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CASIO Excursion Tests New EXILIM EX-FR10 Action Cam & PRO-TREK Watch (GALLERY)
On Monday the 29th of September, CASIO held their first ever media retreat to give the who’s who of Japanese-language tech publications and a jumped-up hooligan from AkihabaraNews the lowdown on their new modular EXILIM EX-FR10 action camera and PRO-TREK PRW-3000 series watches.

Casio is going to release the rugged BABY-G "BGA-1400" on November 28.

Not only is it fashionable, but it also has beneficial functions for traveling. It displays times in 2 different time zones at the same time. It is shockproof and water resistant to 10 ATM performance to provide comfort while engaging in outdoor activities.

Price differs depending on colors:

Orange - 31,000 yen
White - 31,000 yen

Don't Call it a Smartwatch!
Ares
started selling an Android 4.0 wristwatch smartphone - AR-EC309 - for ¥37,584 (~$380.00).

AR-EC309 is not a smartwatch. It's a SIM-unlocked smartphone. As it's a stand-alone data device, you can make phone calls via Skype or Line as well as accessing the internet and sending messages just like a smartphone - but with no need to pair up with another device via Bluetooth.

Run'a is going to release a watch with Doraemon design, the "Doratch '14-'15 Limited Edition", to celebrate Doraemon's birthday (September 3, 2112).

2 models will be available on September 3, and both of them will be sold for ¥21,120 and are available in a limited quantity - only 2,112 watches - both numbers commemorating Doraemon's birthday.

Thanko Spy Watch Shoots HD Video & Stills, Stores Data - AkihabaraNews.com
Why Would a Wristwatch Shoot HD Video? It’s a more than fair question, but asking why Thanko does what it does is practically anathema to their entire business model.

Casio's new G-Shock model GBA-400 is able to tell you what the title of the music playing around you is. It will be out for purchase on September 19.

Casio Blings-Out the G-SHOCK Line - AkihabaraNews.com

Is that a Gold G-SHOCK You’re Wearing?
Given that Casio’s already produced a staggering 37,456* different models across the entire spectrum of color and camouflage throughout the 31-year run of its immensely popular G-SHOCK line, it’s a bit of surprise that this hasn’t come up before.

REVIEW PREVIEWS: Sony α7S (Alpha 7S), Casio Selfie-Cam, Hybrid G-SCHOCK, and a Bargain Projector!

Restarting the Fire
Beginning late last year, AkihabaraNews rededicated itself to conducting more in-depth, multimedia product reviews. It’s gone well: contributors and editors have doubled down, and both the results and response have been great (Thanks, readers!).

To celebrate the popular anime series Mobile Suit Gundam's 35th anniversary since it was first broadcasted on TV, Bandai Namco and Casio jointly made the "G-SHOCK×GUNDAM" special edition G-Shock model.

G-SHOCK×GUNDAM will be sold for 18,000 yen.

Casio is going to release the rugged G-Shock for sailing GWN-1000, nicknamed GULFMASTER, on June 27.

GWN-1000 shows the barometric pressure digitally and also shows the difference between current and previously measured data. When barometric pressure changes drastically, a notification will appear as an icon on the dial as an alarm to be prepared for weather change.

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