Omega has extended its sporty Planet Ocean line with a fresh piece in ceramic and titanium.
The Seamaster Professional Planet Ocean Dark Grey GMT is crafted in silicon nitride ceramic, which scientists describe as the most advanced ceramic for its hardness and shock resistance.
Its use makes the Planet Ocean an adventure-ready timepiece that promises toughness, while keeping the weight down, Omega says.
Adding to the sportiness of the watch is the use of Grade 5 titanium for its Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 8906 movement and the ceramic bezel’s frame.
Richard Mille famously mixes mostly titanium movements with high grade ceramics but its watches typically have six-figure price tags.
Omega’s new Planet Ocean is a comparative bargain at £21,000.
Its uni-directional bezel is a 60 minute counter for divers while a second internal bezel shows the 24 hour clock for the second time zone hand.
It is water resistant to 2,000 feet, making it suitable for professional divers.
On a black and grey rubber strap with titanium buckle, the watch weighs in at a mere 107 grams.