Are steel dive watches good?

What is the toughest dive watch?

If you want the toughest, most purpose-built dive watch you can find, look no further than the Seiko “Tuna.” And if your reasons for getting the legendary diver are truly practical (presumably it’s not for its elegant aesthetics), quartz is the way to go.

Does anyone actually go diving with a dive watch?

As its name suggests, dive watches are supposed to be used for diving activities. The truth is anyone can dive with or without a watch as a tool because, in most deep-diving explorations, divers use dive computers to aid them underwater instead of the expensive watches. …

Can a dive watch be an everyday watch?

Unsurprisingly, such watches tend to be on the bulky side, but this spring Sinn re-sized its distinctive U-series diver in a way that can take it from diving tool to everyday wearer. The U50 is a relatively svelte 41mm watch that can nevertheless survive at 500 meters beneath the waves.

Why are dive watches thick?

The common ETA 2824 movement is used in both dress and dive watches. Same with the movements used in Seiko and Citizen dive watches. Dive watches are thick because that’s what the public wants. There is absolutely no practical (functional) reason for it, as evidenced by the slim dive watches that meet the same specs.

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Why are diving watches so popular?

Dive watches are popular because of their high durability and flexibility to fit most clothing styles. Furthermore, dive watches have an appeal to being active. Dive watches have been used in big movies such as James Bond for decades, making dive watches appeal to a broad audience.

Which diver watch is the best?

The 21 best dive watches

# Model Best for
1 LIV GX-DIVER Overall best
2 Citizen Promaster Best value
3 IWC Aquatimer Best luxury
4 Vincero Vessel Best affordable