Here’s the thing about digital watches: They offer a multitude of timekeeping features and (typically) better accuracy than their mechanical counterparts. Plus, they simply look great.
We’ve rounded up some of the best digital watches available, ranging from cheap to luxurious, to add to your timepiece collection.
Casio G-Shock DW5600E Digital Watch
The affordable DW5600-1V is a remake of Casio’s first-ever G-Shock, so it’s a must-have for any digital watch collector. This rugged timepiece is water-resistant up to 200 meters. The digital movement of this watch has essential timekeeping features that include an alarm, a countdown timer, and a stopwatch, among many other features. As expected from a G-Shock, the DW5600-1V also features excellent backlighting.
Casio Classic F-91W Digital Watch
The gold Classic F-91W is another glorious retro option from Casio. It has a compact and lightweight water-resistant case, a comfy resin band, and all the basic timekeeping features that a digital watch is supposed to deliver.
Timex DGTL A-Game Digital Watch
The Timex DGTL A-Game is a reasonably priced pick with a cool utilitarian design. this digital watch has an oversized — yet lightweight — resin case, and an easy-to-read negative display with exceptional Indiglo backlighting.The watch comes on a comfortable and durable resin strap, is water-resistant to 50 meters, and has several case and strap finishes to pick from.
Luminox XCOR/SXC Pilot Professional Analog Digital Watch
Designed to withstand the rigors of space flight, the Luminox XCOR/SXC Pilot Professional is part analog watch, part powerful flight-tracking tool. The latter includes a set of pro-grade chronograph features, as well as a second time-zone function, among others. The XCOR/SXC Pilot Professional features a lightweight titanium body with sapphire crystal. Of course, being a Luminox, the watch also has the company’s signature self-powered tritium illumination.
Suunto Traverse Alpha Watch
The Suunto Traverse Alpha digital watch is great for people who like to spend time outdoors. Its key features include a built-in GPS, a rechargeable battery, a location-based moon phase calendar, and a barometric pressure sensor for weather and altitude readings. You can track your trekking routes in detail via a smartphone app. Handmade in Finland, every Traverse Alpha timepiece has a case that’s compliant with military standards, as well as a sapphire crystal. Suunto offers the Traverse Alpha with a nylon or a silicone strap.