Casio Women’s BG169R-7A Review


Casio Women's BG169R-7A
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  • Rated 4 stars
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$54.58
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  • Design
    Editor: 73%
  • Durability
    Editor: 87%
  • Value for Money
    Editor: 79%

Review Summary:

The 90’s are back! In 1994, Casio gave birth to one of the coolest accessories that a hip lady ever wore. To this day, after almost 20 years since it was first released, the Baby-G watch is still as cool as ever.

Basic Features

  • Color and Dimensions: The Casio Women’s BG169R-7A is a shiny white timepiece that has a case thickness of 12 mm and case diameter of 41 mm.
  • Display: Like all Baby-G’s, this watch has a digital display which shows not only the time and date, but also a city code that reflects which of the 29 time zones and/or 30 cities is being used. Its mineral dial window is further safeguarded by the trademark protector that every Baby-G comes with.
  • Band and Bezel: The band and bezel are made of resin, which is a relatively tough material. The band comes in women’s standard length, and is 28 mm wide.

Other features

  • It has a stopwatch that can measure the following: Elapsed time, split-time, 1st to 2nd place time/s. It also has a countdown timer.
  • A Day Counter can count down the days from today to a target date that you set.
  • It can accommodate up to 5 daily alarms, and its calendar is fully automated and pre-programmed until the year 2099.
  • This Baby-G model is water-resistant for up to 200 M. It is also shock-resistant.
  • This digital watch has an electroluminiscent (EL) backlight for reading time in the dark.

Advantages

Cool as Ice!

While Vanilla Ice was cool in the 90’s, and never seemed to have endured the test of time in comparison to Madonna and Michael Jackson, the Casio Women’s BG169R-7A upholds the coolness of the Baby-G brand. Its shiny white color, and not-so-big size makes it a perfect companion to most everyday apparel choices.

Packed with Features

With so many neat features packed into it, this Baby-G is definitely, a great find and worth every penny, even if, in reality, you won’t be using every single feature.

The G-Shock Resilience

G-Shock, which is Casio’s shock-resistant line of wristwatches, was released in 1983. Because it gained so much popularity, as well as the trust of so many users worldwide, the need for a more feminine version was imminent.  Hence, in 1994, the first Baby-G line of watches was released. This current model lives up to that legacy by retaining its shock-resistant and water-resistant features.

Disadvantages

Age Gap

While it would look very trendy on most ladies, this watch would appear to look more appropriate on tweens or teenagers…unless you’re in an 80’s or 90’s theme party. Also, some users might find the backlight animation either cute, or annoying.

Color Fading

White resin easily fades and some chipping might occur within one year of purchasing the watch. If you want to maintain its immaculate color, you would have to have it cleaned up by a pro, or you would have to use certain products to do so.

Reading Instructions

Because this watch comes with many features, you might have some trouble going through them without keeping the instruction manual by your side at all times.

The 90’s are back! In 1994, Casio gave birth to one of the coolest accessories that a hip lady ever wore. To this day, after almost 20 years since it was first released, the Baby-G watch is still as cool as ever.

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