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Seiko SNK793 Review: Blue Dial Automatic Men’s Watch

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Coming from the Seiko 5 series, the SNK793 is quite popular with people looking for a classic piece.

The stainless steel watch targets men who desire durability and elegance.

Many users boast of having owned this timepiece for many years, and it runs like a champ.

In the Seiko SNK793 review, we will look deeper into its main features.

SEIKO 5 Men's SNK793 Automatic Stainless Steel Watch with...
  • Classic stainless steel bracelet watch with exhibition back featuring blue sunray dial and day/date window
  • Age Group : Adult ; 36 mm stainless steel case with Hardlex dial window
  • Automatic movement with analog display. Assembled product dimensions (L x W x H):5.00 x 3.80 x 3.10 inches

Polished Stainless Steel Case

Stainless steel has always been big with Seiko 5 watches.

This watch is no exception. It comes with a polished steel case and looks quite bold. Measuring 36mm, it should look All right on any man’s wrist.

There are some people, who say that it would have looked more manly with a large dimension. Being stainless steel, this watch should keep its elegance for a long time.

The material is more tolerant of fading, corrosion, and rust. Cleaning or wiping off dust, dirt, sweet, greases and other things should be easy.

The polished and shiny appearance matches the bracelet and creates a nice uniformity. However, it contrasts the shiny blue sunrays dial.

The timepiece is most suitable for adult wearers and not children.

Seiko SNK793 on wrist

Classic Yet Simple Blue Dial

The face looks simple but still eye-catching. It boasts of a blue background, which together with the shiny silver case and bracelet brings back the 60-70s appeal.

The sunray dial does standout and works well with the bold silver hour indices and hands.

This should make reading the time much easier in different light situations. The Seiko name and logo is placed beneath the 12 o’clock marker.

At the bottom, just above the 6 O’clock indices, is the automatic 21 jewel Inscription.

You may also realize that the face inst plain blue. Instead, it has a varying tone, which contributes to its cool nature. The hour markers are raised for a clean look.

They are also bold and glow in the dark. The lume, however, isn’t very luminous.

Clear Hardlex Dial Window

Seiko SNK793 dial

The clear window makes reading time easier.

You can easily see even the minute inscriptions inside the watch’s dial. It is made of Hardlex, which is strong enough for everyday applications. It doesn’t lose its clarity and nice appeal easily.

It’s more resistant to scratches in comparison to the likes of acrylic. The glass looks thick and this brings out the retro appeal.

It comes in a flat plain design to match the simplicity of the watch.

The round piece does handle the reflections and glare well.

Wearing it outdoors even when it is sunny and bright should not be a major challenge. It cleans easily and stays put.

7S26 Automatic Movement with 21 Jewels

The analog watch features the acclaimed 7S26 automatic movement, which is used in many Seiko watches. It is liked for its simplicity and good accuracy.

The hands (hour, minute, and second) tick away silently and never seem to miss a beat. It works like a finely oiled machine and never seems to lose seconds.

It has a power reserve of 40 hours, which isn’t bad for watch.

And since it is non-hacking and doesn’t need any self-winding, maintaining the watch should be relatively easy. You, however, should wear it often to prevent it from coming to a dead stop.

Fortunately, it will jump back to life even when it has stopped.

Our Verdict

Certainly, this watch is worth every penny.

It’s a high-quality piece thanks to the solid stainless steel construction. It has a decent dimension and fits nicely on the wrist.

No scratching, no feeling the bulk, and easy wearing and removal. On top of all this, it is accurate and doesn’t require lots of attention.