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Casio outs new rugged Android Wear smartwatch




Casio announced its first Android Wear smartphone exactly a year ago, and like most devices, it gets a successor after its anniversary hence the new Smart Outdoor Watch.

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The Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F20 adds its predecessor’s most needed feature — GPS. Since you now have a built-in GPS, you can also download maps from Mapbox and use them offline. Of course, the GPS sync with the user’s activity to record its movement without the need for a smartphone.

The redesigned watch is a bit more rugged and less friendly as there’s notably less orange and more black. It’s still not a full-circle display as the sensors and drivers are kept on its lower chin. It runs Android Wear 2.0.

Casio WSD-F10 Outdoor Watch specs:
1.32-inch (320 x 300) dual layer display
Color TFT LCD and monochrome LCD
Pressure (air pressure, altitude) sensor
Accelerometer
Gyrometer
Compass (magnetic) sensor
Bluetooth 4.1 LE
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS w/ GLONASS and Michibiki
50 meters water resistance
MIL-STD-810 Environmental Durability standard
Android Wear 2.0
61.7mm × 56.4mm × 15.7mm
92 g

The watch will go on sale for $500 (~Php24,800) on April 21st.

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This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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