Quick Facts:

  • Case has a diameter of 36mm. Great for skinny wrists
  • Clasp is of the deployment variety
  • Date display at the 3 o’clock position
  • 3-year warranty period
  • VERY affordable

The Seiko 5 SNK793 Automatic Watch has a look which is perhaps too good for its price. It belongs to a range of Seiko watches with a small dial. At its price point, the Seiko 5 SNK793 is a watch worth considering. As for the suitability of this Seiko automatic watch for anyone with a small wrist, we have compiled its features, strengths, and weaknesses. You can check out the Seiko 5 SNK793 through the link above.


  • Classic appearance
  • Simple dial
  • Hardlex dial window construction
  • Case has a diameter of 36mm
  • Analog display
  • Immovable stainless steel bezel
  • Stainless steel case and bracelet
  • Clasp is of the deployment variety
  • The crown is diagonally positioned on the case and might require you to remove the watch from your arm to adjust the date.
  • Blue dial
  • Date display at the 3 o’clock position
  • Bar markers
  • Case thickness of 11 millimeters
  • Luminous hands
  • Transparent case back
  • Sweeping movement of the seconds hand
  • Bar markers
  • Silvered colored hands


  • Great look
  • Self-winding
  • Simplicity at its finest
  • Convenient clasp
  • Perfect for a small wrist
  • Easy to read dial
  • Has a costly appearance
  • 3-year warranty period
  • No battery needed


  • Lacks manual winding
  • Bracelet isn’t durable
  • Loses some seconds every day
  • No hacking movement
  • Stops after hours of zero activity
  • Reports of Seiko failing to honor warranty


The dark navy blue color of the Seiko 5 SNK793 and the silver color of the stainless steel case and bracelet give the watch an appearance which is often poorly betrayed in pictures. It’s a classic and certainly represents value for your money considering its reasonable price tag. The lack of manual winding option and sufficient power storage are some of the few attributes detract from the overall package. However, it remains a great watch at an amazing price.


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