Quick Facts:

  • 42mm diameter, 13mm thick, 22mm wide bracelet
  • Water resistance up to 200 meters (660 ft.)
  • Scratch resistant Hardlex crystal
  • Automatic movement with 21 jewels
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Seiko is one of the world's legendary watch brands, and the Men's SKX009K2 Diver's is a great addition to their automatic diver's collection. The automatic movement is battery-free and can operate for up to 40 hours without winding. The two-tone rotating bezel has luminous hands, with ½ minute detentes. It has a 3 o'clock window that displays the day and date. The stainless steel case is 42mm in diameter and 13mm thick, with a rugged Hardlex dial window, and the watch is water resistant up to 200 meters (660 ft.). The five-link stainless steel band is 22mm wide, secured with a sturdy fold-over safety clasp.

Features

  • Type and power reserve: Automatic watch with up to 40 hours power reserve
  • Case: Brushed and polished stainless steel with the crown at 4 o’clock, and the Seiko wave design on the case back
  • Bracelet: Brushed and polished stainless steel with fold over locking buckle clasp
  • Crystal: Scratch resistant Hardlex crystal
  • Dimensions: 42mm diameter, 13mm thick, 22mm wide bracelet
  • Bezel: Two-tone unidirectional bezel with detentes at ½ minute positions. This watch has the famous “Pepsi” bezel that makes it stand out from any other.
  • Movement: Japanese automatic 7S26 movement with 21 jewels
  • Dial: Blue dial with day and date window
  • Luminescence: Luminous hands and indices with LumiBrite illumination for greatly improved glow intensity and longer glow duration
  • Water resistance: Up to 200 meters (660 ft.)

Pros

  • Easy to read face with long luminous glow, so it’s extremely clear in day and night conditions
  • Automatic movement with 21 jewels
  • Stainless steel case and bracelet are durable and handsome

Cons

  • Although it is a dive watch in style, and water resistant, it isn’t suitable for diving
  • Requires automatic winding machine; it tends to run down more quickly than in 40 hours, and has no manual winding capability. However, it can be restarted with a simple shake if it runs down
  • May have some issues with timekeeping accuracy
  • Not packaged very attractively

Summary

The eye-catching design of the Seiko Men’s SKX009K2 makes a statement in and out of the water. Among fans of the brand, the SKX009K2 is known as the “Pepsi” watch for the distinctive two-tone color, with a deep blue dial that shifts from deep navy to bright blue depending on the light. The big bezel and strong indices are easy to read in any lighting conditions, thanks to their bright long-lasting luminosity and high contrast design. It has a rugged, sporty style and bold colors that stand out in a crowd, and a durable steel case and Hardlex crystal that will stand up to any adventure.

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