Classic watch Vs Smart watch | You should know in 2022
We have all come to learn a lot about smartwatches from reading magazines or watching online advertisements. These days, new technologies appear on YouTube videos at random in the form of advertisements, you do not have to look for them. So, people from younger generations may not be as interested in classic watches as the older generations.
The newest smart technologies have assumed the term ‘cool’. While people of status or higher social classes do love expensive and cool things, they desire classic watches. By classic watches we mean, the watches with the tags ‘luxury’, ‘exotic’, ‘status’, ‘aristocracy’ that mainstream people can only gaze at from the outside as they sit on their throne in a glass case try to outshine each other in glitter and price tags.
Classic watches are the ones that we have seen on the wrists of our grandfathers or fathers. Classic watches are mechanical watches with cases made from precious metals. They are not just technologies, they are proof of the best workmanship and craft. Although they only show the time and date, they are not precious and attractive just because of that. Their build quality, the materials from which they are made, the method of creation, their weight, strength, and durability along with design aesthetics make them precious. They are so precious that people hand them down to their descendants for generations.
People buy them not just to wear but also to show off their status or just put them into a private collector’s gallery. We are going to put a list of watches that we call classics here. If you like you can go do research on them and you will understand why they are what they are. None of these watches are below a million dollars. This list has watches made from gold and diamond.
- Vacheron Constantin Tour de I’Ile
- Graff Diamonds Hallucination
- Lange & Söhne Grand Complication
- Graff Diamonds The Fascination
- Franck Muller Aeternitas Mega 4
- Breguet Grande Complication Marie-Antoinette
- Patek Philippe 1928 Single Button Chronograph
- Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette
- Patek Philippe 5004T
Although smartwatches do not fall behind if we are just talking about price tags, the most expensive one cannot even compare to the lowest price tag from the above-mentioned list. However, people do not really buy smartwatches because they are expensive. They buy smartwatches because they are ‘cool’ gadgets to have and come with a lot of functionalities and features that the classic watches cannot even compare to.
They not only show you the time and the date, they can actually show you the whole calendar, weather forecast, play music, monitor your health and workout, and so many more. With smartwatches, you do not even need a smartwatch in your palm! You can place calls via smartwatches, browse even the internet, and download apps. How ‘cool’ are they!!! Here are some of the most expensive smartwatches.
- Brikk Lux Watch Omni
- Built-In Nico Gerard Sunrise Pinnacle
- Hoptroff Atomic Wristwatch, Platinum
- Gold Apple Watch Edition
- Samsung de Grisogono Gear S2
- Breitling Exospace B55
So, we hope that you have understood the difference between classic watches and smart ones. If you have the wallet, you can now venture into the world of rich and luxury. Happy shopping!!