Nixon is a watch brand that has become one of the go-to’s for consumers who want quality without paying high prices. The brand has consistently kept its prices affordable while offering attractive wristwatches for men and women with a high degree of functionality. Here are the 20 best Nixon watches of all-time
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20. Nixon Sentry Gunmetal and Gold Men’s Watch
This model is A377595-00. It features a 38 mm diameter case with custom-molded hands in a modern design. The case is made of stainless steel with gold accents. The band is made of genuine leather and a matching stainless steel buckle closure. It’s powered by a Miyota quartz 3 hand movement. This watch is water-resistant up to 100 meters.
19. Nixon Mission Action Sports Smartwatch
The Mission Action reference A1167 is one of the brand’s most durable models with a shock-resistant design and a band made of silicone material. This sophisticated smartwatch is all black and is compatible with iPhones and Android. It comes with the Nikon Mission app. It’s the ideal sportsman’s smartwatch with real-time surf and snow shred alerts, GPS, a thermometer, barometer, e-compass, altimeter, and humidity reports.
18. Nixon Base Tide Pro
The Base Tide Pro features a fiber-reinforced polycarbonate case of 42 mm in width. This watch offers pre-programmed tide information for 550 beaches throughout the world with local information. It is fully water-resistant up to 100 meters with a ventilated silicone band for comfort. The movement is a custom digital module with pre-programmed tide information. A toggle for the display provides tide graph adn date. Other functions include chronograph timer, three alarms, a locking looper, and a backlight.
17. Nixon Patrol
The Patrol features an heirloom aesthetic with an oversized 42 mm case made of solid stainless steel. applied indices and custom molded hands add the appearance of depth to the face. This watch is highly durable and is water-resistant up to 100 meters with a 24-hour marker on teh inner bezel for military time. It’s powered by a Miyota 3 hand movement.
16. Nixon Porter Leather
The Porter Leather features a sleek and clean profile with sophistication. The case is made of stainless steel and measures 40 mm. The case back is also stainless steel in a screw-down style for additional durability. This watch is ultra-thin for maximum comfort and a thin profile. The hardened mineral crystal protects teh inner workings from water damage up to 50 meters.
15. Nixon Player
The Player was first launched in 2002 and was an immediate success. This attractive two-tone and diamond watch is made with a 40 mm stainless steel case with an attractive domed crystal glass. It’s powered with a Miyota 3 hand movement. This watch is waterproof up to 100 meters.
14. Nixon Newton
Newton is one of the most original designs offered by Nixon. It’s a unique wristwatch featuring 2 rotating discs on the time display with an LED light. The case diameter is a smaller 37.5 mm. It is powered by a quartz movement. The case is a custom injected molded polycarbonate type. The band is made of silicone material with a patented locking looper and a custom-molded polycarbonate buckle with an integrated style band.
13. Nixon Rival
The Rival is a streamlined model that is made for extreme comfort. It provides a custom digital module with pre-programmed tide information for the movement. The case is 38 mm in diameter and the watch is rated for water-resistance up to 100 meters.
12. Nixon Rubber Player
The Rubber Player features a dial with a concave dial ring surrounding the circumference with a genuine diamond placed at the 6 o’clock position with custom molded hands. The case is made of custom-molded silicone and measures 45 mm. with a stainless steel skeleton. It is protected by a hardened mineral crystal. This watch is water-resistant up to 100 meters.
11. Nixon Regulus SS
The Regulus SS features a stainless steel case for exceptional durability and a matching 3 link bracelet available in 3 color choices. The design makes this watch extremely shock absorbent. The battery is a 5-year version and the watch is water-resistant up to 100 meters. The special feature of this watch includes teh ability to track 2 tasks at once with dual timers, and an adjustable LED backlight.
10. Nixon Regulus
The Regulus is a high-performance watch that was made in collaboration with Special Operations corps agents for extreme durability and a simple design for easy functionality. The Regulus is designed for tactical use in a field setting. It is engineered for extreme shock absorption thanks to the use of poron foam between the brain and the case. It’s water-resistant and provides dual chronograph timers, adjustable LED brightness, three alarms, and a silent mode.
9. Nixon Re-Run
The Nixon Re-Run is made with a 38.5 mm wide stainless steel case for exceptional durability. It offers a vintage aesthetic with an angled case and pushers which are silicone molded with a nod to the design cues of the 1980s. The movement is a multi-function digital module. Functions include digital calendar, alarm, dual time, timer and light with digital reading. The watch is water-resistant to 30 meters.
8. Nixon Siren
The Siren is one of the more eye-catching models with an attractive and sporty aesthetic. This watch provides basic tide functionality with water resistance up to 100 meters. The case is a custom-molded style with a stainless steel case back. The case is 38 mm in width for a small and light fit. Functions include a countdown timer, basic tide functionality, date, and a patented locking looper for keeping the band secure.
7. Nixon Unit
The Unit is a workhorse of a watch with special durable fiber reinforced polycarbonate materials for the case, which measures 44 mm in width. What makes this model so special is the five-panel LCD offering time, date, day, alarm, countdown timer, chronograph, and thermometer. It’s a multi-functional watch and a highly reasonable price. This watch is waterproof up to 100 meters.
6. Nixon Dork Too
This is a novelty wristwatch that offers a whimsical take on the time. You can read the digital readout on the face of the watch or push a button and the watch will yell out the time along with other phrases. You can plug this novelty watch into a USB for charging. The dial measures just 34 mm in width. This is a real eye-catcher with a futuristic appearance for those who enjoy a bit of humor now and then. It’s commonly referred to as a “smart-ass” watch.
5. Nixon Sentry Leather
The Sentry Leather is one of the most elegant and sophisticated models offered by the brand. The dial creates the illusion of depth and texture with amazing detail. This watch features a stainless steel case measuring 42 mm in diameter. It is protected with a hardened mineral crystal glass with a waterproof rating of 100 meters.
4. Nixon 51-30 Chrono
The 51-30 Chrono is one of the larger dials with a 51 mm diameter. This is an oversized timepiece with a chronograph function and water-resistance up to 300 meters. This watch is exceptionally durable with solid stainless steel construction. Crown pushers are placed at teh 9:00 side of the case, which is the opposite of most models. This helps to prevent wrist bite. It features a unidirectional rotating bezel with a six hand chronograph with 24 hour and second timer subdials. This watch is powered by a Miyota quartz 6 hand movement and is suitable for use as a dive watch.
3. Nixon Corporal SS
The Corporal SS is a field watch specifically made to provide the wearer with a tactical advantage. The design is rugged fand durable with a recessed crystal made of hardened mineral that is highly resistant to scratching. The bezel is oversized and provides a clear and legible view of the dial that features a 48 mm diameter made of solid stainless steel. The case back is a stainless steel screw-down type. The bracelet is a solid stainless steel faceted 3 link style with a double locking clasp and micro adjustment. This watch is water-resistant up to 100 meters. The watch is powered by a Miyota Japanese quartz 3 hand type movement.
2. Nixon Sentry Luxe
The Sentry Luxe is one of the best-selling models in the Nixon brand. This is a classic watch that has been given a luxury treatment. The case is crafted in a subtle design with Italian acetate materials, measuring 42 mm in diameter with narrow lugs. It’s a refined timepiece featuring a classic aesthetic with slim indices and hands and the use of high-end materials. The watch is powered with a 3 hand Miyota Japanese quartz movement. The watch features a window for the day and date along with a crown at the 9 o clock position. The dial ring is molded with a printed seconds track and custom molded hands. The bezel is made of stainless steel and it is covered with a hardened mineral crystal glass that is resistant to scratching. The strap is made of tapered Horween leather with a stainless steel buckle. It is rated to be water-resistant up to 100 meters.
1. Nixon Time Teller
The Time Teller is a lovely sophisticated dress watch featuring a minimalist design. The case is gold-toned and measures 37 mm in diameter in a classic round shape. The face of the watch is highly legible with clean simple features. The watch is powered with a Miyota Japanese quartz movement with a 3 hand function for hours, minutes and seconds. The bracelet features a metal styling with a sliding buckle or the option of a leather band with a buckle. This watch is waterproof up to 100 meters
If there's one thing I can certainly vouch for, a Nixon watch is reliable. As I said, I've had mine going on 16 years now, and I wore it daily for the first five or six years I owned it. Since then, it has come along with me as I've summited mountains, hiked through rain storms, and bummed around a town or 20.How much did Nixon watches sell for? ›
In December 2006, Nixon was acquired by Billabong International for approximately US$55 million and a deferred payment of approximately US$76 million in FY 2012.What quality is a Nixon watch? ›
What quality are Nixon watches? They're quartz fashion watches. There's nothing inherently special about them, but some of their designs are quite attractive (unlike many other fashion brands) and they have been known to last longer than many other quartz watches in their price range.Are Nixon's waterproof? ›
With 100-meter water resistance ratings, Nixon's collection of men's waterproof watches can take you from the street to the surf in style. And on top of its waterproof functionality, a Nixon's men's waterproof watch is intricately designed to look great on and off the beach.