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The newest versions of the G-Shock MTG-B2000 feature carbon fibre exteriors

By Kenny Yeo - on 2 Nov 2021, 10:28am

The newest versions of the G-Shock MTG-B2000 feature carbon fibre exteriors

Casio G-Shock MTG-B2000XD-1A (Image source: Casio)

Casio is announcing two new versions of their popular high-end MTG-B2000 watch.

To recap, the standard MTG-B2000 model (reviewed here) is a premium model built around G-Shock new Carbon Core Guard structure. The outer case and bezel are stainless steel and finished with a technique of polishing called Sallaz polish.

The new versions presented today has some of its stainless steel parts replaced with lighter carbon and fibreglass material. 

G-Shock MTG-B2000XD-1A (Image source: Casio)

First, we have the G-Shock MTG-B2000XD-1A. This model replaces the stainless steel bezel with a new one made with multiple layers of carbon fibre and fibreglass sheets.

The rest of the watch is silver stainless steel and it  also features green accents on the dial.

G-Shock MTG-B2000YBD (Image source: Casio)

The second model is the G-Shock MTG-B2000YBD which has its stainless steel frame replaced by one made of carbon fibre and fibreglass sheets. According to Casio, this results in a frame that is 77% lighter.

To match the carbon fibre frame, the watch has a black bezel and black stainless steel composite bracelet. It also features bright red accents on the dial.

In terms of features and functionality, both watches feature Tough Solar, Triple G resist, 200 metres of water resistance, Multi-band 6 technology, Bluetooth connectivity via the G-Shock Connected app, chronograph, alarm, and world-time. This is no different from other variants of the MTG-B2000.

 

Availability and pricing

The G-Shock MTG-B2000YBD and MTG-B2000XD will be available on the G-Shock website and all G-Shock boutiques from 17 November 2021.

The G-Shock MTG-B2000YBD (red accents) is priced at S$1,839 while the G-Shock MTG-B2000XD (green accents) is priced at S$1,699.

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