In formal social situations, watches are often treated as jewelry. For men who usually wear only a ring, the watch is highly valued. Some even stressed, “The watch is not only a man's jewelry, but also the most important jewelry for men.” Thus, what should you pay attention to when purchasing a men’s watch?
Property indicators are the most important!
The watch performance is one of our most concerned aspects. No one wants to buy a watch which is poor performance. So, what are the watch performances?
Water Resistant: The appearance of waterproof watches has reduced tragic events to a certain extent. But we have to realize that different watches have different waterproof properties. Do you want to wear your watches when swimming, take shower or even diving? It is OK, if your watches are up to 10 ATM (100 meters) water resistant.
Features: In addition to the basic timekeeping function, an excellent watch can have more practicalities, such as calendar function, chronograph functions etc. to make your time concept more accurate.
Flexibility: No one wants to buy a watch which has the problem of the components and the poor movement of the watch hands.
Automatic Winding: Always we would go to sleep directly and forget to wind our watch, thus, an automatic winding watch is your best choice.
The type of watch is very important for you!
Normally, there are 3 kinds of watches including mechanical watches, quartz watches and electronic watches. They have their own advantages and disadvantages, so, you need to choose a right watch according to your own.
Automatic Mechanical Watches: The earliest mechanical watches were powered by spirals. One of the advantages is the service life is relatively long, but it depends on the usage environment and your maintenance in daily life. What’s more, some luxury watches would have useful moon phase functions. But the disadvantage is there will be 5-15 seconds time error every day.
Quartz Watches: The power of Quartz watch comes from batteries, its body could be very thin, accurate time, don’t need to wind, time error would be control between 10-30 seconds every month. But the batteries should be changed every 1-2 years, and the life of quartz movement is about 5-10 years normally.
Electronic Watches: there are many powerful functions in electronic watches. There will be 10-30 seconds time error every year, and has compass function etc. But you should change batteries every 1-2 years.
Material and style should fit to your identity.
It depends on your identity. For example, if a 20-year-old boy wears an 18k gold watch would give others an uncoordinated feeling. That’s why you should choose a watch according to your status.
Material: The general watch materials include pure gold, gold plating, stainless steel, alloy, titanium, rubber and ceramics.
Pure Gold: Pure gold watches would be very expensive and no obvious disadvantages.
Gold Plating: Variable price, but it is easy to be wearing, and the color would be darkened.
Stainless steel, Alloy and Titanium: Most of watches use these materials, the price is affordable.
Rubber: New style, Affordable, Diverse color and shapes, but be careful rubber allergy.
Ceramics: Affordable, beautiful, but fragile
Consistent with your own temperament, no matter you are introverted or outgoing, whether you are passionate about sports or advocating simplicity, your wristwatches should consistent with your own temperament all the time. A low-key man obviously won't choose an exaggerated big dial watch.
In line with the environment, the watch is used to set off the environment and identity. It is not appropriate to pursue excessively shining and eye-catching. Therefore, different watches are required for different occasions. When you are attending a festive event, you can choose the smart, cute and beautiful watch. On the contrary, when participating in activities such as mourning, a low-key, simple, black leather strap watch is a good choice.
Some of Shenzhen Super Time Men Watches
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