Going back as far as 1881, SEIKO watches have made one game changing innovation after another. SEIKO Astron, released in 1969, was the world’s first production quartz wristwatch. SEIKO did it again in the late 80s with the first kinetic watch. This innovation in functional design as well as that impeccable style, are just some of the reasons to love SEIKO watches. Check out these 5 SEIKO series of watches that’s sure to turn some heads.
1. SEIKO 5
You can’t have a list of SEIKO lines of watches without talking about the SEIKO 5 series of watches. Originally designed as a watch that could keep up with the demanding needs of the 60s generation, it continues to be an affordable entry point to the world of mechanical watches. As always, these watches come with SEIKO’s accurate and reliable movement. The available styles run the gamut, from casual looks to elegant, classic lines.
2. SEIKO Chronograph Line of Watches
These are SEIKO’s line of quartz chronograph watches. They come in many variations, but all have the reliable SEIKO movement. Display includes date, day and month. All watches in the quartz chronograph series are water resistant up to 100 meters. With a quartz movement, all the style and functionality of a chronograph can be yours without breaking the bank.
3. SEIKO Presage Basic line
Don’t let the name of this line of watches fool you. The Presage collection is far from your basic watch. These lines are sleek and understated with a mechanical movement that is so beautiful in it’s intricacies, it’s often featured on the watch dial with a beautiful skeleton design. These watches fit in perfectly well in the boardroom, a formal occasion, or a hot date.
4. SEIKO Solar Quartz
Although not an official single line of watches, it is worth noting these watches from the SEIKO brand. Watches utilizing this combination of technologies can be found throughout SEIKO’s product catalog, coming in every style imaginable and across the price range.
5. SEIKO Prospex Land Tracer
A Fitbit is probably enough to track your activity if all your measuring is how many steps you take from your computer to the fridge. But if your activities take you to the great outdoors for something really worth tracking, then you’ll want the SEIKO Prospex Land tracer on your wrist. These solar powered watches have 3D tracking and logging functionality when paired with a smart phone and the exclusive Prospex Land Tracer app. It also collects and displays weather information of the wearer’s current location through a number of advanced sensors. This watch is a must have for the stylish and rugged outdoorsman.
Innovators from the start, SEIKO has been a brand that brought Japan into the forefront of watch making world. It continues this tradition of forward thinking, reliable functionality and commitment to detail and design to this day. You can’t go wrong with one of these in your collection.