Best Braille Watches – Accurate & Premium Feel

Best Braille Watches – Accurate & Premium Feel:

Braille watches are wrist watches which made for blind or visually impaired people. It is a very convenient tool to keep track of the correct time for those disabled people. Braille watches’ working principle is same as that of standard clocks.

Only difference being that in braille wrist watches, the time is read by physically touching the hands of the watch and noting the position of hands against the inscribed number which is usually in braille Along with that, many modern braille wrist watches include verbal time indication which is also useful for the people having problems of hearing. (Source)

There is a protective lid on the dial which can be opened and closed manually. Several brands are making these type of watches, and some of them listed below.

1. Seiko Women’s SWL001 Braille Black Leather Strap Watch

The Seiko Women’s Braille watch SWL001 is a handy and convenient braille watch. It comes with an attached leather belt in only one color which is black. It also comes protected with the hardlex crystal on its dial making it more durable and mainly scratch-proof. The diameter of the case is 27.3 mm which is suitable for most of the users.

Seiko Women SWL001 Braille Black Leather Strap Watch
Seiko Women SWL001 Braille Black Leather Strap Watch

The case of the watch is made of stainless steel and has a black dial on it. Along with those features, it is also water resistant and is able to withstand splashes and rains without any complaints. Although it is water-resistant, it cannot be used inside water especially while swimming or also while showering.

Pros
  • Highly Accurate
  • Durable and easily adjustable belt
  • Premium feel
  • Good quality hands
  • Easily Readable

Cons
  • The buckle does not serve its purpose well sometimes.
  • Very hugh repairing charges
  • Not Waterproof

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2. Seiko Men’s S23159 Braille Strap Watch

The S23159 braille strap watch is a men’s braille watch which comes with a black leather belt, and a stainless steel case with a silver dial on it and the movement of hands is a quartz movement. All these add to give a premium look and feel to the watch.

Seiko Men S23159 Braille Strap Watch
Seiko Men S23159 Braille Strap Watch

Along with that, the case is 35 mm in diameter which is the most suitable and convenient size for most of the users. Also it is water resistant  which is good for handling a few number of splashes but as it does not come with any waterproof certification, it is not suitable for underwater usage and in showers. Also it should be noted here that the numbers inscribe representing time are not in actual Braille language.

Pros
  • Accurate
  • Premium feel
  • Sturdy grip

Cons
  • Buggy lid
  • Enormous repairing cost
  • Lid clip is non-repairable
  • Not fully waterproof
  • Slightly overpriced

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3. Reizen Ladies Bi-Color Square Braille Watch-Exp Band

The Raizen ladies Braille watch is a two colored Braille watch for women with a metallic buckle-free and bracelet type strap on it. The dial of the watch is in a rounded rectangular shape having dimensions of 13 x 16 mm, and it is shiny with gold and silver colored tint.

Reizen Ladies Bi-Color Square Braille Watch
Reizen Ladies Bi-Color Square Braille Watch

The movement of the hands is of swiss type and the time is easily readable. There are dots along with the hour numbers on the dial which is quite convenient for the user. Also, the lid of the watch opens from down side of the dial i.e at 6 o’clock position.

Pros
  • Comparatively cheap
  • Easily readable
  • Premium look

Cons
  • The battery which comes with the watch does not last long
  • No water resistance
  • Smaller dial

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4. Tactile Braille Watch by Visionu

This is a braille watch for women which comes with a metallic bracelet-like strap and a gray colored dial in a silvery shining case The shape of the case is circular and its dimension of is 30 mm (1.18 inch)  while the width of the band is 14 mm (0.55) inches. The movement of hands is quartz movement, and they are highly eligible.

Tactile Braille Watch by Visionu
Tactile Braille Watch by Visionu

There are tactile dots for each hour position which are easily readable for blind people (In Braille script). The lid covering the dial has an opening at the position of 6th hour on the case. Overall the watch looks beautiful and is convenient in usage for the person wearing it.

Pros
  • Attractive and trendy looks
  • Budget friendly
  • Easily readable

Cons
  • No water resistance
  • Not a very good functioning lid
  • Loose hands especially minute hand
  • No numbers inscribed
  • No instructions manual

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5. LS&S Braille Talking Watch

The LS&S braille watch is a ladies braille and talking watch equipped with a lot of features. It comes with a metallic strap in silver color and a case with a white colored dial which is circular.

LS&S Braille Talking Watch
LS&S Braille Talking Watch

This gives it a very sober and beautiful look. Also, the size of the dial is 1.50 inches which are on a more strong side. The overall feel of the watch is gorgeous. The other user-friendly features of the watch include a clear male voice which gives correct time verbally, making it two watches in one, i.e., analog and verbal.

To know the time by hearing, one has to just push the button given on the case. Along with that, it is also equipped with the alarm functionality if one desires to take the help of that. There is also a calendar which gives the information about the date, month and day and alike the trend the movement of the hands is of quartz type.

Pros
  • More functions (One can know time verbally and by touch also)
  • Number of hours are both in braille and normal script(1-12)
  • Comparatively cheap
  • Accurate

Cons
  • Hands are smaller in size
  • No water resistance

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6. REIZEN Mens Braille Watch

The Raizen Men’s braille watch is a beautiful and attractive metallic strapped watch which is available in gold and silver colors. It is a premium class watch which is highly accurate in showing time and also it is more durable than the other watches in this price range. Because of the bracelet type elastic strap, it is comfortable to wear, and one does not need more time to wear or to remove it.

REIZEN Mens Braille Watch
REIZEN Mens Braille Watch

Its dial is circular in shape with a golden coloured shining rim around it. The hands of the watch are quickly recognizable and the numbering for the hours is given both in the standard format and in braille language also, making it easy to use by the people who are weak in vision.

Pros
  • Very comfortable and light in weight
  • Easily and quickly wearable
  • Premium and attractive design
  • Adjustable strap

Cons
  • No major cons as such but may be considered on a bit expensive side

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