This is part 1 (Sport) of a 5 part series on all Mid-Range watches
- Part 1 : Sport Timepieces, $500 to $999 [You Are Here]
- Part 2: Fashion Timepieces, $500 to $999
- Part 3: Dress Timepieces, $500 to $999
- Part 4: Casual Timepieces, $500 to $999
- Part 5: Sales & Discounted Timepieces, $500 to $999
The things that sports watches can do nowadays are really shocking. With modern technology, these timepieces are now smarter and possess more useful functions than ever. Whether you’re a professional athlete or just a mere sports enthusiast, you’ll find it sensible to own a high-quality sports watch. That’s the exact reason we made this list of mid-range sports timepieces for men.
This awesome-looking sports watch from Victorinox is an absolute gem for its price. It’s a brilliant watch that carries a lot of styling, detail, and character. It features a stainless steel case topped with a gunmetal bezel and an orange rubber strap. It has an orange dial as well, with baton hour markers and hands of white and grey accents, plus a date display window at the 6 o’clock position. Representing the chronograph function are two sub-dials, while embedded on the bezel is a count-up 0-60 scale. This watch is big and bold, and one that only the daring could wear. Just like any other Victrinox timepieces, though, this one is built for both aesthetics and function.
The Prospex marine watch by Seiko is a neat-looking timepiece with the crown fixed adjacent to the 4 o’clock position. It’s a very simple watch, yet eye-catching at the same time, with its round stainless steel case and black rubber strap. Despite its size, it’s a very comfortable watch to wear, with its weight telling you that there is nothing cheap about it. In terms of specs, this watch features a stainless steel count-up bezel with 0-60 scale. It has a black dial that houses large dot hour markers, and large grey hands with white accents. It also has a day and date display window right beside the 3 o’clock position.
A superb timepiece in many ways, this sports watch from Tissot will exceed your expectations. The technology, the look, and the overall feel of the watch is simply matchless. Its casing is made of Titanium, making it very light and comfortable on the wrists, which is paired with a wide genuine leather strap. The T-Touch is the world’s first solar-powered touchscreen watch. It has 25 tactile functions including a perpetual calendar, a chronograph, a compass, and even weather forecast indicator. All of these details are house in a purple backlit dial protected by an anti-reflective sapphire crystal window. Meanwhile, the watch also comes with ergonomic pushers and crown, and is water resistant up to 100 meters.
One of the most accurate timepieces in the world, the Citizen Skyhaw-AT (full review) is the first watch to ever use atomic timekeeping and radio-controlled accuracy together, and combined with an Eco-Drive technology. It offers world time in over 40 cities and boasts of a 1/100 second chronograph, a perpetual calendar power reserve, two alarms, and a countdown timer. This watch is crafted in titanium and features a black ion plated bezel. It has a black dial as well, housing thick white baton hour markers and hands. Due to its titanium construction, this watch is ridiculously light and durable at the same time. Big, bold, and adventurous, this is a great timepiece to add to your collection.
A watch for the great outdoors, this timepiece from Suunto combines precision craftsmanship with essential functions, making it an excellent everyday functional accessory. It’s very straightforward in design, combining a stainless steel case and black leather strap for a rugged look. The two push buttons and crown also help achieve this watch’s urban look. What makes this watch truly unique, though, are the essentials – 3D compass for easy navigation, barometer for prediction of weather, and altimeter for measurement of altitude. These features are protected with a sapphire crystal glass, helping the watch withstand the elements.
Durable, easy to read, and extremely accurate, this sports timepiece from Torgoen offers very outstanding quality for its price. An aviation and chronograph timepiece in one, it represents a true high-performance watch. It features three sub-dials with 1/10 second, 30 minute, and 60 second register functions. It also comes with thick baton hour markers, white hour and minute hands, and an orange second hand. A date display window is also present between the 4 o’clock and 5 o’clock positions. These details are frame by a black IP stainless steel case that feature screw details, a durable Hardlex window, and a genuine calfskin leather strap. All in all, this is a beautiful piece of watch that will surely boost the confidence of anyone wearing it.
Built for all manner of outdoor adventure, this race-inspired watch from Zodiac was developed with the best technical design, precision, and craftsmanship. It’s a high-performance watch that features stainless steel and titanium case and a high-quality strap. It also showcases a carbon fiber dial that features super luminova accents. The lugs of this watch are exposed with the gold-tone pushers made to look like actual pedals to give the wearer a race-inspired experience. The watch comes with a tachymeter scale and chronograph function as well. Protected by a synthetic sapphire crystal, this is a great-quality watch made especially for sports enthusiasts.