Updated March 15, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

The 10 Best Low Vision Watches For Men

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Since the initial publication of this wiki in February of 2017, we've made 11 edits to this page. Just because you are visually impaired, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy a wristwatch that's stylish, functional, or both. These low vision watches make it easy to tell the time, thanks to their large faces, oversized numbers and, in some cases, speaking capabilities. We've ranked them here by their build quality, accuracy, legibility, and other functions. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best low vision watch for men on Amazon.

10. Senses Timechant Atomic Talking

9. LS&S Talking

8. Timechant Atomic Solar

7. Reizen Talking Atomic

6. Timex Full-Size Ironman

5. Timex Easy Reader

4. Oris BC3 Advanced

3. IWC Big Pilot

2. Laco 1925 Classic Pilot

1. Zenith Elite Pilot Automatic

Editor's Notes

March 14, 2019:

The previous incarnation of this list focused primarily on timepieces designed to help people with disabled vision to keep track of the time. While that demographic might largely be disinterested in finer pieces of contemporary horology, I thought it was a disservice not to include superior offerings that are among the finer watches on the market and are also particularly easy to read, sometimes even more so than the models made for customers with poor eyesight. Pilot watches were the obvious sector of the watch market where one could find a big, bold case with clearly legible numbers. That's mainly because airplane cockpits are susceptible to a lot of vibration, and reading a watch in that kind of motion is easier when it's a bit larger. The IWC Big Pilot it undoubtedly one of the finest of these, but its price is a sticking point that keeps it from the number one slot. More affordable automatic options abound from companies like Zenith and Oris, and after that we get into the quartz-controlled devices that largely populated the previous list. To these was added a Timex Ironman, which has one of the biggest digital readouts of any watch on the market, even if it lacks the talking feature some people with significant vision problems may require. It is for those customers that we left some of the lesser items on our list, which don't bear any real visual charm, but that get the job done.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on March 15, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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