G-SHOCK Returns to Its Essentials With Tech-Heavy GA-B2100 Series
As featured on Hypebeast, 27 May 2022
Long-awaited upgrades boast style and functionality.
Returning with its GA-B2100 series, G-SHOCK hones its rugged design language with a revamped iteration of the GA-2100 collection. The GA-B2100 lineup unveils long-awaited upgrades to its retro predecessor and unleashes a series of futuristic specs that distinguish the collection as one of the brand’s most technical offerings.
The 2019 launch of the GA-2100 collection, popularized for its analog/digital build, has amassed a loyal following since its debut. Inheriting the series’ nostalgic look and feel, the five-piece GA-B2100 series arrives in bright yellow, army green, navy blue and midnight black colorways. The case, designed entirely from carbon fiber reinforced resin, boasts a stylish, durable build.
Notable upgrades include Smartphone Link via Bluetooth connectivity, including “Phone Finder” and various technical features accessible through the CASIO Watches app. The brand’s proprietary built-in solar powering unit, Tough Solar, is incredibly adaptable in low-light environments and offers years of use without annual battery swaps. Each model incorporates a Neobrite lume and a dual LED display. The GA-B2100 model is equipped with 200-meter water resistance, world time in 300 cities and auto time adjustment via the Smartphone link.
For those looking for a sporty, versatile timepiece, the GA-B2100 series is a noteworthy gateway into G-SHOCK’s ever-growing lineup. The GA-B2100 collection retails for $150 USD, and the yellow model retails for $160 USD.
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