Here are some of our top choices of solar-powered watches:
This Citizen Promaster solar-powered watch has a utilitarian diver design, headlined by a massive 48-millimeter stainless steel case that’s built like a tank, and the company’s light-powered Eco-Drive movement with a date complication. The watch can survive depths of up to 300 meters of water. The Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Professional Diver is used for mixed gas diving with its 6mm non-reflective curved crystal, ratcheted elapsed-time bezel, screw-back case and screw-down crown.
Other add-ons of the watch include a reinforced urethane band and extender, with a carrying case for the wetsuit strap extension.
The Casio Pro Trek Tough Solar Digital Watch is a robust watch packed with great features for the rugged users. It is made of resin and scratch-resistant mineral crystal and is reinforced with shock resistance, making it score really high on durability. It has the Triple Sensor feature that includes an altimeter/barometer, compass, and thermometer that can guide you in your adventure.
Along with its 200-meter water resistance, it also shows tide and moon graphs/data for checking the conditions for water activities. It displays information both in numerical and trend graph data along with unique arrow icons for indicating barometric pressure patterns.
The Seiko SNE329 comes with a casual design that can withstand dust and dirt, and will perfectly go with your formal attire as well. This solar-powered watch has a utilitarian design, and its most impressive highlights include a 43-millimeter stainless steel case with a coin-edge bezel and a sunray dial with contrasting markers. The solar movement of the watch has a 10-month power reserve.
The nylon band even matches the color of the timepiece’s dial. Besides, the SNE329 is water-resistant up to 100 meters and the brand offers a version of the watch with a black case and a matching dial as well.
The BERING Time Solar Collection Watch features a slim, sleek and sophisticatedly minimalistic design that is replete with all modern features of a solar watch. If you are out there looking for a not-so-complicated and high-tech watch, then this will be the right choice for you. This watch has a durable design of a black ion-plated stainless steel case that encloses together a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal dial window, a black dial with white accents, that comes along with a Milanese mesh bracelet is its generous power reserve.
On a single full charge, this solar-powered quartz watch can last for 6-12 months.
If you are looking for something peppy that will equally complement both the genders, then One Eleven SWII Solar Watch will be the right pick for you. The impressively affordable solar-powered wristwatch has a casual-cool 42-millimeter case that’s crafted from eco-friendly, plant-based plastic.
It features a stainless steel case back and boasts of a robust water resistance of up to 100 meters. You can order the One Eleven SWII in a plethora of finishes on a comfy fabric strap with a Velcro closure.
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