G-Shock’s smartphone makes you want to kick it across the room

By on January 30, 2012
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To see if it survives, of course.

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I remember when Casio launched its G-Shock watches back in the ’90s, or at least when it came into existence in my bored schooling life. One of my friends brought his to school for us to ogle at (it was the iPhone of it’s time, only for watches). One of the fun things we would do is kick it across the room, really hard, to see if it survived the brutal attack. It was insanely fun and we would marvel at the watch’s super-strength.

Now that I have grown up, unfortunately I can’t indulge in such juvenile things (I totally could). Understanding my, and possibly thousand’s plight then, Casio is now coming up with its G-Shock brand of smartphone. And it looks as kick-worth as its watches.

Encased in G-Shock’s typical rubberized casing, the smartphone looks like a stretched version of the watch, only with a screen in the middle. Not much is known about the device, no specifications, no release date – only that it runs Android.

But that’s not the point of owning a G-Shock smartphone, is it now? It’s survival capabilities are what you are looking at, and it looks to do the job just fine. The smartphone can take a 10-foot drop, survive 10 meters in water, and resist 1 ton of pressure. They should name it G-Shock He-Man. They can totally get away with it, HTC has.


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

  • Ozimandius

    Any idea of the pricing? I want one.

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