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11 Best Alternatives to Rolex Submariner Watch

Rolex watches including Rolex Submariner are usually of high cost. What about alternatives that are less expensive or under a lower budget? In this article we will reveal the best alternatives to Rolex Submariner watch for men.


Need a Rolex Submariner Watch? Find the Alternatives

Watch users and collectors often look for the best alternatives to Rolex Submariner watches which are usually known as the best luxury watches.

Rolex watches are robust, sturdy and reliable are watches and show time accurately. Under Rolex, the Rolex Submariner watch must be a good way to buy Rolex watches for investment reason. Many men expect Rolex Submariner watches to increase in great value over time.

The Rolex Submariner watch is iconic, sporty and durable, and is a recognized watch with truly timeless design.

Who wears Rolex? The Rolex watch wearers mostly must be detail-oriented persons and are men and ladies with great eye for detail.

In terms of pricing, Rolex watches including Rolex Submariner are usually of high cost. What about alternatives that are less expensive or under a lower budget? In this article we will reveal the best alternatives to Rolex Submariner watch.

The Alternative Watches (If You Are Not Buying Rolex Submariner Watches)

These watches that we have picked are not Rolex, but they are certainly some luxury men’s watches.

1. Marathon Jumbo Diver/Pilot's Automatic Chronograph (CSAR)

Designed to be used for dives, search, rescue operations, and flights, the Marathon Jumbo Diver / Pilot's Automatic Chronograph watch multi-purpose watch with Chronograph Search and Rescue (CSAR) which is water resistant down to 30 ATM (or 300 metres) underwater.

The Marathon Pilot’s watch is made of 316L surgical grade stainless steel. Inside the CSAR is a Swiss made, 25 Jewel Valjoux ETA 7750 automatic chronograph movement. The CSAR is protected by synthetic sapphire which is scratch resistant, and is handmade in La Chaux de Fonds Switzerland to guarantee the highest level of quality and accuracy in watch manufacturing.

The watch dial displays 12 hour and 24 hour time, Date and Day. Chronograph timing is dual graduated, inner graduations are 1/5 sec and decimal 1/100 minute timing. A sweep central seconds hand indicates 1/5 sec up to 60 seconds. Chronograph sub registers measure up to 30 minutes and 12 hours each.

MaraGlo photo-luminescent paint is used for the 12 hour bezel marker and on the minute and hour chronograph register indexes. The CSAR has self-contained Tritium gas tubes fitted on each hour marking and on the minute and hour hands. This will ensure the time can be constantly read including during low light environments. The Marathon Pilot’s watch will not lose brightness over time due to the use of Tritium tubes (which are self illuminating gas tubes).

View our full collection of Marathon watches.

Our price: £4,735

2. Tissot Seastar 1000 Quartz Chronograph Men's Graded Blue Watch

From Tissot's T-Sport collection, the chronograph display watch comes with a 316L stainless steel case and a stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp.

The Tissot Seastar 1000 Quartz Chronograph Men's Graded Blue Watch is fitted with a blue dial and scratch-resistant sapphire.

The Tissot Seastar 1000 is a Swiss quartz movement timepiece with distinctive charm and graciousness which exudes life and carefree attitude. The watch is most suitable for today’s young generation to match with their everyday outfits.

Not what you want from a Tissot timepiece? As alternative option, you may want to go through our Tissot blue-face watches review.

Our price: £495

3. Tissot Seastar 1000 Quartz Chronograph Men's Graded Green Watch

The Tissot brand makes many beautiful and modern watches over the years.

The Tissot Seastar 1000 quartz chronograph Men's graded green watch is a beautiful modern timepiece which you want to wear every day and for special occasions. Besides the many features this Tissot watch has to offer, it will always make one of the best gifts for your loved ones.

If you like green watches, this is our list of the best green-face men’s watches.

Our price: £495

4. Tissot Seastar 1000 Men's Blue Watch

The Tissot Seastar 1000 men’s blue watch is your door to the underwater world. In crystal clear waters, you can see the sun's rays breaking through the surface. This blue-face watch is chic, assertive and versatile, though you get options to choose from black, white, or blue lacquered dial.

The watch comes with a stainless steel case and bracelet, a uni-directional rotating bezel with a mineral glass insert, a screw-down crown and water resistance up to 30 bar or 300m. The bracelet is interchangeable and you can quickly switch for orange, white, light-blue or black silicone strap.

To find more alternative Tissot watch options, go through our collection of Tissot men’s watches.

Our price: £345

5. Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Auto Men's Blue Watch

With the Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba auto men's blue watch, it is where luxury meets sport. The Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba is an aquatic-inspired timepiece designed to be equally at home in a seaside cabana or deep sea exploring.

The Hamilton watch has a larger 43mm case, an extra-legible dial, and a ceramic bezel. It features precisely engraved numerals that adds high-seas style. This watch has high performance and is ready for all your adventures on, in or under the water, as it has increased water resistance to 30 bar (300m).

View our collection of men’s divers watches and Hamilton men’s watches.

Our price: £945

6. Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Deep QUEST Ceramic Men's Green Watch

Are you a fan of Ball watches? If you prefer a green face/dial watch, this Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Deep Quest ceramic men’s green watch may just be the right timepiece for you.

Our price: £3,310

7. Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Original Men's Black Watch

Another Ball watch from the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon collection, but this time with black face/dial. View the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Original men's black watch.

Our price: £2,770

8. Ball Engineer Master II Skindiver Heritage Men's Black Watch

From the Ball Engineer Master II collection, this is not just another black-face watch. The watch inherits the high standards of precision revolutionized watchmaking and timekeeping from the origin and creator of railroad timepieces. View the Ball Engineer Master II Skindiver Heritage men's black watch.

Our price: £2,420

9. Rotary Henley Men's Black Watch GB05108/30

The striking blue and scarlet ceramic bezel reminds anyone of a Rolex Submariner timepiece. The Rotary Henley men’s black watch features a 41mm stainless steel case and bracelet, a sleek black dial with applied index hour markers. This Rotary watch has a GMT function which is encased within sapphire glass. The watch is run on quartz and masterfully combines elegance with function, just like other Rotary men’s watches.

Our price: £259

10. Rotary Seamatic Men's Black Watch GB05430/04

The Rotary Henley Seamatic men’s watch features a stainless steel case and 3 link bracelet, which is secured by a Divers Z clasp for optimized security.

The watch is powered by Miyota 8215 movement, is water resistant to 300m, and features a black unidirectional bezel. On the side of the 42mm case, there is a crown and crown guard.

On the Rotary watch’s black dial, it displays luminous indices and open hour/minute hands. The watch dial is protected by sapphire glass which hosts a cyclops magnifier over the date window.

Our price: £249

11. Festina F20480/1 Men's Blue Automatic Watch

With a stainless steel case and sapphire glass, the Festina men's blue automatic watch is also fitted with a stainless steel bracelet. This Festina watch offers distinguished design and is excellent value for money as an alternative option to Rolex Submariner.

View our collection of Festina men’s watches.

Our price: £219


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