Finding an economical sports watch that is both reliable and eye-catching can be a daunting task. With hundreds of selections to choose from, where does one start? Are you looking for a timepiece that is substantial in size? Do you need additional features like an alarm, chronograph subdials, or a perpetual calendar? The first step in selecting a watch is narrowing down what you are looking for in that watch and what your budget is.
If you are looking for a sporty watch that has a lot of detail and panache, the Citizen Men’s BL5400-52A may be a perfect choice. This watch has a masculine stance that fits any size wrist and is designed to impress the most fastidious watch collector. The overall design holds an athletic appearance that is sure to please the eye. With numerous functions and features, the BL5400-52A is a contender when it comes to your next watch purchase.
Activity Equals Power
Citizen created eco-drive watches in 1995 and has kept millions of batteries out f the landfill since. Eco-Drive technology mounts a solar powered cell under the dial that captures both artificial and natural light to power your timepiece. The cell is well hidden and doesn’t disrupt the design of the watch and is easy to charge. Simply wear your watch outside or leave it on a windowsill to charge. The solar cell usually last for over ten years.
The Citizen BL5400-52A Steel Sports Watch has a water resistant rating of 110m/330ft making it safe to wear for most surface water sports. Scuba Diving and prolonged immersion are not recommended. This sporty watch includes a three subdial chronograph that can be used for all of your sports activities that require timekeeping. With a 1/20 second Chronograph, 12/24 hour time and alarm, you will be able to tighten up those speeds for races and time trials.
Perfect for Travelling: BL5400-52A
The Citizen BL5400-52A is a great watch for travelers and flight enthusiasts. With dual time function, it is easy to keep track of 2 time zones when you are on the go. The date window, located at 4 o’clock and is a perpetual calendar that will automatically keep track of the length of the month as well as leap years.
If you love flight or navigation watches, the BL5400-52A has a rotating inner dial ring that can calculate many things. From distance to fuel consumption, just to name a few, this watch allows users to calculate on the go. Although the bezel is stationary, the inner dial ring is simple to use and adds a level of sophistication to the features.
Resilient and Masculine
The round design of the Citizen BL5400-52A is comprised of a silver dial and three black subdials. The luminous indices and hour markers have an intense glow and are easy to read in any light or lack thereof. Even the hands of the subdials have luminous qualities. The stainless steel bezel and three-position crown frame the dial face that uses Arabic numbers and letters in black. With a diameter of 48mm and a dial thickness of 12mm, this watch can easily be worn on any sized wrist with comfort. If you are looking for a large dial, however, this watch will leave you disappointed.
A stainless steel linked bracelet that is 24mm in width fits snuggly within the lugs of the Citizen Steel Sports Watch, and the bracelet can be changed with relative ease. With a combination of brushed and polished links, the bracelet has the perfect amount of flash and sporty vibe. The added fold over clasp with hidden double push button closure buckle gives extra security on the wrist.
The Inner Works
The BL5400-52A comes with a standard protective mineral crystal dial window and a screw-back case. Japanese quartz movement allows the timepiece run smoothly and accurately with little to no ticking sounds evident. The alarm is fairly quiet as well, so if you are looking for a loud watch alarm to remind you of important meetings or to wake you up, this may not be the greatest choice.
Citizen has been a benchmark for designing reliable and affordable watches. With the continued advancements of solar-powered mechanisms and the eloquence of traditional design, Citizen has fused old world charm with modern technology to bring great selections of watches to the marketplace. The Citizen Men’s BL5400-52A Steel Sports Watch is the perfect example of this coalescence and is an excellent choice for sports enthusiasts, business minded individuals and watch collectors alike. Citizen Watches slogan is Best Starts Now, and this particular watch is a better choice.