Brand : Casio
Model : SGW200-1VCF
Casio is a world famous electronics company. The company has its headquarters in Shibuya, Tokyo and distribution franchises all over the world.
It manufactures electronics of various types. Examples of these are projectors, digital pianos and keyboards as well as cash registers. Moreover, it manufactures digital cameras and calculators.
It is also renowned for manufacturing watches. Casio has been manufacturing watches since the early 1980’s. Under its watch department, it has various brands and makes of superb quality watches. Examples of these brands are the Casio, G-Shock series, Pro Trek, Waveceptor and Edifice watch brands. Other watch brands made by Casio are Classic and the Databank as well.
One of the iconic watches that it has in its roster is the Casio SGW200-1V.
This is a watch that is specially designed for athletes. The Casio SGW200-1V has features that athletes all over the world will love and appreciate.
It also has large memory capacity where you can store your daily performance logs.
Moreover, the watch has a large digital display where it displays various types of information for an athlete.
It also has the capability to show world time. Thus, it can be easily used all over the world effectively and easily.
Why you should Chose it
This watch has various features that were included especially for athletes.
One of the most outstanding features is the sensors. The watch has a special motion sensor at the 9 o’clock position. You can set up the length of your running stride as well as your weight.
With this information, the watch uses the motion sensor to measure the number of calories that you have burnt, the strides you have made, your average speed as well as your total mileage or distance that you have covered.
This is superb information for athletes. While using this feature of the watch, it is crucial to swing your arms naturally back and forth. Thus, the motion sensor is able to measure your stride length.
The Casio SGW200-1V also has a large memory in which it can store information about your daily athletic performance. It can store up to 150 different records.
Not only can it achieve this, you can set this Casio watch in such a way that you can measure your performance against a specific target.
The watch has a graph at the top of the display. Thus, you can glance at this graph and see your progress against the target that you set.
The watch has large and clear digits set in a large display that is divided into three segments. It is easy to read them in any lighting conditions.
Moreover, it makes use of reverse lighting. This means that when you press the light up button, the digits light up. The display also has an afterglow effect. Even after you turn off the light up feature, the digits glow for a while.
The watch also has the countdown timer as well as an acceleration sensor.
The watch has a high quality resin strap. It makes use of very high quality Japanese quartz.
This Casio SGW200-1V is completely water proof for 100 meters or 330 feet. Therefore, you can use it for swimming as well as snorkeling.
This watch has a round face and makes use of a mineral window for its dial. Its case is made of stainless steel and has a diameter of 42 millimetres.
It is also 12 millimetres thick. It also makes use of a buckle clasp fixed on a resin strap. The strap is black in color and has a length that is standard for men’s watches.
The downsides of Casio SGW200-1V
It has a number of features that are great for athletes. However, it has some disadvantages.
It is not solar powered. It makes use of a battery. For a watch that is designed for people who spend a lot of time outdoors, it should have the ability to recharge from sunlight.
In its branding, the watch is advertised as for running. However, it is suitable for walking as well.
In addition to that, the manual that is enclosed in its box when it is delivered is not easily legible. Thus, most customers prefer to download their own manual from the internet.
Also, it beeps every time you push the buttons on the watch. This can be very annoying, especially when one is in a silent area. The watch does not have a feature to turn off the beeping sound.
Moreover, the many buttons and features are designed for an experienced Casio watch and not a beginner.
Overall, this is a superb watch for athletes.
This is especially so for runners. The Casio SGW200-1V is very accurate in measuring strides, steps and total mileage.
Moreover, it is durable and reliable. The watch has a nice design and can be worn to the office and the track as well.
The watch has a very comfortable size and does not look too large even on slim wrists. The materials that have been used to make the watch are comfortable to use and touch.
The resin strap is silky to the touch and is very flexible. The silver ring around the mineral window makes it looks classy as well.
In addition to that, the watch is effective for use on purchase. This means that the watch has a default setting to measure the stride length of an average person. Thus, you do not have to set your height and width if you need it in a hurry.
It is very athlete-friendly. It will also keep you informed of the proper time since it can display 2 time zones at a time.
If you are a jet setting athlete, this watch is very suitable for you. It gives you most of the things you need as an athlete.