February 9, 2023


Following two consecutive years of introducing new editions of the GMT-Grasp II at Baselworld, Rolex has lastly determined to replace its Oyster Perpetual Submariner, and also you wouldn’t need to miss out on this new mannequin which was unveiled to the general public earlier at the moment. At first look, you would possibly assume it appears to be like precisely the identical because the variations for the previous 8 years (the final vital ‘uplift’ for the Submariner occurred again in 2012), however there are slight tweaks which Rolex has executed to perfection.


01 – It’s greater. The Oyster Perpetual Submariner now is available in an all-new 41 mm measurement, that includes a revised Oyster bracelet that’s barely wider with a broader centre hyperlink. Earlier sizes got here within the 39 mm and 40 mm vary, which makes this the most important Submariner ever created at Rolex. However when you love your watches to be any greater, you would possibly need to skip the Sub fully and think about going for the Sea-Dweller that begins from 43 mm, however that’s one other matter for one more day.

02 – The delicate enhance in measurement (up a few millimetre) additionally ends in a slight change by way of proportions across the bezel and dial. Nonetheless, the case sides and lugs are actually slimmer, making it sit comfortably on the wrists of each women and men. That’s excellent news when you’ve at all times preferred the concept of carrying couple watches, particularly if each of you’re followers of Rolex.

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03 – The watch is powered by a brand new calibre 3230 motion, which makes it a real powerhouse for the on a regular basis. Which additionally means the ability reserve is now prolonged to 70 hours (versus the 48 hours supplied within the earlier reference), and the brand new calibre incorporates the Chronergy escapement (patented by Rolex) that mixes excessive power effectivity with stellar dependability.

04 – Your complete Submariner line-up is refreshed with this new measurement, together with those with a date show and the variations in treasured metals like full white gold. Among the acquainted combos make a return this yr, such because the Kermit (black dial, inexperienced bezel), together with the Blueberry (black dial, blue bezel), with the latter being the unique design that was reserved for particular orders of the GMT fashions within the Nineteen Seventies.

05 – They begin at SGD10,880 for the no-date Submariner, earlier than going as much as SGD12,290 for the Submariner Date, which is all-in-all an ideal value whenever you issue within the up to date measurement and motion. The Submariner Date ‘Kermit’ is available in a tad greater at SGD12,850, whereas the Submariner Date variations in Oystersteel/Yellow Gold are priced at SGD19,190 every, obtainable in choices like Black and Royal Blue. As for many who choose the items in full 18K gold, there’s the Submariner Date (SGD49,640) in yellow gold (each Black and Royal Blue), together with the unique Submariner Date ‘Blueberry’ (SGD53,310) that is available in polished white gold.

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