Bulova 98B172 Review

Bulova 98B172A technology starts a revolution and a technology only can get you the power of present. The Bulova 98B172 men’s watch comes with a technology of ultimate precision. With Precisionist, Bulova has added a third prong to a standard two prong quartz crystal creating a torsional resonator. This innovation results in eight times the vibration frequency of a traditional quartz watch resulting in the most accurate watch with a continuously sweeping second hand.

Japanese quartz Movement

Japanese quartz movement is a type of self-winding watch movement developed in Japan which uses a quartz crystal to keep time. This is the world’s most accurate watch with a continuously sweeping second hand. Most quartz watches are accurate to within 15 seconds/month. Precisionist is accurate to within 10 seconds/year.

Dive deep into “Dial”

Diving watch, Japanese quartz movement, Chronograph featuring 12-hour, 60-minute, 1/10-second/1-100-second and 1/1000-second sub dials are three main qualities that a watch lover would love to get in combination.

Apart from this, the face of this Bulova watch has 4 big bolts and adds rugged feel to the watch. Polished silver-tone sword hands with luminous accents and red continuously sweeping second hand, polished white/red hands mark sub dials with applied luminescent polished silver-tone baton markers grace the complete look.

Glossy white/black Arabic numbers and indices mark sub dials, Black Arabic numbers and indices form surrounding tachymeter scale, analog date aperture between four and five o’clock. Glossy white logo below twelve o’clock can catch your attention at once. Curved mineral crystal protects the watch from all possible threats that it can face.

Plus, this offers 300 meters/990 feet water resistance. The aesthetic movement of the second hand becomes the symbol to the consumer of Bulova Precisionist and signals a watch with accuracy so exceptional, you can see it. The technology is accurate to 10 seconds per year as compared to most other quartz watches, which are accurate to fifteen seconds per month.

Black Band

Matte black rubber strap with striated texture and large brushed/polished silver-tone stainless steel buckle looks very modern. This offers comfort and good life also.

Key features

  • Name: Bulova Men’s 98B172
  • Movement: Japanese quartz
  • Band: Polyurethane
  • Special features: Luminous

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Today, this dedication to creativity continues, with Bulova the only brand to offer three distinct timekeeping technologies – quartz, mechanical and Precisionist. One of the world’s most recognized brands, Bulova continues to maintain its position at the forefront of the timekeeping industry, upholding an extraordinary heritage of achievement in design, style and technology as it expands to meet the needs of a diverse global audience.