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Tissot has made a name for itself as a serious manufacturer of affordable, high-quality sports watches. With everything from Touch watches to Inheritance patterns, the Swiss brand continues to impress. Now, its T-Touch Connect Solar takes center court and has a variety of features equipped for everything from backcountry hiking to keeping up with live NBA games.
In fact, today Tissot remains the official timekeeper of the NBA and the official watch of many NBA teams, including the Golden State Warriors, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls and more. Read on to find out everything to love about the T-Touch Connect Solar and why it’s become the go-to watch for every true NBA fan.
Tissot: T-Touch Connect Solar marks another exciting step for Tissot
Today, T-Touch Connect Solar, “continues the design adventure started by T-Touch.” With the same modern details and all-terrain identity, the new 47 mm titanium watch has many new and improved features – including a six-month power reserve, thanks to its solar capabilities.
The new watch also continues the storied tradition. In 1999, Tissot released the world’s first multifunction touch watch. Now, as the successor to that first, iconic watch, the T-Touch Connect Solar continues to evolve in its name. The watch uses best-in-class watch ergonomics and has a wide range of functionality, such as a compass, altimeter, alarm and chronograph — all without an overabundance of buttons or menus.
What makes T-Touch Connect Solar great for NBA fans?
In addition to earning the coveted title of ‘Official Timekeeper’, Tissot has partnered with the NBA to introduce an integrated shot clock in all 29 NBA arenas. The launch marks a first in league history and ensures consistent timing of every second of NBA game play.
One of the unique features of the new watch is its ‘NBA Live Game.’ Using this feature, fans can follow the game live from their watch. The app updates and sends the score straight to your watch – in real time – so you never miss another moment. Imagine choosing between a backcountry hike or watching the Dallas Mavericks square off against the New Orleans Pelicans (both teams feature Tissot as their official watch). Now, you can have both — and keep score from anywhere.
Other features include a cycling mode where fans can find the date of the next major cycling race and receive push notifications about the journey directly to their watch. Meanwhile, an activity tracker can record your hikes so you can download your activity history into a complimentary smartphone application. Finally, the ‘Bring Me Back’ feature uses GPS data to help you get back to your destination – if your phone dies or you need to go offline.
T-Touch Connect Solar is a contemporary, connected and hard-wearing watch.
Beyond the suite of new features, the T-Touch Connect Solar remains a reliable watch at its core. Equipped with an ultra-durable, nearly scratch-proof ceramic bezel and sapphire crystal case, the watch is watertight to 100 meters and comes on a fabric or rubber strap (also available on a titanium bracelet). Its electronic components are energy efficient and it is equipped with the latest generation of photovoltaic cells to ensure that users don’t have to do constant cable recharges for long periods of time.
It has everything you’d expect from a Tissot Touch watch – including perpetual calendar, countdown, chronograph, alarm, weather and altimeter functions – buttoned in one of six different colours. Compatible with iOS and Android systems, as well as fully offline capable, T-Touch Connect Solar also features a privacy-protecting protocol to protect your data.
All in all, this watch makes the perfect gift for every sports fan and is built to keep you safe off the grid.
Price: $1,050 – $1,150