There is no denying the fact that while there are many renowned and famous watch manufacturers in the world, Citizen is a company that attracts a lot of attention and respect across the world. This company from Japan has been in the field of watch manufacturing since 1924 and has served its customers quite magnificently over the past 88 years or so. It has come out with many new models to suit changing requirements and preferences. In keeping with this tradition, the company has come up with the new Citizen AT0940-50E Eco Drive Titanium Chronograph Black Dial Watch. The watch hit the market in the year 2011 and within this short period it has indeed captured the imagination and liking of the customers. This is because of the various features and functionalities which go in making this watch a good buy. It is reasonably priced at around $281 against the actual print price of $375 entailing a saving of around 25% on the marked price. When looked at against the various features, good looks and performance of the watch it indeed gives excellent value for money to say the least. As is the case with all Citizen watches brought through Amazon.com, this particular model also has a limited 5-year warranty which should take care of almost any manufacturing defect, major or minor. The diameter of the watch casing is around 44 millimeters with a thickness of around 11 mm. The black dial of the watch contrasts beautifully with the silver color of the casing and the band that supports the watch. Titanium is the brand material that has been used for making this watch, instead of stainless steel. The band and bezel material is also titanium which is a departure from the normal stainless steel material that is used. Let us over the next few lines try and get some useful information about the various features and functionalities of this watch for better customer knowledge.
Citizen AT0940-50E Eco-Drive Titanium Chronograph Black Dial Watch Features and Specifications
- Made from Titanium all over. The casing and the band are manufactured by high grade titanium that is rust proof and corrosion proof.
- The black color of the dial contrasts very beautifully with the silver color of the casing and the band.
- The diameter of the casing is around 44 millimeters with a thickness of around 11 millimeter.
- It weighs around 16 ounces and it is also water resistant up to a depth of 330 feet.
- Made using the best of Japanese Quartz technology and hence customers can expect perfect time keeping to the nearest second.
- The band width is around 25 millimeters which makes it look quite attractive on the wrist.
- Price at around $375 when customers buy it from Amazon.com. Offers very good value for money
- It is powered by natural solar light and hence does not require battery and is therefore considered to be very eco friendly.
- It has three more sub-dials with additional features and functionalities.
- Comes with a natural 5-year limited warranty if the watch is purchased from Amazon.com websites.
- It has an ergonomically designed body which includes the bracelet. The bracelet has a push button function which ensures that the watch stays firmly in place even under water.
- The best of Japanese Quartz technology is at work in this particular watch and hence accuracy of time can always be expected from this watch.
- It is also scratch resistant because of the mineral’ crystal window.
Citizen AT0940-50E Eco-Drive Titanium Chronograph Black Dial Watch Review
As is the case with other products from the stable of Citizen this Men’s AT0940-50E- Eco-Drive Titanium Chronograph watch has some great features and looks which indeed make it a very much sought after watch. It is priced just around $375 (amazon.com rates). It really offers excellent value for money at that price. It is very gorgeous to look at is very stylishly designed and is sure to become the cynosure of all eyes. Apart from looks, the performance of the watch is also very good and true to Japanese Quartz tradition and technology, it shows the near perfect time for a number of years. Further the fact that this watch works on natural light without the need for batteries makes it unique of a kind. The color of the dial is quite stunning and in combination with the color of the case and the bracelet, it indeed leaves a breath taking effect on the persons who are using it as well as others who are seeing it. We can certainly come across dozens of customers who have been using this watch for a number of years without any trouble or problem. Further the fact that each and every Citizen watch purchased through Amazon.com comes with a 5 year limited guarantee is something that provides a lot of comfort level to the customers. There are other benefits too that comes the customers’ way. For example the water resistant nature of the watch is again something that appeals to many customers. Not many of us have faced any problem when it comes to serviceability of these watches. There are a number of brick and mortar service centers who can take care of any problems which may arise in this watch.
However there have been some instances where customers have complained about the falling off of the crystal inside the dial. But such instances are very few and far between. Condensation also is a problem as far as these crystals are concerned. These are quite big problems and Citizen would do better to handle the same without any delay or procrastination. There are also some doubts expressed about the warranty clause and presumably it covers only the movement of the watch and bracelet from one place to another without covering any manufacturing defect. This again is a matter of serious concern that needs to be addressed without any delay. Nonetheless, the pros associated with this watch far outweigh the cons and hence it would be not wrong to state that this watch lives up to the high expectation because it comes from the house of Citizen. ‘