By Meor Amri Meor Ayob

 

 

I am a mechanical watch fan. Generally, I tend not to give a second thought to quartz and digital watches. However, when Casio recently unveiled the MT series which stands for “Metal Twisted”, a construction a stainless steel covering melded to the G-Shock brand’s advanced “Core Guard Structure” of stainless steel, resin and a substance called “Alpha Gel.”

Casio_G-Shock_MT-G_silver_front_560

 

Above is the Ref. MTGS1000D-1A in polished stainless steel and resin. The watch features a chronograph function with a Multi-Band 6 atomic timekeeping feature that receives radio-controlled time and date updates from global transmitting stations. The watch, whose case and movement components are all made in-house at Casio’s factory in Yamagata, Japan, also features a quick-lock “Smart Access” electronic crown, which allows the wearer to access all the functions by unlocking the crown and turning it in the desired direction. The MT-G’s composite bracelet has stainless steel links layered on the underside with soft-touch, low-thermal-conductivity resin panels.

 

Below is the Ref. MTGS1000BD-1A in black-ion-plated steel and resin.

casio-g-shock-twisted-mt-g-watches-xl

 

New-MT-G-watches-has-been-released-by-Casio-to-celebrate-its-30th-Anniversary

Any finally the limited-edition 30th anniversary model, Ref. MTGS1030BD-1A, in black ion-plated steel with gold highlights and and a red-paneled bracelet.

 

Below is a picture of the underside of the MT series G-Shock. The engraved caseback is steel while the undersides of the steel bracelet links are made of heat-resistant resin.

 

 

Latest information indicates that Casio is valuing these models around the USD1,000 price point. This is new territory for G-Shock watches and it would be interesting to see how consumers will react.

The effort made by the designers at Casio shows the commitment of the company to the G-Shock. Expect to see more interesting designs going forward.

Personally, I would go for the Casio Protrek series in Titanium. At the same price point, I get more gadgets in a single watch compared to the MT.

GET OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER STRAIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL

We send out our weekly newsletter to your email with recent articles and upcoming events. Thousands of readers have signed up already.
Email
Secure and Spam free...