Two surfing-themed G-Shock G-LIDE watches are scheduled for a May 2017 release. The GWX-5600WA-7JF and GWX-5600WB-5JF are housed in the classic square case and feature Tough Solar/Multi-Band 6 along with a tide and moon age graph. Both models have a striped bezel and band design that resembles the stripe patterns on vintage wooden surfboards. List price for each model is ¥26,000 JPY. The GWX-5600 is one of the slimmer G-Shock watches at 13.4mm thick.
Update: The GWX5600WA-7 and GWX5600WB-5 are getting a U.S.A. release in June 2017 with a list price of $160 each.
G-Shock G-LIDE GWX-5600WA-7
The white GWX-5600WA-7 has white and gray stripes and a standard LCD display. U.S. release is GWX5600WA-7.
G-Shock G-LIDE GWX-5600WB-5
The brown GWX-5600WB-5 has brown and light brown stripes and a reverse LCD display. U.S. release is GWX5600WB-5.
The GWX-5600WA-7JF is seen in this promotional video featuring professional surfers Kanoa Igarashi and Adriano de Souza, as Igarashi surfs while wearing the watch:
Photos via news.mynavi.jp
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