The acclaimed Rolex Submariner is one of the a lot of accepted affluence watches in the world. Calmly the a lot of accepted steel-cased (or otherwise) affluence diving watch, the replica Rolex Submariner sets the bar in abounding means if it comes to timepieces of its type, at its bulk point. aBlogtoWatch has advised the Rolex Submariner here, offered a abiding analysis of the Rolex Submariner No Date watch here, and even compared the Rolex Submariner replica watches to its “cousin” watch the Tudor Ancestry Atramentous Bay here. With that said, the Rolex Submariner isn’t for everyone, and a lot of humans who already accept a Rolex Submariner still like the cast of high-end animate sports diving watches and are absorbed in added watches like it.
Let me aboriginal say that Rolex replica as a brand, and the Rolex Submariner as a model, are a part of the a lot of affected things out there. Not alone is there a all-inclusive abyss of affected (which we actual abundant acclaim against) Rolex replica watches, there are lots of “lookalike” timepieces out there which alone seek to challenge the attending and feel of a Rolex Submariner for the account of addition brand. Those aren’t the types of watches I’ll be talking about in this list. Oh, and I’d aswell like to say that all of the watches included in this top 10 account are getting currently produced at the time of this article’s autograph – but it is accessible to acquisition added being out there that is no best in production.
To admission a accessible new commodity series, I’d like to account my claimed top 10 alternatives to the Rolex Submariner that still abide aural the design, quality, and all-embracing affluence appraisement of the Rolex Submariner. Further, I’d like to focus on dive watches that allotment a few important things in accepted with the Rolex Submariner. Those things, for our purposes, are 1) accessible animate or titanium case architecture with analogous bracelet, 2) high-quality automated movement, 3) time-only affectation (date optional), 4) mostly (or entirely) monochromatic architecture with aphotic atramentous dial, and 5) a adventurous architecture that can be conceivably be dressed up for a added affected or academic look.
Nothing can in fact alter the Rolex Submariner, and in abounding means the Rolex Submariner is the best of its affectionate if aggregate price, features, and quality. Also, Rolex has some of its own “alternatives” to the Submariner which arguably cover the replica Rolex GMT-Master II, replica Rolex Sea-Dweller 4000, and the Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller. I will not acknowledgment those below, but you should apperceive about these added “deep-diving” watches that Rolex produces which are technically Submariner alternatives as able-bodied (even admitting they arguably attending actual similar).
Last, I would like to acknowledgment a few basal tech specs of the Rolex Submariner replica watches to accumulate in mind. The watch is 40mm advanced in 904L steel, water-resistant to 300 meters, and has a admirable analogous armlet that has a accessible micro-adjust arrangement for a added absolute fit that can be adapted on the fly. Rolex uses their own in-house-made movement which affiance arguably class-leading performance, and the Rolex Submariner’s bezel is produced from ceramic. Current retail bulk for the animate Rolex Submariner 114060 “No Date” is $7,500, and the Rolex Submariner Date 116610 is $8,550.
Strengths: 45mm advanced and with an centralized movement, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Automatique 5015 (aBlogtoWatch analysis here) accumulating has an accessible animate archetypal with a analogous armlet and atramentous punch that is thematically in the aforementioned class at the Rolex Submariner. It is expensive, but it is aswell ample and beautiful.
With a ancestry agnate to the Rolex Submariner in agreement of agent and purpose, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms currently exists a bit college on the bulk ladder than the Rolex Submariner, even admitting it arguably isn’t a “better” watch. The Fifty Fathoms does accept an adorable arced azure clear over the bezel (versus ceramic), and which you adopt is a bulk of taste. Blancpain’s has a altered attending that some say is a bit added on the affected against “tool watch” side. The Blancpain is aswell the added aboriginal best with a college bulk exceptional and far beneath of them out there.
Strengths: Tudor is endemic by the aforementioned humans as Rolex (they are accurate to say they are not endemic by Rolex), so there is a lot of architecture and architecture butt from “the crown” brand. Starting in 2016, the Tudor Ancestry Atramentous Bay (hands-on here) aswell has an centralized movement forth with a scattering of absorbing architecture refinements. It is calmly one of the best ethics about if comparing design, construction, and mechanics.
The Tudor Atramentous Bay is hardly beyond than the 40mm Rolex Submariner with a 41mm-wide animate case, and it is a bit thicker as well. Perhaps the better “down-side” is its aluminum bezel admit actual against the Rolex Submariner’s added abiding bowl – admitting you do get added absorbing blush options in the Ancestry Atramentous Bay, such as bittersweet red. Solid punch architecture was historically aggressive by the Rolex Submariner, so the differences are alone slight, admitting noticeable.
Strengths: Omega has spent decades adorning and honing its Seamaster collection… which has in fact resulted in a huge bulk of variety. At the top of the ladder if it comes to adorned dive watches is the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean replica watches, which combines the address of a austere diving apparatus with a adorable affairs product. The Omega Planet Ocean is just abstaining abundant to not attending showy, but it absolutely has an absorbing wrist attendance and a lot of actual adorable movements today.
Comparing the Omega Planet Ocean to the Rolex Submariner absolutely depends on the archetypal back Omega replica makes not alone altered sizes, but altered versions – and that applies even to just the three-hand automated models (the angel aloft shows the Planet Ocean Master Chronometer). There is no absolute 40mm-wide analog, but there are Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean models agnate to the Rolex Submariner in agreement of appearance and size. While Rolex replica uk still arguably wins if it comes to fit and finishing, Omega replica is acutely block Rolex if it comes to movement performance, punch and case construction, as able-bodied as all-embracing popularity. It’s absolutely account a abutting look.
Strengths: The newest bearing Bulgari Diagono Scuba (aBlogtoWatch analysis here) is the best Diagono diver watch fabricated to date, alms an absorbing Italian-theme to the abstraction of a Rolex Submariner alternative. Built on the Diagono ancestors of Swiss replica watches, you see characteristic architecture elements such as the hinge-style lugs, bracelet, and punch design, which actuality is the cleanest we’ve anytime apparent it on a Diagono Scuba. It aswell happens to mix sportiness with breeding actual well, just like the Rolex Submariner
The 41mm-wide Diagono Scuba is about the aforementioned amplitude as the Rolex Submariner, and they accept agnate array profiles as well. On the wrist, they accept a actual altered feel, even admitting they attack to serve the aforementioned purposes. Both are 300-meter-water-resistant defined and accommodate centralized movements. The Bulgari Diagono Scuba doesn’t accept a bowl bezel (it uses an all animate design) but is an admirable and lower-priced Rolex Submariner another with a added modern, artist aberration to it.