With the release of the North Flag, Switzerland’s Tudor Watch Company has, for the first time in their 89-year history, created an in-house movement. The all-new caliber MT5621 is an officially certified chronometer: it offers 70-hours of power reserve and its unique mechanical workings are visible through the case back.
The Calatrava 5524G Pilot Travel Time Watch from Swiss luxury watchmaker Patek Phillipe features a 42mm case & a dark blue dial with Superluminova Arabic numerals. “Home” & “Local” indicators keep time in two locales.
This is the updated version of Omega’s 2013 Speedsmaster ’57. The 41.5mm case dimensions of the Co-Axial caliber 9300 remain intact but this version features new hands and a darker Superluminova coating plus a non-magnetic silicon balance spring for better chronograph performance.
Breitling’s B55 Connected Chronograph flips the script on the standard smartwatch. Instead of a watch that offers a readout of your phone, the B55 uses your phone to operate the watch, allowing you to set alarms, change time zones, & adjust operating parameters. The B55 can also upload chronograph records to your phone.
Since 1936 Finland’s Suunto has been making watches with a focus on precision, simplicity, & functionality. And these traits can all be found in the new Essential Collection. With stainless steel construction & sapphire crystal glass, these watches offer altimeter, barometer, & compass function. Available in a variety of finishes including copper, gold, & stealth black carbon.
You’re looking at the world’s first mechanical smartwatch hybrid. The 46mm stainless steel case features an automatic Japanese movement or optional Swiss movement as well as a TOLED full-color display and functions like: push alerts, notifications for text & email, remote control for your phone or computer, plus a variety of fitness functions.
Classic looks and Android-powered smart functions make this new watch from LG easier on the eyes than many of its competitors. It features the familiar look of a stainless steel case and thin profile with a leather strap. As for tech & function: it features an OLED display & PPG sensor that measures your heart rate and pulse during exercise as well as a compass, accelerometer, & 4GB of memory.
The latest version of the iconic, Swiss-made Alpina Startimer Pilot chronograph got a new dial design that features a larger date and timing to 1/10th of a second. The 44 mm stainless case features a polished bezel on brushed lugs. The dial itself is a reflective black color with applied luminous indexes and matching faceted baton-shaped hands.
Inspired by Ralph Lauren’s own 1938 Bugatti 57SC Atlantic Coupe, the 45mm Steel Calfskin Automotive features a distinctive elm burl wood dial, a nod to the coveted car’s wooden dashboard and Arabic numerals similar to those found on its vintage gauges. This water-resistant, manual-winding timepiece also features a stainless steel case, calfskin strap, and a 45-hour power reserve.
Rather than pollute their legacy with a goofy iWatch-esque entry into the smartwatch market, Montblanc developed the e-Strap, a smartwatch strap that can be attached to different watches. It’s an Italian-made piece of leather texturized to look like carbon fiber connected to a tiny OLED touchscreen that sits on the inside of the wearer’s wrist providing a variety of functions & notifications. Available in June 2015.