The Tissot PRX Powermatic 80 has been a smashing success for about two years now. Ever because it was first launched, folks embraced it with open arms. Right here was a luxurious stainless-steel sports activities watch with excellent seems to be, stable mechanics, a really respectable price ticket, and above all; it was and nonetheless is extensively out there! And though Tissot doesn’t all the time ship what we would like or count on, the PRX assortment is residence to fairly some vibrant and mechanical variations! One new color we noticed on-line and apparently on folks’s wrists simply now’s a really tasty ice-blue PRX Powermatic 80! And imagine it or not, in the interim, Tissot itself is dead-silent about it. However, it’s information, it’s out there, so we’re masking it!
To be completely clear, moreover the dial color, completely nothing has modified between this one and all of the dial variations that got here earlier than it. It nonetheless has a 40mm by 10.8mm stainless-steel case with the very acquainted Nineteen Seventies built-in design. The brushed and polished case is fitted with a sapphire crystal on each side, as you count on. At 100m water resistance, you may go about your day by day enterprise carefree as ever.
The largest change, in fact, is the dial, which now is available in a really cool ice-blue tone. It is a color that has been on the rise in recent times and is usually one to discover a sturdy fan base, us included! It retains the waffle-like ‘tapisserie’ sample of the unique, the utilized metallic markers and faceted fingers with Tremendous-Lumi-Nova and the framed date window at 3 o’clock.
Inside ticks the mighty Powermatic 80 motion, Swatch Group’s upgraded ETA 2824. This comes with a reworked kinetic chain and has a frequency of 21,600vph. It additionally has an anti-magnetic Nivachron hairspring and holds as much as 80 hours of energy reserve in a single barrel. It may be seen working away by the sapphire crystal caseback, which additionally affords a view of the easy but properly adorned rotor.
Just like all earlier PRX Powermatic 80s, this ice-blue model comes on an built-in three-link metal bracelet with a folding clasp and an easy-exchange system. It’s listed at a number of on-line retailers at EUR 745, on par with the others. Availability is a bit unclear as Tissot has not communicated something about it, however we did discover it out there for buy at a number of sellers as talked about.
Usually we’d direct you to Tissot’s web site for extra data, but it surely’s not listed but on the time of publication.