Most of the people think why to wear a watch when they already have smartphones always in their hand. Well, it’s a same question like why to have a laptop when you already have a desktop. If you are a tech-savvy, then advanced wrist watches will definitely make your day. There are many geeks who just wanted to wear every cool looking watch which are technologically advanced. These watches are considered as the future of watch making industries. The following list includes only cool wrist watches that involve several factors like design, technology used and unique features. Here is the collection of unique and high tech wrist watches that will absolutely draw your attention.
12. Abacus Caller ID Watch
If you are a lazy person to pick up the phone to see who’s calling, then Abacus caller ID watch is made for you. This watch is equipped with a Bluetooth technology and a 96 by 15 pixels OLED display to show text notifications. It has an operating range of up to 10 meters and can last for one week on a single charge. It is made up of stainless steel and vibrates when it receives a call.
11. Nooka Zizm
The Nooka Zizm has a unique faceted crystal lens that produces a refracted view of time on the Zenh display, a silicone material strap. It features an alarm, chronograph, date, time, water-resistant and an LCD display. It is made up by cutting the silicone strap to create the perfect size for each wearer. The hand polishing of the watch makes it one of the most beautiful watches in this list.
10. Olivier Demangel Solaris Watch
Price: $350 (Expected)
A designer, Oliver Demangel creates a futuristic solar-powered watch, Solaris watch. He got the idea after seeing a solar-powered keyboard. Its solar cell is fitted in the center of the watch. The time on the watch is displayed by a series of LEDs. The blue light shows hours and the purple light blinks in every five minutes. The Solaris watch looks stunning and has several mind-blowing features.
9. Abacus Hands Free Ball Watch
Abacus hands free ball watch has a cool design but you need some additional skills to operate it. The whole system of the watch works on the magnetism. This hands free ball watch has a single metal ball that conveys the time on a magnetic dial. This watch doesn’t show exact time. It is very difficult to read the time because the ball moves to and fro with the flow of the wearer’s hand.
8. Ziiiro Watch
All the Ziiiro watches have some similar features to show the time. These watches are designed to read the time in a fun activity. The Gravity Ocean watch has two circles. The inner circle represents the hour and the outer circle displays the minutes. Its flexible bracelet strap is made up of metals and silicone. It is powered by a lithium-ion battery.
7. Knot 0-Hundred Watch
The Knot 0-Hundred Watch is a result of combination of automobile and horological design. Nicholas DiLoreto and Kort Neumann create the design of the watch. Its outer dial represents the hours, inner dial represents the minutes and the central dial displays the seconds. The price mentioned above is still a concept; the real market value has not been declared yet.
6. Tread 2
Tread watch series was created by a California based company, DEVON. Tread 2 is the reinvention of the previous watch, Tread 1. It is the only American watch company that uses its own proprietary rights. Every part of the watch is furnished with hand polishing and brushing and it weighs only 90 grams. Sapphire crystals are used on both front and back lenses. It also features a lithium-ion battery and belts to display the time. It is now available in almost every country across the globe.
5. Gentleman’s Faceless Watch
The Gentleman’s faceless watch looks like a stainless steel bracelet unless you take a closer look. The coolest part of this watch is that it doesn’t have any dial or display screen. It has a button on the right side and hidden LEDs to show you the time. The upper row shows the hour and the lower one displays the minutes. It also shows the today’s date. Its electroplated design makes it an ideal gadget for spying.
4. Seiko Astron
The Seiko Astron is the world’s first GPS solar watch. The first design of the watch was introduced in 1969 and since then, they are continually developing its design. Seiko is made up of stainless steel and considered one of the most reputable watch brands in the world. It features a GPS controlled time zone that can be connected with 39 different zones through satellites. A user can also disable automatic synchronization while traveling via planes.
3. HM4 Thunderbolt
HM4 Thunderbolt was designed and developed by MB&F. It features two perpendicular dials to shows hours and minutes that are fitted in two jet turbine pods. All 311 components were specially developed for the HM4 Thunderbolt due to its unique architecture. In 2010, it was awarded for the best concept and design watch at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve. It is not a traditional wrist watch and you can understand well after seeing its price tag.
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2. de Grisogono Occhio
de Grisogono Occhio is a limited edition timepiece that attracts millions of tech geeks and craftsman as well. It has a peals alarm to mark specific intervals of time. It is regarded as one of the most exclusive creations in the world. It has 154 diamonds of different sizes. Its exclusive diaphragm opens by the movement of all twelve blades triggering. It also features water resistant up to 30 meters.
1. HD3 Slyde
HD3 Slyde is one of the most advance and high tech wrist watches available in the today’s market. It was designed by a famous French watchmaker, Jorg Hysek Jr. According to the Watch Journal Magazine, it’s a concept watch that is made possible after the use of electronics and touchscreen technology. It is powered by a lithium polymer battery that has a capacity of 250 mAh. It features an LED screen (232 x 240 pixels) and a sapphire crystal that fits according to the curves of your wrist. You can also buy a steel version with diamonds which is available at a price tag of $19,500.