Zenith Men’s 03.2040.400/21.c496 El Primero 36’000 VPH Black Sunray Patterned Chronograph Dial Watch


Zenith Men's 03.2040.400/21.c496 El Primero 36'000 VPH Black Sunray Patterned Chronograph Dial Watch
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  • Design
    Editor: 85%
  • Durability
    Editor: 82%
  • Value for Money
    Editor: 72%

Review Summary:

Picking out a man's watch can be a little daunting especially if you are quite clueless about what features you need to pay attention to. But when it comes to a watch that you can wear for a formal occasion, you cannot go wrong with the Zenith Men's 03.2040.400/21.c496 El Primero 36'000 VPH Black Sunray Patterned Chronograph Dial Watch. For one, it comes from a well regarded brand that has perfected the craft of watch making. When it comes to watches for men, you certainly cannot go wrong with Zenith.

So what do you exactly get from the Zenith Men’s 03.2040.400/21.c496 El Primero 36’000 VPH Black Sunray Patterned Chronograph Dial Watch? Below are its most notable features.

  • Features Swiss automatic movement
  • Comes in a leather strap
  • Designed with a black sunray dial
  • Built with a tachymeter scale
  • Made to be water resistant for up to 330 feet
  • Chronograph

Other features include the following.

  • Dial window uses anti reflective sapphire
  • Has analog display type
  • Date calendar display
  • Features a buckle clasp
  • Has a stationary bezel
  • Weighs 16 ounces
  • Standard band length for men
  • Band width is measured at 21 millimeters
  • Case material that is stainless steel

So, what do these features exactly mean for a consumer?

One of the special features that this watch can boast of is that it is Chronograph. It makes the Zenith El Primero a cut above the rest of its type. This feature is especially useful for people who are into sports and require accurate and precise measurements. It is one essential feature that helps you tell the difference a split second makes. And since the market of the Zenith El Primero includes sporty men, the tachymeter scale moves it a notch higher.

This watch is made of black crocodile leather strap which is perfect for the occasions when you may need to dress and impress. It is not exactly an everyday watch like one that is made of metal leather. But black leather is much desirable for when you need to look luxurious and elegant.

What are the potential drawbacks?

The Zenith El Primero cannot be questioned for its precision. But some people may find the leather strap a drawback. If you are looking for an everyday wear, it may not do as well as a watch with a metal strap. But then again, this is a matter of preference.

And the Zenith El Primero is not just made of any type of leather. It is made of crocodile leather which speaks a lot about its durability. This explains why this watch is a must have for sporty men who needs to be elegant on some occasions.

Zenith has always been a top of mind when it comes to men’s luxury watches. While the brand spells tradition, it has also adapted excellently to its user’s evolving needs. The Zenith Men’s 03.2040.400/21.c496 El Primero 36’000 VPH Black Sunray Patterned Chronograph Dial Watch is a great example where a luxury watch can take several notches higher when it comes to function.

Picking out a man's watch can be a little daunting especially if you are quite clueless about what features you need to pay attention to. But when it comes to a watch that you can wear for a formal occasion, you cannot go wrong with the Zenith Men's 03.2040.400/21.c496 El Primero 36'000 VPH Black Sunray Patterned Chronograph Dial Watch. For one, it comes from a well regarded brand that has perfected the craft of watch making. When it comes to watches for men, you certainly cannot go wrong with Zenith.

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