People are always a bit surprised when I check the time and they see that I don't use a smart watch. Sure, I've tried to use smartwatches in the past, but have always come back to the "dumbwatches." The Casio DW-6900 G-Shock watch has been one of a few "go-to" watches in my everyday carry.
The Casio DW-6900 G-Shock watch is the next generation of the DW-6600 that was one of the watches that was issued to special forces in the 80's.
For me, having sadly never served, it's more of a timepiece that I can rely upon 100% and never have to worry about. The smartwatch had to be charged every day, and I hated that. The DW-6900 will last me at least two years on a single battery. For the most part, it does everything that I need it to do:
When it broke, I didn't have a lot of extra cash to get another one, but almost a year of saving change, extra dollars here and there, and a lot of patience, I got the DW-6900 as a replacement.
While the 6900 meets all of my needs, as mentioned above, I can't really fathom why it doesn't have dual-time. I really like that feature, and find it very useful as all the servers I work on for my IT job use UTC.
In all, it's a decent replacement watch, and for the $59.00 I paid for it, I really can't complain about anything substantial.