Put an End to Battery Replacements Forever — Switch to a Solar-Powered Watch

Eco-friendly timekeeping made easy.


Solar-powered watches can take charge from just about any light source, and they can run for months in the dark. From entry-level offerings all the way to luxurious picks for dedicated collectors, we've rounded up a few of our favorite eco-friendly solar watches on the market today.

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Casio G-Shock ​G-Steel GST-B100​ Solar Watch

This G-Steel variant has a solar-powered movement with a rich set of complications, including Bluetooth connectivity for syncing with a smartphone. Other key features of the rugged timepiece include LED lighting, a lightweight silicone band, and a multifunctional rotating disc sub-dual, which was inspired by jet engines.

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Seiko SNE331 Core Solar Watch

The Seiko SNE331 Core has a military-inspired design that combines a 43-millimeter black stainless steel case and dial with contrasting markers. The nylon band matches the color of the timepiece's markers to complete the utilitarian vibe of the timepiece.

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Tissot T-Touch Solar Watch

The Tissot T-Touch Solar is quite a looker in the metal, sporting a lightweight titanium case and bracelet, as well as a carbon fiber dial with an embedded negative digital display. Being a T-Touch product family member, the watch has a host of handy features that can be accessed via a tap on its sapphire crystal. They include a built-in compass, an altimeter, and a barometer, among others. 

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Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Diver Watch

This Citizen Promaster diver watch has a utilitarian design, a rugged 43-millimeter stainless steel case, and the company's light-powered Eco-Drive movement. A comfy polyurethane strap and a sweet 5-year warranty make this an excellent addition to your watch collection.

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One Eleven SW1 Solar Watch

The affordable One Eleven SW1 Solar 3 watch has a casual-cool 42-millimeter case and a high-quality Japanese movement that's powered by light. The characterful timepiece is available in a plethora of finishes on a leather band or a comfy velcro strap.

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Citizen Eco-Drive Proximity Pryzm Watch

The Citizen Proximity Pryzm is a light-powered hybrid smartwatch that will connect to your smartphone to sync time and send you notifications. The watch has a stainless steel case and bracelet, beautiful blue dial, and a great-looking, beveled sapphire crystal.

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Seiko Recraft Series Solar Chronograph Watch

This Seiko Recraft Solar chronograph is a nod to the company's glorious racing-inspired timepieces from the past. Its key features include a gorgeous blue dial with contrasting chronograph sub-dials and a nylon strap that's as comfortable as it is good-looking.

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Citizen Eco-Drive AW1236-03A Watch

If you're looking for a stylish dress watch on a tight budget, consider this Citizen offering. Powered by the company's Eco-Drive movement, the affordable  timepiece has a 40-millimeter stainless steel case, nice silver-tone dial with contrasting gold hands, and a genuine leather strap. Like all Citizen watches, the AW1236-03A comes with a 5-year warranty.

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Casio Pro Trek PRG-650 Solar Watch

The solar-powered Pro Trek PRG-650 watch by Casio is a great option for outdoorsy personalities. It features a built-in triple sensor that can measure temperature, atmospheric pressure, and altitude. A discreet digital display delivers all the data, as well as a host of other features that include a calendar, a stopwatch, and a timer, among others.

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Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Navihawk Solar Watch

This Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Navihawk solar watch has incredible accuracy, thanks to GPS-powered timekeeping. The stainless steel chronograph watch packs a plethora of features, like a chronograph, a perpetual calendar, and support for multiple time zones, among many others.