Best Watches for Men Under 500

Best Watches for Men Under 500: Affordable Finds in 2024

From classic to contemporary, find the best men's watches under $500 in 2024. Our guide showcases affordable options for every style enthusiast.

Stylish and reliable men's watches under $500 can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In 2024, the choice is better than ever. Many options blend elegance, utility, and affordability.

This handpicked assortment offers elegant, affordable timepieces that cut through the clutter. For the man who values educated decisions and affordable luxury, it's ideal. These timepieces help you express your style while saving money.

Tissot Classic Dream Swissmatic | T1294071605100

Best Watches for Men Under 500

The Classic Dream Swissmatic's Swiss Tissot automatic movement provides a power reserve of up to 72 hours, significantly longer than other automatic watches. This function alone makes it a top men's watch under 500.

A Nivachron balancing spring offers magnetic resistance and precision throughout time, ensuring this amazing lifetime. The watch's unusual dial has four-segmented indexes for a polished appeal. A robust 316L stainless steel body houses the 42mm watch, which is 11.5mm thick and fits well on the wrist.

A transparent caseback lets viewers see the Swissmatic movement inside the circular case. A scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with an antireflective coating ensures clarity and durability. Water-resistant up to 5 bar, the Classic Dream can sustain daily wear.

  • Movement: Swiss Automatic with 72-hour power reserve.
  • Case Material: 316L Stainless Steel.
  • Crystal: Scratch-resistant sapphire with antireflective coating.
  • Dial: HMSD with unique four-part indexes.
  • Water Resistance: 5 bar (50 m / 165 ft).
  • Strap: Type not specified; typically leather, fabric, or metal.
  • Case Diameter: 42mm.
  • Lug Width: 22mm.
  • Case Thickness: 11.5mm.
  • Caseback: See-through.
  • Energy: Automatic, no battery needed.
  • Caliber Size: 12 1/2''' (27.4mm diameter).

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Seiko Prospex SNE591 Pepsi

Best Watches for Men Under 500

The Seiko Prospex SNE591, known as the "Pepsi" for its bezel coloration, exemplifies Seiko's devotion to combining function and form. This dive watch is for Seiko fans who value precision, durability, and iconic design.

Caliber V157 solar-powered movement eliminates battery replacements and provides a 10-month power reserve when completely charged in the Prospex SNE591. Accuracy is improved to ±15 seconds per month, ensuring reliable timekeeping. A date display, quick start, and overcharge avoidance enhance the movement. This is one of the greatest men's watches under 500.

The Prospex SNE591 is practical and beautiful, water-resistant up to 200 meters and magnetic interference-resistant up to 4,800 A/m. Screw-down crown and case back assure durability and water resistance, while the unidirectional rotating bezel permits safe dive timing and other time-sensitive activities.

  • Movement: Solar, Caliber V157.
  • Accuracy: ±15 seconds per month.
  • Power Reserve: Approximately 10 months when fully charged.
  • Case Material: Stainless steel.
  • Case Size: Thickness: 10.7mm, Diameter: 42.8mm, Length: 49.2mm.
  • Crystal: Sapphire.
  • Dial Features: Lumibrite on hands, indices, and bezel.
  • Water Resistance: 200m / 660ft [Diver's].
  • Strap: Stainless steel with triple buckle secure lock, push button release, and extender.

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Hamilton Khaki Field Quartz | H68551833

Best Watches for Men Under 500

The H68551833 Hamilton Khaki Field Quartz represents the brand's style and endurance. This watch is perfect for busy people who want a reliable, precise wristwatch that looks lovely.

The quartz Caliber F07.111 in this watch ensures accuracy and reliability without frequent adjustments. The black dial's simple design makes it legible in any light on the 40mm stainless steel case. The sapphire crystal keeps the watch face scratch-free and simple to see, making it convenient for daily wear.

The slender 9.6mm case makes the dial comfortable for all-day wear without sacrificing presence. A high-quality calf leather strap with a pin buckle fits securely on its 20mm lug width. Water-resistant up to 5 bar (50 meters/164 feet), the watch protects against splashes and brief submersion. So, it's one of the greatest men's watches under $500.

  • Reference: H68551833
  • Caliber: F07.111
  • Movement: Quartz
  • Case Size: 40mm
  • Thickness: 9.6mm
  • Dial Color: Black
  • Case Material: Stainless steel
  • Crystal: Sapphire
  • Lug Width: 20mm
  • Water Resistance: 5 bar (50m/73 psi/164ft)
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Citizen Tsuyosa NJ0150-56X

Best Watches for Men Under 500

The Citizen Tsuyosa NJ0150-56X advances high-tech timekeeping. Combining traditional watchmaking talent with modern technologies is ideal. This watch is for folks who appreciate the little things and like mechanical movements. It shows durability and precision.

The Tsuyosa NJ0150-56X's heart is 8210 automatic movement. The wearer's arm movement powers this self-powered watch. A self-winding technology powers this sophisticated instrument without a battery. A 42-hour power backup makes it reliable after a day of inactivity.

The powerful silver-tone stainless steel watch has a 40mm case width. Stainless steel bracelets with fold-over clasps and push buttons are easy to use. Hard and scratch-resistant sapphire screens safeguard the gorgeous green face. This makes it one of the top men's watches under 500.

You may swim in still water with this watch, which can survive 50 meters (166 feet). It enhances hectic lives. The Citizen Tsuyosa NJ0150-56X has a date and three hands, making it more utilitarian. This makes it suitable for business and social activities.

  • Model: NJ0150-56X
  • Movement: 8210 Automatic
  • Case Width: 40mm
  • Lug Width: 9.1mm
  • Band: Stainless Steel Bracelet
  • Case Material: Silver-Tone Stainless Steel
  • Crystal: Sapphire
  • Clasp: Fold Over with Push Buttons
  • Dial: Green
  • Water Resistance: WR50/5Bar
  • Functions: 3 Hand, Date, 42hr Power Reserve

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Omega x Swatch Bioceramic Moonswatch Snoopy

Best Watches for Men Under 500

Omega x Swatch Bioceramic Moonswatch Snoopy, part of the Swatch X Omega MoonSwatch Mission to the Moonphase collection, combines iconic design and new materials. This cooperation piece pays respect to astronautics and Snoopy in a playful but profound way for brand and space exploration fans.

A reliable quartz movement powers this special edition's hours, minutes, seconds, and chronograph. The watch is made of bioceramic, a cutting-edge material that combines ceramic's durability with lightweight comfort, and has a 42mm case diameter and 13.75mm thickness.

This MoonSwatch has an unusual crystal, adding to its mystique. It can sustain 30 meters of water pressure, making it durable for daily use. Stylish and adaptable, a matching bracelet with a velcro clasp.

Starting March 26th in Swatch boutiques, this wristwatch was sold without a limited edition but with a purchase limit to protect its special status. One of the greatest watches for men under 500, it celebrates Snoopy's eternal appeal within the grand tale of space travel and costs US$310.

  • Collection: Swatch X Omega MoonSwatch Mission to the Moonphase
  • Reference: SO33W700
  • Diameter: 42 mm
  • Height: 13.75 mm
  • Material: Bioceramic
  • Crystal: Unavailable
  • Water Resistance: 30 m
  • Movement: Quartz
  • Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, and chronograph
  • Strap: Matching bracelet with velcro clasp

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VIRTUOSO™ Series 6

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Ebony Macassar, silent Mabuchi® tech, touch controls, key lock, supports 99% automatic watches. Perfect for cherished timepieces with smart remote control.

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Keep your automatic watches under $500 running smoothly with the VIRTUOSO™ Series 6 Watch Winder. This user-friendly winder features an easy-to-use touchscreen for setting rotation and brightness. It also boasts a secure key lock system to protect your prized possessions. While the focus isn't on luxury materials here, the VIRTUOSO™ Series 6 offers a reliable and stylish way to maintain your affordable automatic watch collection.

  • Dimensions: L. 14.6" x W. 11.8" x H. 20.5" inch
  • Weight: 8.68 kg/19.1 lbs
  • Power Supply: 5V3A
  • Rotation Direction: Alternating, left, right
  • Rotations Per Day: Individual Programmable Rotor
  • Material: Wood/MDF
  • Surface Finish: Lacquered
  • Exterior Finish: Ebony Macassar wood veneer with high-gloss piano finish
  • Interior Finish: Genuine leather
  • Safety Lock: Exclusive Key
  • Interior Ambient Lights: Yes
  • Engine: Soundless Japanese Mabuchi® Rotors


    The handpicked selections of 2024 show that men's accessories have surpassed traditional bounds. This year's range defies luxury pricing and redefines what it means to own a glamorous and useful piece, presenting the best watches for men under 500. Elegant watchmaking is accessible to individuals who value value in every purchase, illustrating that perfection need not be exclusive.

    Finding the right watch is personal and significant. Due to this year's alternatives, it offers fulfillment and a celebration of personal achievement and flair. These timepieces represent personal taste, financial wisdom, and the ageless pursuit of quality. This level of sophistication is conceivable and affordable in 2024.

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