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G-Shock goes red and white to celebrate Singapore’s National Day

By Ken Wong - on 1 Aug 2021, 10:31am

G-Shock goes red and white to celebrate Singapore’s National Day

Note: This article was first published on 27 July 2021.

The lion graphic and flowing motifs are meant to embody the raw energy and tenacity that courses through Singapore. Image courtesy of Casio.

Using the first analog G- Shock AW-500 as a base, G-Shock and Singapore designer Toby (Tobyato) have collaborated to launch a new G-Shock watch to celebrate Singapore’s National Day on 9 August.

Even the box has the design. Image courtesy of Casio.

Both the watch and box come in the national colour red printed with a white lion Tobyato designed. According to Toby, the lion graphic and flowing motifs are meant to embody the raw energy and tenacity that courses through the island nation.

Priced at S$219 the National Day Watch will be available at G-Shock’s online store only for Casio ID members from 27 July 2021 and will be available for every customer online and from physical stores from 1 August 2021.

Specifications AW-500BB-4EDR

Construction

shock-resistant

Water Resistance

200 meters

Backlight

Electro-luminescent backlight Afterglow

Stopwatch

1/100 second; Measuring capacity: 00'00"00~59'59"99 (for the first 60 minutes)

1:00'00~23:59'59 (after 60 minutes)

Measuring unit: 1/100 second (for the first 60 minutes)

1 second (after 60 minutes)

Measuring mode: Elapsed time

Other Functions

Dual Time, Daily alarm, Full auto-calendar (to year 2099), 12/24-hour format

Accuracy

±15 seconds per month

Battery Life

Approx. 7 years on CR2016

Size of Case

55.2 ×47.7 × 14.7mm

Total Weight

Approx. 58g

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