Most Affordable (High-End) Watch Brands


affordable high end watch brand

Most Affordable Watch Brands

When it comes to great watches, people often say that you are going to have to pay for quality. To some degree that is true, however it is possible to purchase a quality watch at a reasonable price. A great watch doesn’t mean you have to have sell a kidney.

We have found some really great watch brands that make amazing watches for very reasonable money.

We know consumers love brands so we focused on watchmakers we know resonate with people. While none of these names will surprise you, it may shock you to know they are perfect for amongst affordable watch lovers.

Each watchmaker is known for high quality, solid engineering, great designs and lots of options to make the right choice.

The following seven brands are perfect examples of the fact that you do not have to break the bank in order to get a great watch. These are some of the more exciting brands for this year.

Don’t forget to spend time checking out some of our reviews and really exploring each brand.

Affordable Watch Brands List

Rank Brand Founded Location Shop
1 Casio 1946 Tokyo, Japan Shop Casio
2 Invicta 1837 Chiasso, Switzerland Shop Invicta
3 Timex 1854 Waterbury, CT, United States Shop Timex
4 Citizen 1918 Nishi-tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Shop Citizen
5 Tissot 1853 Le Locle, Switzerland Shop Tissot
6 Michael Kors 1981 New York, NY, United States Shop Michael Kors
7 Nautica 1983 New York, NY, United States Shop Nautica

 


Affordable Watch Brands In Detail

Casio Affordable Watches

1. Casio

Quick Links: Shop Casio WatchesOfficial Website, Read our Reviews

Casio Watches

Casio continues to be one of the best watch brands in the world. They are market leaders in technology, style, and innovation.

Because Casio has a large history of manufacturing a wide variety of goods, ranging from musical instruments, clocks, cameras, and calculators, their approach to watch development is innovative.

They combine analogue and digital technologies with strong, durable designs. Casio’s styles range from colorful and sporty to classic, making different type of watches that are going to suit almost everyone.

They have also introduced the “retro range,” a playful nod to the earliest digital Casio watches in existence.

Casio Men's Sport Analog Dive WatchBest Casio Watch Lists

Top 7 Best Selling Casio Watches
Casio G-Shock First Time Buying Guide
Best Casio Pathfinder (Protrek) Watches
Best Selling Baby-G Watches for Women
Best Casio Edifice Watches
Best Selling Casio Edifice Watches

Popular Casio Watch Reviews

Casio Men’s EF527D-1AV “Edifice” – Review | Product Details
Casio Men’s PRG550-1A1CR Pro Trek  – Review | Product Details
Casio GW500A-1V G-Shock Atomic – Review | Product Details
Casio Women’s BG169R-7A Baby-G – Review | Product Details
Casio General Chronograph  – Review | Product Details
Casio Men’s PRW2500T-7CR Pathfinder – Review | Product Details
Casio Men’s WVA470DJ-1ACF “Waveceptor” – Review | Product Details

Shop for Casio Watches

Discover Casio Watches

Recommended Casio Watches

Invicta Affordable Watch Brands

2. Invicta

Quick Links: Shop Invicta WatchesOfficial Website, Read our Reviews

Invicta Watches Logo

Even though Invicta started in Switzerland, it has been a United States company for a long time – but did manage to keep the Swiss attention to detail.

When looking for Invicta, you will notice that they cater to even the most diverse and particular of tastes.

Especially those who are looking for a divers watch are not going to do much better within a moderate budget than Invicta. Even though the majority of Invicta’s watches have a classic style with a modern feel, there are some sporty counterparts as well.Invicta Men's 6981 Pro Diver Analog Swiss Chronograph Black Polyurethane Watch

Best Invicta Watch Lists

Best Invicta Watches for Women
Best Selling & Most Popular Invicta Watches for Men
Best Invicta Watches to Own (for Men)
Affordable & Cheap Invicta Watches for Women

Popular Invicta Watch Reviews

Invicta 15488 Subaqua Automatic – Product Details
Invicta Venom Gen II Chronograph 11702 – Product Details
Invicta 6546 Subuqua Noma IV – Product Details
Invicta 5735 Reserve Collection – Product Details
Invicta 1567 Reserve Chronograph 18K – Product Details
Invicta 14416 Jason Taylor Swiss Quartz – Product Details
Invicta Pro Diver Scuba Swiss 80039 – Product Details

Shop for Invicta Watches

Discover Invicta Watches

Recommended Invicta Watches

Timex

3. Timex

Quick Links: Shop Timex WatchesOfficial WebsiteRead our Reviews

Timex Watches Logo

Even though it has been around since 1854, Timex did not change into the company it is today until 1942.

Most people may remember Timex for its world famous slogan “takes a licking but keeps on ticking.” In order to enter new markets across the globe, Timex is putting on some bold, new designs that look very modern and cost very little.

As the largest watch manufacturer in the United States, it has recently included some more expensive watches in its collection, but Timex’s focus remains their traditional unassuming, low-cost watches.

When you buy a Timex watch, you can get a good watch, without having to spend too much money on it. While the colors may vary, the quality remains consistent.

Timex Men's T28071 Easy Reader Black Leather Strap Watch

Best Timex Watch Lists

Best Timex Watches to Own
Best Selling Timex Intelligent Quartz Watches

Popular Timex Watch Reviews

Timex T49868 Intelligent Chrono – Product Details
Timex Ironman Watch T5K405 – Product Details
Timex T2P273DH Intelligent Quartz – Product Details
Timex T49799 Expedition Dive Style – Product Details
Timex T2N291AB SL Series Automatic – Product Details
Timex T2M513 SL Series Automatic – Product Details
Timex T2N720 Adventure Series – Product Details

Shop for Timex Watches

Discover Timex Watches

Recommended Timex Watches

Citizen Watches

4. Citizen

Quick Links: Shop Citizen WatchesOfficial WebsiteRead our Reviews

Citizen Watch Logo

 

When looking at the many modern classics that Citizen has produced since its beginnings, many people are rather surprised to find that the company began as the Shokosha Watch Research Watch Institute.

In the hopes of creating a watch that would appeal to ordinary citizens that they would be able to sell the world over, the company named its first watch “Citizen,” a name that proved so successful that it would eventually become the name of the watch manufacturer we know today.

Citizen has been at the forefront of revolutionary technologies consistently and became the first Japanese manufacturer to introduce a shock resistant watch (in 1956) and the first to introduce a water resistant watch (1959).

Most Citizen watches have a classic appeal to them.Citizen Men's 'Eco-Drive' Quartz Stainless Steel

Best Citizen Watch Lists

Top Selling Citizen Watches for Men
Best Citizen Watches for Women
Best Citizen Watches to Own (for Men)
Citizen Watch Buying Guide

Popular Citizen Watch Reviews

Citizen JY0010-50E Skyhawk A-T – Product Details
Citizen AT9010-52E World Time A-T – Product Details
Citizen BL5403-03X – Product Details
Citizen AT8010-58E – Product Details
Citizen AT4006-06X – Product Details
Citizen BL8004-53E Calibre 8700 – Product Details
Citizen BL5250-02L Titanium – Product Details

Shop for Invicta Watches

Discover Citizen Watches

Recommended Invicta Watches

Tissot Watches

5. Tissot

Quick Links: Shop Tissot WatchesOfficial WebsiteRead our Reviews

Tissot Watches Logo

 

Back in 1853, Tissot was the first company to mass produce pocket watches.

While Tissot has since watches with countless different features with the T-Touch (compass, altimeter, barometer, and thermometer), the focus remains on the timeless Swiss design that the company became famous for in the first place.

While there are some modern touches on the new, more affordable designs, including various different colors, the traditional design still dominates the Tissot watch collection.

Best Tissot Watch Lists

Best Tissot Watches for Men
Affordable Swiss Made Watch Brands

Popular Tissot Watch Reviews

Tissot T0446142103100 Review | Product Details
Tissot T Race Chronograph Review | Product Details
Tissot T039.417.16.037.02 Review | Product Details
Tissot T0794272705700 Product Details
Tissot T065.430.11.051.00  Review | Product Details
Tissot PRS-200 Blue Chronograph  Product Details
Tissot T0134204720200 Review | Product Details

Shop for Tissot Watches

Discover Tissot Watches

Recommended Tissot Watches

Michael Kors

6. Michael Kors

Quick Links: Shop Michael Kors WatchesOfficial WebsiteRead our Reviews

Michael Kors Watches Logo

The goal behind this rapidly growing global luxury lifestyle brand was clear, produce award-winning designs while making the collection affordable enough for everyday users.

The combination of a sporty attitude and stylish elegance makes Michael Kors watches stand out from many of the other options.

Despite the luxury appeal and aesthetic, the prices remain affordable. This explains the recent surge in popularity that peaked during Christmas 2012 when social media sites were buzzing about the number of Michael Kors watches gifted during that time.

The design used is the traditional, timeless classic with a few modern tweaks.

Michael Kors Pressley Chronograph White Dial Gold-tone

Best Michael Kors Watch Lists

Best Selling Michael Kors Watches for Women
Top 7 Discounted Michael Kors Watches for Women
Best Michael Kors Watches for Men 2015
Best Michael Kors Watches to Own (Men)
Michael Kors Watches For Women (Under $200)
Top 7 Discounted Michael Kors Watches for Women

Popular Michael Kors Watch Reviews

Michael Kors MK8255 Bradshaw – Product Details
Michael Kors MK8152 Dylan Black – ReviewProduct Details
Michael Kors MK3191 – Product Details
Michael Kors MK5754 – Product Details
Michael Kors MK3203 – Product Details
Michael Kors Mercer MK8322 – Product Details

Shop for Michael Kors Watches

Discover Michael Kors Watches

Recommended Michael Kors Watches

Nautica Watches

7. Nautica 

Quick Links: Shop Nautica WatchesOfficial WebsiteRead our Reviews

Nautica Watches Logo

Nautica is known for its unique designs, bold colors, and distinctive styling.

Unlike many of the earlier brands that we have mentioned here, most Nautica watches do have a sportier, colorful appearance that is more suited for a night out on the town than a boardroom meeting.

These are certainly considered ‘fashion’ watches.

Considering that Nautica falls under the Timex umbrella, you also know that you are getting a quality timepiece that is going to last for many years to come.

Nautica Men's N14555G NST Stainless Steel Watch

Best Nautica Watch Lists

Best Selling & Most Popular Nautica Watches
Best Nautica Timepieces for Men
Top 8 Selling Nautica Watches

Popular Nautica Watch Reviews

Nautica Men’s N14536 – Review | Product Details
Nautica Men’s N14538G – Review | Product Details
Nautica N25015G NST 101 Sporty – Product Details
Nautica N19508G NST Yachting – Product Details
Nautica N21026G NST 15 CHRONO – Product Details
Nautica Men’s 19508G – ReviewProduct Details
Nautica Men’s N17526G – Review | Product Details

Shop for Nautica Watches

Discover Nautica Watches

Recommended Nautica Watches


The Conclusion

As you can see from our list of seven, there are countless of great watches available at a reasonable prices. Depending on your style and personal preference, you are going to have to narrow down your options between the manufacturers you see here. Regardless of your personal preference though, there is no going wrong with these great brands.

More of the Best Watches

The Best Watch Brands in the World
The Best Watch Brands For Men (Under $15,000)
7 Most Affordable Swiss Made Watch Brands
5 Most Popular Rolex Watches Of All Time
7 Affordable Dynamic Skeleton Watches
Top 7 Best Selling Japanese Watches Of All Time
Top 7 Most Popular TAG Heuer Watches
Best Tissot Watches To Own (For Men)
Top 7 Most Affordable Aviator Watches
The 9 Most Powerful Casio G-Shock Watches