Just after delaying its merchandise introductions and imposing momentary factory closures owing to the Covid virus, Rolex has at last introduced its prolonged-awaited new 2020 lineup, which include new Submariner and Submariner Day products with refined upgrades.
The redesigned Submariner Ref. 124060 without day and Submariner Day Ref. 126610, which will replace the existing versions, have marginally more substantial 41mm instances (up from 40mm) and transformed bracelets. The selection is also remaining overhauled with new actions, caliber 3230 for the Submariner, and 3235 for the Submariner Day, each state-of-the-artwork Rolex actions that are staying utilised in the Submariner for the very first time. They present 70-hour electrical power reserves compared to 48 hrs in previous movements. About the past few decades, Rolex has been gradually updating the calibers in all of its watches. A person other delicate distinction concerning the new and aged Submariner: there is now a tiny Rolex crown symbol between “Swiss” and “Made” under the 6-o’clock marker on the dial.
There are products in Oystersteel, Rolex’s proprietary stainless steel, with black dial and matching Cerachrom (ceramic) bezel, as well as a two-tone Rolesor edition – Oystersteel and 18k yellow gold with a royal blue dial and blue Cerachrom bezel. The two new variations of the Submariner Day are either Oystersteel with black dial and green bezel or 18k white gold with black dial and blue bezel. The graduations and numerals on the bezels, are PVD coated with both platinum or yellow gold.
The Oyster bracelet on the new versions is outfitted with Rolex’s patented Oysterlock folding protection clasp together with the Rolex Glidelock extension program, enabling the size of the bracelet to be adjusted up to 20 mm. On the 18k white gold edition of the Submariner Day, the Oyster bracelet involves ceramic inserts inside the back links to enhance its overall flexibility and longevity. The Rolex Submariner Ref. 124060 is priced at $8,100. It is drinking water resistant to 300 meters, and the dial is black lacquer. The Submariner was previous current in 2012, with the introduction of the ref. 114060.
Enjoy this room tomorrow for news about the new Rolex Datejust, Oyster Perpetual and Sky-Dweller designs.