New Bluetooth GB-5600AA & GB-6900AA G-Shocks to Work with iPhone App

    Posted the 5th day of September in 2012 by Riley.

Casio Japan has announced nine new Bluetooth G-Shocks to be released later this year. Four new GB-5600AA models will be coming out in October. And five new GB-6900AA G-Shocks will be released in November. The Japanese retail price converts to about $240 USD. We will have to wait and see what this means for other markets around the world.


Nine New Bluetooth GB-5600AA & GB-6900AA G-Shocks
GB-5600AA-1JF and GB-6900AA-1JF

Translation from Japanese:

Watch as the next generation corresponding to the (Bluetooth low energy wireless technology), Casio, Bluetooth ® v4.0 for short-range wireless technology that allows communication with low power consumption ※ "G-SHOCK" "GB-5600AA lead to iPhone / I will be released sequentially from October 6900AA ".

※ corresponds to the iPhone 4S (iOS5.1.1). The connection is required to download the application "G-SHOCK +" specified by the Company from the App Store.

The application will deliver the product at launch.

Achieve a further evolution watches "G-SHOCK" Shock continues to innovate with the latest technology and performance. We have adopted the model of two Bluetooth ® v4.0 representative of the popular round shape and the world-square design time, inherited the original model, the brand.

Including features that communicate with the iPhone, and inform on the watch such as an incoming phone call, the new product features work together various and search function to activate the vibration and sound alarm iPhone at the touch of a button on the clock. Further, according to the time information received by the iPhone, we watch automatically adjust the time.

Well equipped with the high-brightness LED backlight, such as arranging a special logo indicating the correspondence Bluetooth ® v4.0, I have adopted the design features and to feel the spirit of innovation.

■ Automatically correct time watch will receive the time information of the ■ iPhone warning function broken link notification vibration ■ Connection search function to operate the sound of the iPhone at the touch of a button watch ■ Notice on the watch and an incoming voice call has expired ■ automatic reconnection when the built-in tilt sensor detects the movement of the watch

MSRP: 18,000 yen (18,900 yen including tax)

Released in October:
GB-5600AA-1AJF - Black

GB-5600AA-1JF - Black

GB-5600AA-5JF - Brown

GB-5600AA-7JF - White

GB-6900AA-1JF - Black

GB-6900AA-1BJF - Black

GB-6900AA-2JF - Metallic Blue

GB-6900AA-5JF - Brown

GB-6900AA-7JF - White

"Specifications of GB-5600AA/GB-6900AA"

Shock structure

Waterproof 20 atm
Communication specification

Communication standards

Bluetooth ® v4.0
Communication distance

(Depending on environment) ~ 2m
Clock function

World time

100 cities world time display (35 time zone, daylight saving time setting function) + UTC (when UTC)

Five time alarm (One-time switching function alarm / daily alarm), Hourly

Measuring 1/100 second, a total of 24 hours, with a split

1 minute, set up: Unit: set 24 hours, measured in seconds

(With time switching super illuminator, afterglow function, afterglow seconds 1.5 seconds / 3) LED backlight
Other Features

Display switching vibration function, tap function, full auto calendar, 12-hour / 24, ON / OFF switching operation sound, battery depletion forewarning function, power saving features
Mobile precision cold

15 ± seconds per month difference
Use power

Battery life

(If you use 12 hours a day Mobile Link feature) about 2 years

48.9 × 42.8 × 13.8mm (GB-5600AA)

53.2 × 50.0 × 17.7mm (GB-6900AA)

59g (GB-5600AA) about, 64g (GB-6900AA) about

This product is also compatible with following models. (As of September 05, 2012)
SoftBank MEDIAS ® CH CH101N
For compatible handsets in the future, will guide you at any time at our site on G-SHOCK.

Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.. iPhone, App Store are trademarks of Apple Inc., which is registered in the U.S. and other countries.

MEDIAS is a registered trademark of NEC Casio Mobile Communications Corporation.

Thanks Sjors.

Filed under: Casio G-Shock, New Releases, News

Add a comment


    What do you think?

Register or Login to post comments.
Sign up now. It's totally free, fun and fast.