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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.