This new model revives the classic AW-500 Series with new looks that embody the unmatched toughness for which G-SHOCK has been renowned since its inception back in 1983. Making its initial appearance in 1989 as G-SHOCK's first analog-digital model, the AW-500 shattered the then widely held belief that the hands, gears, and other small parts of analog watches made them vulnerable to shock and impact.
This new model provides a choice of the original AW-500 look. The AW-500E has the same color combination as the original AW-500. Basic features include stopwatch and timer, along with an EL backlight, seven-year battery life, and more.
Case / bezel material: Resin
200-meter water resistance
Measuring capacity: 00′00″00～59′59″99 (for the first 60 minutes)
1:00′00～23:59′59 (after 60 minutes)
Measuring unit: 1/100 second (for the first 60 minutes)
1 second (after 60 minutes)
Measuring mode: Elapsed time
Full auto-calendar (to year 2099)
Analog: 2 hands (hour, minute (hand moves every 20 seconds))
Digital: Hour, minute, second, pm, month, date, day
Accuracy: ±15 seconds per month
Approx. battery life: 7 years on CR2016