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- Military-inspired stainless steel watch with round dial, red contrasting second hand, and rugged green canvas band
- Japanese quartz movement with analog display
- Charges in natural sunlight or indoor light
- Features include protective mineral crystal dial window, date window, three subdials, luminous hands, and buckle closure and
- Water resistant to 330 feet (100 M): suitable for snorkeling, as well as swimming, but not diving
As a true manufacture d’horlogerie, CITIZEN integrates a comprehensive manufacturing process from creating individual components to a watch’s final assembly. It’s an artisan’s approach to watch making based on pushing forward the boundaries of technology and leveraging our experience toward exploring new possibilities.
One pivotal technological breakthrough was the development of a light-driven watch. CITIZEN pioneered this engineering innovation well ahead of other watch manufacturers as early as 1976, which led to the launch of the highly acclaimed Eco-Drive in 1995. Utilizing electrical power converted from virtually any light source, this extraordinary innovation changed forever the way watches could be powered. Eco-Drive eliminated the need to ever replace batteries, which made it especially beneficial to areas where such specialist batteries were not obtainable. This leveled the field for citizens of virtually every country to be able to experience unrestricted joy of wearing and using a CITIZEN watch.
The product development policy, “The Fusion of Technology and Beauty,” remains a constant motivation for us to merge cutting-edge technology with perfection of design beauty, which as a consequence inspires people to strive to be their best at any time.
CITIZEN launches a new campaign in collaboration with Wieden+Kennedy, Better Starts Now. This is the simple belief that no matter who you are or what you do, it is always possible to make something better — and now is the time to start doing it. We believe that better and now are both infinite, and that there is always a next ‘better’ and a new ‘now’ in which you can start pursuing it. It was clear from the onset of this project that we are dedicated to this ideal…not to the past but to the present, and all the way we can improve it. To help communicate this belief to the world we have created a new global CITIZEN brand movie, brand identity and brand website that represents out Better Starts Now philosophy.
- Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 5.9 x 5.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- ASIN: B000EQR6H0
- Item model number: AT0200-05E
- Date first available at Amazon.com: July 19, 2004
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
- International Shipping: This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More
- Average Customer Review:
|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Citizen|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Case material||Stainless steel|
|Case diameter||41 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||11 millimeters|
|Band width||21 millimeters|
|Bezel material||Stainless steel|
|Special features||Second hand, Luminous, Chronograph|
|Item weight||15.84 Ounces|
|Water resistant depth||330 Feet|
Top Customer Reviews
May 2008 Update:
I still like this watch as much as the day it arrived! It works perfectly, never runs out of battery and looks good. For those of you who haven't paid for a decent watch, you might not realize you're missing out on a good quality glass / crystal face. Mine still is scratch free. The watch looks pretty much brand new, even though I wear it every day.
Pros: This watch is easy to set up and holds time well. It can be dragged across brick surfaces and airplane exteriors without blemishing. It can be taken in the shower and swimming pool without leaking, and the watch band dries before getting a chance to leave wet spots on your trousers while you drive to work. The fit is comfortable and the watch is not heavy or bulky. The chronograph is incredibly easy to use after looking at the instructions once. The hour and minute hands have a nice, subtle glow sufficient for telling time in dark places.
Cons: The chronograph maxes out at 60 minutes and then turns off. And I once turned it off accidentally when the back of my hand pushed against the watch. So be careful if you're timing anything serious--like a ninja mission.
Notes on fit: I'm 5'9", 170 pounds, and a fitness nut. This watch JUST fits my wrist. So as other reviewers have said, if your wrists have a little padding, plan on replacing the watch band--which is an industry-standard size and easy to replace.
Notes on the Eco-Drive battery life: I have done nothing beyond my normal routine to keep this watch exposed to light. I don't avoid wearing long-sleeved shirts or hold my arm out the window while driving home. And so far I have had no issues with the charge. From the time I took this watch out of the box, it has just kept on telling time and taking abuse.
Great value for the money.
The watch is spectacular. The face is large enough but not to big. The band feels great it is however a little on the smallish side. I currently wear it on the second to last hole and I do not have large wrists by any standard. But that is easily fixed by another band. (Really how much band tail do you want hanging? ) The chrono feature is cool and amuzes my kids when the reset button is pressed and the hand whizzes around to zero. The date window is unconventional but it so easily located. It is not in the way like other watches in the 3 hour spot. It is very military looking which is exactly what I was looking for. Citzen also has a 5 year warranty which is outstanding in the industry. I would highly recommend this or any Citzen Eco-Drive. Hope this helps.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Watch looks great, and fits decent. Only thing I dont like is that it has leather on the inside of the band and doesnt state such anywhere on this page's materials listings. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Blasphemate
Very nice watch! For a chronograph this watch has a very reasonable size. Most chronographs are large (which I don't like). Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
I received this watch today and I love it so far. The size of the face is perfect, even for a small wrist. The chronograph feature works as it should. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Amazon Customer
Very nice watch. The band isn't the easiest to unfasten but it's very comfortable on and looks great. I'm 6'2' with xxl hands and it doesn't look too undersized/oversizedPublished 29 days ago by Mookie
I love this watch! It mostly lives in a drawer and only wear it on Sundays or every other Sunday. Keeps time precisely even with minimal contact with light. Read morePublished 1 month ago by MikeyG
Chronograph stopped working after two months. Start/Stop button is permanently depressed. Besides this major failure the watch looks great and functions flawlessly. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ben Hagstad