Citizen is a Japanese watchmaker that produces a wide variety of timepieces, including eco-drive watches that run on light, chronograph watches, dress watches, and sports watches.
Citizen was founded in 1918 by Japanese and Swiss investors.
In 1924, Citizen produced the first pocket watch in Japan.
In 1956, they introduced their first wristwatch, the Citizen Parashock.
In 1976, Citizen introduced the first-ever light-powered analog quartz watch, the Citizen Quartz Crystron Solar Cell.
In 1995, they launched the first eco-drive watch that could convert light to energy and store it.
In 2012, Citizen acquired Bulova and became one of the largest watchmakers in the world.
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These watches run on light and do not require a battery change. They convert light into energy that is stored in a rechargeable cell.
These watches feature a stopwatch function that can measure time with great accuracy. They are popular among athletes and sports enthusiasts.
These watches are designed to be worn with formal attire. They usually feature a minimalist design with a focus on elegance and sophistication.
These watches are designed for sports and outdoor activities. They are usually rugged and durable with features like water-resistance, shock-absorption, and multiple time zone display.
Eco-drive watches use solar panels to convert light energy into electrical energy. This energy is then used to power the watch. The power can be stored in a rechargeable battery so that the watch can run even in the dark.
Yes, Citizen watches are known for their high quality and reliability. They offer a wide range of watches from affordable to luxury models.
Citizen watches are made in Japan.
Eco-drive Citizen watches do not require battery changes as they run on light energy. However, some models may require a battery change.
Citizen offers a five-year warranty on their watches, which covers defects in material and workmanship. However, the warranty does not cover damage caused by accidents, misuse, or normal wear and tear.