Category Archives: Citizen

Citizen Skyhawk Blue Angels Review

There Are Capable Watches, And Then There’s the Citizen Skyhawk Here we are with the quartz chronograph that features that handy slide-rule. That’s about where the similarities end, as Citizen has taken the “functional” aspect of the Skyhawk to extremes and I’ve never encountered a non-smartwatch as feature-rich as the Skyhawk “Blue Angels” watch. There… Read More »

Citizen Eco-Drive World Time GPS Satellite Wave

Citizen introduced the original light energy satellite waves, the first watches with light powered satellite broadcast, in 2011, and has released an updated version, the new innovations from this year. This year, the Japanese brands launched the latest models, Citizen satellite radio world timer GPS, an ideal timepiece for the frequent travelers. Here’s how it… Read More »


Citizen said it will buy all shares of Bulova Corp. from Loews Corp. for $246 million in January. Citizen wants to strengthen its wristwatch presence in the $200-$600 price range. A representative from Bulova Corp. said that this will help them expand in the U.S., which is the world’s biggest market for watches. Bulova owns… Read More »

Citizen Eco-Drive Super Chronograph 1000

Citizen introduces the Eco-Drive Super Chronograph 1000 Calibre U700/U70, which can measure 1/1000th second. Not the first company to do it, TAG Heuer was the first, but still very impressive. As well as split time, lap time and speed, the watch also displays average speed if the distance to be covered is input in advance.… Read More »

Citizen Concept Watches from Baselworld

At Baselworld I had a chance to photograph three of Citizen’s Eco-Drive concept watches, all part of the CITIZEN Basel Project 2009. The Eco-Drive RING is designed to receive light from a solar cell situated around the edge of the case. The Eco-Drive DOME features the new Cal.H610 movement, a dome-shaped dial and a unique… Read More »

Citizen collaborates with Mastermind for High-End timepiece

Citizen collaborated with Mastermind Japan on a special limited edition watch, set to release in January of 2011. Limited to only 80 units, the timepiece pairs an advanced Citizen watch design, with one of Japan’s more revered cult labels. Highlights include dual spherical sapphire glass, a photovoltaic eco-drive radio clock, black dials, radio reception function… Read More »