Men's Sport Watches Review

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Why Purchase a Men’s Sports Watch?

Whether you're an avid athlete, a rugged outdoorsman or a weekend adventurer, the world of men’s sports watches has a watch to fit any activity. Now, these watches do far more than just keep time. They have been designed with your adventures in mind. You can explore the depths of the darkest cave, go for a swim and track your best marathon time, all with the same sports watch. Watch connoisseurs or collectors may have drawers and drawers of men's watches for different occasions, but there really is no reason to have more than one sports watch if you choose one that can be used for all of your favorite activities.

The selection of men’s sports watches can be quite daunting if you don’t know the functionality and special features you should be looking for. We’ve narrowed thousands of choices down to the top 10 men’s sports watches, with our favorites, the Timex SL Series, the Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT and the Casio AMW320B-1AV, gracing the top three. We also compare the best sport watches for men, and provide our findings in a few articles on men’s sports watches.

Men’s Sports Watches: What to Look For

If you are familiar with the world of men’s sports watches, you probably already have certain features in mind that every watch should have. However, there are no two watches that are exactly alike

Functionality
Sports watches are designed to complete certain tasks, like keep dual time, split time functions and more. If a watch is labeled as a chronograph, it should also be equipped with additional counters: 30 minutes, 1/20th of a second, etc. These dials are located on the face of the watch and are perfect for timekeeping and stopwatch functions. Water resistance is a key function for a sports watch. Be sure to note, however, that water resistant and waterproof aren’t synonyms. The depth of water the watch is immersed in can measure water resistance; most can’t handle over 200 meters. If you are looking to scuba dive with your watch on, look for one that has an ATM (atmospheric pressure) rating of at least 20ATM (or 200 meters).

Features
Of course, timekeeping functionality is key, but a few features on the side make the best sports watches stand out from the pack. Around the rim of many sports watches you’ll find a tachymeter, a scale used to measure distance based on speed. This feature is essential for runners and sailors. We love watches with luminescent hands or a night mode that allow you to view the time even in the pitch black. Date calendars and shock resistance are two more features we know you’ll love.

Appearance
These sports watches are packed with functionality that could make the watch seem bulky, but the best men’s sports watches are sleek in their design. We especially favor those with a stainless steel case, a black face, and rubber or stainless steel bands. This style of watch seems to lend itself to sporty appeal while still looking expensive and refined.

Help & Support
Men’s sports watches are equipped with dual alarms, tachymeters, stopwatch functions and more. If you’ve never used such complex functionality, a good help and support system is essential. Look for a sports watch that comes with a comprehensive user manual as well as online support. Watches of this caliber will need to be serviced often, so an online service center finder and a stellar warranty are must-haves.

Start your next adventure equipped with a men’s sports watch. The best watches in our lineup are decked out with the best functionality and features available – sure to make your next escapade, whether it's running, hiking or diving, one to remember.

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5-4    Average
3-2    Poor
1-0    Bad
Timex SL Series Victorinox Swiss Army Casio AMW320B-1AV Luminox EVO Navy SEAL Seiko Sportura Bulova Accutron T-RACE Gent 2010 Invicta Pro Diver Timex Ironman Citizen WR100
Timex SL Series Victorinox Swiss Army Casio AMW320B-1AV Luminox EVO Navy SEAL Seiko Sportura Bulova Accutron T-RACE Gent 2010 Invicta Pro Diver Timex Ironman Citizen WR100
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Visit Timex SL Series T2N590AT
$200.00
Visit Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT 241338
$278.88
Visit Casio AMW320B-1AV
$72.85
Visit Luminox EVO Navy SEAL A.3051
$199.00
Visit Seiko Sportura SNAE67
$221.29
Visit Bulova Accutron Kirkwood 65A100
$339.00
Visit T-RACE Gent 2010 T048.417.27.057.00
$420.50
Visit Invicta Pro Diver 8932
$53.33
Visit Timex Ironman T5K354HC
$69.00
Visit Citizen WR100 AT0810-12E
$192.50
Ratings
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10.00
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8.75
10.00
7.50
10.00
5.00
10.00
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Functionality
Quartz
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
Start/Stop
 
 
Split Function
 
 
 
1/20th or 1/10th of a second counter
 
 
 
 
Chronograph
 
 
30-Minute Counter
   
 
 
Battery Life 4.5 Years 3 Years 2 Years 4 Years 3 Years   2 Years   4.5 Years 150 Days
Water Resistance 100 M 100 M 100 M 200 M 100 M 200 M 100 M 200 M 100 M 100 M
Appearance
Case Color Gray Silver Black Black Black Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver
Face Color Black Silver Black Black Black Silver Black Black Black Black
Band Material Stainless Steel Rubber Resin Rubber Leather Rubber Rubber Stainless Steel Resin Leather
Glass Hardened Mineral Crystal Hardened Mineral Crystal Hardened Mineral Crystal Hardened Mineral Crystal Sapphire Crystal Sapphire Crystal Sapphire Crystal Hardened Mineral Crystal Hardened Mineral Crystal Hardened Mineral Crystal
Crown Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Watch Closure Clasp Buckle Buckle Buckle Buckle Buckle Buckle Clasp Buckle Buckle
Case Material Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Carbon Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Strap Width 20 mm 18 mm 20 mm 23 mm 11 mm    20 mm 26 mm 22 mm
Size/Diameter 43 mm 40 mm 48 mm 44 mm 42 mm   45 mm 39 mm 44 mm 43 mm
Features
Luminescent Hands
 
Date Calendar
  
Bezel
 
Night Mode
  
    
 
Shock-Resistant  
 
   
  
Help & Support
Warranty 1 Year 3 Years 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years 3 Years 2 Years 1 Year 1 Year 5 Years
User Manual
Phone
 
Online Service Center Finder
  
FAQS
 
 
Email