The G-Shock Watches Buying Guide
From the makers of Casio, G-Shock timepieces are the toughest in the world. Designed to take on any adventure, G-Shock watches come with performance-focused features including a 10m free-fall endurance, 10-bar water resistance and 10-year battery life. Ahead, take a look at our men’s G-Shock Watch buying guide which will help you find your watch size, tips on how to care for your watch, and all the features that could be a fit for you.
The Most Wanted Men’s G-Shock Watches
G-Shock Analog-Digital Watches
It's no surprise that the G-Shock Analog-Digital style is one of the brand’s most popular. With its sporty aesthetic and ability to survive conditions on land, in the air or out at sea, this watch will fit into your daily routine no matter what it entails. With multiple colors to choose from, this model is decked with a scratch-resistant mineral crystal, water-resistance up to 200 meters, shock and magnetic resistance, you’ll be able to conquer the world and have the ability to keep world time wherever you are with its 29 different time zones. This watch also has the ability to set up multiple alarms with additional stopwatch features.
G-Shock Master of G Mudmaster Watches
Designed and engineered to withstand rough land environments, the carbon-resin model of G-Shock watches, the Master of G Mudmaster, is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Built with a filter to resist mud and dust, the added metal button pipes ensure a tighter seal against the external environment. This model features a quad sensor and dual Super Illuminator LED light, making it ideal for rough and dirty terrain that you may encounter.
G-Shock G-Steel Watches
G-Shock’s high standard of toughness remains strong in the G-Steel model. Solar powered, shock resistant, water resistant up to 200 meters, this watch also comes with Bluetooth connectivity so you can access the internet for accurate timekeeping and app features.
The Men’s G-Shock Watches Sizing Guide
The brand’s watches come in a range of case sizes. With a diameter of 43mm, smaller styles include the square Solar Atomic watches and the 5600 series. The GXW-56 comes with measurements of 55.5mm wide, making it the largest G-Shock ever made, with other XL styles including the GA100 Military series and the GX-56BB Blackout Series.
How To Care For Your G-Shock Watch
To ensure a long lifespan for your G-Shock watch, we recommend you keep it clean by wiping with a soft cloth to keep your watch and band free of dirt, sweat, water and any other substance on a regular basis. Although G-Shock watches can endure sea water and mud, it is important to rinse it off with clean fresh water to maintain it long-term.
For water resistant models, we recommend replacing the rubber seals every two or three years in order to ensure proper water resistance.This small act of maintenance can keep your watch safe and extend its life.
- To what degree are G-Shock watches water-resistant?
Even if your watch is water-resistant, try to avoid wearing it in the bath or in areas where detergents are being used. Soap, shampoos, etc. can reduce water resistance capabilities. To minimize the risk of damage, we recommend making any adjustments necessary to the watch’s dials before making actual contact with water.
- What is the typical lifespan of a G-Shock watch?
The G-Shock watch is designed to have a battery life of 10 years.
- Why are G-Shock watches so popular?
Primarily designed for sports, military, and outdoor activities, the G-Shock is popular among men whether they are taking on daily tasks in extreme terrains or not. The variety of styles, tech features, and frequent model updates make this brand a go-to for those looking for both form and function.