Glow-in-the-dark dials on a wristwatch are one of those things that aren’t necessarily required but are something you can’t live without once you get used to it. With its luminescent dials, you won’t have to unlock your phone in the dark and be greeted by its blinding light just to check what time it is. Instead, you simply have to raise your wrist to tell the time.
If you’re on the hunt for a better alternative to tritium watches, then you’re in the right place! We have here our favorite lume watches that are stylish in design with easy-to-read luminescent dials and hands.
Do you prefer a multipurpose chronograph that is pilot-approved? The Citizen Men’s Eco-Drive Navihawk has an anti-reflective glass that prevents glare and makes the dials legible even when hit by any light source.The hands and indices are also highly luminescent glow in the dark, which makes it easy to tell time even in pitch-black environments.
This watch also has a 200-meter water resistance that keeps the interior safe from water damage while swimming and surfing. What’s more, this can be recharged by turning both natural and artificial light into energy, removing the need to remove and replace the batteries!
2. Casio Men’s Pro Trek Quartz Watch
If you can’t decide between analog or digital, go for a combination of these watch types to get the best of both worlds! Take the Casio Men’s Pro Trek Quartz Watch for example. The analog display is easily visible with its sporty design, while the digital display adds a modern twist where you can easily navigate through different features such as alarms, world time, and more! For better visibility in the dark, it’s bright dual LED illumination provides an impressive glow on both the analog and digital display.
With this Casio watch, there’s no need to replace the batteries. It has a solar-powered rechargeable battery that uses natural sunlight to recharge the battery’s energy. It also has a handy triple sensor that provides measurements made by its built-in altimeter, digital compass, and thermometer/barometer.
3. Victorinox Swiss Army Night Vision Watch
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If you prefer a classic steel band for your lume watch, the Victorinox Swiss Army Night Vision Watch comes in a sleek dark grey made of stainless steel. It’s vintage design is combined with an impressive lighting system for illuminating the dials, using signals for Morse code, making an SOS signal, and locating your watch easily in the dark.
Its dial window is made of scratch-resistant sapphire crystal to prevent any damage even after years of use. To reduce glare, it’s also triple coated with an anti-reflective layer so you can see the dial better during the day.