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1 Hour with Casio's Smart Outdoor Watch

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Akihabara News had an hour with Casio's Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10, and gave it a run for as much of its money as they had time for. Casio’s first proper smartwatch of course has access to all Android Wear apps and does what any other similar device on the market can do. What prominently sets this watch apart is the built-in, specialized functionality delivered by an array of environmental sensors and custom apps, coupled with a rugged durability unique among such devices.

Users aren’t expected to be careful and cautious—in fact, Casio has created (what is, we’re pretty sure) the world’s first smartwatch built to U.S. Military MIL-STD-810 survivability standards. Even the mic, nestled just below the face and above the band, is waterproof to 50 meters (164 ft).

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