The Latest Zenith Defy Extreme Watch Is A Mirror-Polished Marvel

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While the inner workings of Zenith watches are impressive in their own right (particularly the Zenith Defy Extreme line), it’s the exterior that’s all the more sleek and eye-catching, at least when it comes to the Zenith Defy Extreme Mirror.

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Like other impossibly precise Zenith watches, it features a super-exact chronograph (in this instance, a 1/100th of a second chrono), but that’s not quite the most innovative part.

The latest Zenith Defy Extreme is made from mirror-polished stainless steel, giving it a camo-like quality that almost seems to let parts of the watch fade into one another (or shine radiantly).

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Zenith took great care to get details large and small correct, resulting in an eye-popping watch that defies convention (pun intended).

Of the timepiece, Zenith said “its distinctive new appearance sets it apart in a sea of watches.”

Zenith added that the watch, boasting a 45mm case diameter and triple-chronograph functionality, is a “monolithic object that reflects all light and colors — yet has no color of its own.”

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The angular case houses the company’s famed El Primero movement and boasts a sapphire crystal central element with a translucent-yet-reflective finish.

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The partially open dial and the sapphire caseback do a wonderful job at showing off that El Primero movement, billed by Zenith as the “world’s fastest automatic high frequency chronograph calibre in production.”

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It’s also available in a variety of strap options for the discerning buyer, with both a black rubber strap and a Velcro strap offered alongside the mirror-polished stainless steel bracelet.

And the price tag? It’s nothing to scoff at given the quality, precision and care inherent in this exacting timepiece: The new Zenith Defy Extreme is available online and in person at Zenith, as well as select authorized global retailers.

Suffice to say, for Zenith, the future certainly is glowing.

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