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Timex Women's T5J131 1440 Sports Digital Blue Resin Strap Watch
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97 of 99 people found the following review helpful
on December 14, 2007
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This Timex watch has a mid-size bezel, which means it is extremely comfortable to wear and once on the wrist you will forget you have it on. For ladies with a larger wrist the strap is plenty long, very comfortable, and it does not pinch.

The time read out is extremely clear and easy to read, especially for a night shift RN, and the alarm is wonderfully simple to program, not only for me, but also for my 14-year-old daughter, both of us are ADD. I LOVE the soft blue indiglo back light, which is not harsh on the eyes at night.

The BEST feature is the water resistance up to 165 feet. I come home from work, get into the shower, and never worry about whether or not I am wearing the watch. I also love the new colors. This one is a cool muted, ocean blue. There are many other colors available.

Ironically, I might not have tried this watch had I not been surfing late one night and accidentally ordered this watch in my sleep. I had my one-click set up and must have dozed off and hit the button with my mouse. I even ordered it over night shipping and I hardly do that for anything I REALLY want for myself! (laughing)
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69 of 77 people found the following review helpful
on August 25, 2009
I bought this watch cause i really liked the look of it and the color and the reviews for it were mostly good. I also needed a watch that was waterproof so that I didn't need to take it off every time i went near water. One small thing that i found annoying was that when setting the time or alarm or anything, you couldn't go down so if you go one minute too high you have to go ALL the way back around. One more thing is that on the timer, you have to reset it every time that you use it. For example, if I set 5 minutes on it, and then pressed start, once it gets down to 0, and I want to use it again I have to reset the whole thing. There was one giant problem with the watch for me. On here it said that it was waterproof. The very first time that it got wet for me it fogged up inside, and I couldn't read the numbers as easily. About a week later, water droplets started getting in my watch. Then all of the numbers disappeared and now its blank. If you ask me, you can find a watch a LOT better than this. It may not look as cool, but this one didn't work at all for me. I had it for less than a month.
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29 of 31 people found the following review helpful
on April 8, 2007
This watch is exactly what I was looking for. It is a small, pretty, functional watch that is quite durable. It has plenty of features, but is not extremely complicated. The color is slightly lighter and more purpley then it is in the pictures.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
on October 18, 2012
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It's a decent watch. But it is clearly advertised as water resistant to 165 feet. This means that the watch can be submersed in shallow water (pool water). But this one can't. Once used in a pool at no more than 4 feet depth, instant death. Had the watch for 2 weeks. It should be labeled as 100 feet, which means it can deal with rain and splashes of water.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
on August 17, 2011
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I am a long time user of Timex Ironman watches, but really only needed a stopwatch currently so chose this less expensive option. Boo. The programming is nothing like the Ironman's, is completely counter-intuitive and the little buttons are not exactly conducive to capturing an accurate time. Spend the additional $15 and get an Ironman as this is a waste.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
on January 10, 2008
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But the buttons are difficult to push & I'll be darned if I can figure out the stopwatch feature. I have had many Timex Iron man watches and never had to read the manual. This one is more tricky. It does look nice and the price was right.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
on February 7, 2009
I am a female runner for many years and have owned numerous sport watches. I purchased this one just to use for my runs and other sport activities. I like this one a lot for timing my runs. It is easy to use and the display is easy to read. I do not wear it as an everyday watch as I find it too bulky.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
on December 16, 2014
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This is my 3rd time purchasing this exact blue Timex 1440 digital watch (and my 4th time buying this style, but previously a different color)

Do I like this watch? YES. I mean I keep buying it.

Why do I keep buying new ones? Maybe the Timex 1440's are really not built to last more than 2-3 years for everyday wear. [See photo included in review - this is the exact spot where the strap breaks every time]. Eventually the strap will fail, but while it lasts it's the perfect watch for me:

* perfect size watch face (I'm a lady with very slim wrists, so large sports watches look ridiculous on me)
* very comfortable
* water resistant (I rarely remove it to shower or wash dishes)
* has the exact info I need on the face (time, numeric day of the month, text day of the week)
* strong indiglo for low light situations

The negatives: Well, it'd be better if the bands didn't break after a couple of years, but I probably wear my watch more than others might. My other problem is that the initial set-up is difficult. I'm a gadget fiend, love technology, but this watch is so non-intuitive to set the time/date/etc. Once I get it figured out, by the time daylight savings time starts or ends I've forgotten how to set it again and have to relearn.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
on November 9, 2007
I really like this watch. It has a timer, stopwatch and alarm, plus two time zones. The timer isn't as loud as some other brands and the real drawback is when the watch band wore out I wasn't able to replace it because of its unique design. I like the way the back lights up behind the numbers. That makes it easier to read then when the numbers just light up.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
on August 18, 2011
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I have had two of these watches and both died when getting wet. In the first case I was swimming in a lake and in the second I was in a wading pool with my son. I'm really disappointed because I like the look and feel of the watch very much and have especially appreciated the indiglo light during middle-of-the-night feedings or nap time checks. I just can't justify buying a 3rd one when light swimming or splashing around in a kiddie pool break the thing!
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