Patek Philippe Nautilus, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak – it’s nearly impossible to mention one without the other. Both watches premiered in the same decade, are made of cold metal, and have sharp edges, unmistakeable dials, and integrated bracelets. They’re sporty yet still elegant enough to wear for any occasion. None of this should come as a surprise: These watches also share a designer, who left his distinct mark on both of these iconic timepieces.
So what makes these stars of the luxury sports watch category so special? And how can you tell the two apart despite their many similarities?
There are plenty of videos and articles that compare the two timepieces. However, the latest Chrono24 YouTube video focuses less on their dimensions and bracelet integration, and more on the different emotions these two watches evoke. We gathered some of our own watch experts, enthusiasts, and novices in front of the camera to get their unprompted and honest opinions of these two iconic watch models.
The hour of truth has come: Which luxury sports watch is king? Find out the answer in our video.
Let us know which of these two watches you prefer in the YouTube comments!