I would prefer the DateJust and I already own one vs. the Zenith.
Just a personal thing but I prefer screw down crowns and I think the DJ will hold it's value and appreciate more over the Zenith. I do have a couple of watches without screw down crown but I stay away from water with them.
Just my opinion but you asked.
Comments: view entire thread
Zenith Defy Classic over DateJust?
I have been looking for the perfect Rolex DateJust for me when I came across this new Zenith. I am totally blown away by its Genta-inspired design that preserves the Zenith heritage. The sparse writing on the dial is a welcome relief from the novels on my...
The Screw-Down Crown syndrome
It's obligatory at some levels but the screwing-down isn't what provides water-resistance as much as the seal on stem and case. I would take it in a heartbeat over the Rolex for its favorable pricing and availability. The special Purist edition of a few y...
Zenith here too...
Because I just like the fact that it's different and not seen on every other person's wrist.
If budget would allow..
Would probably explore the VC overseas which more or less share a similar aesthetic with this Zenith
No cyclops all the way. Plus, let's not forget the Zenith is titanium which would be lighter.
Thank you everyone for your thoughts!
I really need to find one in person now, as well as the skeleton version. From a design perspective, this watch is really hitting all my buttons. Cantilevered indices... Wow! I was looking for a more subdued yet distinctive DJ, but this Defy is 'magnetic'...