Halios is a competitive watchmaking brand that offers high quality timepieces online only. The prices are generally affordable with premium quality in materials and workmanship. They’ve earned a reputation that elevates them a little higher than most in their class. Here are the 5 best Halios watches that are offered on the market today.
Halios 1000M Puck
The Puck gets its name from the cylindrical shape of the case and it follows the Holotype, Laguna and Bluering in the progression. This popular model is respected for its large 47 mm diameter and the 11.5 mm size at the case edge. The 24 mm lugs are fully integrated and the unidirectional bezel is attached via side screws with a small amount of play in between its 120 clicks. The double domed crystal is sapphire which presents a clear and legible view of the dial with enhancement for the high water resistant value of this diving watch. The typeface is clear and the scale is fully lumed for easy reading in all lighting conditions. The dial presents the minimalist features characteristic of the Halios brand. The bracelet is a 24 mm that tapers down to 20mm in a brushed stainless steel finish with a clasp closure. The movement is an ETA 2824 with a reliable function at a reasonable price.
The Holtype is the second best watch in the Halios collections with Chinese sourcing and a Miyota 8215 Japanese movement. It’s a sensible choice because of its reputation for reliability and precision time keeping ability. The Holotype was produced with a small production run and the original sold out fast. The yellow dial PVD example features a 44 mm case with 16 mm thickness made of 316L stainless steel. The bezel is a 120 click unidirectional ratcheting style. The crown is a signed screw down located at 4 o clock and inset 2 mm into the case. The indices, hands and big bezel arrow are painted with Seiko Lumibrite lume for high visibility in low light conditions. To further enhance the readability, the hour and second hands are lack with an orange minute hand. The un-coated sapphire crystal is flat with a thickness of 3 mm. with water resistance of 300 feet.
Halios Tropik Watch
The third most popular Halios watch is the Tropic. It became an instant success with its small size and a case that measures 41 mm in diameter less the crown and a 14 mm thickness counting the domed sapphire crystal. The thickness at the edge is a mere 10.5 mm. The case is curved with 22 mm wide lugs. The Tropic has been produced in a variety of color themes with thee black dial selling out fast in the first run. The bezel in the bronze variation is a fixed style. The case is made of stainless steel material with dial markers, hands and bezel treated with BGW9 SuperLumiNova illumination that makes the watch easy to read in low light situations. This specific Lumina glows as a blue. There is also a C3 variant available in the sport editions which produces a green lume. The Halios Tropik is powered with an ETA 2824 movement with a 42 hours power reserve.
The Halios Seaforth is a customizable model that has a base price of $200 and the customer can order the precise build to their specifications. The Fixe Bezel is $665 with a rotating bezel in your choice of sapphire or steel for $690 and a third option of a fixed bezel DLC for $715. The dial is also your choice. The stainless steel case is available in a 40mm for the fixed bezel and 41 mm for the rotating bezel with a 20 ATM water resistance. The thickness is 12 mm including the sapphire crystal and the rotating bezel is unidirectional, 120 clicks. The caibre is an ETA 2824 self winding movement with a power reserve of 40 hours and customers have their choice of a no date dial or a quick-set date display located at the 6 O’clock position.
Halios Delfin PVD
The Halios Delfin PVD features a 43.5 mm x 49 mm stainless steel case with a black and grey dial. The hands and indexes are treated with BGW9 Superluminova for high readability in low light environments. The movement is a Miyota 9015 and is encased with a domed sapphire lens. The watch is water resistant up to 500 meters and it’s secured to the wrist with a leather and nylon strap.