Zenith presents the new “Defy Skyline Chronograph!


Zenith presents the new "Defy Skyline Chronograph!

The new “Defy Skyline Chronograph” from the Zenith “Defy Skyline” collection is now available.

The Defy chronograph that represents the 21st centuryZenith's technology that has been advancing for more than 50 years comes together in the Defy Skyline Chronograph

The history of the Defy wristwatch has a long tradition with the El Primero chronograph, which was introduced to this collection in the early 1970s. The history of the “Defy” watch is steeped in the long tradition of the El Primero chronograph, which was introduced into the collection in the early 1970s. With its modern style and groundbreaking calibers, the “Defy” collection is a fitting collection of high-frequency El Primero self-winding chronographs that offer unwavering precision in a fast-paced environment. The new “Defy Skyline Chronograph” also pursues movement and performance in diverse environments. It is the culmination of Zenith’s technology that has pushed chronographs to a new level for over 50 years. This is truly the ” Defy ” chronograph of the 21st century, and this piece speaks for itself.

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Geometric 42mm steel caseEdgy, contemporary aesthetics and proportions

The architectural and geometric 42mm steel case, with its intricate faceted cuts, is a modern take on the octagonal case and multi-sided bezel of the early ” Defy A modern interpretation of the It inherits the robust and durable DNA of its predecessor, but with edgier, more contemporary aesthetics and proportions. The Defy Skyline Chronograph has push buttons along the sharp lines of the case and a screw-in crown with a star emblem that makes it water resistant to 10 ATM (10 bar).

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El Primero's traditional dial designDial with the collection's iconic starry sky

The metallic black, blue and silver dial is engraved with the collection’s signature starry sky The three large chronograph counters are slightly overlapping, and feature the chronograph’s seconds and minutes counters and small seconds. The date display, color-matched to the dial, is placed at the 4:30 position, another El Primero signature, and the flange ring, engraved with a 1/10th of a second scale, has 12 facets linking it to the dodecagonal bezel and serving as an extension of the hour markers.

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Pursuit of every tenth of a secondEquipped with a chronograph function that measures 1/10th of a second

In a world that moves at unprecedented speed, every tenth of a second is decisive. Like the self-winding and skeletonized versions of the Defy Skyline, Zenith has pursued accuracy to the tenth of a second and equipped the Defy Skyline Chronograph with a chronograph function that measures 1/10th of a second. The see-through back of the watch allows the wearer to watch the high 5 Hz ( 36,000 vibrations per hour ) of the El Primero 3600 caliber that led to this feat. The star-shaped open rotor features a bidirectional winding mechanism and a power reserve of approximately 60 hours.

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Quick strap change mechanismEasy strap change at the touch of a button

One of the features of the “Defy Skyline” is the quick strap change mechanism built into the case. This allows the wearer to easily change the strap without the use of tools. At the push of a button, the three-strand steel bracelet can be replaced with a rubber strap with an attached steel folding buckle with a starry sky on it. The ” Defy Skyline Chronograph ” is available at Zenith boutiques, online and authorized retailers.

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More information on the Zenith ” Defy Skyline Chronograph ”

Features: 1/10th of a second chronograph movement. Silicon ankle and escape wheel. Dial with starry sky. Screw-in crown. date display at 4:30. Interchangeable strap system.
Movement: El Primero 3600 automatic
Vibration: 36,000 vibrations per hour – 5Hz
Power reserve: approx. 60 hours
Functions: central hour and minute hands. 1/10th of a second chronograph. Seconds hand stop mechanism.
Finishes: special rotor with satin-finish
Price including tax: 1,760,000 yen
Material: stainless steel
Water resistance: 10 ATM
Case: 42 mm
Dial: blue with sunray pattern
Hour markers: rhodium-plated, facet-cut, coated with Superluminova SLN C1
Hands: Rhodium-plated, facet-cut, coated with Superluminova SLN C1
Bracelet & Buckle: Stainless steel bracelet.
Second strap: blue rubber with stainless steel folding clasp.

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