I know, I know – back-to-back days of Casio news. Well, I don’t control when they’re releasing things, particularly stuff that will be found interesting by you, our readers. They just recently hit up some updates to something that will look instantly familiar to many, the Casio Vintage.
To be fair, the Casio Vintage is actually a full lineup / collection, and they’re just adding three new watches to it. I just have a hard time referring to watches by reference numbers. That aside, all three models share the same look and feel, and functionality (LCD display, calendar, alarm, stopwatch, and LED backlight). Where they start to vary is in the finish, and in the strap used (and pricing). This is how they break down:
- A700W-1A (Silver; MSRP: $33.95)
- A700WM-7AVT (Silver w/Milanese band; MSRP: $59.95)
- A700WMG-9AVT (Gold w/Milanese band; MSRP: $74.95)
To my eye, these look like upgraded versions of the classic black Casio watch that just about everyone had at some point in their lives. And hey, if you want a good-looking vintage-inspired quartz watch – that’s affordable – you could certainly do worse for yourself than these new versions. casio.com
- Brand & Model: Casio Vintage
- Price: $33.95 – $74.95
- Who we think it might be for: You remember these watches from “back in the day” but want something a bit more upscale-looking than the classic black resin case
- Would I buy one for myself based on what I’ve seen? For myself? No, probably not, but perhaps as a gift to someone who wants a watch but isn’t “in to watches”
- What spoke to me the most about this watch: Vintage vibes, man
Tech Specs from Casio
- Mineral glass
- LED light
- Daily alarm
- 1/100 stopwatch (60min)
- Auto calendar
- Module 3472
- Case size: 35.5mm
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