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G-SHOCK DW-6900

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The iconic DW-6900 is one of the best-selling G-Shock models of all time and gained great popularity with celebrities in the hip hop scene along with military service members. The DW-6900 evolved from the Triple Graph design of the DW-5900 and the front light button structure of the DW-6600. The DW6900-1V is one of the most affordable G-Shock watches and is available discounted to around $50 at some retailers. Along with the DW-5600, the DW-6900 is a popular base model for limited editions and collaborations.

$84.95

List Price: $84.95 (DW6900-1V, other models $99 and up)

Size: Medium
Dimensions (L x W x H): 53.2 × 50 × 18.7 mm
Weight:  67 grams
Module: 3230 (instruction manual at casio.com)
Battery Type (Lifespan): CR2016 (approx. 2 years)
Series Launch Year: 1995, 2011 (Module 3230), 2023 (Module 3529)
Worn By: Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Eminem, John Mayer, Jordan Burroughs, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Kim Kardashian, Pharrell Williams, Spike Lee, Usher

Notable Features: Stopwatch, Timer, Alarm, Flash Alert, EL Backlight, Front Light Button

See full specifications for DW6900-1V (with Module 3230) under “Additional information” tab above.

Note: New DW-6900 models with Module 3529 (introduced in May 2023) have an LED backlight and improved battery life of approximately 5 years.

The DW-6900 was considered a larger oversized model back in the 1990s. In comparison to the larger G-Shock watches of today, we categorize it as a medium size, although it does wear larger and than the DW-5600.

Suggested Uses: Military, Outdoors, Retro Style, Streetwear

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7.5Expert Score
G-Shock DW-6900 Rating By G-Central
The DW-6900 wears larger than the DW-5600 but the EL backlight is easier to activate with the front light button. Like the DW-5600, it lacks the features of higher priced models, but it offers great value at its commonly discounted price of around $50.
Build
7.5
Functions
6
Value
9
PROS
  • Front light button is easy to access and press with gloves on.
  • Shows current time in stopwatch and timer modes.
  • Multi-function alarm can be set as daily, date, 1-month, or monthly alarm.
CONS
  • No world time.
  • No button operation sound disabling.
  • A lot thicker than the DW-5600.

DW-6900 Versus DW-5600


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  • Stopwatch
  • Stopwatch Unit
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  • Alarm
  • Flash Alert
  • Hourly Time Signal
  • Light Type
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  • Calendar
  • 12/24-Hour Format

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Specification: G-SHOCK DW-6900

Size

Dimensions (L x W x H mm)

53.2 x 50 x 18.7

Weight (g)

67

Protection

,

Case Material

Bezel Material

Band Material

Resin

Glass

Battery

CR2016

Battery Life (Approx.)

Stopwatch

Stopwatch Unit

,

Stopwatch Max Range

Measuring Modes

1st-2nd place times, elapsed time, split time

Countdown Timer

,

Countdown Timer Unit

1 second

Countdown Range

Countdown Setting Range

Countdown Setting Increment (Lowest)

1 second

Alarm

Flash Alert

Hourly Time Signal

Hourly Time Signal

Light Type

, ,

Light Color

Blue Green

Calendar

Full Auto Calendar to 2099

12/24-Hour Format

12/24-Hour Format

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