Comparison

Swiss Replica vs Genuine Watches

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 BRANDSWISSTIME CLONEREPLICA
Movement originSwiss in house or Swiss ETAUltra 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 originSwissMade 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 ReserveFrom 36 to 47 HoursFrom 36 to 47 HoursFrom 9 to 20 Hours
Stainless Steel904L904L same as Rolex304 or 316
2-Tone ModelsReal 18K Solid GoldReal 18K Wrap GoldPlated (3-5 microns)
Titanium ModelsSolid Titanium Grade 5Solid Titanium Grade 5Painted steel
Ceramic ModelsOriginal CeramicISOCERA solid High-tech CeramicPainted steel
Black Coated ModelsReal DLC coating (Diamond-like carbon)Real DLC coating (Diamond-like carbon)Paint coating
All Gold ModelsReal 18K Solid GoldHeavy Wrapped 18K Gold
(can be polished without fade)
Plated (3-5 microns)
(fades with every day use)
BezelCeramic 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
StrapsGenuine Leather or Real
Caoutchouc
Calf Leather or Real CaoutchoucFake Leather or plastic
Water-resistanceWaterproof within the manufacturer limitsWaterproof from 100m up to 300m
(Good for swimming)
Abyss Patent Deep-Sea Water Sealants
Water Resistant
(Do not Swim)
CRYSTALSwiss Made scratch-proof Sapphire crystal with colourless Anti reflective coating inside outSwiss Made scratch-proof Sapphire crystal with colourless Anti reflective coating inside out, same shape, thickness and Cyclops magnification power as genuineGLASS
CROWN-PUSHERSSwiss Made OriginalSwiss 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)
DimensionsOriginal100% same to originalClose to original
WeightOriginalExact to OriginalLighter
DialOriginalDetailed hands, prints, engravings multilayered inserts 100% same as genuine
100% correct font & size date wheel
Simple flat paint printed
Big differences with genuine
Luminous markersOriginalSuperLuminova™
from the leader of luminescent industry RC TRITEC Ltd
Lasts up to 2 hours
Chinese luminous coating
Lasts from 1 to 4 minutes
DiamondsReal DiamondsMoissaniteglass
Made InHandmade in Switzerland by Swiss JewelersHandmade in Switzerland by Swiss JewelersMass produce in China-Asia
Can be Serviced inBrand serviceEvery jeweler in the worldNo-were
Movement Service needs and CostEvery 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 costFrom $150 to $250From $15 to $30Unavailable
Time accuracyFrom -4/+6 to -2/+3 seconds per day. COSC certifiedFrom -4/+6 to -3/+5 seconds per day. COSC certifiedFrom -7/+14 to -16/+19 seconds per day.Out of COSC certification limits.
Possible damage from a dropProbably nothingProbably 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 effectsWithin the manufacturer depth limits nothingWithin the manufacturer depth limits nothingWater leak in,
movement and face destroyed, case-band corrosion, gold fading
Broken crown replacement costFrom $600 to $1300From $20 to $190Not supplied
New band costFrom $400 to $9000From $100 to $190Not supplied
New movement costFrom $2000 TO $9000From $250 to $800Not supplied
Life ExpectancyLifetimeLifetime1 to 2 Years