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CASIO AMERICA, INC.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
G-SHOCK RELEASES NEW BLACKOUT & WHITEOUT COLLECTIONS
The Black & White Capsule Collection Seamlessly Combines Style and Rugged Tough Technology
DOVER, NJ, March 14, 2012 — Casio America, Inc. announces a new monochromatic assortment of G-Shocks that are sure to turn heads. Using a combination of classic styles and some recent case introductions, G-Shock puts a clean, bold look together in a series for their Blackout & Whiteout capsule collection. Consisting of four hero styles; the GDF100BB-1 and the GA120BB-1A featured in solid matte black with high gloss accents and the DW6900WW-7 and GD100WW-7 are available in crisp white with eye-catching mirror dial treatments.
The GDF100BB-1 G-Shock features the front-facing pressure and temperature sensor built into the case/bezel at the 9 o’clock position. This twin sensor G-Shock has barometric/temperature and altitude readings that can be viewed on the watch display simultaneously for greater visibility and performance during the critical stages of a climb or descent. The GDF100BB also features shock resistance, 200M water resistance, high brightness LED light, flash alert, world time (31TZ/48 cities), 5 daily alarms, 1/100th sec. stopwatch, countdown timer, 12/24 hr formats, and mute function.
The GA120BB-1A G-Shock was inspired by motorcycle sports; the periphery of the face is configured to resemble the disk brakes of a motorcycle, and the connection point of the hands is configured in the form of gears. The GA120BB-1A is shock resistant, 200M water resistant, magnetic resistant, features an auto LED light, world time (29TZ/48 cities +UTC), 4 daily alarms + 1SNZ, 1/1000th sec. stopwatch with speed indicator, countdown timer and 12/24 hr formats.
The G-Shock GD100WW-7, has a mirror LCD face, is shock resistant, 200M water resistant, features an auto super illuminator LED light , flash alert, world time (31TZ/48 cities + UTC), multi-home time, 5 independent alarms (one-time or daily), countdown timer, 12/24 hr formats, mute function, and 7 year battery.
The DW6900WW-7 G-Shock is classic in form, yet modern in style with it’s stark white dial with mirror LCD windows. This all matte white G-Shock features shock resistance, is 200M water resistant, and has an EL backlight, flash alert, multi-function alarm, 1/100th sec. stopwatch, countdown timer, and 12/24 hr formats.
“G-Shock continues to be a leader in technology and cutting-edge fashion for timepieces,” said Shigenori Itoh, Chairman and CEO of Casio’s Timepiece Division. “With the release of the Blackout & Whiteout collections, we are pushing the boundaries of inspired timepieces for the fashion conscious consumer. The boldness of the all black and the stark contrast of all white make these art inspired G-Shocks a collection that any G-Shock enthusiast will want for their own.”
Available this March GDF100BB-1 & GA120BB-1A will retail for $130 and will be available at Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Tourneau, Independent Jewelers & Fashion Boutiques.
These G-Shock mens watches, the DW6900WW-7 & GD100WW-7 will be available in March for $99 at Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Tourneau, Independent Jewelers & Fashion Boutiques, and www.gshock.com.
About Casio America
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions, established in 1957. Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, business projectors, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to realize its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.