“There used to be a time when finding a decent timepiece in this price range was difficult. Well, not anymore!”
Why are you here?
Before starting the actual list, you first need to ask yourself why are you actually here?
A wristwatch is a symbol of an alpha male contained within yourself. However, not everyone has the bucks to buy an ultra-high-end watches costing tens of thousands of dollars.
However please keep in mind that the watches discussed below are in the price range of $100 to $200. If you are in need of watches that are under $100 then skip over to this article.
And if you are willing to spend a little bit more so head over to this article for the list of best watches under $500.
Bellamen brings you a comprehensive list of the best watches under 200 that would not hurt your bank account while still giving you the quality that you desire.
Created with a solid casting of steel, Timex Intelligent fly-back watch offers updated features such as the Indiglo night light, fourth-hand indicator, two sub-dials and a date window between the two and the three o’clock.
Like any other watches, this timepiece is also water-resistant to 100 meters or 330 feet which means that it can withstand water-intensive activities such as swimming and snorkeling but it can not stand scuba diving.
The 43 mm stainless stain cased watch offers a mineral dial window along with a deployant clasp closure.
But the most striking feature of the Timex Intelligent Quartz Watch is the dial. The black-colored dial is what caught our attention to this watch.
The battery offers a life large enough for up to 1.5 to 2 years. Also, the ticking of the hand is slow. You can only hear the ticking when you place the watch next to your ear.
However, the only downside to this watch can be its manufacturing defects such as the adjustment pin can’t lock back once it’s unlocked. At least it was difficult for us to lock that after a few tries.
19) Skagen Men’s Ancher Quartz Stainless Steel Mesh Casual Watch, Color: Silver-Tone (Model: SKW6290)
Skagen Men’s Stainless Steel Watch offers a timepiece that is modest in design but is robust inbuilt quality.
This timepiece comes with a pure white 40 mm case size which also offers a date window at the 6 o’clock hand.
The stainless steel mesh band compliments the stainless steel case which is water-resistant to 30 meters or 100 feet. This means that this timepiece can bear brief periods in water or small water splashes but it can not withstand water-intensive activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving, etc.
The anchor case body features a quick release pin design that makes it easy to switch out the steel metal strap with other 20 mm bands. But the original mesh band stands out from any other bands in the market.
We did not find any downsides to this watch. However, after researching different aspects of this watch, we found some customers who were not satisfied with the built quality of the watch. Some say that it arrived dead at the time of its arrival while others say that the chain was detached at the time of its arrival.
If you are someone who wants a high-end ultra-rich feel, then the Michael Kors Gold Tone Watch is the perfect choice for you.
Its dynamic style combines with high quality to craft a gold-toned watch which adds to the Michael Kors Lexington collection.
This watch features a date window between the four and the five o’clock hour hand.
The big (44 mm case diameter) and bold watch will never go out of style.
Also like all other watches, this timepiece is also water-resistant for up to 100 meters or 330 feet which means that it can withstand swimming and snorkeling but can not bear diving and other high water pressured activities.
Additionally, Michael Kors offers a 2 years international warranty on this watch which gives peace of mind to its customers.
The black IP case safeguards its signature sophistication, while the automatic dial and durable gray silicone strap give this performance piece a sporty, prowess crafted edge.
However this watch may be bulky and big for some guys out there!
As we all know that JBW offers diamond timepieces thus the JB-6225 562 is no different than other similar timepieces offered by this company.
Wearing the JB-6225 562 is an expression of the bold and tough personality that you possess within yourself.
JBW offers 12 Real Diamonds that are placed on the bezels and the dial face offers a diamond-shaped pattern which adds to the overall luxury of this watch.
The hour hands are prominent and big which adds to its ease to view the time.
This timepiece features a premium silicone band that can hold the watch tight to your hand with a buckle clasp.
Like all the watches mentioned in the list, this watch is also water-resistant for up to 100 meters or 330 feet, therefore, it can withstand high water-intensive activities.
The only downside to this watch, however, is that it does not include a date windows which we think that JBW as a company should have offered.
Nonetheless, this watch offers an international two-year warranty which finally brings peace to its buyers.
MVMT Watches are a perfect choice for a modern gentleman. Its an everyday watch for them.
Unlike the other 40 series watches by MVMT, this timepiece offers a slightly smaller 40 mm diameter case size. The watch is slim and can lay flat against the wrist.
The mineral crystal glass case adds to its robustness and durability. Also, this watch is water-resistant up to 30 meters or 100 feet which means that it should not be submerged in water for a long period of time otherwise it will stop working.
MVMT also offers a two year warranty on this watch for all its buyers.
The downside to this watch is that its too light to wear. That means that it doesn’t give a very bold feel when you wear it.
Michael Kors won our heart with yet another watch on our list. This time it’s their Silver Lexington Watch.
If you love watches and plan to add another watch to your collection then the Silver Lexington Watch is a must-own for you.
This brilliant design offers stainless steel built with a shiny silver finish. The dial is navy blue in color and offers a superfine sun-ray finish.
The dial includes three perfectly working chronograph sub-dials with a date windows diagonally placed between the four and the five o’clock hand. Also, the hour hands are silver-colored which makes the time easy to read.
Not to mention this watch is also water-resistant up to 100 meters or 330 feet which makes it suitable for swimming and snorkeling but not for extreme water-intensive activities such as scuba diving.
The downside to this watch can be that it weighs over 5.92 ounces which makes it a bit heavy to wear.
This skeleton Mechanical Stainless Steel timepiece is centered towards millennials who are in need of a sporty look in their watches.
Huboler Tourbillon Watch offers a skeleton see-through dial which allows your watch your timepiece mark the dial.
The wristwatch comes with a pure rubber band that is durable by built quality. The Krysterna crystal dial window adds further to its durability and robustness.
Like all the watches, this watch is also water resistant up to 30 meters or 100 feet which means that it can withstand brief splashes of water.
Its sporty look does not limit its look for sportswear. You can easily wear this watch with casual attire, suits, etc.
This watch is automatically powered which means that it will draw kinetic energy from your arm movement. However, this watch will stop working it is left idle for 8 or more hours. That is the only problem with this wristwatch so far.
Nonetheless, Huboler offers a two-year warranty for this watch. If you have any problem regarding this timepiece so you can always contact the seller.
The next sports watch we have on our list is the Casio Men’s G-Shock GW6900 version.
G-Shock Watches are known for its durability and rigidity in the industry thus the same result applies for the GW6900. It’s known as the watch that never breaks.
This version of the G-Shock watch comes with an LED backlight with day, date and time display.
It offers several other multiple features such as daily alarm with snooze, 12/24 hour format, and world time, etc.
This timepiece is solar powered. It simply means that this watch will drive its mechanical power from the sun in the day time.
The only downside to this watch as per our testing and research is that it is bulky/heavy thus you may feel the weight on your wrists. Plus it is big in size. If you are not comfortable enough to wear a big watch then consider moving on to some other watch on our list.
Seiko never fails to impress us. The 125-year-old Seiko brand made it to the top 30 best men’s watches under $200 in 2019.
Driven by passion and dedication this version of Seiko SNZG13 is an automatic stainless steel case watch. This means that this watch will drive the mechanical energy of its rotor from the movement of arms.
This watch features a day and a date window at the 3 o’clock hour hand along with 3 silver hands. Its quite easy to read the time from this watch since silver numerical on the black dials make a perfect combo.
Like all the other watches, this model of Seiko is also water-resistant up to 100 meters or 330 feet which makes it suitable for snorkeling as well as swimming but not scuba diving and other high pressured water activities.
The imported SNZG13, however, does not offer a warranty for its buyers, at least not if you buy from Amazon.
The only disadvantage of buying this watch, however, is that Seiko does not offer a warranty to its buyers.
The Invicta Men’s 1090 Watch is a fashion statement on its own. If you are someone who is oriented towards street style or loves adventure then this wrist watch will add a trendy feel to your watch collection.
Given the price point of this watch ($110) this watch provides a stylish timepiece with extreme value.
This model offers a skeleton see-through window so you can easily see the mechanical rotor movements occurring inside.
Moreover, this watch is automatic thus it requires arm movement in order to generate energy. If the owner fails to generate enough energy so this watch will stop working.
The gold tone dial comes along with a black band with a buckle closure.
This timepiece is water resistant to 50 meters of 165 feet, making it suitable for brief periods of water activities.
The downside to this watch is that it has a relatively larger case diameter of 5.2 cm. Thus you may find this watch to irritate your wrist movement.
10) ORIENT MEN’S ‘2ND GEN. BAMBINO VER. 2’ JAPANESE AUTOMATIC STAINLESS STEEL AND LEATHER DRESS WATCH
The Japanese manufactured Orient Men’s 2nd Generation is an elegant and minimalist looking watch under $200.
It is a dress watch therefore it is best suited with dress pants or shirts or suits.
It features a doomed mineral crystal along with a doomed dial.
the white dial and the brown band makes a great attractive combination together.
The date window is featured at the 3 o’clock hour.
Not to mention this timepiece is also water resistant up to 30 meters or 100 feet making it withstand brief periods of immersion under water. However it can not withstand swimming or snorkeling or diving or bathing.
The 8 ounce watch is heavier than all normal watches out there in the market, which adds to its disadvantage.
For all those people who knew that Harley Davidson only makes bikes, note that Harley Davidson also manufactures wrist watches. :p
The black faced Skulled Wrist Watch offers a 2 year warranty by Bulova (The parent company).
This watch features a two-tone bracelet band, on a rugged stainless steel band.
The black dial contains a silver skull with wings which gives this watch a bad boy and a biker feel.
This watch is also water resistant for 100 meters or 330 feet which makes it withstand swimming but can not bear high water intensive activities.
Again like the Invicta 1090 watch, this watch also looks bigger on a normal wrist.
Another Citizen Watch that made it to our list of the best men watch under $200 is the Citizen Men Watch AT2141-52L.
This stainless steel watch comes with a navy blue dial with a date window at the 4 o’clock hour hand along with three perfectly working chronograph sub-dials.
The round faced watch contains a stainless steel bracelet with fold over clasps.
Not to mention this version of the Citizen Men Eco-drive watch is also water resistant up to 100 meters or 330 feet therefore it can bear swimming etc.
You won’t have any trouble in reading the time since this timepiece comes with a anti-reflective sapphire dial window.
We couldn’t find any downsides to this watch since it made us look even more handsome. :p
You will definitely love this watch offered by Citizen which is crafted in two tone stainless steel.
The Citizen Eco-drive watch features a dark blue dial with sword shaped hour hands along with a second hand.
This watch contains a date window at the 3 o’clock hour hand along with the logo at the 6 o’clock hour hand.
This watch is also water resistant up to 100 meters or 330 feet making it perfect for swimming etc.
Citizen Eco-drive contains a stainless steel link bracelet with fold over clasp and a double push button for your ease.
The third Michael Kors watch on our list of the best watches under $200 is the Michael Kors MK8157.
This watch is a round, black ion-plated steel watch which comes with a monochromatic gunmetal tone.
This timepiece features a date window between the 4 and the 5 o’clock hour hand along with the 3 chronograph sub-dials.
Additionally, this watch is also water resistant up to 100 meters or 330 feet making it withstand swimming and snorkeling but not scuba diving etc.
The downside to this watch is that you can feel weigh on your wrist i.e this watch is relatively heavier than the other watches out there.
5) Vincero Luxury Men’s Chrono S Wrist Watch – Top Grain Italian Leather Watch Band – 43mm Chronograph Watch – Japanese Quartz Movement
The Vincero 4331819063 features a bold and a robust design.
It features a surgical grade stainless steel along with a 43 mm case diameter which means that this timepiece can be worn in both casual wear and formal wear.
Also, this timepiece is water plus scratch resistant which adds to its robustness.
This watch contains a premium Italian leather band that is used to withstand rough wear. These 22 mm bands a wide enough and can be easily interchanged with an easy release button.
The downside to this watch is its small manufacturing defects. The crown is quite sensitive and can easily come off if it is used roughly.
4) Vincero Luxury Men’s Chrono S Wrist Watch – Top Grain Italian Leather Watch Band – 43mm Chronograph Watch – Japanese Quartz Movement
The Vincero 4331819058 is a luxury watch that is crafted for the modern man.
This watch is made with the initiative to make you feel good. Its because when you feel good, you look look so you can do anything.
Coming with a bold design, this watch features a surgical grade stainless steel with a 43 mm diameter that can be worn in both casual wear and formal wear.
Moreover this watch is also scratch and water resistant (up to 5 ATM) making it suitable for both work and play mode.
Vincero 4331819058 comes with a premium Italian leather band which are made for a robust performance. Leather bands are 22 mm wide and can be easily interchanged with a easy release button.
Additionally this watch features a date window between the 4 and 5 hour hand along with 3 perfectly working chronograph sub-dials.
The downside to this watch is that it comes with a slight defect. Second hand for the chronograph sub-dial is stuck and will not return to the 12 o’clock position. This is a manufacturing defect from Vincero which definitely needs to be addressed.
The classy watch from Fossil features a model FS5308. This watch by its name is a dress watch. It will look hot with a pure black pant and shirt combination.
This model of fossil is an imported watch which comes with a black plated stainless steel case along with a black dial with gun metal toned hands.
This watch is also water resistant up to 50 meters or 165 feet making it bear brief periods of water intakes but it can not survive swimming or snorkeling etc.
This timepiece encapsulates the minimalist aesthetic feel. This watch can easily sit effortlessly against your wrist giving you the comfort of a high end wristwatch.
The only downside to this watch is that as it comes with a black dial and gun metal tone hour hands, this can actually make it difficult to read the time at times.
Another Citizen Watch on our list is the Citizen Eco-Drive BL5403-03X.
This watch comes with a rose gold-tone dial with tile patterns on its bezels, giving it a unique look.
The 48 mm stainless steel watch comes with a date window at the 4 o’clock hour hand.
The leather band on this watch is a rich brown band with white contrast stitching and a buckle closure. This gives this watch a eye catching feel. One should note that the leather band on this watch is an artificial leather.
This timepiece is also water resistant up to 100 meters or 330 feet which means that it can withstand swimming and snorkeling but not scuba diving etc.
Unique feature of this timepiece is that this watch never needs a battery because this watch is powered by both natural and artificial light.
This timepiece features 3 chronograph sub-dials which includes 12/24 hour time, 1/20 second time and an alarm.
Some other features of this watch contains a mineral protective glass, buckle closure, leather band and luminous hour hand which makes it easy to read the time.
The downside to this watch is that the wristband is short so you might have to additionally buy a new longer watchband to adjust your wrist.
The best bang for your buck you can probably get between the price range of $100 till $200 is the BULOVA MEN’S 43 MM Marine Watch. This watch is an eye catcher!
This is the second Bulova watch that made it to our list of the best men watches under $200, first being the Harley Davidson Skulled Wrist Watch.
The stainless steel watch comes with a navy blue dial along with 3 perfectly working chronograph sub-dials that adds to the luxury of this watch.
The inner bezel ring rotates by using the crown at 10 o’clock and position the marks on the ring to align with any markings on the dial.
Not to mention, this elegant masterpiece by Bulova is also water resistant up to 100 meters or 330 feet making it suitable for swimming and snorkeling but not for high water intensive activities.
This watch features a fold-over closure with pushers, safety bar and an extender. Additionally this watch comes with a six hand calendar chronograph in stainless steel.
This watch is a must in your watch collection!
We did not find any downsides to this watch. Its elegance and robustness is what won our hearts to place it in the best watches under $200.
Whether you are someone who likes sports watches or likes dress watches or any other casual watch, a timepiece is a must in order to reveal the true alpha within yourself.
It is not necessary to buy every watch or majority of the watches contained in this list, but if you are considering elevating your style game, then buying a budget watch would be a smart move.