With a strong reputation for creating reliable, precise and advanced technology, Seiko have cemented their place as one of the best men’s watch manufacturers. They first began their watch making journey in 1881 by founder Kintaro Hattori. Kintaro Hattori created his first shop in 1881 and within just over a decade opened his first factory. They have maintained their strength within the watch market. Not only do they just make watches, they also incorporate many different gadgets for assisting with spelling and guitar tuners. With subsidiaries across the globe, you can find them in the UK, Russia, India and Beijing to name a few countries.
First they created wall clocks before moving on to pocket watches. Since 1913 they have been developing wrist watches and that experience has lead them to being one of the most notable Japanese watch making brands available to date. They have made many great technological breaks in the industry which are now utilised in many of their watches. One of these great discoveries is the Diashock, which is a device that sits close to vulnerable components inside a mechanical watch. This devices purpose is to absorb impact and shock, protecting the part from damage. Seiko are world firsts in creating many innovate products, they produced the first quartz watch, the first automatic chronograph watch, the first six-digit LCD watch, the first divers 600m watch and many others. They have been recognised as the Official Timer for their precision timing at global athletic events for many years. Seiko really are one of the best watch brands for men.
Seiko introduced the Kinetic Perpetual which allows the watch to be energised by the movement of your body. When not in use, the watch will pause before the hands then begin to work again, returning to the correct time. They also have the Kinetic which is very similar to automatic based watch mechanisms but enables the watch to hold the charge for much longer periods of time. Seiko make many beautiful men’s watches and once you own a Seiko men’s watch, you’ll be pleased with your investment and you will probably find yourself being drawn back to the brand again and again because of their exquisite, consistent innovative journey and future thinking developments. Not only do Seiko make kinetic watches, but they incorporate solar powered and chronograph functions in to many of their men’s watches.
Their pricing strategy makes them one of the best and most affordable watch brands for men. They have some expensive watches that are aimed for keen divers and men’s watches for those that want a reliable and fashionable watch to match their personal wants and needs, matching all lifestyles and ages.
You know you can always be confident in a watch brand when they have several achievements and market firsts. Leaders in innovative technology, global presence and world watch leaders in their designs, sport timing recognition and of course years and years of experience. All of these things make you as a buyer at ease with your Seiko investment.
Seiko Prospex Chronograph Solar Powered Men’s Watch SSC261P2
The Seiko SSC261P2 is part of the Seiko Prospex collection. It looks fantastic and classy with the leather strap and use of black, red and stainless steel case. For the price, you are getting a strong sapphire crystal glass window and a Seiko men’s watch powered by light.
Overview of the Seiko SSC261P2
A Seiko men’s watch that is powered by artificial or natural light, makes for a very tactile men’s watch. You can find included with the Seiko SSC261P2, three chronograph dials, a 100m water resistance rating, clear red accented dials and a strong sapphire crystal window with cabochon crown. This watch combines some of the best features with Seiko Solar technology and precise Japanese quartz movement.
Seiko Men’s Chronograph Quartz Watch SSG001P1
Next on our best Seiko watches for men list is this impressive Seiko chronograph quartz SSG001P1 watch. You can definitely see why this watch goes up a bracket in terms of price and within the Prospex collection. It is packed with radio sync solar world time technology, a rotating bezel that has markings to allow calculations on speed, distance, weight and fuel load. A watch that would be suited to pilots or simply those that just want an amazing Seiko watch to add to their new or growing collection. You will definitely be getting a substantial watch with the Seiko men’s SSG001P1 watch.
Overview of the Seiko SSG001P1
The SSG001P1 men’s watch has features that are perfect for wannabe pilots, it has radio-controlled synchronising to match the time across 25 different time zones, it draws power from light, has a rotating bezel, can measure with the trigonometric slide rule various aspects associated with travel including fuel load, weight, speed and distance. It has Hardlex glass which was specifically developed by Seiko. Hardlex glass is toughened mineral glass making it even stronger than your standard mineral glass making it more resistant to scratches and knocks. With a case size of 47.8mm you can be sure to notice this watch on your wrist. Chronograph dials and date window sit nicely on the watch. To top of the features the watch is also water resistant up to 100 metres.
Seiko Men’s Analogue Automatic Watch with Strap – SNZG15K1
The Seiko SNZG15K1 features 23 jewels which form part of the automatic watch mechanism. A great watch from Seiko for an affordable price. The SNZG15K1 features Seiko Hardlex crystal glass and a black canvas watch strap. Labelled as a sports watch, we found the SNZG15K1 to be more of a multiuse watch that can be utilised in a more broad scenarios.
Overview of the Seiko 5 Sports SNZG15K1
Automatic watches are superb watches, especially when you do not want to have to keep replacing the battery. As long as the watch has movement from motion you will find that it keeps itself wound. It is reported to lose only seconds a week but this can easily be corrected and often goes unnoticed. Using as 23 jewelled movement means that the mechanics will last longer due to the durable nature of the jewels.
Seiko Men’s Analogue Automatic Watch – SNXS77K
A more gentlemanly designed watch, the SNXS77K is one of the best affordable men’s watches by Seiko under £100. This professional watch is an automatic watch that doesn’t go over the top but does make itself on to our 7 best Seiko watches for men list. The SNXS77K is a smaller men’s watch which adds to its appeal. This is a proven automatic watch from a proven manufacturer.
Overview of the Seiko SNXS77K
The SNXS77k has some pretty standard features for its sub £100 price. It is an automatic watch that has a 30 metre water resistance rating, stainless steel casing with chrome finishing and a day and date window sitting at the 3 position. The SNXS77K is a part of the 5 series which makes it a solid men’s watch. This watch can have its links removed to adjust the strap making it suitable for most men’s wrists. Finished with a Hardlex crystal window, the Seiko SNXS77K Automatic men’s watch is both durable and reliable.
Seiko Titanium Kinetic Men’s Watch SKA763P1
The SKA763P1 is the only Seiko men’s watch on the list to feature a titanium case and bracelet. The bracelet and case has a high quality finish and the kinetic mechanism makes this environmentally friendly and with the 5M62, once fully charged from movement, it should last up to 6 months. Rather than using a conventional battery, the SKA763P1 uses what is called a Kinetic E.S.U (energy storage unit). The Kinetic E.S.U is considered to be a power source that is friendly to the environment. The beauty of Kinetic watches is that you will not be required to replace this periodically like many alternative watches.
Overview of the Seiko SKA763P1
What makes this watch sit comfortably in the more medium price range is the quality of the metal and mechanism that is in use. The titanium case and bracelet make for the watch to be significantly more durable than stainless steel. The Kinetic energy storage unit and mechanism makes for a watch that doesn’t need regular battery changes and only requires movement to keep it powered. The SKA763P1 has few fancy features often seen in chronograph watches because it doesn’t need them. It sits in its own bracket of class. It has a 100metre water resistance rating, Hardlex glass window and a date window sat at 3 o’clock. You can check the power reserve at a push of a button.
Seiko Solar Chronograph Watch for Men SSC015P1
This fantastic men’s Seiko Diver’s watch is superb watch. Not only does it utilise the power of light to charge its cells, but also has LumiBrite markers for those darker situations. The SSC015P1 also has impressive chronograph functions and 200m water resistance.
Overview of the Seiko SSC015P1
A watch with a certified 200m water resistance rating makes it fit perfectly as a divers watch. Additionally it has a solar power movement which enables the watch to not require battery replacements which makes it friendlier on the environment by reducing the battery waste. The casing and push button deployment bracelet are made from stainless steel. The 44 millimetre dial makes this a larger watch and has a slightly thicker 14 millimetre casing. The black dial is matched by the black rotating bezel.
The bottom centre chronograph dial accented with the red hand makes for a design that flows beautifully. With the use of a large black bezel and dial make for a great professional looking diver’s watch. The Lumibrite hands and markers add bold display and contrast against the dials. Seiko utilise Hardlex in many of their watches windows and this is no exception with its strong Hardlex crystal glass. Replacing numbers with dots finishes an already magnificent Seiko men’s watch. The date window is positioned just after 4 o’clock.
|Features of the SSC015P1
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Seiko Men’s Analogue Quartz Watch with Stainless Steel Case and Bracelet SSC009
With chronograph dials positioned on the right half of the watch make for something different. It has a black ion-plated flight tachymeter surrounding bezel allowing for great measurements. The Seiko SSC009 men’s watch is highly rated for its durability and easy to use functions. The dial type is a traditional analogue style
Overview of the Seiko SSC009
As mentioned above, the positioning of the three chronograph dials, 12 hours, 60 minutes and 60 seconds make for interesting viewing. It has alarm features, solar charging, and is water resistant up to 100 metres. The SSC009 is a great looking solar chronograph men’s watch from Seiko.