A watch is one of the most essential accessories for men. It is must to make a style statement. Rolex, Patek Philippe, Cartier, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Blancpain, Chopard, IWC Schaffhausen, Ulysse Nardin, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Breitling are some of the popular international brands. If you are a watch connoisseur than you know the importance of a luxury watch. Cheap watches cannot be compared to the luxe watches in terms of design and features but they are great for daily wear.
Watch enthusiasts understand the feeling of flaunting a Rolex on their wrist. For them a timepiece not just plays its function but it is also a fashion accessory. Sophisticated design of branded timepieces evokes awe. For women designer timepieces are more like a coveted piece of jewellery. Affordable watches for women are ideal for daily wear. You get unlimited styles to choose from as per your liking.
There are various types of watches that are popular among men. Chronograph, dive, dress, field, pilot, dual time and digital are well known watch types. These have different features and hence different uses. As per the requirement and occasion, timepiece enthusiasts wear them. Casual or formal occasions call for trendy and elegant respectively. Some timepieces are limited edition while others have a wide range available in the market be it men’s Rolex, Cartier or Casio ladies watches.
Let’s come back to our topic – what is the difference between Chronograph and Dual Time watch? Both these types of watches look almost similar but are different when it comes to functionalities.
What is Chronograph Watch
It is a special type of timepiece that is used as a stop watch along with being a display watch. It can be easily distinguished from other types as it has two to three sub dials and two pushers. Its chronograph function works separately from the watch. They can record different lengths of time, say 30 to 60 minutes. Few of this type of watches feature tachymeter that lets you to convert elapsed time into speed. It is etched around the corner of the dial. It is a versatile technical gadget for watch enthusiasts.
Chronographs serve specific functions. Along with keeping track of two events at a time, it can also measure your heart rate and lets you know your average speed. This type of timepiece are complicated and are known for their precision. They are considered luxury pieces and hence costs pretty high.
What is Dual Time Watch
A dual time watch can be considered a similar timepiece as chronograph but with some differences. It features three sub dials. It can showcase the time of two time zones and has two hour hands. This type of timepieces also features day/date sub dials. Avid travellers must have this type of timepieces. It is useful for CEOs and business owners who have travel for conferences and business trips.
Both these timepieces are the ultimate experience of watch wearing and are ideal for watch connoisseurs.