Model: Edifice ECB900DB

Case Size: 51.5mm

Case and Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel

Crystal: Mineral Crystal

Movement: Module No. 5582

Power Reserve: 6 months on full charge

Analysis:

Edifice range from Casio has created its own strong footprint in the sense of bold and robust design language. The Edifice series models are known to be either appealing or annoying and same is with this new Edifice ECB900DB with its complex dial display and bold case design. Majority Edifice models have a complex dial display due to chronographs movements and date apertures or added digital screens that display day, power reserve or seconds counter.

The model in discussion ECB900DB also has a multi-layered display with loads of information pouring out to the wearer. Apparently it seems impossible to understand completion functions of the watch without any manual or instructions. There are two colour combinations available in this model. One colour option is red accents on black dial and a black bezel with tachymeter markings, while the other option is blue accents on a black with a blue tachymeter bezel. Both colour options have their own strong appearance, it just depends on one’s personal choice.

The dial size is just over 50mm which makes it quite enormous in appearance. Though the case is large but the size self-justifies it by the amount of functions displayed on the dial. The dial is cramped by two mini digital displays and an analogue power reserve sub-dial. Coming on the thickness of the case is just 14mm which is quite sleek for a powerful watch. The dimensions of the watch will make it look a bit bigger on the wrist and create a strong appearance.

The Movement:

The movement used is a solar powered quartz movement, Module No. 5582. Considering the functionality there is little to nothing that these high-tech hybrid watches cannot do. The watch can be paired with your mobile over Bluetooth connection and an application that controls and updates majority settings of the watch. Once the watch is connected paired with the mobile app the app determines the location and syncs the clock with the nearest atomic clock to the exact time. Furthermore the app is pre-set for 300 cities to manage day-light saving time. One might confuse this Edifice ECB900DB with Seiko Astron that has a built-in GPS. In fact both work on a separate principal to locate its location. The Seiko Astron has a built in GPS system that locates its location freely, whereas this Edifice model updates its location through a mobile app.

The watch also has a very practical chronograph function that can measure up-to 1/1000th of a second for 200-laps in a go. There is a sub-dial dedicated to display average speed of your lap time. The rugged solar powered quartz movement is capable of running for six months once fully charged and left in dark. With all the high-tech mastery the watch is 100meters water resistant. You can wear this watch fearlessly at any adventurous place.

Conclusion:

We have elaborated the watch enough for our valuable readers so that you can have a clear thought about its functionality and aesthetics. The Edifice ECB900DB is a purely functional watch with loads of looks. You can easily wear it during adventurous trips and tracking trips. Its robust design approves it to be an outstanding outdoor partner.

This watch is also suitable for frequent international travellers due to its atomic clock time syncing. You don’t need to re-adjust time as you land in any new city while the sturdy quality makes it an immensely reliable timepiece for any kind of user. The case size may set you off but the functionality makes it worth every millimetre of its size and when you consider its price-tag then you would definitely prefer it. The Edifice ECB900DB is priced just under Rs.40,000/-, which is quite reasonable when compared to other watches with the same list of functions.

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