Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20 Android Wear 2.0 outdoor smartwatch
The Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20 outdoor smartwatch runs on Android Wear 2.0 and comes with GPS functionality and full colour map display with offline map usability. Casio

Casio has launched the new Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20 outdoor smartwatch. The timepiece, which was first revealed in January at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2017), runs on Android Wear 2.0 and is ideal for the outdoors with its GPS functionality, full colour map display, offline map usability and up to 50 metres of water resistance. It’s likewise tested to military standard specifications to make sure it can survive the most rugged undertakings and escapades.

The new Casio outdoor watch comes with efficient GPS and full colour map feature that can be used without the need for cellular service. The WSD-F20 makes use of coherent map data from Mapbox, which is globally utilised. It can download maps in advance and use them with GPS data to locate the user even on offline mode.

With just a press of a side button, the new Location Memory app immediately tracks the user’s location. The Pro Trek’s Navigation and Reminder features are essential when revisiting a spot that has been noted on a map. Multiple map designs are made available to suit any activity and purpose.

Casio’s Moment Setter app notifies the user of vital occurrences while doing any kind of outdoor adventure. It can also be submerged underwater for up to 50 metres without problems. What’s more, the Pro Trek WSD-F20 now has expanded iOS functionality thanks to Android Wear 2.0.

“When using iOS, the WSD-F20 will receive Moment Setter+ notifications (excluding information of approaching/leaving and from/to the registered point); sunrise, sunset, tide graph and activity; Google Play store app connectivity with Wi-Fi connection; use of partner apps including YAMAP and Viewranger; and the ability to search your smartphone or access contact information via the watch,” Casio said. “Additional watch face options will also be available in the Play store.”

The new Pro Trek outdoor watch’s battery should last about one to two days under normal use, but it really depends on usage settings. With GPS on, the battery can withstand six hours to two days of use. When GPS is deactivated and only the Timepiece Mode is enabled, the watch can last for a month or more.

The Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20 Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch, which is priced at US$500 (AU$675), comes with a comfy urethane band, a protective bezel and different sized side buttons with button guards for superior functionality and durability. It’s available in two colour options: black and orange.


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