon fiber that covers its casing.
In addition, the rest of the materials, starting from the packaging itself, respect the environment as they have been manufactured with bio-based resins. Not for this will you lose your most iconic virtue: the resistance. This Casio can withstand diving to depths of up to 200 meters, is charged by sunlight (or with the USB charging port) and has an LED backlight.
As for the intelligent functions, it will show us the time of up to 38 cities without forgetting other related data such as sunrise and sunset or the lunar phases. It will also serve as a complement to the mobile, since it will show notifications that reach the smartphone via Bluetooth. Naturally, being a hybrid between a digital watch and a smartwatch, it will have more common elements such as a stopwatch, alarms, and countdowns.
As we mentioned before, it is capable of recording sports activities thanks to the accelerometer and to the GPS data that it will obtain from the mobile. Also, the optical sensor is to blame for being able to get health related data such as heart rate.
The price of this relic? 279 euros for a hybrid watch that aims at the top. This Casio DWH5600 can be purchased on the brand’s official website, in various colors and without availability problems in Spain.
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