Just like the Aqualand JP2007-17W, the lume dial here’s a gentle creamy inexperienced coloration that jumps off the black backdrop of the case and bezel. The hour plots are crammed with lume of practically the identical coloration, however seem a bit brighter after a flash of sunshine is utilized to them. The markers get a skinny black define, however there’s loads of distinction to make out the markings at a look. That is aided by their sheer dimension in fact, and the chapter ring within the rehaut itself.
After which there’s the large, brilliant orange hand. This minute hand dominates the dial as the one ingredient that breaks from the sunshine inexperienced and black colours utilized throughout the remainder of the dial. It’s wonderful in nature and makes a fast learn of the place you’re throughout the hour trivially straightforward from even the quickest of passing glances.
The remainder of the dial adheres to the design codes discovered in lots of generations of Citizen dive watches and so they really feel proper at house positioned with the ocean of lume. This features a small date aperture at 3 o’clock, which retains a small remnant of lume to its proper to maintain as much as ISO spec.
Inside you’ll discover Citizen’s Eco-Drive E168 motion that’s powered by any gentle supply, that means (theoretically) the battery won’t ever want changing. This motion clearly jives fairly properly with the total lume dial as you’ll doubtless be on the lookout for any excuse to show it to gentle.
As we’ve commented about this case prior to now, wearability is close to easy. It’s not a small watch at 46mm in diameter, but it surely’s lack of lugs imply it’s the identical distance from prime to backside. Pair this with the comparatively skinny mid case part and titanium development, and also you’re left with a watch that’s downright nice on the wrist.
The Citizen Promaster dive with lume dial is priced at $550 and is offered for buy now. Citizen.