Grand Seiko is known for its impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail, but with such a hefty price tag, it can be difficult to decide if one of the watches is worth your hard-earned money. In this guide, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of investing in a Grand Seiko timepiece so you can make an informed decision about your purchase.
Pros: Outstanding Durability & Longevity
Grand Seiko watches are known for their outstanding durability and longevity, thanks to the use of ever-evolving technologies and materials. These watches are manufactured using high grade titanium, which is both more malleable than steel and resistant to wear and tear. To further reduce the chances of slippage or scratches, most models have a sapphire crystal face instead of a regular glass face. This means you can count on your timepiece lasting for years without worrying about its condition.
The GA-900 has the distinction of having the longest estimated battery life (7 years) of any non-solar G-Shock with an analog display. The style is inspired by industrial and construction equipment, and the yellow accents on this GA-900-1A bring to mind the Caterpillar company. With its decagonal bezel, prominent front screws, and bumpers, it sort of resembles a mini-Mudmaster. The watch also has a front LED light button, 1/100 second stopwatch, 60-minute countdown timer, and 5 alarms.
PROS: Longest battery life for non-solar analog G-Shock
CONS: Busy dial, no second LED light for LCD, no auto light
Why Should You Buy A G-Shock? Casio G-Shock watches are widely regarded as the toughest watches in the world, and every G-Shock model is designed to take an extreme amount of abuse that would render most other watches broken and useless. The raised bezels of G-Shock watches provide excellent impact protection, and the superb 200-meter water