Posts Tagged ‘watches’

New arrival: Fitbit Versa health & fitness smartwatch in Singapore

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

The new Fitbit Versa smartwatch is now available globally and in Singapore at S$318, with accessories ranging from S$50 – S$140. Includes female health tracking and quick replies to mobile Android device messages (from May).

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Versa is Fitbit’s lightest smartwatch, featuring a modern design, advanced health and fitness features, 4+ day battery life, smart features and cross platform compatibility.

Beginning in May, these new Fitbit features will be available:

Quick replies

“We’re thrilled for consumers around the world to experience Versa, a beautifully designed smartwatch for all with advanced health and fitness features, access to our large global social network and smart features people find most useful at an approachable price. We believe Versa is a smartwatch that will have mass appeal, attracting new audiences and helping us capture a previously untapped segment of users in this growing wearables category,” said James Park, co-founder and CEO of Fitbit.

Android mobile device users can respond to messages on the go using Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatches.

Create and send up to five custom pre-populated quick replies of 60 characters or less to text messages and messenger apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

Female health tracking

Available to all adult users who identify as female in the Fitbit app to track their menstrual cycle and symptoms.

Makes it easier to manage their cycle with a more complete picture of health and fitness data all in one place.

Versa and Ionic users will also be able to view female health tracking information on-device.

More details below from the press release.

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New arrival: Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D watch with 3D Globe Dial

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

The latest Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D features an inset 3D Globe Dial, links to a smartphone and supports a new accurate time system, with imaginative world time display. Available now in Singapore at S$699.

The Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D is available in Blue and Black, depending on the colour of the 3D Globe Dial. Above is the blue version (EQB-600D-1A2).The Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D is available in Blue and Black, depending on the colour of the 3D Globe Dial. Above is the blue version (EQB-600D-1A2).

The Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D is available in Blue and Black, depending on the colour of the 3D Globe Dial. Above is the blue version (EQB-600D-1A2).

The EQB-600D is the latest addition to the EDIFICE series of high-performance timepieces.

The EQB-600D links to a smartphone and boasts a new dome-shaped, multidimensional inset 3D Globe Dial with an Earth motif, displaying the world time in an imaginative way.

The black version of the watch (EQB-600D-1A), with the black 3D Globe Dial.

The black version of the watch (EQB-600D-1A), with the black 3D Globe Dial.

The motif is realised using advanced molding techniques at Yamagata Casio, the production base of Casio in Japan.

The watch is further refined with a polarised deposition, making the color change at different viewing angles.

As part of the Global Time Sync collection, EDIFICE watches are able to link with a smartphone to adjust and set the time corresponding with 300 cities globally to enable an advanced timekeeping system that delivers time accurately, anywhere in the world.

The 3D Globe Dial works in conjunction with the world time shown on the inset dial at the 8 o’clock position, and it gradually rotates once every 24 hours just like Earth.

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Casio x adFunture Workshop x VEIL: Collectible Master of G figures

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Casio teams up with adFunture Workshop and VEIL for exclusive made-for-Singapore G-SHOCK “Master of G” Designer collectible figures. Prices below.

The iconic Master of G Series has been transformed into an indestructible army of robots to protect the sky, land and sea.

The iconic Master of G Series has been transformed into an indestructible army of robots to protect the sky, land and sea.

Casio Singapore has released the ‘Master of G’ Collection of designer robot figurines in collaboration with toymaker adFunture Workshop and street wear label VEIL.

“G-SHOCK is not just part of a culture, it has an entire sub-culture on its own. As a long-time fan and collector, I feel honoured to be able to creatively contribute to the G-SHOCK universe with my designs and to introduce the ‘Master of G’ designer figurines and watches specifically for collectors and G-SHOCK fans here in Singapore,” commented Eddi Yip, Founder of adFunture Workshop and Designer of VEIL.

Produced exclusively for Singapore, each collectible ‘Master of G’ unit comes with a VEIL-inspired G-SHOCK Gravity Master GPW-1000, Gulf Master GWN-1000 or Mud Master GWG-1000 timepiece mounted on the figurines’ respective chassis.

Each robot and its matching timepiece are sold as a set (robots are not sold separately) with only a $100 top-up from the original suggested retail price of the timepiece.

The limited edition ‘Master of G’ Designer Collection is available at all G-FACTORY stores from 11 December 2015.

Prices below.

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New arrivals: Casio G-SHOCK MTG-G1000D wrist watch – S$1,799

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Casio has released the new Metal Twisted G-SHOCK MTG-G1000D ruggedised watch for the globetrotter. Available in Singapore now at S$1,799.

The MTG-G1000D comes in two colour variations, stainless steel with either Blue (MTG-G1000D-1A2) or Black (MTG-G1000D-1A) coded City Code Rings. Available in Singapore at all G-Factory stores as well as Cortina Chinatown Point outlet.

The MTG-G1000D comes in two colour variations, stainless steel with either Blue (MTG-G1000D-1A2) or Black (MTG-G1000D-1A) coded City Code Rings. Available in Singapore at all G-Factory stores as well as Cortina Chinatown Point outlet.

The latest addition to G-SHOCK’s sophisticated MT-G line features Casio’s GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor and Dual Coil Motor for precise timekeeping worldwide.

The MTG-G1000D is the final piece to be added to Casio’s Global Time Sync collection, alongside selected G-SHOCK, EDIFICE and OCEANUS models featuring Casio’s GPS Wave Ceptor Technology.

The technology utilises radio wave time-calibration and Global Positioning System (GPS) signals for instant and accurate timekeeping even across changing time zones.

When adjusting to different time zones, a Dual Coil Motor powers the inset dial’s watch hands at the six o’clock position to swiftly rotate both clockwise or counter-clockwise to almost instantly reflect the accurate time when the world time function is activated.

Using the Dual Coil Motor, wearers can also instantly switch between world and home time displays on the main and inset dials, making the MTG-G1000D especially suitable for frequent travellers.

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New arrivals: Casio G-Shock G’MIX GBA-400

Friday, January 9th, 2015

The latest addition to the G-SHOCK line of shock-resistant watches, G’MIX GBA-400, offers music aficionados a variety of ways to enjoy music while on the go. Available in Singapore now at S$269.

The new G-SHOCK G’MIX GBA-400 comes in four colour combinations: Black x Silver, Black x Gold, Blue x Silver and Red x Silver.

The new G-SHOCK G’MIX GBA-400 comes in four colour combinations: Black x Silver, Black x Gold, Blue x Silver and Red x Silver.

By pairing the G-SHOCK with a smartphone via Bluetooth Smart technology, the user will be able control music playback, set audio controls, add live effects that simulate concert sounds and even identify names of songs from other music players2 with just a touch of a button.

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CES 2015: Sony SmartWear wearables – SmartWatch 3, Lifelog Web & Smart B-Trainer

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Sony Mobile today announced at CES 2015 new products, partners and experiences to its evolving SmartWear range.

SmartWatch 3 from Sony Mobile.

SmartWatch 3 from Sony Mobile.

Highlights include a sleek stainless steel edition of SmartWatch 3, new Lifelog collaborations, and concept wearable devices, including Sony’s Smart B-Trainer prototype – a multi-sensor, waterproof headset prototype designed for optimising performance and providing real time insight on the running track.

Sony SmartWatch 3

Sony SmartWatch 3

Along with the stainless steel edition of SmartWatch 3, Sony also unveiled a new SmartWatch 3 holder, allowing users and partners alike to customise the SmartWatch 3 with any standard 24mm watch strap.

Golfshot and iFit are two developers already creating Android Wear experiences with SmartWatch 3’s standalone capability, for both performance on the course and track respectively.

Reflecting Sony’s strategy to bring new functionality and features to Lifelog, users can now access the application through their browser at lifelog.sonymobile.com.

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New arrivals: Pebble Steel wearable flagship smartwatch

Friday, August 1st, 2014

The Pebble Steel is now available in Singapore for S$359. First 500 Pebble Steel units sold here will come with a custom-made pouch and silicone sports strap.

From Palo Alto, California, Pebble was brought to life by 85,000 people through Kickstarter, setting a record on the crowdfunding platform and quickly becoming one of the best-selling smartwatches in the world. To date, there are over 400,000 Pebbles on wrists worldwide and thousands of apps available.

From Palo Alto, California, Pebble was brought to life by 85,000 people through Kickstarter, setting a record on the crowdfunding platform and quickly becoming one of the best-selling smartwatches in the world. To date, there are over 400,000 Pebbles on wrists worldwide and thousands of apps available.

The premium version takes everything users love about Pebble – the e-paper display, week-long battery life, and app ecosystem – and wraps it into a sleek design, available in either brushed stainless steel or matte black.

Pebble Steel combines modern technology with classic timepiece design to give users a smartwatch fit for modern urbanites during work and play.

Steel’s e-paper display is protected by a durable Corning Gorilla Glass lens with an oleophobic, anti-fingerprint coating.

The improved housing also comes with subtle RGB LED lights to indicate charging status.

Pebble’s appstore has flourished since its launch earlier this year with big name brands such as Mercedes-Benz, iControl, GoPro, Misfit, Pandora and Evernote jumping on board.

During the launch of the Pebble Steel in Singapore, the company announced that Divian Nair, local Deejay turned Actor-Director, has been appointed as its Pebble evangelist.

During the launch of the Pebble Steel in Singapore, the company announced that Divian Nair, local Deejay turned Actor-Director, has been appointed as its Pebble evangelist.

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New arrivals: Casio PRO TREK PRW-6000 series adventure watches

Monday, July 14th, 2014

The new PRO TREK PRW-6000 series is now optimised with hand-concealment and advanced sensor functions for greater readability, operability and wearability. Prices range from S$549 to S$999. Available from July 2014.

Available starting from July 2014, the new Casio PRO TREK PRW-6000 Series is found at all G-FACTORY and G-FACTORY Premium stores across Singapore.

Available starting from July 2014, the new Casio PRO TREK PRW-6000 Series is found at all G-FACTORY and G-FACTORY Premium stores across Singapore.

Casio Singapore is welcoming a brand new PRW-6000 series to its PRO TREK range of high-performance timepieces designed to be the outdoor adventure companion.

The new series has a hand-concealment function for a clearer view of digital display and Casio’s latest Triple Sensor Ver.3 technology for optimal outdoor performance.

The PRW-6000 is specially crafted for easy readability and wearability.

It comes fitted with a wider LCD screen and an innovative function to move the dials away temporarily for an unblocked view of sensor data when needed.

Its light 73g weight and sleek 12.8mm profile makes it the slimmest in the PRO TREK range, providing maximum comfort for the wearer and ease of wrist movement and agility.

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Casio celebrates 30 years of G-SHOCK watches in Singapore

Friday, July 19th, 2013

G-SHOCK’s 30th anniversary was celebrated with a dance and music extravaganza as well as the launch of timepieces by local designers.

The tough ‘indestructible’ G-SHOCK watches were conceived and designed in 1983 by Kikuo Ibe (伊部菊雄), Research and Development Chief Engineer of Casio Japan.

The tough ‘indestructible’ G-SHOCK watches were conceived and designed in 1983 by Kikuo Ibe (伊部菊雄), Research and Development Chief Engineer of Casio Japan.

The Casio G-SHOCK “SHOCK THE WORLD” has been to New York, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Dubai, since its inception in 2009.

Kikuo Ibe(伊部菊雄) sharing how he had conceived the idea of a ruggedised digital watched and brought it to fruition from concept to commercial success.

Kikuo Ibe(伊部菊雄) sharing how he had conceived the idea of a ruggedised digital watched and brought it to fruition from concept to commercial success.

To mark G-SHOCK’s milestone 30th anniversary in Singapore, this year’s “SHOCK THE WORLD 2013” tour in Singapore was held at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel, at the Resorts World Sentosa.

“When we first started G-SHOCK, we wanted to challenge conventional wisdom that a wrist watch always had to be handled with care,” recalled Kikuo Ibe(伊部菊雄) – the creator of G-SHOCK – and now the Research and Development Chief Engineer of Casio Japan.

The event featured the unveiling of limited edition stylised G-SHOCK watches designed by local design icon, Keith Png, who has dressed international movie stars like Zhang Ziyi and the design collective duo, Andrew Loh and Kenny Lim of Depression, who are known across Asia for their signature bold, monochromatic designs.

The “SHOCK THE WORLD 2013” Singapore party was hosted by MTV VJ and popular television personality, Max Loong.

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