I've always been intrigued by the new generation overcome with SmartWatches. I personally can not take off my Apple Watch, but I have friends who are very upset at the lost of horology (pun!) and the disappearance of the typical analog watch.

So, for Jesse, Mathew and Andrew - this one is for you. :)

If you are looking for a "beater" watch in the price range $100 and less, here are the top 5 choices and with each choice, why

1) Casio Men's G-Shock Black Resin Watch

Casio Men's 'G-Shock' Quartz Resin Sport Watch

Why I like this watch:

  • Durable: Last extremely long
  • Shock Resistant
  • Resin Band
  • Stylish (yes, this came back in style!)

Buy the Casio Men's 'G-Shock' Quartz Resin Sport Watch at Amazon.com

2) Citizen Eco-Drive Men's Watch BM8180-03E

Citizen Eco-Drive Men's Watch BM8180-03E

Why I like this watch:

  • It features Citizen's in house Eco-Drive engine - a solar powered movement enabling a very long and reliable (10 years~) battery life
  • The Canvas buckle gives it a lot of personality
  • Includes the day and date
  • Water resistant up to 100 meters (333ft)

Buy the Citizen Eco-Drive Men's Watch BM8180-03E at Amazon.com

3) Timex Unisex Weekender 38mm Watch

Timex Unisex Weekender 38mm Watch

Why I like this watch:

  • It comes in 18+ colors (prices vary)
  • The classic dial will never go out of style
  • Large numbers makes reading the time very easy to the eye
  • Backlight
  • Easy to change out the strap

Buy the Timex Unisex Weekender 38mm Watch at Amazon.com

4) Seiko Men's SNE331 Sport Solar Black Stainless Steel Watch with Beige Nylon Band

Seiko Men's SNE331 Sport Solar Watch

Why I like this watch:

  • Solar Movement
  • Stylish Nylon band
  • Bold black dial with enlarged 3,6,9,12
  • Seiko is known for it's durable quality
  • Water resistant 100 meters (333ft)

Buy the Seiko Men's SNE331 Sport Solar Watch at Amazon.com

5) Fossil Men's Nate Quartz Stainless Steel and Metal Casual Watch

 Fossil Men's Nate Quartz Stainless Steel & Metal Casual Watch 

Why I like this watch:

  • Sleek yet rugged metal look
  • Chronograph
  • Deployment buckle
  • Stopwatch functionality
  • Date Window
  • 50mm Case size

Buy the Fossil Men's Nate Quartz Stainless Steel & Metal Casual Watch at Amazon.com

All in all you have some great options to choose from. Which is your favorite?

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