With its slim, clutter-free design Samsung’s Gear S3 smart watch looks like a classic analog but with a quick twist of the bezel, you can answer calls, respond to messages, & use your apps without pulling out your phone. It’s got a built-in speaker for calls and GPS for tracking & sports metrics, it also runs 4 days without a recharge.
The fenix Chronos smart watch is a standout because it offers a ton of tech function and clean, understated styling. Quite a feat. The 49MM steel case features a high-strength, scratch-resistant sapphire lens and offers Elevate heart rate technology, for monitoring without a chest strap. Sensors include GPS and GLONASS satellite reception, barometric altimeter & 3-axis compass. It also gives you advanced fitness & running metrics plus text, email & alert notifications.
The 50s & 60s-inspired Swiss-Made Chronoliner from Breitling got a modern update with the release of the murdered-out Blacksteel model. The 46mm self-winding mechanical chrono is powered by a Breitling 24 movement and features a 24-hour dial as well as 1/4th second, 30 minute, & 12-hour sub-dials plus calendar.
British watchmaker Christopher Ward took a truly rare & iconic classic—the Aston Martin DB4 Zagato as its inspiration for the Limited Edition C9 DB4 1 VEV automatic. The dials on the 43mm case draw from the style of the car’s gauges & the case back features an aluminum steering wheel-shaped cutaway and engraved “engine” numbers. Just 19 of these watches will be made.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Army-issued Timex Camper MK-1, a watch that was designed to be disposable (yet endures as a classic), the brand is releasing a special-edition re-issue. Its the same 36mm case featuring Indiglo illumination, 50M waterproofing, & comes with a commemorative storage case and extra strap.
With its 42mm case, the Dress Field Series 1830 is a bit smaller than other Luminox Field watches. But it’s got the same classic details and rugged Swiss-Made construction, making it versatile enough for the office or the outdoors. It is water-resistant to 200 meters and features Luminox’s trademark self-illumination for bright, clear nighttime visibility. Available Fall 2016.
For travelers constantly moving from one time zone to the next, the Casio EDIFICE EQB600 will keep you on schedule. By linking with your smartphone, time is constantly corrected & gives you automatic access to time in 300 global cities. Keep track of time both back home & the current location with 1-button ease. The watch’s solar charging system will keep you powered up, drawing a charge from even the dimmest of light sources.
Kid brother of the recently released Spartan Ultra, the new Spartan Sport is Suunto’s latest smart workout watch. It’s got an onboard GPS & accelerometer as well as 80 pre-set sport modes that display sport-specific metrics you can see as you workout. All data can be tracked via the Suunto Movescount mobile app.
Suunto’s latest smart sport watch, the Spartan Ultra GPS combines GPS and a FusedSpeed accelerometer with a wide array of activity tracking functions for running, triathlon, swimming, cycling, adventure racing, skiing and more. Paired with a Suunto Smart Sensor, it will also track your heart rate.
A simple, straightforward pilot style analog, the Dual Time Scout watch from Filson is built for pure function. It’s powered by an American-made Shinola Aragonite quartz movement, and has a brushed stainless steel 45.5mm case. It features dual time and date illuminated with Swiss Super-LumiNova hands for low-light readability.