Casio Vintage digital watch becomes round

The first round case model of the brand that has been dedicated to digital wrist models for almost half a century makes its debut

(Photo: Casio)

Suggestive new entry in the catalog of digital watches Casio Vintage with the model A171 which enters the hitherto unexplored territory of the round case. In this way, the famous square lines of the iconic A168 model are renewed, which is a real fetish of the nostalgics of the 80s.

Casio Vintage A171 is the latest addition to the Japanese signature digital wristwatch offering, with a comfortable and unisex fit to match any age and look. There are three colors or the traditional silver, the more austere gunmetal black and the flashy gold. There are two choices of bracelets with the classic interlocking one and the so-called Milan knit one (see photo below, in the golden version).

casio vintage milan
(Photo: Casio Vintage)

As for the technical characteristics, Casio Vintage A171 guarantees abattery life of 7 years, acts as a stopwatch with an accuracy of one hundredth of a second and the possibility of detecting elapsed, partial and final times up to an hour. The shell has obtained the water resistance classification (Wr) in accordance with ISO 22810 for survive light splashes, but it is not advisable to dive underwater.

It can of course act as an alarm clock with the possibility of programming a fixed time to be repeated every day thanks to the presence of the digital calendar. The time is displayed in 12/24 hour format on the liquid crystal display which is illuminated by a low consumption diode and protected by acrylic glass impact resistant. The strap is treated via an ion plating process for greater scratch resistance. In total, the measurements are 38.8 mm x 36.6 mm x 9.2 mm for a weight of 45 grams.

Casio A171
(Photo: Casio Vintage)

Prices: The standard model Casio A171 in silver costs 39,90 euro, while climbing to 59,90 euro for the standard version with gold or gunmetal color. The model with Milanese mesh strap costs 64,90 euro. You can order it on the official site.

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