This is the 2021 version of the Citizen Asia Limited Edition Promaster. This mechanical diver can safely dive up to 650 feet and is the latest chapter in the FUGU storybook. It is also based on the original iconic 1989 model – the NY004.
The 2021 Gen 4 Promaster is 44m long and features an upgraded movement with a sapphire crystal – cal. 8204. Fugu now allows hacking seconds for very precise time setting.
This 4Th Gen. FUGU has a unique bezel with groups of serrated teeth at equal intervals to facilitate grip in wet or greasy conditions. These serrations earned the series its nickname – The Fugu! As a full-fledged puffer fish, its back is carved.
Despite its large size, the watch wears smaller than previous generation Fugu models, but its generous dimensions help the watch wrap around the wrist.
The watch feels very solid and well built, while the clicks on the dial give positive feedback, articulate, solid and tactile. The high level of fit and finish sets the Gen 4.0 Fugu to compete with high-end diver watches on the market.
The 4Th The Gen Fugu gets a screw-in case back as well as a screw-down crown, which greatly enhances its water resistance capabilities. It’s wonderfully smooth but again, because of this smoothness, the new Fugu loses its industrial feel.
Dial, however; Much remains unchanged, which is a good thing. It kept clarity and clarity intact. The markings are still huge and prominent; With a generous amount Super Luminova fill up So are its hands, doubly guaranteeing that nothing will go wrong when you look at its dial; There is no difference between day and night.
Citizen is one of the most frequent presentation Winning watches Service Awards, many of them last for decades, and this experience often prevents owners from being theoretically classified; That makes it hard for them to choose from other brands that don’t squeeze as much elegance and as much functionality into a compact package as the Citizen does at the same price.
Civic watches, in general terms, are also very good in terms of build quality, and this applies even outside of their purpose-driven range of watches. Sure, some range lists often rank other brands higher, but then again those watches also demand a higher price.
For those who haven’t found Citizen watches a priority so far, the above should be a must try. With each model saying loud and clear what it’s all about, you can rest assured that there’s a real beast waiting on your wrist.
Both eco-drive and mechanical timepieces are amazing and they have designs that are made for all kinds of people, occasions and purposes; All goodness aside, they’re about as useless as it gets. These watches are true workhorses and are built directly to handle the environment you are in, with many technical functions built into them.
Are these add-ons considered unnecessary bells and whistles for urban life? Maybe, a bit much for normal people but if you share some space with technology and extreme sports, you will enjoy wearing them! Yes, even clothing WDR; Citizens know, sometimes you feel like going straight from your job to the golf or tennis court or swimming pool.