Victorinox Swiss Army Chrono Review

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The most well-known product from Victorinox is Swiss Army knife. Swiss Army knives are widely used. Victorinox is the supplier of multi-purpose knives to Swiss army. After the success of the knife, the company started to launch watches under their brand name in recent year.

Victorinox watches are targeting in mid-range to high-end quartz users. Their quartz watches are equipped with Swiss made ETA movements that are good reputation on the duration and accuracy. Besides high end quartz, Victorinox is providing different type of mechanical watches as well. This is the our first review on Victorinox, let’s focus on the most popular Victorinox Chronograph.

 

Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT 241337

Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT is one of the best selling series. It is a traditional chronograph that allows 1/10 seconds timing together with 60-second and 30-minute counters. The watch is Swiss quartz movement, the time is accurate as a result. The crystal is mineral that is not scratch resistant. The bracelet is very light weight and it is comfort to wear.

Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT 241337

Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT 241337

The bezel is unidirectional with 5-minute intervals Arabic numeral luminous markers. This is an alternative to measure the elapsed time in minutes (up to 60 minutes). If you need to measure time longer than an hour, it is better to use the chronograph function instead.

The date display is at four o’clock position that won’t overlap with the chronograph sub-dial at 6 o’clock.

 

Victorinox Swiss Army Maverick GS 241432

This watch is another classic chronograph made by Victoriniox. This watch is more or less the same as Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT 241337, the only functional different is this watch supports tachymetre.

Victorinox Swiss Army Mens Maverick GS 241432

Victorinox Swiss Army Mens Maverick GS 241432

The bezel is Rolex like stainless steel unidirectional bezel with 10-minute intervals Arabic numeral markers. The date display is at 6 o’clock that overlap with chronograph sub-dial.

The case is 43mm. The minute and hour hands are luminous but it is a little bit short. The crystal is scratch resistant sapphire. The movement is Swiss quartz.

 

Victorinox Swiss Army Dive Master 241424

After two chronograph watches from Victorinox with classic design, let’s us have a look at this stylish Victorinox Dive Master chronograph. When I first look at the watch, I feel that this watch looks strong and solid. Maybe it is due to the 43mm large and 14mm thick case. The watch is water resistant to 500m that is prefect for diving.

Victorinox Swiss Army Dive Master 241424

Victorinox Swiss Army Dive Master 241424

Although the case is large, it doesn’t look clumsy. Thanks to the watch designer, the watch is stunning and fashionable. The watch is PVD coasted stainless steel in brown, instead of traditional silver or dark. The bezel is unidirectional with extra large 10-minute intervals Arabic numeral markers.

The only thing that may not be convenience is that, the chronograph sub-dials display seconds and 12 hours. That’s mean there is no sub-dial for minute. Indeed, if you want to measure time elapse within an hour. It is better to use the unidirectional bezel instead.

 

Comparison

Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT

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Victorinox Swiss Army Dive Master

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Victoriniox Swiss Army Maverick GS

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Model# 241337 241424 241432
Crystal Mineral Glass Sapphire Sapphire
Case Stainless steel Stainless steel Stainless steel
Dial Black Brown Black
Water resistance 100m 500m 100m
Case diameter 42mm 43mm 43mm
Case thickness 12mm 14mm 12mm
Band material Stainless steel Stainless steel Stainless steel
Movement Swiss Quartz Swiss Quartz Swiss Quartz
Date Yes Yes Yes
Chronograph Yes Yes Yes
Tachymetre No No Yes
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