Rolex’s new-generation Oyster Perpetual Explorer II watch has a simple and natural design style. Not only has the exterior undergone many changes, but also the interior is equipped with the Caliber 3285 automatic movement, which greatly increases the power reserve from 48 hours to 70 hours. This is a qualitative leap.
The line of the lugs of the watch is narrowed, and the overall proportion is more prominent on the dial. The size of the case remains at 42mm, and the stainless steel case and bezel are brushed. The same material and treatment make the two more integrated. The crown has a double waterproof structure, providing 100 meters of water resistance enough to meet the needs of the field.
The design of the dial is very fresh, the pure white is associated with polar glaciers, echoing the adventure theme of the series. The hour markers use the geometric shapes of circles, squares and triangles for a more lively look. The hands are also treated in this style, and the orange GMT hand is particularly eye-catching. The watch was originally designed for glacier cave exploration, where the GMT hand can be used as a day and night indicator in dark caves for explorers.
It is worth mentioning that the hands and hour markers are coated with black PVD to enhance the contrast, and covered with Chromalight fluorescent coating, even in the dark environment, you can see the blue fluorescence emitted, and it is easy to know the time. The 3 o’clock position of the dial is a convex mirror date window, and the new version adds a Rolex crown logo in the middle of “SWISS MADA” at 6 o’clock as a distinction.
The watch provides technologies such as Chronergy escapement, blue Parachrom hairspring and Paraflex cushioning device, and has excellent anti-magnetic and shock resistance, with a travel time accuracy of ±2 seconds per day. With a three-link Oyster bracelet, the EasyLink easy-adjust links allow the wearer to easily extend the 5mm bracelet. In terms of price, the official price of the watch is 73,800 RMB.
Overall, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II watch has a good design, whether it is the application of the white dial, the orange hands, or the geometric shape of the hour markers and hands, all make this watch more beautiful. Lively temperament. The substantial upgrade of its internal movement has also made this watch more powerful. Combined with the official price of more than 70,000, it is also a suitable choice for most people.