16 Best dive watches under 1000 – 2020 (Reviewed and Rated)

If you’ve been looking for the best dive watches under 1000 you’ve come to the right place!

These days, all the best watches that are in the market today have some sort of water resistance and can be used for underwater exploration.

If you’re out in the market to buy a good wristwatch, Expertwatchman has listed out the best dress watches list!

 But what do you do when you’re looking for something that not only can withstand pressure when you go diving but also looks and feels stylish while staying below a thousand dollars? You try to find the very best watch which stays in your budget and is worth a respectable amount of money, all the while looking great and classy. 

Hence, without further ado, let us introduce to you our list of best dive watches under 1000 dollars.

1
HAZARD 4 Heavy Water Diver
HAZARD 4


This beautiful watch is not only an amazing piece to look at, but it also has all the features a diver needs when getting into the water.

This watch is made out of hypoallergenic material and its casing is completely water-resistant.

Its tritium vial lamps are eight per cent above the surface so that they can be viewed easily.

Moreover, the clock face is a large 50mm to increase visibility.

The watch is also scratch-resistant, being made of sapphire. Moreover, it has an excellent depth of 990ft.

 

Key Features:

  • Contains Tritium Vial Lamps
  • Excellent diving depth
  • Hypoallergenic

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Quartz990 ft55 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Contains ever glow tritium vials❌ Does not measure dive time and distance
✅ Reliable and Accurate
✅ Doubles as a dress watch

2
Aqua Lung i450t Hoseless Air Integrated Wrist Watch


This watch comes with a USB transmitter and USB downloadable cable, meaning that it doubles as a watch and a computer, recording important information for the diver.

The watch, once paired with your computer is able to manage and record gas concentrations and display them real-time. The watch contains four different operating modes which means that it is suited well to any kind of diving adventure you might want to take it on.

The watch also contains an excellent digital compass. It comes with a large font on its large face 55mm and an excellent diving depth of 990 ft.

Key Features:

  • Excellent diving depth
  • Comes with a USB cable and connection
  • Has all the features of a diving computer

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Quartz990 ft55 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Well optimized❌ Does not double as a dress watch
✅ Exquisite and Beautiful
✅ Perfect Finish

3
SUUNTO Eon Core Wrist Computer/watch with USB
SUUNTO Eon Core Wrist Computer/watch with USB


The SUUNTO Eon Core wristwatch contains a large face that displays all the essential information you need to have a safe and stress-free dive. It displays depth, dive time and oxygen levels and comes with an inbuilt compass as well. The watch also comes with a large font so that it’s easy to read. It is scratch resistant and also comes with a USB port so that it can deliver all your information back to your computer with ease. The watch is also comfortable and simple to use so that you can enjoy diving without having to worry about anything.

The watch is water-resistant up to 80 meters and comes with four operational modes.


Key Features:

  • Excellent display
  • Comfortable design
  • Lab-tested features for accuracy

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Quartz (10 to 20h battery life)80 meters62 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Excellent display❌ Does not double as a dress watch
✅ Has excellent features for diving
✅ Perfect Finish

4
Ratio Computers iDive Color Deep Dive Watch


This dive watch comes with a crystal display and comes with three wireless transmitters.

The watches display has been known to be visible in even murky waters. The watch shows it, wearer, his or her dive time, depth and direction while remaining connected with the surface.

The watch is made out of scratch-proof material and comes with four modes.

At the same time, it can also be set up under 2 algorithms, Bulmann ZHL-16B & VPM-B. It can be used for diving up to 220 meters.

Key Features:

  • Air integrated
  • Contains 4 modes for diving
  • Allows the user to monitor their air tank

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Battery Powered220 meters52 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ For advanced divers❌ Does not have a wide face for easy display
✅ Exquisite and Beautiful
✅ Great Display

5
Garmin Descent Mk1, Watch-Sized


This watch comes with a sleek and beautiful design with a luminous display.

It comes with a GPS dive computer and conducts topo mapping as well while having the features every dive watch should have. Its display is bright and visible even in the murkiest waters. The build-in sensors come with built-in GPS, GLONASS and allow you to make your dive entry so that you can coordinate your exit.

The watch is comfortable to wear and easy to use, it even comes with a built-in heart rate monitor.


Key Features:

  • Has inbuilt GPS
  • Beautiful and Classic
  • Supports single-gas, multi-gas, gauge and apnea diving.

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Quartz990 meters55 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Comes with GLONASS❌ Does not comes with additional straps
✅ Allows you to log data for 200 dives
✅ Comfortable and easy display

6
SUUNTO D5 Scuba Diving Wrist Computer


This watch is water-resistant to about 100m, it has a sleek design and can measure depth pressure, dive time and direction.

The SUUNTO D5 is an effective watch which not only has an installed GPS but is easy to use.

Its display is quite luminous and also comes with a wireless mobile connection.

Key Features:

  • Shows depth and intensity
  • Comes with driving modes
  • Can be connected with air tank

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Battery-powered100 meters51 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Measures Tank Pressure❌ Is not automatic
✅ Wireless mobile connection
✅ Digital Compass

7
Luminox Black Outdoor Men’s Water Resistant Stainless Steel


This beautiful watch is a limited edition and comes with a sapphire crystal scratch-resistant surface and does not require any kind of charging or battery for up to 25 years.

It has a black painted stainless steel crown and has a diving depth of about 1100 meters.

Key Features:

  • Stainless Steel
  • Beautiful black design
  • Doubles as a dress watch

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Quartz1100 meters41 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Can be worn with a number of outfits❌ Is not automatic
✅ Swiss made
✅ No charging or battery required for 25 years

8
PROSPEX watch diver


The diving watch not only doubles as a classical dress watch but also performs well in water.

The watch is waterproof to about 200m and is luminous even in very dim light.

The watch is scratch resistant and extremely accurate.

Key Features:

  • Doubles as a dress watch
  • Excellent and bright display
  • Japanese mechanics

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Automatic200 meters52 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Suitable for deep diving❌ Does not comes with additional straps
✅ Exquisite and Beautiful
✅ Automatic

9
Oceanic OCi Wireless Dive Watch Computer


This beautiful dive watch computer comes with all the accessories one needs to have a successful and timely dive. The dive watch features two uniquely designed modes for you to choose from.

It comes with an inbuilt digital compass and also has wireless air integrated technology.

The dive watch has a large display so that it can be seen clearly even in murky waters.

Key Features:

  • Allows you to strap on your camera with a coil
  • Can be connected to an air tank
  • Has multiple transmitter capability

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Battery Powered990 meters55 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Has inbuilt GPS❌ Design is underwhelming
✅ Measures oxygen in air tank
✅ Perfect Finish

10
SUUNTO D6I Novo Wrist Computer


This sleek and beautiful watch comes with three modes, freediving mode, nitrox and gauge mode so that you can take your watch on any adventure you want.

The watch comes with a USB cable included and if you have the SUUNTO DMS already purchased you can link this watch with it as well.

Key Features:

  • Sleek and Beautiful
  • Comes with three modes
  • Excellent for professional diving

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Swiss auto990 meters55 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Excellent features❌ Does not comes with additional straps
✅ Classic design
✅ Visible even in murky waters

11
Invicta Men's Subaqua Stainless Steel


This beautiful watch comes with a diving depth of 500 meters.

It has a beautiful chronographic white dial, it has made it on to our best dive watches under 1000 list because of its unique design and beautifully reflective colours and theme.

Key Features:

  • Amazing Design
  • Beautiful and Classic
  • Doubles as a diving watch

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Quartz500 meters52 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Has excellent diving depth❌ Does not have the features of a diving computer
✅ Exquisite and Beautiful
✅ Perfect Finish

12
Momentum Men's Japanese-Automatic Diving Watch


This watch comes with a sapphire scratch-proof display and looks pristine and beautiful with its silver and gold display with its blue background for its face.

The watch has been designed in Japan and works on Japanese automatic movement mechanisms.

It has made it on to our list of best dive watches under 1000 because of its sheer beauty and its cost-effectiveness.  

Key Features:

  • Automatic
  • Beautiful and Classic
  • Gold and Silver casing

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Automatic500 meters52 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Stainless steel strap❌ Does not come with additional computing features
✅ Blue inner dial
✅ Automatic

13
AQWWHY Men Dive Sports Digital Watch


This watch carries an effective backlight along with several interesting and useful features. It features an LED Display, an altimeter and also measures temperature.

The watch is water-resistant to about 100 m.

The watch also features a very large dial and easy to read numerical display. It also has a stainless steel bezel and minimalistic design. 

Key Features:

  • Easy to read dial
  • Beautiful and Classic
  • Great diving depth

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Automatic100 meters51 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Can be worn with a number of outfits❌ Does not come with three different modes for diving
✅ Exquisite and Beautiful
✅ Doubles as a dress watch

14
Cressi Newton Titanium Dive Watch/Computer
Cressi Newton Titanium


This beautiful watch doubles as an excellent diving computer as well.

It displays the depth of the dive and comes with 4 modes you can flip through so that it’s ready for any adventure you want to take it on.

The watch also features an excellent mechanism for its display so that you can easily view the digits even in the murkiest water.

Key Features:

  • Crystal Clear Display
  • Four different modes for diving
  • Comes with excellent diving features

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Quartz990 meters52 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Has GPS preinstalled❌ Does not double as a dress watch
✅ Can be connected with a computer
✅ Shows diving depth

15
Luminox Navy Seal Series Watch


This watch doubles as a business dress watch and also as a diving watch. It has a maximum diving depth to 330 ft.

Making it suitable for snorkelling and other activities but not for diving to great lengths. Meaning this watch is not competitive diving but only for entertainment purposes.

Its beautiful black casing makes it look exquisite. It is also scratch-resistant with its sapphire crystal.

Key Features:

  • Excellent diving depth
  • Beautiful masculine design
  • Doubles as a dress watch

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Swiss Quartz300 meters41 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Can be worn as a dress watch❌ Not suitable for deep diving
✅ Perfect for snorkelling

16
Momentum Men's M50 Mark II


This amazing watch has made it on to our list because it is virtually scratch resistant and is one of the best watches which have been created by momentum as yet.

This watch is waterproof to about 1650ft and is worn by most SWAT and police officials because of its near indestructibility.

Key Features:

  • Very Strong
  • Virtually indestructible
  • Doubles as a dress watch

MovementWater ResistanceDiameter
Swiss automatic1650 ft41 millimetres


ProsCons
✅ Worn by Police and SWAT teams across the world❌ Does not come with glow in the dark feature
✅ Excellent Design
✅ Perfect Finish


Conclusion:

Diving is not for everyone but if you're a fan of it you know that you can't possibly do it safely without keeping a handy watch near you to help you communicate with the rest of the world.

Check out this short commercial for the HAZARD 4 our top pick for this category.

https://youtu.be/wpA2hjg_RjQ

This article details a number of watches that can be used for competitive diving and diving for fun as well. Check out the best dive computers and ad on's to dive watches in this list as well.

 

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