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This Week in Watches — March 14, 2020 TAG, you're it… by Michael StocktonMarch 14, 2020 MIN READThis Week in Watches — March 14, 2020

It’s This Week in Watches for March 14, 2020 and we’re doing our best to keep you connected during these uncertain times.

TAG Heuer Connected

This past week, TAG Heuer released its third generation Connected watch powered by WearOS from Google. Now in 45mm, these watches will be offered in one of three stainless versions and a black matte titanium edition. Unlike prior editions, these watches look a lot more like traditional watches. This means sculpted lugs and the option of a traditional bracelet that’s more in keeping with the brand’s mechanical pieces.

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The new Connected still requires a connection with a nearby smartphone for most of its features. On the other hand, the features have improved. An all-day — 20 hours — battery powers the watch and allows for a one hour workout using GPS if you’re on the move. Swimmers will appreciate the 5 ATM of water resistance. Heart-rate monitoring is also included along with the Golf app that TAG debuted in 2019. All of this comes in a precision product boasting a sapphire crystal and buttons with a tactile response reminiscent of a normal watch. Prices will range between €1,700 and €2,250. More information can be found on the official TAG Heuer site.

Junghans max bill Edition Set 2020

Junghans max bill Edition Set 2020

We have news of the Junghans max bill Edition Set 2020, a release of 220 pieces worldwide. The Edition Set 2020 is made up of two watches: a 34mm max bill kleine Automatic and a max bill Chronoscope with automatic movement.

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The pieces pay tribute to the artist’s variation 5 artwork and is shown on the case back. These watches differ from their serial production counterparts by using a matte-black PVD case over stainless steel. You’ll also notice the white leather straps and these are connected to the case with a simple mechanism. Black straps come as well, so swapping is a breeze. The Edition Set 2020 is priced at €2,995. More information is available on the Junghans site.

Soprod Newton

Soprod Newton Automatic Movement

A new automatic movement from Switzerland is always news, especially when it’s likely to end up in a lot of upcoming watches. Soprod sent news of their new Newton automatic that promises reliability and affordability. Furthermore, the movement is said to be 100% Swiss and comes from the Jura region. The balance sits at 6:00 and a real aim was to ensure near 360-degree visibility of these working components. Soprod assumes that watch companies will feature this on upcoming open-worked designs. Interestingly, Soprod’s PR info went to great lengths to reinforce its in-house production (i.e. not ETA). The Newton runs at 28,800 vph, has 23 jewels, a 44 hour power reserve, measures at 25.6mm in diameter, and has a height of 4.6mm.

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