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Genuine Vs Clone Vs Replica – check the difference at swisstime.sr

Let's say you go for swimming and you forgot to close your watch crown and water goes in.
Or you drop your watch from the table to the floor.
Or your watch needs to be adjust for time accuracy.
Let's check the following table.

  GENUINE TOP BRAND SWISSTIME CLONE REPLICA
Movement origin Swiss in house or Swiss ETA Ultra Durable In-House Swiss Clone 1:1
A genuine movement was used as a sample and was completely disassembled for cloning so all parts are interchangeable with genuine and you can install them inside a genuine case, install a genuine dial and hands on them – Swiss ETA when used in Original
Chinese - Asian Made ETA
Watch parts origin Swiss Made in Switzerland by experienced certified master watchmakers.
A genuine watch was used as a sample and was completely disassembled for cloning so all parts are interchangeable with genuine
Chinese - Asian
Power Reserve From 36 to 47 Hours From 36 to 47 Hours From 9 to 20 Hours
Stainless Steel 904L 904L same as Rolex 304 or 316
2-Tone Models Real 18K Solid Gold Real 18K Wrap Gold Plated (3-5 microns)
Titanium Models Solid Titanium Grade 5 Solid Titanium Grade 5 Painted steel
Ceramic Models Original Ceramic ISOCERA solid High-tech Ceramic Painted steel
Black Coated Models Real DLC coating (Diamond-like carbon) Real DLC coating (Diamond-like carbon) Paint coating
All Gold Models Real 18K Solid Gold Heavy Wrapped 18K Gold
(can be polished without fade)
Plated (3-5 microns)
(fades with every day use)
Bezel Ceramic or anodized
aluminium
ISOCERA High-tech Ceramic or anodized aluminium
Correct clicks Uni or Bi-directional Rotation.
Construction and Pearl design 100% same as Genuine
Plastic or cheap soft metal
Straps Genuine Leather or Real
Caoutchouc
Calf Leather or Real Caoutchouc Fake Leather or plastic
Water-resistance Waterproof within the manufacturer limits Waterproof from 100m up to 300m
(Good for swimming)
Abyss Patent Deep-Sea Water Sealants
Water Resistant
(Do not Swim)
CRYSTAL Swiss Made scratch-proof Sapphire crystal with colourless Anti reflective coating inside out Swiss Made scratch-proof Sapphire crystal with colourless Anti reflective coating inside out, same shape, thickness and Cyclops magnification power as genuine GLASS
CROWN-PUSHERS Swiss Made Original Swiss Made to assure maximum waterproof
(In divers models we use ABYSS Gaskets)
Chinese with a lot of issues in durability and waterproof
(Broken Crowns and water leaking in)
Dimensions Original 100% same to original Close to original
Weight Original Exact to Original Lighter
Dial Original Detailed hands, prints, engravings multilayered inserts 100% same as genuine
100% correct font & size date wheel
Simple flat paint printed
Big differences with genuine
Luminous markers Original SuperLuminova™
from the leader of luminescent industry RC TRITEC Ltd
Lasts up to 2 hours
Chinese luminous coating
Lasts from 1 to 4 minutes
Diamonds Real Diamonds Moissanite glass
Made In Handmade in Switzerland by Swiss Jewelers Handmade in Switzerland by Swiss Jewelers Mass produce in China-Asia
Can be Serviced in Brand service Every jeweler in the world No-were
Movement Service needs and Cost Every two years
Form $300 to $1200
Every 5 years
From $80 to $120
(longer time in service needs due to improved durable moving parts and durable lubricants used)
Can't be serviced because there are no parts available.
Time accuracy adjustment cost From $150 to $250 From $15 to $30 Unavailable
Time accuracy From -4/+6 to -2/+3 seconds per day. COSC certified From -4/+6 to -3/+5 seconds per day. COSC certified From -7/+14 to -16/+19 seconds per day.Out of COSC certification limits.
Possible damage from a drop Probably nothing Probably nothing
(we perform the Swiss standard drop test from a 3 meters height to a wooden floor)
Movement broke, face inserts off, hands off, glass off, broken crown.
Swim effects Within the manufacturer depth limits nothing Within the manufacturer depth limits nothing Water leak in,
movement and face destroyed, case-band corrosion, gold fading
Broken crown replacement cost From $600 to $1300 From $20 to $190 Not supplied
New band cost From $400 to $9000 From $100 to $190 Not supplied
New movement cost From $2000 TO $9000 From $250 to $800 Not supplied
Life Expectancy Lifetime Lifetime 1 to 2 Years
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