The horological community is often divided based on their answers to the following question: which is better, quartz, or mechanical?
As is often the case in the watch world, there is no definitive answer to this question. Picking between a quartz watch or a mechanical one is as personal as choosing your favorite smartphone brand or ice cream flavor.
Unfortunately, as much as we’d love to, we can’t decide for you. But what we CAN do is neatly lay out the similarities and differences for you to make up your mind.
We’ve covered the differences between quartz and mechanical watch movements on our site before, so if you missed that post, be sure to check it out right here. Get some extra info to help you make your decision.