The dial is now a Zirconium Oxide ceramic polished to a excessive shine and laser engraved with a extra minimal set of waves. The date is now down at 6 o’clock and printed on a date wheel that matches the dial. The fashionable Diver 300M nonetheless has the identical stunning twisted lugs and faceted bezel design which assist the watch stay recognizable at a look. The Diver 300M comes mounted on a chrome steel bracelet with a diver’s extension clasp or a good-looking inexperienced rubber strap that appears wonderful on the water-ready timepiece.
Inside, you’ll discover considered one of Omega’s correct and dependable Calibre 8800s. A Co-Axial escapement, Grasp Chronometer METAS certification, magnetic resistance, a silicon stability spring, and a rhodium end. This up to date function set leads to an correct, dependable, and good-looking motion that’s you possibly can admire by means of the sapphire case again.
This can be a watch that I’ve gone forwards and backwards on. As an Omega fan, there’s lots to love, however there are additionally some design parts that look extra at residence within the Nineties than they do immediately. The 2 main ones are the handset and the bracelet design. There’s simply one thing about them that calls again to that period of design which comes off as a bit too “in-your-face”. Despite the fact that the Seamaster 300M and myself have a couple of minor disagreements, it does look nice in its new shade of inexperienced. The wealthy, deep forest inexperienced makes me wish to run out and take a look at one on, particularly with that matching rubber strap.
Omega’s 2022 novelty Seamaster Diver 300M is “obtainable quickly” beginning at $5100 on a rubber strap or $5400 on the bracelet. Omega.