Casio’s new MTG-B1000RB is finished with rainbow ion plating and commemorates the 20th anniversary of the introduction of MT-G series of watches, which are known for their sturdy construction of both metal and resin.
Casio first introduced the MT-G Series in November 1999. The bezel of the new MTG-B1000RB watch is finished with rainbow ion plating, which vividly refracts light in different colors to evoke a “lunar rainbow.”*
The base model for the watch is the MTG-B1000, with a compact case employing a Core Guard Structure that links the bezel and back cover with planar parts. The Core Guard Structure forms a tough metal frame that protects the inner case from external shocks. The glass is made from sapphire crystal, and the metal parts are polished and treated with a hairline finish, for a look that is refined down to every detail.
The watch also features a soft urethane band for extra comfort, which is attached using durable fine resin and metal parts for optimum strength.
Casio G-SHOCK MTG-B1000RB ‘Rainbow’
As for the technology, its Two-Way Time Sync feature and Bluetooth technology allows for superior accuracy with self-adjusting Multi-Band 6 atomic timekeeping. Lastly, G-SHOCK’s standard specifications include 200M water and shock resistance, Full Auto LED Light and world time settings with 39 time zones and 27 cities.
Special packaging accompanies the rainbow ion plating for a look worthy of an anniversary model.
The Casio G-SHOCK MTGB1000RB-2A “Rainbow” will be available only in highly limited quantities beginning in June for a retail price of US$1,000.