Citizen’s analog watch ticks into the future

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Citizens analog watch ticks into the future

Analog collides with digital once again.

(Credit: Citizen)

As timepieces become more of a fashion accessory than a necessity, established watchmakers such as Citizen find themselves in a bit of an evolutionary pickle: “How do we remain relevant?”

Perhaps the answer to that question falls upon the company’s new line of watches called Proximity. The watches offer low-power Bluetooth 4.0 functionality and a partner app (inconspicuously named Citizen Eco-Drive Proximity) that only works with the iPhone 4S or iPhone 5. Sorry about that Android and Windows Phone.

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How does the $495 Proximity differ from the majority of analog watches out there? Mainly because you can synchronize time and date information with an iPhone , as well as receive call, e-mai… [Read more]

Citizens analog watch ticks into the future

Citizens analog watch ticks into the future

Citizens analog watch ticks into the future

Citizens analog watch ticks into the future

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