10 Best G-Shock Solar Watches

If you’re looking to invest in a solar-powered watch, you’ve made a smart decision. You’ll always have the accurate time without worrying about replacing the battery. These types of watches are powered entirely or partly by a solar cell. The solar cell converts energy from sunlight or artificial light into electricity using the photovoltaic effect in which voltage and current are produced after the watch has been exposed to light.

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Solar power watches were first manufactured in the 1970s. Inexpensive ones came on the market in the 1980s and were geared toward children in the form of superhero characters. Over the years, watchmakers developed solar watches as a part of their collections. Today, G-Shock combines the rugged toughness of their watches with solar power technology for a timepiece that is indestructible and reliable. Let our list of the best G-Shock solar watches help you find the right one for you based on function and features.

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G-Shock Solar Atomic Rescue GW7900B Black/Black
Casio G-Rescue Solar Watch
  • resin case and band
  • digital display
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CASIO G-Shock MUDMASTER Mens Japan Import GWG-1000-1A3
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Casio G-Shock MUDMASTER GWG-1000-1A3
  • stainless steel case
  • multi-functional
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Casio G Shock-ANI/Digi-Solar/Atomic-200M Wr (AWGM100-1ACR) (Model: AWG-M100-1ACR)
Casio G-Shock AWG-M100-1ACR
  • analog display
  • quartz movement
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Casio Men's G-SHOCK Quartz Watch with Resin Strap, Black, 16.6 (Model: GW-M530A-1CR)
G-Shock Men's Sports Watch
  • atomic timekeeping
  • world time
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Casio Men's G-SHOCK Quartz Watch with Resin Strap, Black, 20 (Model: GWM5610-1)
Best Digital Solar Watch
Casio G-Shock GWM 5610-1 Men's Watch
  • digital display
  • quartz movement
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CASIO Men's AWGM100B-1ACR 'G-Shock' Solar Watch
G-Shock Unisex Solar Watch
  • unisex design
  • quartz movement
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CASIO Men's GW2310FB-1CR G-Shock Shock Resistant Multifunction Watch
G-Shock GW 2310 Solar Watch
  • atomic timekeeping
  • quartz movement
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CASIO Men's GW-9400-1CR Master of G Stainless Steel Solar Watch
G-Shock Rangeman GW 9400
  • digital display
  • quartz movement
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Casio G-Shock GW6900-1 Men's Tough Solar Black Resin Sport Watch
Casio Men's G-Shock GW 6900
  • automatic timekeeping
  • quartz movement
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Casio Men's G-SHOCK Stainless Steel Quartz Watch with Resin Strap, Black, 21 (Model: AWG-M100A-1ACR)
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Casio G-Shock AW G-MI00A
  • atomic timekeeping
  • quartz movement
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Casio G-Rescue Solar Watch

G-Shock Solar Atomic Rescue GW7900B Black/Black

The G-Rescue Solar Watch is a unisex sports watch that uses atomic timekeeping to display world time in 48 cities from 31 time zones. The tough 55 mm resin case has a scratch-resistant mineral dial window. It features a digital display in a 12 and 24-hour format and Japanese quartz movement. The resin band has a buckle closure.

Other great features for this timepiece you’ll enjoy include a tide and moon graph and day/date/month display, daily alarm with snooze button, and a 1/100 second stopwatch. An EL backlight makes the digital display easy to read. It’s water-resistant to 200 meters (660 feet) and is suitable for professional marine activity and surface water sports but not scuba diving.

Specifications

  • resin case and band
  • digital display
  • quartz movement
  • moon/tide graph
  • stopwatch
  • daily alarm
  • water-resistant to 200 meters
  • case size: 55 mm
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Casio G-Shock MUDMASTER GWG-1000-1A3

CASIO G-Shock MUDMASTER Mens Japan Import GWG-1000-1A3

If you’re after a solar powered watch with an analog display, consider the Casio MUDMASTER GWG-1000-1A3. This shock-resistant model features a vibration-proof structure and gives stable operation for power-zapping features with its tough solar power and radio controlled atomic movement. The 5.6 cm case is black stainless steel and the resin band has a cloth-like texture.

The Mudmaster’s round dial features large luminous Arabic numerals at the quarter hours and luminous hands. The dial cover is anti-reflective sapphire, the strongest watch crystal available.

The Mudmaster has several features that will appeal to outdoor adventurers including an altimeter, digital compass with memory, and temperature measurement function. It’s mud water-resistant to 20 ATM and suitable for water surface sports. The Mudmaster also has world time for 29 zones.

You could also consider the bluetooth connected, quad sensor G-Shock Mudmaster GGB100 as a great alternative, but it is not solar powered.

Specifications

  • stainless steel case
  • multi-functional
  • resin cloth-like band
  • analog display
  • radio controlled movement
  • world time
  • water-resistant to 20 ATM
  • case size: 5.6 cm
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Casio G-Shock AWG-M100-1ACR

Casio G Shock-ANI/Digi-Solar/Atomic-200M Wr (AWGM100-1ACR) (Model: AWG-M100-1ACR)

In addition to tough solar power with a battery life of 6 months on one light exposure, the G-Shock AWG-M100-1ACR Atomic Sport Watch has multiple great features. The analog dial with quartz movement displays time in 12/24-hour format, world time in 31 zones, and a full auto-calendar.

The dial of this G-Shock model features luminescent baton indices, three subdials, and red and silver hands. A backlight with afterglow makes it easy to read in the dark. Both the 46.4 mm case and the band are durable black resin. The dial cover is hard mineral.

Additional features include an elapsed and split time chronograph, countdown timer, five daily alarms, and an hourly time signal. With water-resistance to 200 meters (660 feet), this solar powered watch is safe for showering and light water sports.

Specifications

  • analog display
  • quartz movement
  • chronograph
  • 5 daily alarms
  • world time
  • auto-calendar
  • water-resistant to 200 meters
  • resin case and band
  • case size: 46.4 mm
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G-Shock Men's Sports Watch

Casio Men's G-SHOCK Quartz Watch with Resin Strap, Black, 16.6 (Model: GW-M530A-1CR)

The G-Shock Solar Sport Watch for men stays on full charge for up to nine months after one light exposure. Powered by quartz movement, it features multiband atomic timekeeping and World Time in 31 zones.

It has an accuracy of plus or minus 15 seconds per month with no signal calibration. And of course with a built in solar panel, it is solar powered for life.

The 46 mm case and the band are tough black resin, and the case has a red G-Shock logo. The digital display is black on a gray dial with an EL backlight.

Other functions for the G-Shock Sports Watch include an elapsed and split time stopwatch and countdown timer. It’s shock-resistant and water-resistant to 200 meters (660 feet).

Specifications

  • atomic timekeeping
  • world time
  • quartz movement
  • resin band and case
  • digital display
  • stopwatch
  • countdown timer
  • water-resistant to 200 meters
  • case size: 46 mm
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Best Digital Solar Watch

Casio G-Shock GWM 5610-1 Men's Watch

Casio Men's G-SHOCK Quartz Watch with Resin Strap, Black, 20 (Model: GWM5610-1)

The G-Shock GWM 5610-1 model is a casual solar-powered watch for men that stays on full charge for up to 10 months. It has multiple functions including multi-band atomic timekeeping.

Powered by quartz movement, the 46.7 mm rectangular case is black resin. The band is tough black plastic. The digital display is black on a gray dial and encircled with red. An auto-backlight lights up with a 40-degree angle wrist turn.

Other functions for this G-Shock model include a day/date/month calendar, world time for 29 zones and 48 cities, and city code display.

Specifications

  • digital display
  • quartz movement
  • rectangular resin case
  • tough plastic band
  • auto-backlight
  • calendar
  • world time
  • water-resistant to 200 meters
  • case size: 46.7 mm
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G-Shock Unisex Solar Watch

CASIO Men's AWGM100B-1ACR 'G-Shock' Solar Watch

The G-Shock Unisex Solar Watch has a classic sporty look both men and women will appreciate. The 46.4 mm black resin case and matching band are super tough and stylish. Powered by a quartz movement, it keeps time for six months on a full charge. An analog dial displays the time with raised baton indices and silver luminous hands. Three subdials have a digital display.

Additional functions include multi-band automatic timekeeping, five daily alarms, an hourly time signal, a countdown timer, auto-calendar, and world time for 48 cities. It’s water-resistant to 200 meters (660 feet).

Specifications

  • unisex design
  • quartz movement
  • analog/digital display
  • 3 subdials
  • multiple functions
  • world time
  • water-resistant to 200 meters
  • case size: 46.4 mm
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G-Shock GW 2310 Solar Watch

CASIO Men's GW2310FB-1CR G-Shock Shock Resistant Multifunction Watch

The G-Shock GW 2310 Solar Watch features atomic, radio controlled timekeeping with quartz movement. The 46.4 mm case is black resin and the band is black durable plastic. The bezel is stainless steel.

The time and date for this model are digitally displayed in a 12/24-hour format on a dial with a full auto EL backlight. The dial cover is a hard scratch-resistant mineral. Additional functions include a stopwatch, countdown timer, four daily alarms, and world time for 48 cities.

Specifications

  • atomic timekeeping
  • quartz movement
  • resin case
  • durable plastic band
  • mineral dial cover
  • world time
  • multiple functions
  • water-resistant to 200 meters
  • case size: 46.4 mm
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G-Shock Rangeman GW 9400

CASIO Men's GW-9400-1CR Master of G Stainless Steel Solar Watch

The G-Shock Rangeman GW 9400 has a busy dial for the ultimate sporty look, textured pulls, and red accents. The solar-powered digital display watch has a 5.3 cm stainless steel case and a black resin band. The time and date are displayed with black on a white background and features one subdial. The dial cover is a protective mineral crystal.

The Rangeman is loaded with features including an altimeter, barometer, thermometer, sunrise/sunset times, four daily alarms, a calendar, and a countdown timer. It’s water-resistant to 200 meters (660 feet).

 

 

Specifications

  • digital display
  • quartz movement
  • mineral crystal
  • stainless steel case
  • resin band
  • multiple functions
  • water-resistant to 200 meters
  • case size: 5.3 cm
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Casio Men's G-Shock GW 6900

Casio G-Shock GW6900-1 Men's Tough Solar Black Resin Sport Watch

The Casio GW 6900 is a tough solar sports watch for men with automatic timekeeping and quartz movement. It features a digital display for the time in a 12/24-hour format along with the date The dial has three subdials and a mineral crystal cover. . The black stainless steel case has a diameter of 41 mm. The band is black durable plastic.

Functions for the G-Shock GW 6900 include world time, a daily alarm with snooze feature, and EL backlight. With 20-bar water resistance, it’s safe for showering and surface sports.

Specifications

  • automatic timekeeping
  • quartz movement
  • digital display
  • world time
  • daily alarm
  • stainless steel case
  • durable plastic band
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Best Analog Solar Watch

Casio G-Shock AW G-MI00A

Casio Men's G-SHOCK Stainless Steel Quartz Watch with Resin Strap, Black, 21 (Model: AWG-M100A-1ACR)

The G-Shock AW G-

MI00A is a tough solar watch with multi-band atomic timekeeping and quartz movement. The neon blue analog display dial features luminescent baton indices and silver skeleton hands. The three subdials have a digital display. It has a battery life of six months on full charge. The 46.5 mm case is black stainless steel and the band is black resin with buckle closure.

This G-Shock solar watch model features 12/24-hour formats, world time, five daily alarms, an hourly time signal, a full auto-calendar, and a countdown timer. It’s water-resistant to 200 meters (660 feet).

 

Specifications

  • atomic timekeeping
  • quartz movement
  • analog/digital display
  • stainless steel case
  • resin band
  • multiple functions
  • water-resistant to 200 meters
  • case size: 46.5 mm
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