Casio Computer announced on January 22 the ECB-10 series, a new model of the high-performance metal watch "EDIFICE" with the concept of "Speed and Intelligence", equipped with a function to link with a smartphone via Bluetooth. did. A lineup of 5 models with different coloring and band materials will be released on March 6, with a tax-excluded price starting at 25,300 yen.
Model: Color: Band Material: Price excluding tax
ECB-10YPB-1A: All black: Resin: 29,700 yen
ECB-10YDB-1A: Black bezel: Stainless steel: 29,700 yen
ECB-10YP-1A: Silver bezel: Resin: 25,300 yen
ECB-10YD-2A: Silver bezel: Stainless steel: 26,400 yen
ECB-10YDC-1A: All black: Stainless steel: 37,400 yen
EDIFICE is based on motorsports, but the ECB-10 was developed after hearing with the racing team. It has functions such as a "schedule timer" that supports the time management of a racing team that moves on a tight schedule, and an "auto time zone correction" that is useful when changing the world.
The schedule timer works with iOS calendar application and Android Google calendar. The start / end time of the schedule is displayed on the EDIFICE face [liquid crystal part], and the sound is also announced. Entering and modifying the schedule on the smartphone's calendar is convenient because it is reflected on the EDIFICE as it is.
The design highlights are the octagonal bezel and four screws used in the case. These are images of tools for maintaining a racing car. It is said that it finished with a mechanical and powerful impression. Also, the horizontal lines drawn on the dial indicate the dynamism of a high-speed racing car.