Make the Best of Your Time: Types of Watches You Should Know

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A watch is a timepiece that a person wears on their hand and is basically designed to be worn around the wrist. In 1960’s, electronic quartz watch was invented which was powered by a battery. After that, there is no looking back and technology has taken over so much that it has reached to the level that quartz watch have been replaced by smart watch. Here arethe types of watches that every person should know and buy according to their suitability and style.

Luxury Watch

A watch collector’s fantasy, luxury watch is a true showcase of craftsmanship, elegance, class and reliability. From production, to the Brand to uniqueness, high-end timepieces are distinctively different from any other type of watch. Luxury timepieces are expensive as they are personally handcrafted by craftsman that involves a lot of hard work and precision making it unique and limited. So, once you wear a Rolex watch or a Corum or Hublot, know that a lot of attention is coming your way!

A beautiful Corum watch with the cost of whooping Rs. 34 lakh approx. is surely a luxurious timepiece you would want to treasure.

Quartz Watch

A quartz watch is traditional, nostalgic and exceptional as it works with the help of battery and was first built in 1927. Since 1980s, quartz watches have become world’s most widely used timekeeping technology. The battery sends electricity to the quartz crystal through an electric circuit with very precise frequency, making it very much reliable at least from a mechanical watch for accurate time.

Grand Seiko 9F of around Rs.2 lakh is incredibly accurate when it comes to time but will surely make your heart skip a beat.

Chronograph Watch

Chronograph is basically a fancy and very modern word for stop watch. With the advancement in technology increasing every passing day, so is in the world of watches. A chronograph watch is used as a stopwatch combined with a display watch. The basic watch has an independent sweep second hand which can be started, stopped and returned to zero by successive pressure on buttons.

This Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon does not need any words to define its beauty. This Rs. 56 Lakh timepiece will add a whole new level in your life.

Automatic Watch

An automatic or mechanical watch, as the name suggests is either self-winding or electrically driven. The watch winds itself using the weight inside that oscillates to put pressure on the mainspring through the random motion of the wearer’s hand. As it is not battery operated, it self-winds itself but needs to be wound if not word within last 36-72 hours by the wearer.

Hublot Big Bang worth Rs.36 Crore with diamond studded all over is of the most expensive watches till date. This limited edition timepiece is extremely charming and beautiful.

Smart Watch

A smart watch, as the name suggests is the latest discovery in the world of watches. Smart technology and internet access enables a smart watch with a whole new world of potential capabilities like GPS Navigation, calendar synchronization, Bluetooth connection, message notification, send or receive calls and mostly everything that your smart phone does. The latest technology of Apple has reached so far that, the new Apple Watch can help you make or receive calls even when you forget your smartphone at home.

This latest beauty is everything a technology geek needs. With a cost of around Rs. 40,000, this latest technology will help you in a lot more ways than you can ever imagine.

Analog Watch

Diving Watch

A diving watch, designed especially for underwater diving that features water resistance from 330ft. to 13,000 ft. depending on the advancement of the technology and resistance. The unidirectional rotating bezels higher than typical water resistance, secure screw-down crowns are some of the defining features of a diving watch or commonly said “diver’s watch”. Chronographs operable at incredible depths make these watch any diver’s fantasy.

This defining beauty, Rolex Sea-Dweller Deep-sea with cost of nearly Rs. 10 Lakh, has a water-resistance level of nearly 13,000 feet and is 10% more slimmer than otherwise, making it an ideal watch for any diver.

Conclusion

From basic to modern to ultra-modern to technology friendly to what not, the world is full of styles and statement. Choose the one that makes you feel the best and see the world moving in your direction. Always make a statement of your own that is never forgotten by anyone.

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