1. They tell time more accurately. Even the most die-hard watch enthusiast won’t deny that mechanical watches are less accurate than rust. In fact, one of the main selling points of this Seiko Astron has been its accuracy. A quartz watch’s oscillator, scientifically speaking is steadier than the balance wheel of a one. A quartz crystal will oscillate at the frequency.
- Watches are cheaper. Even though there are some expensive quartz watches (e.g. Cartier Tank Solo), they’re generally cheaper. Your selection of watches would be very restricted at $100. But take the identical budget for a quartz watch and you’d be amazed by the number of options.
- You wouldn’t have to end them. There are two types of watches: hand-wound and automatic. But these types both have one thing in common — they cease working when not in use.
- Quartz watches are low-maintenance. They say that owning a watch is like having a car a lot. You respect gears and the machines inside. You may or may not have a designated’driver’ and a’weekender’. But first and foremost, you’ve got to wash and oil them years or every few months.