The RZE Ascentus GMT is a watch that combines the features of a diving watch with the ability to track three time zones. In this hands-on review we will take a closer look on the full lume dial version Ascentus GMT – Polaris White. The RZE Ascentus GMT is a cutting-edge dive watch that combines functionality, style, and comfort. With the ability to track three time zones, it’s the perfect watch for globetrotters who are always on the go. The watch features a mechanical GMT movement, a unidirectional, 24H titanium bezel, and a lumed arrow-tipped hand, making it easy to keep track of multiple time zones.
RZE Ascentus GMT on the wrist
Its 40mm case size is well balanced on the wrist, and the extremely light solid titanium makes it the perfect summer watch, when heavy watches can be rather disturbing. The titanium case is bead-blasted Grade 2 Titanium with UltraHex™ Coating that provides up to ~1200Hv hardness. The watch case size of 40mm makes it wearable and balanced on the wrist, with a weight of 90-110g.
The screw-down crown with a custom reverse engraved logo adds to the durability and reliability of the watch, and the treatment of 10-12 anti-reflective coatings on the underside of the sapphire crystal provides excellent visibility.
High quality titanium bracelet for an easy strap change
Designed for maximum comfort RZE is well known for their titanium “Hex-Link” bracelet. This innovative bracelet provides a secure and comfortable fit, allowing you to wear the watch all day without any discomfort. The watch is also extremely light, making it perfect for summer when heavy watches can be rather disturbing. Thanks to the quick-release spring bars change to a watch strap is done within seconds.
Functionality in every detail
The slim SII NH34 GMT Automatic Movement that ticks below the solid titanium screw-down case back with a VITON® gasket is well known, easy to service, and reliable, making it a great choice for those who value precision and accuracy. This movement is easy to service, reliable, and precise in its price class.
The RZE Ascentus GMT is also highly reliable and robust, with a screw-down crown that features a custom reverse engraved logo. The watch has a water resistance of 200 meters (660ft) / 20ATM, making it ideal for all types of water activities. The treatment of 10-12 anti-reflective coatings on the underside of the sapphire crystal enhances the watch’s readability, while the full lume dial of the Polaris White model provides incredible visibility in low light conditions.
In conclusion, the RZE Ascentus GMT is the perfect watch for those who value style, comfort, and functionality. Whether you’re a globetrotter or simply appreciate a high-quality and light weight dive watch, the RZE Ascentus GMT is sure to exceed your expectations. With its ability to track multiple time zones, titanium bracelet, and water resistance of 200 meters (660ft) / 20ATM, it’s the perfect watch for any adventure.
- Bead-blasted Grade 2 Titanium with UltraHex™ Coating (up to ~1200Hv hardness)
- SII NH34 GMT Automatic Movement
- 200m (660ft) / 20ATM
- Unidirectional 120-clicks rotating black DLC 24hrs bezel
- Applied indexes grain-texture dial with Super-LumiNova®
- Baton hands with Super-LumiNova®
- Hex-Link UltraHex™ titanium bracelet coated with UltraHex™ OR HexaFlex Rubber
- Screw-down crown with custom reverse engraved logo
- Sapphire Crystal with inner-side Super-AR
- Screw-down solid titanium caseback with
- VITON® gasket
- Included extras: Blackcomb pouch, Multitool for sizing bracelet/strap change.
- 40mm case width
- 13mm case thickness
- 46mm case length /lug-to-lug
- 20mm lug width tapers to 16mm at buckle
- Weight: 90-110g