The Best Orient Watches for Men

The Best Orient Watches for Men

Orient watches are among the most well-liked choices for inexpensive watches. 

You will find a lot of inexpensive watches on the market, but Orient is not only affordable; they are best recognized for producing timepieces at economical prices that are of excellent quality, well-constructed, and offer outstanding value in general.

Best Orient Watches For Men

Here are our top picks for the Best Orient Watches for Men.

Orient Men’s Ray II

Orient Men's Ray II

Almost every ranking of the top Orient watches begins with the Orient Ray II, one of the most outstanding timepieces.

The Orient Men’s Ray II isn’t particularly large. It has a 41.5 mm casing. It also does not have a wide strap. It’s built of high-quality stainless steel, which accounts for its gleaming appearance.

It comes in an enticing black, blue, and silver color scheme. Its dial is particularly appealing because of its golden appearance.

The hour markings on the Ray II are illuminated. It is capable of diving to great depths. This is why its illuminated dial comes in handy. It has a 660-foot (200 meters) water-resistance rating. However, it is not ISO 6425 certified; therefore, we’d advise you not to dive with it.

The Ray II is an automatic watch. It includes the F6922 mechanism and features a power reserve of 40 hours and 22 diamonds between its gears. Its diamonds are made of glass and are not real. The more present the jewels are, the more accurate the automatic watch is.

Orient Mako II

Orient Men's 'Mako II' Japanese Automatic Stainless Steel Diving Watch

The Mako II is the Mako line’s second model. Like the Ray II, the Mako II is a traditional dive with an automatic movement and resemblance to the Submariner.

The Mako II is the Ray II’s more modern counterpart, with a more refined appearance. The casing measures 41.5 mm wide and 13 mm thick. The unidirectional diving bezel of this watch has 120 clicks. And the indices on the dial have a bright coating to make the timepiece legible in the dark. 

This timepiece is driven by an improved caliber F6922 movement with hand winding and hacking functions and a 40-hour power reserve.

The watch is water-resistant to 200 meters and comes with an oyster-style stainless steel strap with a brushed metal coating.

Orient ‘Bambino Version IV’

Orient 'Bambino Version IV' Japanese Automatic Stainless Steel and Leather Dress Watch

It is a chic and sophisticated dress watch that is alluring and will captivate anyone who looks at it. The watch’s graded “fumé” dial, which transitions from light green at the center to black at the very borders, is what immediately draws attention to it. This, along with its metallic finish, results in a colorful dial that nicely reflects light.

Since the case is yellow gold in color, you may already be aware of how beautifully it complements green. The watch features a stunning face contrasting its extremely plain and minimalistic style.

It is ideal for formal settings due to its streamlined case design and simple dial with a date display at 3 o’clock. The watch features an automatic mechanism and a 30m water resistance rating, which effectively implies that it can withstand splashes. Its diameter is 42 mm.

Orient 2nd Gen. ‘Bambino Version II’

Orient Men's '2nd Gen. Bambino Ver. 2' Japanese Automatic Stainless Steel and Leather Dress Watch

Dress watches are challenging to make. They might be haughty and difficult to dress casually. As a result, many watch lovers avoid dress watches.

Orient presented a solution for people hunting for a multifunctional dress watch they can use on weekends. The Orient Bambino is undoubtedly one of their most popular models, and one of the most renowned dress watches manufacturer offers.

The Bambino boasts an automatic movement from Orient in a 40mm casing with a domed crystal dial. It is water-resistant to 30 meters and has a date adjustment at 3 o’clock.

It has several face colors, including deep rich blue, and pure black. However, the white face on the deep brown leather strap and the sleek design stand out.

Orient Triton (The Neptune)

Orient Men's "Neptune" Japanese Automatic / Hand-Winding JIS Certified 200 Meter Diver's Watch with Sapphire Crystal

The Triton has a sapphire crystal updated with highly lighted circular dial markings.

Additionally, it contains a date complication at 4 o’clock and a 200-meter water-resistance rating. The power reserve complication at the one o’clock position is the most apparent modification and improvement.

It has a 40-hour battery life that can be recharged manually. The watch also has a hacking feature that can be used to maintain synchronization with an atomic clock.

Various colors, such as blue and black watch faces, are also available for the Triton. The silver and gilded color scheme, which gives it a classic finish, is something we prefer. In addition to adding elegance to the watch, the gold coloring also glows brilliantly in the sunlight.

Orient Men’s Mako XL

Orient Men's 'Mako XL' Japanese Automatic Stainless Steel Diving Watch

The Mako XL is another Orient automatic wristwatch. It is quite huge. Its case measures nearly 44 mm in diameter. It will look too big on you if your wrists are smaller. Its strap is also quite broad.

The watch looks just like Ray II. They’re both available in black, silver, and blue. Nonetheless, the Mako XL comes in several designs. Its blue dial, which likewise has a metallic sheen, is significantly similar to its predecessor’s.

The watch offers a high level of water resistance. You cannot, however, dive with it because it is not ISO certified. It can withstand underwater depths of up to 660 feet (200 meters).

Its dial is filled with fluorescent pigment, making it easy to read even when immersed. It has 21 jewels between the gears and a power reserve of 40 hours.

Orient Open Heart

Orient 'Bambino Open Heart' Japanese Automatic Stainless Steel and Leather Dress Watch

The minimalist and vintage Bambino have been enhanced to become a stunning casual watch, the Bambino Open heart.

The watch’s dial has a dome, and a dome-shaped mineral glass sits on top. This Bambino is the only one without a date display.

The watch has attached diamond-shaped metal hands and hour markers. The case is ideal for daily wear and formal and informal settings, measuring 40.5mm in diameter and 12mm in thickness.

The Open Heart has a 40-hour battery reserve and is powered by the F6T22 movement. Its sleek, minimalist face offers water resistance up to 50 meters. 

The actual distinguishing characteristic of the Open Heart is the unusual aperture in the watch face that only partially reveals the internal mechanisms and gears. It’s superbly crafted and won’t overwhelm you if you only glance at it. 

The Open Heart is a fantastic timepiece for watch enthusiasts who love exquisite mechanics and mechanical watches but also want something sophisticated and stylish. It is an excellent value for money.

Orient Kamasu 

Orient Men's Kamasu Stainless Steel Japanese-Automatic Diving Watch

With this foundation as a base, Orient has continued to offer a stunning selection of excellent diving watches.

The Kamasu, a new addition to Orient’s renowned line of reasonably priced divers, was unveiled in 2019.

The Kamasu is a 24-hour complication-equipped dive watch that can withstand a depth of 41 meters. It has a 40-hour power reserve and the F6922 automatic movement, which features a 120-click bezel.

The Kamasu is an improvement above the base versions like the Ray and Mako because it also comes with a sapphire crystal. It has similar slim stick markers to the Mako but with all the benefits of more expensive models.

Its pricing is ideal given the features, which include hand-winding and hacking.

Orient Men’s Sun and Moon Version 3

Orient Men's 'Sun and Moon Version 3' Japanese Automatic / Hand-Winding Watch with Sapphire Crystal

This is an automatic timepiece, as it is hackable and self-winding. The watch is fascinating. It is one of the most visually appealing Orient watches.

This is primarily owing to its dark blue colorway, which is quite expensive.

Its Roman numerals contribute to the overall aesthetic but are not easy to read. The watch’s display lacks lumens. It also lacks color on its hands.

A calendar is present, but it takes the shape of a sub-dial. A date wheel is also visible if you look closely. The sun and moon indicator is on the wristwatch’s left dial.

It’s no surprise that the crystal is sapphire, given its luxurious appearance. The 42 mm casing of the watch is quite large. And because of its excellent quality, it is quite sparkly.  It has a leather strap and a resistance of up to 150 feet (50 meters). It also includes the F6B24 mechanism. This equates to a 40-hour power reserve and 22 jewels in its gears.