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G-SHOCK GX-56

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The G-Shock GX-56 is a very large digital model featuring Tough Solar power and mud and dust resistance. Inspired by the classic 5600 line, it is designed as an extra-rugged watch that uses Alpha Gel in its structure.

 

Mud and Dust Resistant

$150.00

List Price: $150 (GX56BB-1)

Size: Large
Dimensions (L x W x H): 55.5 x 53.6 x 17.5 mm
Weight: 88 grams
Module: 3545 (2024), 3221 (instruction manual at casio.com)
Battery Type (Lifespan): Solar Rechargeable
Series Launch Year: 2010
Nickname: King
Worn By: Benicio del Toro, Cyril Gane, Joel Edgerton (Thirteen Lives)

Update: New models starting with the GX-56MF-1 (2024) will have the updated module 3545, which has the LED backlight instead of the EL backlight.

Notable Features: Mud Resistance, Tough Solar, World Time, 1/100-Second Stopwatch, Timer, Full Auto EL Backlight

See full specifications for GX56BB-1 under “Additional information” tab above.

Note: The GXW-56 with Tough Solar power and Multi-Band 6 auto radio time sync is available in Japan and Europe.

Suggested Uses: Extreme Sports, Outdoors, Streetwear

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7.8Expert Score
G-Shock GX-56 Rating by G-Central
The GX-56 is a fan-favorite thanks to its unusually large size for a digital G-Shock and its extra-rugged and dominant appearance.
Build
8
Functions
7.5
Value
8
PROS
  • Extra-rugged style inspired by the original G-Shock.
  • Alpha Gel offers extreme protection against impact.
  • The stealth black GX56BB-1 can usually be found at a discount.
CONS
  • No Multi-Band 6 time correction.
  • No current models with a positive (non-inverted display).

Specification: G-SHOCK GX-56

Size

Dimensions (L x W x H mm)

55.5 x 53.6 x 17.5

Weight (g)

88

Protection

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Case Material

Bezel Material

Band Material

Resin

Glass

Battery

Rechargeable

Tough Solar

Battery Level Indicator

Battery Level Indicator

Power Saving

Power Save

World Time

World Time Zones

31

World Time Cities

48 + UTC, Direct Call UTC Time Zone

Daylight Saving Time

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 minute

Alarm

Hourly Time Signal

Hourly Time Signal

Light Type

, , ,

Light Color

Blue Green

Calendar

Full Auto Calendar to 2099

Button Tone On/Off

Button Tone On/Off

12/24-Hour Format

12/24-Hour Format

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