CASIO Releases Smartphone link G-SHOCK in New Zealand

G-Shock Generation 3 Bluetooth in NZ

G-Shock Generation 3 Bluetooth in NZ

Casio  announced today the release of the latest addition to the G-SHOCK line of shock-resistant watches into New Zealand. 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 now available in NZ supports Bluetooth®Smart connectivity and offers greatly enhanced features for enjoying music *2when 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 customised 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.

The GBA400 series of generation 3 bluetooth G-Shock Watches are now available at Christies Jewellery and Watches either in store or at Christies Online and delivery if free in NZ