Casio Releases the New Titanium Alloy G-Shock GMW-B5000TR

If you want something cool, different, and a little nostalgic on your wrist, this all-new Titanium Alloy Casio G-Shock GMW-B5000TR might be for you. Casio has taken advantage of the advanced material technology to create its first full-metal watch with multicolor ion plating.

BTW, the GMW-B5000TR is not a smartwatch but is equipped with Smartphone Link functionality for automatic time adjustment, world time, and many more functions.

The GMW-B5000TR-9DR retails at S$2,199 and will be available at https://www.g-shock.sg/ and at all G-SHOCK stores from 21 May 2021.

Check out the very unique braclet made from the newly developed Titanium Alloy.

If you need more information about the watch, here are the specifications.

And here is the packaging box.

If you need more information, check out the Press Release.

Press Release

Casio to Release All-New Titanium Alloy G-SHOCK

Exterior Finish Enhances Material Beauty

A Special Watch with Multicolor Ion-Plated Bezel and Band

Singapore, May 2021 — Today, G-SHOCK has announced the release of the GMW-B5000TR, a new addition to the square full metal 5000 series of shock-resistant watches made with a new titanium alloy developed specifically for G-SHOCK.

The external components of the GMW-B5000TR employ a new titanium alloy in the TranTixxii™ designing titanium brand. True to Casio’s unflinching pursuit of advanced materials for G-SHOCK, the new titanium alloy was developed with Nippon Steel Corporation over a six-year period of R&D. This special alloy delivers roughly twice the hardness of pure titanium, but still boasts the same lightweight, anticorrosive and hypoallergenic properties. This intense hardness makes it possible to produce a mirror finish comparable to stainless steel on titanium, which typically has been difficult to process in this way. The result is the first titanium G-SHOCK with a mirror-finished bezel and band.

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The same properties that make possible the stainless steel-like mirror finish also allow for new expressivity that highlights the beauty of ion plating. Casio has taken advantage of this advanced material technology to create its first full-metal watch with multicolor ion plating. The gold ion-plated case plays off the polychromatic ion plating for individual segments of the band and buttons, in red light and dark gray, plus more gold, as well as newly developed dark blue, infusing this metal model with the playfulness of G-SHOCK design. The multicolor dial adds to the pop feel.

The GMW-B5000TR is equipped with Smartphone Link functionality for automatic time adjustment, world time, and many more functions that are easy to use. The innovative design is accompanied by outstanding practicality, thanks to the original Casio Tough Solar power system, Multiband 6 radio wave reception, and full-auto LED backlight.

TranTixxii™

A titanium brand jointly developed by Nippon Steel Corporation and partner companies, TranTixxii™ titanium materials emphasize superior aesthetic properties developed by applying the material development technology Nippon Steel has amassed in its steel-producing business. Nippon Steel is the world’s third largest producer of crude steel and the largest steel manufacturer in Japan.

The GMW-B5000TR-9DR will be available at https://www.g-shock.sg/ and at all G-SHOCK stores from 21 May 2021.

ABOUT G-SHOCK

Built from a mission by creator Mr. Ibe to create the unbreakable watch, G-SHOCK is the watch that stunned the world with a concept for toughness that defied conventional watchmaking logic. G-SHOCK creates technologically advanced watches that can resist gravity, freezing temperatures, high water pressure and magnetic fields, watches built to last forever through a constant pursuit of toughness. Launched in 1983, G-SHOCK celebrated its 35th Anniversary in 2018 and its watches have sold over 100 million in over 100 countries during that time. The G-SHOCK Premium collection uses the highest standards of engineering and rigorous testing at its design centre in Yamagata, Japan, to ensure that every piece remains true to the original concept, whilst a combination of fine materials and styling deliver the ultimate in luxury timepieces. News about Casio G-SHOCK is available at: https://www.g-shock.sg/

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ABOUT CASIO

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics products and business equipment solutions. Since its establishment in 1946, Casio has strived to realize its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. Today, Casio’s offerings include timepieces, electronic dictionaries, calculators, musical instruments, system equipment, and others.

The Tran Tixxii™ word mark and logos are trademarks of NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION., and any use of such marks by Casio Computer Co., Ltd. is under license.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Casio Computer Co., Ltd. is under license.