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CASIO Releases Smartphone link G-SHOCK

G-SHOCK G'MIX enables to control music and music search by G'MIX App.

  • September 01, 2014

GBA-400-1A
GBA-400-1A

Tokyo, September 1, 2014 — Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced today the release of the latest addition to the G-SHOCK line of shock-resistant watches. The G-SHOCK GBA-400 watch offers a variety of ways to enjoy music by pairing with a smartphone, such as setting audio controls, adding live effects that simulate concert sound and identifying the names of songs from music playing nearby.*1

*1 Uses technology from SoundHound Inc. to identify the names of songs from music.


In 2012, Casio released a G-SHOCK watch that pairs to a smartphone using Bluetooth®Smart technology, notifying the wearer of incoming calls or emails. Since then, Casio has released a variety of Bluetooth®Smart enabled watches including a G-SHOCK watch that controls a music player and sports watches that display fitness data.

The new G-SHOCK GBA-400 watch supports Bluetooth®Smart connectivity and offers greatly enhanced features for enjoying music *2 when paired with G'MIX App, a new music app for smartphones that can control audio settings, add live effects that simulate concert sound, and identify the names of songs from music playing nearby and then display the song title on the digital display *3 of the G-SHOCK watch. Song identification can be triggered remotely by turning the rotary switch on the watch, without having to touch the smartphone. By operating the watch buttons, the user can trigger preset or customized tones on a paired smartphone—just one of the ways the watch enables users to play with sound and enjoy listening to and identifying music.

*2 Requires installation of G-SHOCK+ App and G'MIX App on smartphone.

*3 Only alphanumeric characters are supported.

Model
Color
GBA-400-1A
Black×Silver
GBA-400-1A9
Black×Gold
GBA-400-2A
Blue×Silver
GBA-400-4A
Red×Silver
GBA-400-1A
GBA-400-1A
GBA-400-1A9
GBA-400-1A9
GBA-400-2A
GBA-400-2A
GBA-400-4A
GBA-400-4A

Supported Smartphones*4


iPhone 5s (iOS7), iPhone 5c (iOS7), iPhone 5 (iOS7), iPhone 4s (iOS7)
GALAXY S5 (Android 4.4), GALAXY Note3 (Android 4.3), GALAXY S4 (Android 4.3)

*4 As of September 1, 2014. For an updated list of supported smartphones and additional information, please visit here.

Specifications

Construction
Shock-resistant
Water Resistance
200 meters
Communication
Specifications
Communication
Standard
Bluetooth®Smart
Signal Range
Up to 2m (may differ depending on surrounding conditions)
Watch
Functions
World Time
100 cities (35 time zones, daylight saving on/off) and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
Alarm
5 daily alarms or one-time alarms (with 1 snooze alarm), hourly time signal
Stopwatch

1/100-second;measuring capacity:999:59'59.99"; elapsed time, split time,
1st and 2nd place time

Countdown
Timer
Setting accuracy: 1 second; 100-hour maximum per set; unit of measure: 1/10-second
Light
LED light (super illuminator and afterglow); selectable illumination duration: 1.5 or 3.0 seconds
Other Features
Mobile link; full auto-calendar, 12/24-hour format; button operation tone on/off; low battery warning; flash alert (flashes with buzzer that sounds for alarms, hourly time signal, countdown timer time up alarm); hand shift feature;airplane mode
Accuracy at Normal Temperature
±15 seconds per month
Approx. Battery Life
Approx. 2 years* on SR927W×2
*Mobile link used 2 hours per day
Size of Case
55.0×51.9×18.3mm
Total Weight
Approx.66g

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