Casio G Shock GA 1000 8A Watch Reviews

Last Updated on September 24, 2020

Casio G-Shock GA-1000-8A Watch Reviews

A luxury watch is one of the great accessories that any man should have in his wardrobe. The market is full of so many luxury men watches that range in brands, designs and prices. Before buying a watch, list down the features you want in a watch and set aside a budget for the watch so as to make it easier to get an ideal watch.

There is a misconception about luxury men’s watch; many people tend to think that a luxury watch has to be expensive. This is however not true; you can get luxury men watches that are very affordable. If you are looking for relatively cheaper men watches that are quality and have a rugged designed, consider the Casio’s Aviation Series.

Casio G Shock GA 1000 8A Watch is a part of the Casio’s Aviation Series that is a perfect choice for those searching for affordable luxury men watches. It is a shock absorbing wrist-watch that is designed with a rugged design to ensure durability. The watch is designed in an attractive design featuring black fixed bezel, grey band and black dial.

Features of the Casio G-Shock GA-1000-8A


To give the watch a masculine look and feel, the watch is made of an oversized case with a diameter of 50mm and a thickness of 16.7mm.

Its case is made using resin to provide protection against moist, scratches and another effect of any rough treatment. You will never have to worry about dropping your watch on the floor or even in water since the case is waterproof and shock resistant.

The Dial Face

The dial face is also encased in a scratch-resistant resin case and has markings in bright yellow and white which gives the watch a sporty look. This makes it an ideal sports watch for impact sports such as hiking, skydiving and swimming.

The yellow and white markings not only make the watch look great but they also make it easy for you to check the time in any type of environment.


Casio G Shock GA 1000 8A aviation watch has a grey band that has a width of 25.4mm. The band is made of quality rubber to provide protection from moist, water and also provide shock resistance.

The band has a buckle that enables you to fasten the watch on your wrist. The grey band complements the watch case giving the watch a very elegant look, providing the wearer a mixture of style and quality.


This Casio G Shock GA 1000 8A aviation watch uses Analog display for the time and Digital display for the stop watch as well as timer, and other features. The watch uses Japanese Quartz movement which requires battery power.

The Casio G-Shock GA 1000 8A aviation watch comes with a Lithium-ion battery that lasts for many years without needing any replacement. The battery is one of the most unique features of this watch. The long-life battery gives you the advantage of not having to worry about the battery dying thus losing track of your time

Other Features

Other features found in this aviation watch include; a perpetual calendar, stop watch, World Time, timer, luminous hands; digital Compass with bearing memory and a thermometer.


  • It is ideal for outdoors sports and other impact sports.
  • The watch is shock and water resistant.
  • The yellow and white markings are eye-popping and provide outstanding time keeping in any environment.
  • It is made of quality material to ensure durability.
  • The watch has a long battery life.
  • It has additional functional features such as compass, thermometer, stop clock timer and luminous hands made it ideal for outdoor activities such as camping.


  • The plastic rubber band can scuff when it comes into contact with metal or other pointy objects.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Is it possible to get the same watch with a longer strap?

A: No, this watch is only available with this kind of strap.

Q: Can women wear this watch?

A: The watch is specifically designed for men. It has a very large case and might feel heavy for most worn.

Q: Does the backlight light up the digital displays?

A: It does not light up any of the digital displays and only lights up the analogue hands and idents.

Q: Does the watch use the second hand for the Stopwatch?

A: No Stopwatch uses digital readout on the lower face of the dial.

Final Word

The Casio G Shock GA 1000 8A aviator watch is a very durable and reliable watch. Unlike most luxury men watches, it is very affordable thus you do not have to dig deeper into your pocket to have a good watch. This aviation watch can be used for outdoor activities and sports.

The G-Shock is known for its long battery life which most watches at its price range do not have With this watch; you do not have to worry about your watch breaking when it drops or getting destroyed by water since it is shock and water resistant. It is well designed and has numerous great features.

The only issue I have with this watch is that you cannot use it in the dark since it only lights UD the analogue hands and idents. I would recommend this watch to anyone looking for a reliable and high quality aviation watch at a cheap price.

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