Right after the announcement about Garmin Fenix 5, the Japanese company Casio rolled out its – new Smart Outdoor GPS Watch WSD-F20. This way, Casio continues the competitive war in the market of smart sports watches. In the new model, the manufacturer has fixed the issues and modified the overall design which better suits the Casio ProTrek collection.
The model WSD-F20 runs under Android Wear 2.0 and get a full GPS-module (GPS / GLONASS / QZSS) system. In addition, the new watch provides an opportunity to work with a detailed color map and offline map. More detailed information on a particular section of the map you need to download the advance through an integrated Wi-Fi-module.
Taking a closer look to watch, we can see that ProTrek WSD-F20 features a double layer 1.32-inch LCD-display, color combination of LCD (320 × 300 pixels) and a monochrome displays. It allows you to save power if you only use the monochrome display.
The watch case is made by a combination of reinforced polymer, aluminum and steel. The display is protected with a special glass dirt- and water-repellent coating. Housing is manufactured in accordance with military standard MIL-STD-810G. Total impact resistance of the watch, even with the built-in microphone, declared at the level of up to 50 meters.
Coming to functionalities, the watch has a broad functionality of a large number of third-party applications compatible with Android Wear 2.0. Besides, WSD-F20 includes built-in accelerometer, gyroscope, electronic compass and barometric altimeter.
There are both Bluetooth v4.1 and Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 b / g / n) modules. To comfortably operate in silent mode, the vibration motor is provided. Full operation of all WSD-F20 functions provide built-in lithium-ion battery, a charge which should be enough for a day full of use or 30 days in clock mode. You should charge the device at least for two hours, for a full charge.
Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F20 should start in April 2017. Thesuggested retail price is US $ 500. The watch will be available in at least two color options Corps – orange WSD-F20-RG and black WSD-F20-BK.