Seiko Sumo still has room for improvement.

After 12 years since the initiation of the first Seiko Sumo, the company released an upgraded version of the watch. In Baselworld 2019, the brand launched the Prospex’Sumo’ SPB101 and SPB103. For the most part, it does not veer away from its predecessor that’s the SBDC031. The stainless steel case nevertheless includes a smooth polishing and details. The Sumo watches that are new can also be water-resistant for up to 200 metres beneath sea level. In addition, the new models use the LumiBrite to light the palms and mark for optimal readability even. At first glance, it should also be noted that the SPB101 has an anti-reflective coating. Meanwhile, the SPB103 includes a effect for it, making reflections look magnificent especially underwater. Moreover the newest Sumo watches can also be watches , exactly like the first Sumo. The watches have a unidirectional 60-minute bezel to illustrate. You appreciate the aluminium bezel insert in addition to the crown. These make the watches more lasting versus other dive watches. The band is a stainless steel bracelet that comes with a dive extension that could perfectly fit with your wetsuit. These features are a lot.
However iconic the bulkiness of the Sumo is, it is taken by the Sumo down a notch in regards to weight. It now sits comfortably on your wrist. This makes the watch suit some wrists which are on the side. It’s still bulky. Still, the watch has become thinner at 12.5 mm. This is due to the 6R35 movement that is automatic. It’s nothing short of amazing although its introduction was made by this calibre from these Sumo watches. The movement that was new gave a power reserve to the new Sumo watches. That’s 20 hours more than the motion. From two weeks, you can leave your Sumo uncharged. Now that’s a big step-up from the previous motion. Additionally, the Sumo watches markers and also have thinner hands. These changes make the dial look more spacious than . A sapphire crystal glass replaced the dial’s Hardlex protection. This is the nearest you can get into the Marine Master! Besides both Sumo watches that are new, you will find a few more which could capture your attention. You would have to think, if you believe Seiko Sumo is only about being your basic dive watch. Aside from its ISO-certified attributes, you’d surely enjoy features such as limited edition colourways and moves that are solar-powered!