First G-Shock GBD-H1000 Review by Chigz Tech Reviews

Though it’s been delayed until late May 2020, Chigz Tech Reviews managed to obtain a G-Shock GBD-H1000-1A7 for a video review. The black and white GBD-H1000-1A7 is one of four GBD-H1000 colorways being released worldwide, and one of two in the U.S., where it retails for $399. The watch is part of the new G-Shock Move line in the U.S. and the G-Shock Sport line in the U.K. In Asia, it is part of the existing G-SQUAD line.

Chigz does an unboxing and runs through the major features of the watch, including the different display modes. He also demonstrates (a beta version of) the G-Shock Move smartphone app, and provides some wrist shots on his 7-inch wrist.

Overall, the review gives a favorable impression of the GBD-H1000. The training features are unique for a G-Shock and useful for runners, walkers, and cardio workouts. The watch can also serve as a survival watch, with the environmental sensors (altimeter, barometer, compass, and thermometer), 200-meter water resistance, and solar-assisted power. The MIP LCD display is very clear and readable, and the watch looks extremely rugged and durable, as one would expect from a G-Shock.

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Miles Green
Miles Green
2 years ago

Thanks for the review, looks great. Does it support international messages? For example can it display this: “Αυτό το ρολόι μιλάει Ελληνικά.” Which means “this watch speaks greek”.

2 years ago

Ouch, have just read TechRadar’s review and it seems there is no way to get the data out of the G-Shock app into something like Google Fit or Strava. Whilst not a disaster, inasmuch as it can be added to the app, that’s not something I was expecting to have to do MANUALLY.

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