Review: Citizen ‘Pepsi’ Diver NY2300-09L

Citizen 200m Diver NY2300-09L

Watch Specifications

Brand: Citizen

Model No.: NY2300-09L

Origin: Japan

Date of Purchase: December 2010

Package: Box, Instruction Menu, 3 Years Warranty

Movement Type: Automatic

Display type: Analog

Water Resistant: 200m

Diameter: 41mm with crown (38mm without crown)

Case thickness: 10.5mm

Strap Width: 22mm

Pre-Purchase Evaluation

1. Beautiful Pepsi-color bezel

2. Classical and elegant look

3. Powered by Miyota 8200 21 jewels automatic movement

4.Movement can be hand wound

5. Affordable price for such a high quality timepiece

6.Made by Citizen Japan, a reliable & reputable watch-maker

7. Strong lume

Citizen 200m Diver NY2300 (Slideshow)

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Post Purchase Evaluation

A good quality timepiece at a affordable price, Citizen 200m Diver NY2300 should be in everyone affordable wishlist. It is a diver with the look of a classical and elegant watch.

Most watch enthusiastic would prefer the Seiko Skx007 or 009 over this. Without doubt, the Seiko are a little better in terms of build quality, bigger in size & has a more aggressive diver look. But Citizen Ny2300 make up on this by offering a cheaper price and a more classy looking dial compare to Seiko. It sits smaller and comfortable on your wrist compare to the bigger & aggressive looking Seiko, which is a little too loud for my liking. The watch was intentionally bought as a dress watch as oppose to a diving watch, so the classical and elegant dial and the smaller size is preferred. The Pepsi color scheme is a added-bonus where it can be worn to match a more colorful dressing on certain occasion.

With the cheaper price tag and the more classical and elegant look, my vote goes to Citizen NY2300 for a Pepsi diver.

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