In 2007, Longines launched the HydroConquest diving watch for the first time. At that time, the HydroConquest diving watch belonged to the Sport series. In addition to this, the series also includes Conquest, which still exists today, and Grand Vitesse and Admiral, which have disappeared from the catalog.
HydroConquest is a Longines contemporary diving series. Although it does not have revolutionary innovations in itself, it is robust and affordable. The HydroConquest diving watch starts at just $ 1,275 (equivalent to about 8,000 yuan), for which you will get a water-resistant 300-meter case, multiple anti-glare coated sapphire crystals, and unidirectional rotation in accordance with ISO 6425 Bezel and double folding safety buckle extended during diving. At Baselworld this year, Longines has fully updated the HydroConquest diving series, introducing ceramic bezels, new dial colors and NATO rubber straps.
Today, Longines launches the HydroConquest Diver’s Exclusive Limited Edition in the United States. The ‘USA’ logo is adorned between the 4 o’clock and 5 o’clock hour dials. The ’50’ on the ceramic bezel is coated with Super-LumiNova fluorescent material (referring to the 50 states). ‘(US Exclusive). It is equipped with L888.2 movement (also known as ETA A31.L01, which is improved from ETA 2892). ETA 2892 has a frequency of 28,800 vibrations / hour (4 Hz) and a power reserve of 42 hours; ETA A31.L01 has a vibration frequency of 25,200 vibrations / hour (3.5 Hz) and a power reserve of 65 hours.
It is reported that the blue disk blue ring model is priced at US $ 1,800 (equivalent to approximately RMB 11,300), and the gray or black PVD model is priced at US $ 2,100 (equivalent to approximately RMB 13,200). All watches come with a stainless steel bracelet and a black, grey or blue NATO rubber strap.
Diameter: 41 mm
Case material: stainless steel; stainless steel gray PVD; stainless steel black PVD
Dial color: black, gray or blue, sunburst
Timestamps: Arabic numerals and dots
Fluorescence: numbers, time stamps and hands, Super-LumiNova fluorescent material
Water resistance: 300 meters
Bracelet: stainless steel bracelet and double folding safety clasp; black, gray, or blue NATO rubber strap
Movement: Movement L888.2 (ETA A31.L01, based on 2892)
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date
Diameter: 25.94 mm (11.5 legal minutes)
Power reserve: 64 hours
Winding: automatic; manual
Vibration frequency: 25,200 times / hour (3.5 Hz)
Price: USD 1,800 to 2,100 (equivalent to approximately RMB 11,300 to 13,200)
Time to market: Summer of 2018
Limited edition: 1,000 pieces