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SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1, a Striking Seiko Kinetic Watch Marvel

4 min read March 14, 2022

SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1, a Striking Seiko Kinetic Watch Marvel

Watch lovers worldwide are by all means a colorful bunch. If you can think of the broadest possible group of people, that of all genders, professions, interests, age, skin color, religion, they’ll fit the description. And, whether the reason, the family tradition, a status symbol, a fashion statement, or a hobby, they all share the same passion, the love for their timekeeping favorites.

Seiko Sportura fans take a significant part in the watch lovers group. For all those who may not know it yet, Seiko Sportura is an extensive watch collection and a prominent branch of a Seiko watch family. This time, the spotlight is on Seiko Sportura SUN025P1. As it’s always the case with Seiko, every model that becomes a part of their hefty catalog is well thought of, designed, and produced to the minutest detail. The SUN025P1 fits these standards perfectly.

Its full title immediately reveals something intriguing: SEIKO Sportura Kinetic SUN025P1 GMT Polar Watch. What does kinetic mean, and what makes it so unique that Seiko mentions it in the official title of the model? A great starting point for the presentation of this neat watch.

SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Polar Watch Explorer 5M85-0AA0 100M SteelSEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Watch with a matching silver toned stainless steel Milanese Mesh Watch Band

Seiko Kinetic Revolution

The kinetic mechanism occupies a special place in a significant number of revolutionary contributions to the watch-making history Seiko has made over the years. Originally thought of, developed, and implemented, Seiko kinetic mechanism is groundbreaking.

In a nutshell, the kinetic mechanism uses the movements of the person wearing the watch to charge the capacitor (a piece of quarts), which in return powers the watch. The power generated in such a manner secures several month-long watch operation, which is just one of the advantages kinetic mechanisms provide.

If you wish to expand your knowledge of watches and learn more about other watch mechanisms in use and their pluses and minuses in direct comparison, make sure you check this article.

Now, let’s talk about the SUN025P1 and its contribution to the Seiko Sportura kinetic family.

 

SEIKO Sportura Kinetic SUN025P1 Specifications

First of all, and as the name vividly suggests, the SUN025P1 is a sports design watch. The looks, sturdiness, and ever-reliable mechanism make it perfect for everyday casual wear. In addition, it easily fits different apparel combinations.

SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Polar Watch Explorer 5M85-0AA0 100M SteelSEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Polar Watch Explorer 5M85-0AA0 100M onSUPER Engineer Stainless Steel Watch Band

SUN025P1 main features

    • stainless steel case, 12mm thick and has a 44.4mm diameter, with a transparent case back
    • out-of-the-box 21mm stainless steel watch strap
    • the trusty case houses a Caliber 5M85 kinetic movement mechanism
    • Sapphire Crystal Hardlex scratch-resistant glass protects the white-silver dial that features luminous hands and markers
    • unidirectional bezel with a 24-hour scale
    • 3 O’clock positioned crown and date display
    • GMT function
    • up to 6-month power reserve, depending on the owner’s frequency of motion
    • 2 O’clock pusher that controls the second hand whose role is to show how much charge remains in the watch
    • 100m water resistance

    SUN025P1 Special Features

    This great watch has a couple of special features. The first and most apparent is its large case. Seiko sportura kinetic SUN025P1 with a 44.4mm is a dominant and hefty watch. However, it is by no means reserved only to the most physically prevalent among us.
    Thanks to its angled lugs, it fits the smaller wrist perfectly, as well, and is very comfortable to wear. Many owners say they never take it off, even when they sleep, with no issues whatsoever.

    SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Polar Watch Explorer 5M85-0AA0 100M SteelSEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Watch with a Black Washed Canvas Watch Strap sits comfortably on any wrist

    Another specific feature of this model is the 21mm watch strap. Some say that a watch strap of this particular and unusual size would fit better on a smaller diameter watch. Still, the overwhelming opinion of its users is that the contrast between the watch strap and case size is another appealing feature.

    Although 21mm watch straps are somewhat rare, the problem of finding a suitable one for the SUN025P1 is not an issue. A great selection available at Strapcode meets all users’ needs. And it gives the SUN025P1 a broader perspective, making its allure equally fitting for casual and formal occasions.

    The contrast between the silver-white dial and black dials and marks’ frames, reinforced by the matching black leather or rubber watch strap, makes the SUN025P1 at home on the wrist of a business person in any setting. And that’s just one of the possible combinations that effortlessly fit the business environment.

    SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Polar Watch Explorer 5M85-0AA0 100M SteelSEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 paired with a Suede Leather Watch Strap as an ideal fitting for use in a business setting

    SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Polar Watch Explorer 5M85-0AA0 100M SteelSeiko Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT and a Black FKM Rubber Quick Release Watch Band make another great business use combo

    In Summary

    The reviews of the satisfied users that can be found all over the net confirm our views. The vast majority of SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 owners agree that it’s a trusty and durable watch, comfortable to wear, and versatile when it comes to usage in different settings.
    Although primarily intended for casual wear, it’s increasingly appealing to business persons, as well. That is particularly true for those of a more modern mindset who prefer a more relaxed dress code to a strictly traditional one.

    All in all, another great watch from Seiko that has it all: the looks, the character, and the reliability.

    SEIKO Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic GMT Polar Watch Explorer 5M85-0AA0 100M Steel Seiko Sportura SUN025P1 Kinetic with a light brown leather watch strap ,equally at home in any setting, casual and business alike.

     

    Written by S.K. , images by Toni

     

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