After the previous blog, believed that even new comer can easily distinguish between quartz watches and mechanical watches. Here would like to introduce two simpler methods, which are to start from the appearance and price.
Under normal circumstances, the movement of a mechanical watch is thicker than that of a quartz watch, so on the whole, the thickness of a mechanical watch is slightly thicker, and that of a quartz watch is slightly thinner. Without the limitations of the mechanical movement, the quartz movement can be made thinner or smaller, which gives the watch’s shape design more room to play.
In general, people are able to see an intricate series of
tiny components working together to power the timepiece from the surface and the back. While the movement of quartz watches cannot be seen from the surface and the back.
When the materials, functions, and designs of the two watches are the same, the selling price of a mechanical watch is generally a bit higher. In addition, mechanical watches need regular oil wash protection, which is relatively expensive.
Quartz watches require minimal maintenance aside from battery replacements. They tend to be low cost since they are battery powered and have few moving parts.
In fact, the most concerned about the first-time watchmaker is the appearance and price of the watch. And quartz watches have great possibilities in appearance and price. So we always suggest the new comer to select the quartz watches as a start, which will save much cost and reduce after-sales problems.