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The Barak Obama watch
on 20 May 2012
Looks - This watch looks great in the metal. I was slightly nervous about ordering based only on pictures, but it actually looks a lot nicer in reality than in the pictures. Suffice to say that this watch arrived a week ago, and I've worn it every day since.
Feel - The watch case has a nice heft to it, although with the leather strap the watch as a whole is light on the wrist. Overall feel is of a very high quality product. The strap feels very nice.
Size - As my stainless banded watches just seemed to get bigger and bigger, this watch makes a nice change. It is a nice size. You would never call it 'small', but it goes against the trend of being overly large.
Value - Amazon had this for £165 when I picked it up, and it's a lot of watch for the money. It really does feel like a quality product that you would gladly pay a lot more for.
Time keeping - I understand that the movement in this watch is the same as used by Citizen, and so far it hasn't lost even 1 second (I synchronized it to my PC when it arrived, and they are both still ticking past the minutes at exactly the same time). It has only been a week, so I will update the review after a month or two, but so far I'm impressed.
The strap could be a little short if you have a very big wrist.
That's about it, if I'm being picky the function buttons operate with a bit of a 'clicky' feel, nothing wrong with the way they function, but the action is a little lightweight compared with the quality feel of the rest of the watch. This is really nit-picking though, as it is far from a deal breaker.
5 stars, a great looking, great feeling watch. A quality product. Recommended.