Posted the 3rd day of June in 2011 by Riley.
Casio America has announced the four new Black & Gold G-Shocks that will be released in the US. The model numbers are GD100GB-1, GA110GB-1, G9300GB-1 and GX56GB-1. This batch includes two non-atomic versions of the Mudman and King G-Shock watches released in Japan. The good news is that these G-Shocks will have much lower retail prices. You should be able to pick up one of these for a lot less than the Japanese prices. Check out the details on each below. Look for these to go on sale within the next month.
|GD100GB-1 - $120 USD|
|GA110GB-1 - $150 USD|
|G9300GB-1 Mudman - $200 USD|
|GX56GB-1 King G-Shock - $150 USD|
Casio Press Release:
G-SHOCK INTRODUCES A SLEEK AND INNOVATIVE SERIES
The Black & Gold Timepiece Capsule Collection Redefines Style and Toughness
LAS VEGAS, NV, JUNE 3, 2011 — A new series for G-Shock, the Black & Gold capsule collection consists of four styles: the G9300GB-1(a completely new model to the Master of G series) and the GX56GB-1 featured in matte black with metallic gold accents; while the two fashion forward hero styles that launched in 2010 – the GD100GB-1 and the GA110GB-1 are available in a black glossy finish with eye-catching metallic gold dials.
Both a high performance timepiece and a must-have fashion accessory for the sophisticated gentlemen, the new Black & Gold series seamlessly combines state-of-the-art technology with aesthetically pleasing designs. Unique to other luxury timepieces on the market, the G-Shock Black & Gold collection embodies all of the qualities watch enthusiasts seek, yet remains incredibly affordable.
Unlike the GD100GB & GA110GB, the Matte Black & Gold collection (G9300GB & GX56GB) contain Self-Charging, Tough Solar Power capabilities, a tiny, solar panel combined with a large-capacity rechargeable battery enables a variety of energy-hungry functions to operate smoothly. The result is an impressive solar timepiece that assures reliable timekeeping and greatly reduces the need for battery change.
“G-Shock is thrilled to offer this selection of shock resistance and technically advanced features in a lightweight functional timepiece,” said Shigenori Itoh, CEO of Casio America. “With its fashion-forward aesthetic, the Black & Gold collection truly continues the G-Shock tradition of Toughness and Technology.”
Additional G9300GB-1 features include: Mud resistant, tough solar power, twin sensor (compass + thermometer), moon data, full auto EL backlight, 1/100 second stopwatch (1000hr), world time (48 cities+UTC), 4 daily alarms + 1 snooze, 12/24 hour formats and mute function.
Additional GX56GB-1 features include: Mud resistant, tough solar power, full auto EL backlight, world time (48 cities+UTC), 4 daily alarms + 1 snooze, 1/100th second stopwatch, 12/24 hour formats and mute function,..
Additional GD100GB-1 features include: Auto LED backlight (super illuminator), flash alert, world time (48 cities+UTC), 5 independent alarms, 1/100th second stopwatch, 12/24 hour formats, multi-home time (4 cities), mute function and 7 year battery.
Additional GA110GB-1 features include: Anti-magnetic Structure, Auto LED light, world time (48 cities+UTC), 4 daily alarms & 1 snooze, 1/1000th second stopwatch w/speed indicator, 12/24 hour formats multi-home time (4 cities) and mute function.
Available in matte black with metallic gold accents G9300GB-1 for $200 & GX56GB-1 for $150 and glossy black with metallic gold dials GD100GB-1 for $120 & GA110GB-1 for $150 at select Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Tourneau and other fashion boutiques and www.gshock.com.