The Protrek Smartwatch

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Maker of the legendary G-Shock, Casio has just announced the second generation of its Protrek WSD-F20 Smart Outdoor Watch, a smartwatch built for sports and adventure that’s been tested to U.S. Department of Defence standards for military hardware.

The Smart Outdoor Watch was conceived to meet the requirements of MIL-STD-810, a United States military standard thats often used by makers of consumer products as proof of robustness. Specifically, Casio subjected the Smart Outdoor Watch to 10 tests specified in MIL-STD-810, covering drops, vibration, humidity, solar radiation, extreme temperatures, and even exposure to icing or freezing rain… More at SJX.

I don’t know whether it is the marketing shots, the design chops Casio has or whatever, but the Protrek Smartwatch brings out emotions in me the rest of the Android smart watch brigade can’t. Just wish we could lose the flat tyre at the bottom.

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