Watch out Tissot, Casio is coming for you!

Just got email about the new 50th anniversary Casiotron. I was thinking a few weeks ago that a Casio module with a bigger screen and more functions would make the Tissot digital waaay more palatable. Guess Casio's been reading my mail. Wonder if Tissot will, too...

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I like these. I think they both are great departures from the G-Shock/F-91W style digital watches. I know the PRX is on an integrated bracelet but can the Casio have regular straps swapped in?

I put these in the ‘very cool but not for me’ category for sure.

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Dingus

I like these. I think they both are great departures from the G-Shock/F-91W style digital watches. I know the PRX is on an integrated bracelet but can the Casio have regular straps swapped in?

I put these in the ‘very cool but not for me’ category for sure.

True, and the PRX comes in two sizes, 3 colorways, and is cheaper than this 4,000 unit "Limited edition," but the Casio has bluetooth, radio time refresh, more alarms, a phone finder...and it's solar., and looks better, IMHO. Also in my "not for me" category, but interesting nonetheless.

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I think both are interesting, but the PRX costs less, has a sapphire crystal, and has the functions most people will actually use. I can see why Casio limited their watch to 4000.

Beyond the novelty of having more functions, most people only read the time, and maybe the date from their watches.

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KristianG

I think both are interesting, but the PRX costs less, has a sapphire crystal, and has the functions most people will actually use. I can see why Casio limited their watch to 4000.

Beyond the novelty of having more functions, most people only read the time, and maybe the date from their watches.

True enough. I do sometimes use the countdown timer on my G-shock, but not often. I just dislike the blank space on the front of the Tissot, though. This is a watch that looks way better in analog.

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LamyAtelier

True, and the PRX comes in two sizes, 3 colorways, and is cheaper than this 4,000 unit "Limited edition," but the Casio has bluetooth, radio time refresh, more alarms, a phone finder...and it's solar., and looks better, IMHO. Also in my "not for me" category, but interesting nonetheless.

Those are pretty cool features, I kind of hope more classically styled digital watches keep coming.

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Tissot will always have an extra layer of buyers on top, very into the brand, which they regard as "Swiss" and "European" and "superior" to "that other brand that makes calculators" no matter what the true story is. I say that as someone with two Casio's in my collection, and no Tissot's. But I do think it's the reality of the market buying this stuff.

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Shared on a diff post. It's been a huge year for releases already for Casio: the new WS-1700, the new Rangeman, the new smaller petite 'Oaks, the new Toyota Land Cruiser collab, and just announced this long awaited Casiotron. Lots to love at Casio right now, big year happening.

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The Tissot looks terrible. They put no effort whatsoever into the design. Actually, it would be even more damning if they tried and this is the result. Tissot just doesn't know how to make a digital or more advanced quartz watch.

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Casio just told Tissot "sit down and hold my quartz"