Guest post by Allice Watson
There are a lot of things that are taken into consideration while picking the best watches and among them, water resistance is one important factor. Waterproof watches are preferred by a lot of men, regardless of the fact that they are divers or snorkelers. There aren’t really any watches that are truly waterproof but a lot of them will see you through splashes, showers and swims etc. Here is a handy guide with a great list which can help you find the perfect watch for your needs. There are a number of different and confusing ratings regarding the water resistance of a watch however, we have rounded up some of the best timepieces in this particular category. Here are the best waterproof watches for men.
Seiko Diver’s Watch
Seiko’s SKX007K Diver’s Watch has a lot of reasons to be loved. The best part about this time piece is that it is water-resistant to 200m which clearly means it is great for recreational scuba diving. Moreover, the Seiko Diver’s watch is super stylish too. It has a black dial, stainless steel case which is 42mm and luminescent hands and markers. It has a high quality Japanese automatic movement and this makes sure the watch keeps ticking without the need of a battery. Being one of the oldest watches brand, Seiko has been creating quality watches since the past 125 years. By inventing the first quartz wristwatch, Seiko has changed the entire history of watches. This waterproof watch has high quality quartz movement which keeps accurate timings. The dial is easily visible in the dark. The strap of the watch is also high in quality and feels very comfortable on the wrist.
Casio G-Shock Frogman Digital Men’s Watch
Casio is one of the best brands for time pieces and G-Shock is a label that has cemented itself to be the most durable and tough among the other watch brands. The watch does not only look strong but it is also very sturdy and water resistant to 200m which is great. It has a large 53 mm stainless steel case and bezel along with a black resin strap. This watch is excellent in terms of functionality and offers a dive timer, atomic timekeeping and solar power.
Citizen Eco-Dive Promaster Watch
The Citizen Eco-Dive Promaster watch has an elegant face with a classic design. It works with the power of light so it does not need or operate on battery. It has a crystal face which absorbs the light and transforms it into energy source for the watch. The case is stainless steel and its solid and durable and incredibly waterproof which is a great watch for snorkeling when you go deep down. The watch has a very decent design and an amazing look with no battery being the best feature. It looks very beautiful on the wrist considering the fact that its waterproof and can stand serious marine activities as well. To top it all up, this automatic timepiece also possesses a 42mm titanium case, tachymeter & three chronograph subdials.
Invicta Men’s 8926 Pro Diver Collection Automatic Watch
Invicta’s 8926 Pro Diver Collection Automatic Watch is a super stylish water-resistant watch. It is 200m of water resistance and possesses a 40mm, round, silverfish, stainless steel case and rotating, unidirectional bezel with silver tone markers. Apart from its sleek appearance, it has a black dial with luminous hours and marker hands trimmed in silver tone.
Fossil Men’s FS4487 Machine Chronograph Black Stainless-Steel Watch
Fossil Men’s FS4487 Machine Chronograph may turn out to be a waterproof watch for you if you are tired of taking off your watch every shower and dip in the water. It has a 50m of water resistance with a great and stylish design. It has a 45mm blackish stainless-steel case with a textured black bezel and a textured crown. It has a black dial too and also has a date window along with three subdials.
Fanmis Military Digital Watch
Fanmis Military Digital Watch has a silicone rubber band which turns out to be super comfortable on the wrist and will also last a long time. Its casing is also made from silicone rubber which is great in terms of protecting the watch and keeping it water resistant. This watch has and LED backlight and comes in 7 cool colors to choose from. Even though the design is a little bulky, it is very simple and elegant at the same time. You can see the time in 12-hour and 24-hour format as per your choice. Day, month and year can also be displayed easily. One great feature is that it has a built-in compass that help you get your bearings in the water as well as out of it. The watch lasts for a pretty good time and its battery gives three years of life. Along with some amazing features, the best one is its multi functioning, 7 color led backlight and 50m.
So, whether you are a diver or a normal person, need a watch under water or tired of taking off your watch before taking a shower, here’s the most perfect round up of some extra ordinary water proof and water-resistant watches that can be the perfect gadget for you while your scuba dive and snorkel.
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