Zenith Novelties: Watches and Wonders 2022
Zenith is synonymous with performance and what they are bringing to the table in this 2022 edition of Watches & Wonders couldn’t be any different: A revamped Chronomaster Open collection and new Chronomaster Sport references that are an ode to precision and high-frequency calibres.
The New Chronomaster Open
Zenith has introduced the El Primero calibre 3604, reworking the famous El Primero calibre 3600 and putting on display the movement’s 10 beats per second in an “open heart” style. The calibre 3604 beats at a frequency of 36,000 VpH (5 Hz) and is able to measure and showcase 1/10th of a second, it also features a silicon escape-wheel and lever and an increased power reserve of 60 hours.
The case has also been redesigned and comes in a 39.5mm diameter and 13.6mm thickness, which makes the new Chronomaster Open a very wearable option for almost any wrist size. The new watches will be available in steel with matte black or matte silver dials as well as 18-ct rose gold featuring a matte silver dial.
Availability: Starting from June/July 2022
The New Chronomaster Sport
Following last year’s success of the Chronomaster Sport, Zenith has now further expanded the Sport line into the precious material arena delivering a full 18-ct rose gold version and a two-tone, rose gold and steel version.
The Chronomaster Sport comes in a 41mm case and is powered by the El Primero calibre 3600, with a frequency of 36,000 VpH (5 Hz) and the ability to measure 1/10th of a second as indicated in the gold bezel. The Chronomaster Sport has a water resistance of up to 100 meters and a 60-hour power reserve.
The two-toned Ref. 51.3100.3600/69.M3100 features a silvered sunray dial with three different coloured counters whilst the full rose gold Ref. 18.3101.3600/69.M3100 and Ref. 18.3101.3600/21.M3100 come with white matte and black lacquered dials respectively.