Casio is releasing the G-Shock G-STEEL GSTB100GC-1A in the U.S. (model GST-B100GC-1AER in the U.K. and Europe). The GSTB100GC-1A has a black and gold color scheme with a black ion-plated stainless steel body and bezel, black resin band, gold accents on the dial, and gold IP buttons, screws, and buckle. This model was not previously announced or released in Japan or Asia.
The GSTB100GC-1A is a large model (53.8 mm-wide) with a full analog display. Major features of this tough yet refined timepiece include shock resistance, 200-meter water resistance, Tough Solar power, Bluetooth smartphone link, Neobrite luminous hands, dual time with home city swapping, world time, daily alarm, 1-second stopwatch, 24-hour countdown timer, and Super Illuminator LED light with afterglow.
The GSTB100GC-1A is now available for pre-ordering for $420 in the U.S. at gshock.com. In the U.K., the GST-B100GC-1AER is available at g-shock.co.uk for £349.00. The GST-B100GC-1AER has a price of €379 in Europe and is listed as coming soon at the official Casio Europe online shops.
Another new model, the silver and black G-STEEL GST-B100GA-1AER with copper accents and a dual-layer resin band with an olive green inner layer, is available at g-shock.co.uk for £299 and is coming soon to European countries for €329. This model has a textured diamond pattern on the whole band, in contrast to the dotted pattern on the middle of the band on the GST-B100GC-1A.
These new models are billed by G-Shock U.K. as the “Luxury Military” collection.
Update: Reeds Jewelers now has the GSTB100GC-1A available for pre-order for $410 (link below).
Update 2: Gshock.com is now also selling the GSTB100GA-1A for $370.
G-SHOCK G-STEEL GSTB100GC-1A (GST-B100GC-1AER)
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