The changes are small but very significant. The two tone dial, smoked crystal and grey seconds dial really separates and elevates the watch from the regular blue one. The unique typography is one of the best!
...AP should accept, like Panerai with the Luminor and Radiomir, the Royal Oak and RO Offshore is really their only offering of interest. Their dial design with the date at 4.30 is somewhat lacking against others high end brands in the price point.