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Key Features of the Rolex Submariner

Rolex is the number one brand known for the finest watchmaking skills. The brand has been holding its principal position in the list of Luxury Swiss watches for years. Many different versions were launched by Rolex with different variations to color, materials, and designs. Submariner is a Rolex watch originally designed by the concept of ultimate underwater tools for survival. In addition to enormous features, it reflects an elegant yet luxurious look. This range is where the benchmark was set for diver’s watches.

Submariner is a full-functional timepiece specially designed for diving but it doesn’t mean it can’t be used on the ground that’s the secret whether it is ground or underwater and whatever the dress code is, this timepiece always shine on the wrist of its owner and express the sense of buying and wearing. This series includes multiple models manufactured in oyster steel, gold, and bi-material (oyster steel/gold).

Key Features

  • Uni-directional Bezel

The concept of this Rolex series was to provide a utilitarian timepiece with extreme quality to withstand intense situations and under high water pressure. One of the main features is the rotating bezel. This uni-directional bezel was manufactured by the Ceramic material to make it scratch proof. There is always a risk when diving deep down in the ocean, the diver has to be updated by the decompression stops and help him view the time for diving. There is a small capsule engraved on the zero-point of the bezel and filled with luminescent material to make it more visible even in the dark. The edges of the bezel are finely cut to enhance the grip.

  • Luminescent

Super Lumi-Nova is used in this timepiece, so the legibility level of the timepiece gets higher and can easily be read even in the dark. The material is covered on dial indexes, on the market, and the bezel. It gives the watch a night mode so that it can be used even deep down in the ocean

  • Water Resistance

Water-resistance is the main feature of any diver watch and Rolex sets the standards of diver watch, Submariner is the first timepiece that sets the record for waterproofness level of 330 feet. This range of diver watches have the extreme capability to work smoother even under high water pressure and seals are finely tuned within the timepiece to protect the mechanism to get interact with water,

  • Material

The special thing about this range of timepieces is the robustness level of the timepiece. Oyster steel polished and yellow gold 18k are available in this series. Also, the bi-material model is available with gold and steel combined to provide a robust look. To withstand intense life-style oyster steel provides a robust choice and was originally used by Rolex in its timepiece.

Submariner and Submariner Date are the two versions of this range available in different materials.

Submariner Date – Ref 116613LB (Oyster steel and Yellow Gold)

The bi-material versions equipped with yellow gold and polished steel reflects a classy look. The blue dial with golden indexes has a date embedded within it. Elegant 3-hand is designed with a contrast to the dial and indexes. For enhanced legibility, Lumino Material is covered on hands and other indexes. The ultimate feature of this timepiece is the unidirectional Cerachrom bezel originally developed by the company which is almost scratch proof. The fine edges of the bezel are carefully and skillfully smoothened and luminova material is also on the capsule at the zero-marker of the bezel to provide extreme readability even in the dark. In addition to these enhanced features, the timepiece has a beautiful look with a touch of Rolex tradition.

Sapphire crystal is used while a Cyclops Lens is used in this timepiece at the date section for magnifying, The timepiece is powered by in-home caliber3135 feature extreme precision rate and has a power reserve of up to 50 hours with self-winding mechanism which makes it fully utilitarian diver watch.

Technical Features

Reference : Ref 116613LB

MOVEMENT: Automatic (mechanical)

CALIBRE: 3135-Rolex

POWER RESERVE: Approximately 50 hours

Crystal: Sapphire (scratch-proof) and cyclops lens

Bracelet: bi-material  oyster steel and 18kt Gold


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