The G-SHOCK DW-5600 is the longest selling shock resistant model. Its shock-resistant structure is due to four features exclusive to G-SHOCK watches:
1. Hollow Structure
Inspired by the inside of a ball, the inner module is supported minimally inside the case which allows the module to “float”. This combined with shock-resistant material such as urethane allows the device to withstand impact when dropped.
2. Shock-Resistant Case
The watch owes much of its shock resistance to its 3D design and protruding case. This, combined with the structure of the bezel and its hardy mineral glass protector provide the buttons and glass with an extra shield.
3. Cushioning material
The interior of the watch is protected by a cushioning material to prevent operational errors and damage should the watch be subjected to a fall.
4. Curved band shape
The secret to the toughness of the G-SHOCK DW-5600 lies in the curved shape of its band. Its unique structure ensures that the vulnerable back of the watch will not touch the floor when dropped.