Casio Men’s Classic Quartz Watch With Resin Strap Review

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Watches can be an effective way of spicing up an outfit—even be a centerpiece. If you’re on the market for one that’s simple in design and functionality, one that can compliment any outfit you wear, the Casio Men’s Classic Quartz Watch With Resin Strap is as simple as it gets. It’s one of the best watches for the minimalist at heart.

Why We Like It – Casio Men’s Classic Quartz Watch with Resin Strap Review

With a simple yet functional design, the Casio Men’s Classic Quartz Watch With Resin Strap is one durable watch, capable of being worn with any outfit.

Pros
  • Simple, unisex design
  • Large font; easy to read
  • Easily affordable
Cons
  • Lacks backlighting
  • Not very water resistant

Performance

As the name suggests, the Casio EAW-MQ-24-7B2 uses quartz movement to tell you the time—seconds, minutes, and hours. We loved the large font; it made reading the time as easy as glancing at the watch’s face, just like the Timex Easy Reader. In low light environments we had trouble reading the face. It doesn’t offer backlighting. And its water resistance is limited to splashes of water, not submerging in any depths.

If you long for counting steps, text messaging—really, any smart notifications, this watch isn’t for you. You’ll want a watch like the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Smartwatch With Bluetooth for that.”

Design

Contrary to its name, the Casio Men’s Classic Quartz Watch With Resin Strap has such a simple design that it can be worn by men and women. There aren’t many options available, but its dark coloring means it can match any outfit you throw on for the day. It’s a rather durable accessory. The band material is made of resin, while the case is made of plastic. Models such as the MQ24-7B use a resin case instead of plastic.

If style is a concern, we suggest hunting down a Fossil FS5241 Men’s Watch. It features a very wide variety of styles—the most on our list—while maintaining simple features.

Value

The Casio Men’s Classic Quartz Watch With Resin Strap is exactly what it is: classic. It isn’t going to read back any text messages or make calls for you, but what it can do is keep you informed on the time. And for what you pay—a measly $11—you get exactly what you pay for. It doesn’t try to be anything it isn’t. We can admire that, and because of that, we think it has good value.

Casio Men’s Classic Quartz Watch with Resin Strap Review Wrap Up

Lacking a backlight is hard to look past. Limited water resistance, however, is. For what it’s worth, the Casio Men’s Classic Quartz Watch With Resin Strap is a decent watch. It isn’t very impressive, but its simple yet effective design means anyone can wear it and easily compliment their outfit—especially if you’re going somewhere nice for the night.

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Brady Meyers

Brady Klinger-Meyers is a writer based in Pennsylvania. He regularly contributes to websites such as Hardcore Droid, Gamepur, and Homebli. His work remains primarily in technology, from video game journalism to consumer technology.

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