Must See Seiko Astron GPS Solar Watch: A first of it’s kind
Published on March 9th, 2012
Seiko created the world’s first GPS receiver and solar powered watch called the Seiko Astron, a first of its kind. Well tired of experiencing your watch getting dead or delayed? Seiko Astron GPS Solar watch is the solution. Regardless of where you are in the world, you can have accurate and totally precise time through its GPS functionality.
The Seiko Astron is capable of receiving GPS signals and can identify all the 39 time zones on Earth! Not only that, it’s a low-energy-consumption watch and is powered by Solar energy. So you don’t need to change batteries or look for batteries when it’s out of energy, because that will not happen.
How does Seiko Astron GPS Solaw Watch work?
The Seiko Astron connects to the GPS satellites orbiting our planet Earth. It then pinpoints and determine your time zone and exact time. After that, its hands automatically adjust to the local time with Atomic Clock precision. This is very useful specially if you went from one time zone to another or from east to west and vice versa.
The Seiko Astron is made of high-intensity titanium, stronger than stainless steel but lighter. It features in-flight mode indicator, a dual time sub-dial, ceramic bezels, and sapphire crystal with super clear coating. The Sapphire Crystal with super clear coating actually prevents 99% of light reflection thus making the dials easily seen even in bright light.
Seiko Astron GPS Solar Specifications
Seiko Astron GPS Solar watch has a recommended retail price of 152,250-210,000 Japanese Yen. That’s around $1800 to $2500 USD. Seiko Astron was developed and patented by Seiko under the supervision of Seiko Epson Corporations.