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I just found the "U" version on Amazon ...


I read that it has a white LED back light on the left side, and now it shows current time during chrono and timer mode....

I wish it was a bit cheaper though....
 

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So, they increased the price to about 70-80% for a Bluetooth-less module modified from the B5600 squares? 🤦‍♂️

Let's be honest here: The current module of the atomic U series has the Bluetooth sync removed and the battery level indicator added. Now just think about which feature is more important between the two, and tell me if it justifies the price increase.
 

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Hmmm.... it says "fulfilled by Amazon." I thought that meant it was fulfilled locally... by Amazon.

But, yeah... $208. Whoa. My regular 5610 was $98.
But it says "sold by" a third-party vendor (actually, I see four third-party vendors listed). Probably it will be cheaper down the road when it's sold by Amazon.
 
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But it says "sold by" a third-party vendor (actually, I see four third-party vendors listed). Probably it will be cheaper down the road when it's sold by Amazon.
Meh... in any case, I'm happy with my $98 5610. It's good that they're updating their models with some improvements. But, the updated features aren't enough for me to buy duplicates of what I already have. Hell, I've got 8 squares already! LOL!
 

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Hmmm.... it says "fulfilled by Amazon." I thought that meant it was fulfilled locally... by Amazon.

But, yeah... $208. Whoa. My regular 5610 was $98.
Folks rationalize that this is addicting. Truth is that more than a few wish they had their hard earned money back. I said ten years ago that folks are in reality chasing their next UPS high; not really the watch.
 

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The list price of the GW-M5610U-1JF in Japan is actually the same as the old 5610 was, if you are looking at the before-tax price.
 

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Meh... in any case, I'm happy with my $98 5610. It's good that they're updating their models with some improvements. But, the updated features aren't enough for me to buy duplicates of what I already have. Hell, I've got 8 squares already! LOL!
Eight, you say? Pfffft.... let me know when you hit 30!
 

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Eight, you say? Pfffft.... let me know when you hit 30!
At least my 8 squares are somewhat different / unique from each other. 🤭 I just can't justify buying an exact same model with simply the "U" upgrade. I don't care that much about the current time showing during countdown or stopwatch. And, while I actually prefer the LED light to the EL backlight - it's brighter and easier to read for me - it's not enough for me to buy a duplicate. If I was wearing the same watch every day, then, yeah... I'd probably upgrade.

Right now... I've been wearing the same watch for 8 days straight! My new Lum-Tec. I'm in love with it!
 

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At least my 8 squares are somewhat different / unique from each other. I just can't justify buying an exact same model with simply the "U" upgrade. I don't care that much about the current time showing during countdown or stopwatch. And, while I actually prefer the LED light to the EL backlight - it's brighter and easier to read for me - it's not enough for me to buy a duplicate. If I was wearing the same watch every day, then, yeah... I'd probably upgrade.

Right now... I've been wearing the same watch for 8 days straight! My new Lum-Tec. I'm in love with it!
I totally agree, which is why I have not bought any of the U variations.

Just enjoying the sane comment of owning 8 squares in the insane world of G-Shock collecting.
 

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I kind of like the old one that I already have, LED backlight would be nice though...
 
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