A quick review of the basics: thehave full ceramic cases (they’re marked with the chemical formula for the ceramic, zirconium dioxide, on the lugs and also on the dial – the latter very discreetly) and have screw-down backs featuring the so-called Naiad locking system. The latter is a patented method of ensuring that the lettering (and, potentially, other decorative back elements in the future) remain properly aligned with respect to the vertical and horizontal axes of the . Water resistance is 600 m/2,000 ft, and there’s a GMT function as well, with independent setting of the hour hand in one hour increments. The case is 45.5 mm x 17.8 mm thick; however the watch wears lighter thanks to the ceramic case construction. As the watch is a Master Chronometer, it carries METAS certification for magnetic resistance to 15,000 gauss, and also COSC certification for accuracy. The movement is Omega co-axial caliber 8906, with a 60-hour power reserve, two barrels, and a silicon balance spring. Pricing is slightly higher than you might expect for a , but there are also a lot of distinguishing technical features for which a premium can be justified, and which add up to a watch that really does stand apart from a lot of its competition.
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