Swiss luxury watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen is jumping into the smartwatch fray with The Connect. With this new design, they leave the mechanical watch alone, instead packing the smart tech into the watchstrap, offering activity tracking & connectivity while maintaining IWC’s classic good looks.
Constantly updated with current surf conditions delivered via bluetooth from the world’s leading surf forescaster, Surfline, Nixon’s new Ultratide watch is billed as the smartest surf watch ever, offering up-to-the minute reports from over 2700 global surf spots.
Originally released to celebrate the 130th anniversary of Victorinox, the Inox Remade features many of the details from the original: 43mm stainless steel case, Swiss movement, and 200-meter water resistance. What’s new is the strap & removable bumper, made with recycled leather sourced from vintage Swiss Army backpacks. Limited to 250 timepieces.
Former Apple, HP, Google and Amazon product designer Steve Jacobs is the man behind the debut smartwatch from Olio called the Model One. It features a stainless steel 47mm case, wireless charging, Bluetooth 4.0 & voice activation. Compatible with iOS & Android.
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.