Casio G Shock Review

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The Casio G Shock watch is an excellent option for anyone who's looking for a simple timepiece. Unlike some of the other sports watches that you'll find on the market these days, this one isn't loaded with bells and whistles. If you're in the market for a smartwatch and fitness tracker, then this isn't going to be the product for you. However, if you want a simple watch that can stand up to your day-to-day activities, then this one's perfect.

The durable construction allows you to wear the watch all day every day without fear of it breaking. It is water-resistant up to 200 M, allowing you to take it swimming or in the shower without fear of moisture damage. Additionally, it off for shock resistance. There's no need to worry if you are being active or accidentally bump it off of a wall, the watch can stand up to that.

Not only is this product durable and functional, but it has a very nice price point. Customers love the affordability of the watch. If you're on a budget and can't afford to splurge for the more expensive products, Casio has you covered.

Editor's Pros & Cons

Affordable cost

Durable construction


20 bar water resistance

Shock resistant


No color options

Not a fitness tracker


The Casio G shock watch has a rugged build that works out perfectly for just about all of your activities. The versatile design and style allow you to head to the gym, woods, or the office. You aren't going to have to worry about it getting in the way throughout your everyday activities. Additionally, it will fit in decently at the gym. It might not be a sporty watch like others you will find in this setting, but it fits on ok. Unfortunately, if you are looking for something solely for the gym and fitness tracking, there are better options. However, if you want an everyday watch that goes in just about any setting, then you are in luck.

Basic Features

The Casio G Shock watch is a simple watch that can provide you with all the basic features you would expect from a timepiece. You can choose to set your time to either a 12 or 24-hour format, whichever you prefer. The digital watch features an electro-luminescent backlight so you can tell the time, even after dark. It gives off just enough light to see the watch face without it getting too bright and hurting your eyes.

The watch features a multi-functional alarm so you can set a timer for all of your reminders. It also has a countdown timer and stopwatch. The product can measure elapsed time, split times, and 1st-2nd place times. You can set the countdown timer to 1 second, 1 minute, or 1-hour increments and has a range of 1 second to 24 hours.

Advanced Features

There are not a whole lot of advanced features when it comes to this product. It is a simple timepiece without a whole lot of bells and whistles.

The Casio G Shock has a full auto-calendar that you can take advantage of. It can keep track of the date through the year 2099.

Not only can the wristwatch tell you the time of day, but it also tracks, am/pm, month, date, day, and year. You will have all that information right on your wrist.


For a wristwatch, the Casio G Shock is relatively accurate. You don't want to have to worry about your timepiece, giving you an inaccurate representation of time, and thanks to this one, you don't have to. According to the manufacturer, this product has an accuracy of plus/minus 15 seconds per month. This is something that you are going to find with most watches, but considering the small discrepancy, it is barely noticeable. If it is something that you are concerned about, you can always readjust your time every couple of months to ensure you are staying as accurate as possible.

Of course, when it comes close to the end of the watches battery life, you might start to lose a little of the accuracy. As the battery begins to die, the watch will stop keeping time as well as it used to. You can work around this by replacing the batteries. Then you will be good to go again,

Shock Resistance

When you are heading out for an adventure, whether spending the day with the family or trekking through the wilderness, you can expect a certain amount of impact and vibration on your wrist. What happens if you accidentally hit your hand off a tree or your arm is continually moving because you are running? All of that banging and jostling can lead to damage of some watches, but this one isn't going to have that issue.

The Casio G Shock is shock resistant to provide you protection against all types of vibration and impact. There is no need to be careful when you're out and about. You can live your life the way you want to without fear of breaking your wrist piece.


No matter what you are doing or where you are going, you can wear this watch without fear of damage. Gone are the days when you have to take off your watch when you are taking a shower or jumping in the pool. The Casio G Shock is 20 bar water-resistant. This means that it is strong enough that it can withstand the water pressures up to the depths of 200 meters. Unless you are doing diving of sorts, you should have no problems wearing them in an underwater situation.

Whether showering, watering the plants, or doing the dishes, there is no reason to take of your watch for fear of it getting wet. Additionally, you can wear it with ease when swimming, jet skiing, surfing, or any other water sports.

You can put the product on your wrist and forget about it.


Most customers can agree that the Casio G Shock watch is super comfortable. No matter what you are doing or where you are going, wearing this watch is a breeze. It is a perfect size and super lightweight, so it isn't going to get in the way of your daily activities, which is always beneficial.

Some customers have stated that they can loosen the band up a bit, so it isn't too tight, and it will still sit on their wrist comfortably and comfortable. It doesn't slide up and down their wrist causing irritation and frustration. There are no complaints or reports of these products, causing any uncomfortable rubbing or chafing on their wrists, so there is no need to worry about discomfort from there.

There are many consumers who stated that the Casio G Shock is so comfortable that they forget that they are even wearing it. That is the best kind of watch, one that feels like you aren't even wearing it.

Battery Life

The Casio G Shock watch has a pretty good battery life. It does feature a replaceable battery, so you don't have to worry about keeping it charged as you do with a lot of the SmartWatches and fitness trackers you find on the market today. With a full brand new battery, you should get close to two years of life before you'll need to replace it. It takes a cr2016 battery, which is reasonably easy to come across in any department store.


The Casio G Shock has a rugged and sporty design. You can tell just by looking at it that it's going to hold up well and be able to handle a lot of abuse. However, it isn't too athletic-looking that you can't wear easily in a casual setting, are you into the office. Of course, you might want to steer clear of Black Tie events with this product, but just about anything else, it'll fit right in.

Unfortunately, there aren't any other color options besides the black. However, black is a neutral color, and most customers are content with this single color option. Yes, there are that handful of consumers who would have liked to see a wider variety, but most are content.


When you're in the market for a good and reliable watch, you want to make sure that you're finding something durable. This is especially true if you plan on getting something that you're going to be wearing day in and day out. You need to find a product that can stand up to all of the abuse that will come its way. Thankfully, the Casio G Shock can provide you the durability that you need so you can keep the watch for a long time.

Thanks to the shock-resistant design, you don't have to worry about accidentally breaking it if you bump or jostling it around. Additionally, the water resistance allows you to wear it in the water without fear of moisture damaging it.

Some consumers were concerned with the plastic band. They were worried that it wouldn't be able to handle their day-to-day activities. However, after a while, this proved should be a non-issue. Even though the band and latch might seem a little flimsy, it is going to be able to stay intact reasonably well.

Overall, most customers aren't disappointed with the longevity of this product. You are going to have to worry about buying a new watch anytime soon.


Sometimes it can be a little challenging to find a functional and reliable wristwatch Fern affordable price. In a lot of cases, you'll find that washes or rather expensive these days, and most of that has to do with integrated technology inexpensive features. However, if you are just looking for a simple athletic watch without all the bells and whistles, This one might be perfect for you.

Customers can appreciate that it isn't going to cost you an arm and a leg. It's unlike smartwatches or other high-end products that you find on the market. It does have a very reasonable price tag, which is impressive, considering the excellent quality of the watch. Not only are you not going to be spending a lot of money upfront, but you're going to save money in the long run since you won't have to worry about replacing it.

Bottom Line

Customers adore the Casio G Shock watch. It has a simple and versatile design that can be worn and just about any occasion. It'll fit in great at the gym, the office, or any of your other days to day activities. Unlike some of the more expensive items on the market, this one isn't loaded with extra features that you don't need. It's not a smartwatch or a fitness tracker, so there's no need to worry about the technological aspect of it. It is a simple and durable timepiece.

The product is water and shock-resistant, so that is going to help increase the overall lifespan of the watch. You are going to have to worry about remembering to take it off if you're jumping in the pool, taking a shower, or doing the dishes, A little bit of moisture isn't going to hurt it. In fact, a lot of moisture isn't going to destroy it. You can wear it up to 200 meters underwater before it starts to have a negative effect on it. Additionally, if you lead an active lifestyle, you don't have to worry about your physical activity is damaging the watch. When you're heading out for a hike or run, the shock-resistant product will be able to handle everything you throw at it.

Thanks to the robust construction and simplistic form, customers have fallen in love with this product. One of the best parts, it has a budget-friendly price tag. If you don't want to spend an arm and a leg or if it's just not in your budget, this makes a great option. Not only are you going to be saving money upfront because of the cheap cost, but you'll save more money in the long run as well since it won't need to be replaced as often.

Overall, this is a highly praised product that customers love. Many have you even said that they would recommend it to their friends and family.