NATO Strap Collections reviews the Timex weekender. The ideal wristwatch for anyone interested in a <$100 affordable watch.
The Timex Weekender wristwatch can easily be regarded as an absolute steal for the price of $40CAD on Amazon Canada ($25USD Amazon US). The simple design of the watch with the polished silver case, and white dial makes it perfect for both men and women as their go-to versatile watch. Additionally, the Weekender does come in many other colour combinations some of which include such as a black dial or blue dial, black case with different colours for the numbering and hands and even the chronograph option for a few more dollars.
Features of this awesome watch include water resistance to 30 meters and a quartz movement, which is perfectly fine for the low price. The case width is 38mm and the watch itself is extremely lightweight and thin. The crown on the watch is a push-button which activates the ‘Indiglo’ feature of the watch, illuminating the whole dial, which is a great feature for a quartz watch. In addition to the standard hour markings it’s got 24hour markings on the interior portion of the dial. The flat glass of the watch is a nicely finished acrylic.
The lug width of the weekender is 20mm, and the watch comes stock strapped with a single piece nylon band, which can be easily replaced with a stylish NATO strap. The versatile characteristics of this watch would make it look fantastic in the locker room with a striped NATO strap, or in the boardroom with a stylish leather NATO strap.
The Timex Weekender is undoubtedly a watch for everyone whether you’re a watch collector, or somebody looking for an everyday wear, this watch is sure to put a smile on your face with its simplicity, cool design, and the ability to dress it however you want with watchband options. Timex definitely got it right with the weekender, and that’s why it’s at the top of our list for affordable watches.