Geared towards the serious surfer, Casio America Inc. is adding two new timepieces to its G-LIDE series; the G-LIDE GLX150 and the GWX8900B. The GLX150 has been revamped, now featuring a new case, while the GQX8900B has a larger case, in addition to Tide Graph functions, Atomic Timekeeping, and tough solar power.
"We consistently work towards advancing the design and technology offered in our timepieces," said Shigenori Itoh, CEO of Casio. "This summer we wanted to offer our customers with well-styled water sports timepieces with additional technology to support their active lifestyle."
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Similar to its predecessors the GLX150 possesses tide/moon graph capabilities, embracing the surf and water enthusiast lifestyle. Available in matte black or white, the GLX150 also includes 200M water resistance, auto super illuminator LED with flash alert, world time (29TZ/48 cities), two multi-function alarms and one snooze, 1/100th second stopwatch with auto-start, countdown timer 12/24 hr formats, mute function and an easy to read tide/moon data graph with contrasting LCD for the ultimate in tracking high and low tides.
The GWX8900B is available in a black and white duo tone style and features a tide/moon graph display. With the surf community in mind, the G-Shock GWX8900B features the tidal movements for the top 100 surf locations all over the world. The wearer can also set up to 49 additional locations. The GWX8900B also features shock and 200M water resistance, tough solar power, moon graph, full auto super illuminator LED, world time (31TZ/48 cities + UTC), four daily alarms and one snooze, 1/100th second stopwatch, two countdown timers, 12/24hr formats and mute function.
The GLX150-7 (black), GLX150-1 (white) retail for $99 while the GWX8900B-7 retails for $150 and will be available at Macy's, select fashion boutiques, surf shops and www.gshock.com.