The Oris Aquis Date needs no presentation any longer. It is one of those generally moderate programmed watches that we regularly cover, here at MONOCHROME. Performing both at the workplace or at the sea shore, the new facelift worked by Oris gave this watch a considerably more attractive look, without endangering its plunging limits. Normally seen in a huge 43.5mm width, there’s another more modest choice accessible – which we’ll call more easy to understand. Also, today this model gets an in vogue new dial. Meet the Oris Aquis Date 39.5mm now with a Green Dial.
As referenced, the Aquis Date is an easy decision for anybody looking for an available yet strong plunge watch with a Swiss programmed development, a secured case yet sufficient style for day by day use. Already a straightforward instrument watch considering just its jumping limits, the development attempted in 2017, when the watch was facelifted, added a little trace of tastefulness to this model – overhauled records and hands, new tones, distinctive state of certain components – the entirety of that done in a fairly moderate however fruitful way.
A year later, the brand concluded that this model ought to be much more “urbanized”, with the presentation of a more modest form – not a ladies’ observe but rather such a moderate size model, supplanting its 43.5mm case with an effectively wearable 39.5mm case. Effectively accessible in dark with a brushed bezel, in dark with a cleaned bezel or in blue with a cleaned bezel, there’s a fourth model joining the remainder of the assortment – and one that is obviously playing on the pattern for shaded watches.
Based on similar details as the model effectively accessible – see here – Oris gives its Aquis Date 39.5mm another and rather top notch green dial (obviously quite possibly the most in vogue colors this year). For the event, the dial isn’t matte however includes a sunburst brushed example, which will positively bring about changing tones and decent reflections. The applied lists and hands, all loaded up with Super-LumiNova, haven’t changed.
Instead of the common dark bezel, Oris combines its green dial with a coordinating artistic bezel – which is cleaned. Once more, to give this watch a more metropolitan look. The case, with its coordinated drags and the overhauled defensive gadget as an afterthought, is equivalent to different versions of the watch and still water-impervious to 300 meters. It will be offered on a decision of cowhide tie, elastic lash or hardened steel wristband – all with a diver’s collapsing clasp.
Inside the case is the attempted and-tried Caliber 733, in light of a Sellita SW 200-1. This programmed development beats at 4Hz and has a 38-hour power hold. It is taken cover behind a strong steel back yet at the same time includes the mark red rotor.
The Oris Aquis Date 39.5mm with Green Dial will be accessible as of February 2019, at a cost of EUR 1,650 (cowhide or elastic) or EUR 1,850 (steel arm band). More subtleties at oris.ch .