Citizen watches are one of the most classic watches that anyone can own. They've been making watches for over 100 years in the industry. Their values of bettering lives and completing goals have made them one of the most saught after brands. In 2015 they were awarded gold at LIA for their designs. They've even partnered up with Disney in 2018 to help make their branded clocks and activations. These are 20 of the best citizen watches ever to be made.
20. The Chandler Eco-Drive Citizen Watch
This Citizen watch is well known for it's chocolate color strap that's made of leather and has stitch details to contrast it. The watch face is black so that it will stand out more in any situation. The numbers in the hour markers are white and the clock hands actually glow in the dark for you to see better. There's a little square in the bottom right of the watch that shows the current date. You can use the triple embedded dial on the side to adjust the time.
19. The Promaster Professional Diver Citizen Watch
This is almost like Citizen's version of the Promaster Diver but a lot better. This version is water proof for up to 984 feet and can hold its own against other water proof sport watches. The Eco-drive lets you recharge the watch via sunlight and eliminates the need of ever having to charge or replace batteries. It has a black leather strap that connects to the stainless steel base. The dial hands illuminate the hour markers so you can read the time better. You'll have a hard time scratching the scren with it's crystal dial window that's been DLC coated.
18. The Eco-Drive Titanium Quartz Citizen Watch
If you want a watch that says you have money and makes you look good, the eco-drive titanium quartz by Citizen should be something to look into. It's a silver toned watch that has a classic look like Rolexes. The metal strap holds the base which has a dial and two buttons on the side to control the time. The sapphire window compliments the titanium material which makes it almost five times more durable than watches that don't have it.
17. The Nighthawk Citizen Watch
Everyone knows that black goes good with anything and that statement is especially true when it comes to the Nighthawk watch. It has a sleek black metal strap that connects to a black base. The watch face is embedded with black and charcoal material that makes it stand out. Three sundials are built into the watch so you'll never lose track of time. There are two dials and a button for you to change the time if it ever goes out of sync. Everything else about the watch is black ion-plated to finish off that stealth effect.
16. The Avion Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Citizen Watch
This is Citizen's updated Avion watch with a new feel and features. The color scheme has changed and there's now a chocolate brown chocolate that holds the black watch face. The stiches in the leather are white to match the hour and minute hands, numbers, as well as the silver frame of the watch. There are two metal buttons and a dial on the right side of the watch for control. The Avion Eco-Drive is sure to give anyone that retro aviator feeling.
15. The Men's Stainless Steel Corso Citizen Watch
This watch means business, and is great for people who're like minded or want to have a professional look. It's classy and simple while still being a stainless steel watch that's pretty expensive. It's built with the Citizen Eco-Drive and is water proof up to 330 feet. The watch face is made out of a mineral that's tough enough to withstand scratches. There's also a button that you can push to activate a saftey setting in case you drop it.
14. The Men's BU2055-08x Eco-Drive Citizen Watch
Watches are usually light and easy to hold but the BU2055-08x is heavy and built to be sturdy. It's the perfect watch for people who want something easy to look at. The peaceful feel of the watch takes a little bit to get used to when you first start wearing it but it's very well worth it. It has three sun dials that's right under the date screen. The bezel is stationary to accompany the dial cover.
13. The Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Citizen Watch
Sport watches are popular for a reason and the Perpetual Calendar Chronograph is a must have. You can take this watch to fancy diner parties or impress strangers at a club. It's a silver stainless steel metal that has a watch face embedded to look like diamonds. The chronograph can read up to 60 minutes and has a built in alarm. The perpetual calendar is on the left side and has a option for a second time zone. The Perpetual Calendar Chronograph has all the functions as well as looks. It's no wonder that Citizen watches won brand of the year at the Retail Jeweller UK Jewellery Awards with watches like this.
12. The Promaster Navihawk A-T Citizen Watch
The Promaster Navihawk comes in 48mm and has everything you need in a watch. It features a black rubber strap that connects to a black embedded base. Every hour and second placement of the watch face is intricately detailed with white and orange markings. The atomic clock has the best accuracy on the market and has a display for time in 43 different cities. There are two built in alarms that you can set 99 minute timers on. The black ion coated plating was made to match the luminous dial.
11. The Eco-Drive Military Leather Strap Citizen Watch
If you're looking for a minimilistic watch that still shows that you have class and wealth then the Eco-Drive Military Leather Strap Citizen Watch was made for you. It has a black leather that's high quality and stitched with contrasting detail. You can take it around the city and not worry about damaging it with how surprisingly durable it is. The dial is black with silver toned hands that light up when there's not enough light outside. This quirky and lightweight watch is sure to fit anybody's style.
10. The Corso Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Citizen Watch
This list isn't complete if you don't include the Corso Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Citizen Watch. It's a gold plated watch that looks way more expensive than it's really worth. The dial is colored like champagne and pops on your wrist like a cork on a champagne bottle. The screen is resistant to scratches and has a safety catch with a touch of a button. Finish it off with the fact that you can take this watch into 330 feet of water, this watch is hard to beat.
9. The AR Eco-Drive Citizen Watch
Rubber straps that scream practical when it comes to the economy, the AR Eco-Drive Citizen Watch can take on all of the heat. It will last up to 6 months on one charge and can be powered up with sunlight. The rubber strap is connected to a metal base that is coated with mineral that's scratch resistant. It's orange and white triple display hands are topped with a gun metal design that makes everything come together.
8. Ion-Plated Axiom Citizen Watch
The Ion-Plated Axiom Citizen Watch mixes the old classic look with the futuristic modern one. It's a smooth and deep watch that is sure to stun anyone that comes in contact with it. The leather strap band is matt black and connected to an ion plated base. The watch face has accents on the stainless steel metal and double edge to edge glass that draws all of the attention. It has the Citizen Eco-Drive built in so you can charge it with just the power of the sun.
7. The Eco-Drive Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Citizen Watch
The Eco-Drive Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Citizen Watch has a leather strap that holds one of the most beautiful watch faces known to man. There's also a croc version that's embossed that people say is extremely comfortable to wear. You can see every detail of the watch as the minute hand passes every second. The perpetual calender is built into the date window which is right next to it's three chronograph sub dials that contrast. The stainless steel case is brushed to leave a bright and glowing finish.
6. The Eco-Drive Blue Angels Citizen Watch
Intricately designed watch faces is what the Eco-Drive Blue Angels Citizen Watch does best. There's a box on the right of the watch to show the date and three chronograph dials on the top, bottom, and left side. The strap is navy blue on the outside and a light yellow on the inside. The bright and bold colors are sure to make people notice and leave a lasting impression. It's radio controlled to keep time in 26 cities and five different time zones.
5. The Eco-Drive Titanium Perpetual Chrono A-T Citizen Watch
There are more specs on this watch than regular watches can brag about. The Eco-Drive Titanium Perpetual Chrono A-T Citizen Watch comes in 42mm and has a silver titanium strap that connects to a tachymeter embossed watch face. The perpetual calendar is powered by the built in radio that measures time with precise accuracy. What makes this watch great is that it has a notice for when the battery gets low for you to recharge it. It has a crystal screen that prevents it from getting any scratches.
4. The Men's Chandler Eco-Drive Citizen Watch
It has a humble fabric stitched strap that connects to a stainless steel base. To the right of the base are two buttons and a cross cut designed dial that controls the chronograph and hour hands. The hands light up in the dark and help users read the time better. The Eco-Drive that it comes with lets you take your watch on the go and be charged with the power of the sun. It's also water proof for up to 330 feet so you can shower and wash the dishes without having to worry about damaging it.
3. The Promaster Diver Citizen Watch
Watches weren't initially made to be near water, but the Promaster Diver Citizen Watch was made for exactly that. It's more water proof than most watches, going up to 660 feet into the water without any problems. The polyurethane molded band is blue and has a buckle to close it up with. It's also powered by the Citizen Eco-Drive so you know that all you need to do to charge it is to leave it in the sunlight.
2. The AR Eco-Drive Citizen Watch with Pinstripe Dial
Being edgy doesn't have to come with consequences with the AR Eco-Drive Citizen Watch with Pinstripe Dial. It's a modernly designed watch that has a bold black and silver color design. It has a single metal button on the right side that controls the hour and minute hands. The chroma is matt black and has been sealed to make this watch water resistant to up to 330 feet. You can go weeks and even months without having to recharge the battery due to the Eco-Drive charging the watch via sunlight.
1. The Avion Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Watch Citizen Watch
The last but not least watch on the list is none other than the Avion Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Watch Citizen Watch. The leather strap is an oak brown with stitching that contrast the colors well. It's clever watch face and design was meant to give people an aviator feeling. There's a single dial on the right side of the watch to change the time and set the date. The hour and minute hands are luminous and glow well within the stainless steel round case. Nothing can go wrong when you're walking around wearing this watch.
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