The Most Popular Men’s Cheap Wrist Watches

There are a lot of fantastic men’s watches that are affordably priced, attractive, and work well. To help you narrow down a few of the best options, we have compiled a list of some of the most popular men’s timepieces that are often at the top of all the bestseller lists. Whether you prefer digital or analog, are on a tight budget, or can splurge a little bit for beautiful classic styles, we have found some excellent watches that are loved for their low price, comfort, and excellent quality.

Casio F91W-1 Classic Resin Strap Digital Sport

The Casio F91W-1 Classic Resin Strap Digital Sport is a practical style that could not be less expensive at under $15. It has a lot of things going for it besides cost. The F91 quite small at only 33mm width of the resin case, so it is light and comfortable to wear and can easily fit under sleeves.  This digital style has fantastic features like an alarm, chronograph functions, and a night light. The F91 comes with a bunch of time measuring options like a stopwatch, as well as auto-calendar and day/date. The band is super durable, and the entire watch is water-resistant, with the display being resistant to scratches. This Casio classic is a fantastic budget option that keeps precise time, isn’t overly bulky, and is as cheap as you can get.

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Timex Ironman Classic 30

The Timex Ironman Classic 30 is an excellent water-resistant design that is easy to set and is perfect for everyday wear but is particularly suitable for outdoor pursuits. Since it is a Timex, you can be sure that keeps on ticking no matter what you put it through. Most men find this to be a very comfortable style since the polymer band and casing hardly have any weight to them, and the size is neither too small nor too big. The crystal on the Ironman Classic 30 is recessed to protect the face from damage, and the backlight works well at illuminating the numbers in dark situations. The Timex Ironman Classic 30 is a great price, the batteries last forever, and the display and Indiglo light make it super easy to read.

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Timex Expedition Scout

Another popular Timex option is the Timex Expedition Scout. It comes in a variety of strap and face color combos that are all quite attractive and somewhat unique looking. The Scout features a date window and full Arabic numerals, and it also has the Timex Indiglo light that makes this an easy to read display in all kinds of situations. It is another great style for every day since it looks great, is practical, and is excellent value for the price.  The Scout also keeps excellent time, is quite durable, and is well made like most Timex options. Overall, if you are looking for a simple, rugged design that is a great value that looks great and is comfortable you may want to check out the Scout.

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Casio MDV-106

The Casio MDV-106 is a Is an hommage to the ultra-expensive Rolex Submariner. It has a similar-looking black stainless steel case and a resin band. The black dial with date window also makes this a nice copy if you love the look of the Rolex, although some men find the date window to be a little small to see well. The crystal is stable and durable, as you would expect and the band is pliable, supple, and well proportioned, making it comfortable to wear every day. The Casio MDV-106 is very well priced at under $50, and it gets fantastic reviews for the quality, fit, and feel. This is also a style that can take a beating and still look great since it is so durable.

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Citizen BM7170-53L Eco-Drive Titanium

The Citizen Eco-Drive line of timepieces is super popular partly due to the Eco-drive technology that means that the watch is powered by light, so you never need to change the battery. One of their best selling styles in the Eco-drive line is the Citizen BM7170-53L Eco-Drive Titanium design. It is a titanium link bracelet style with a beautiful blue face. Despite being titanium, the BM7170-53L Eco-Drive is lightweight enough for everyday workwear and also durable since the sapphire crystal won’t scratch. This Citizen style has a simple yet attractive face, is super functional, and the band is solid with a good clasp. The only thing to note about this watch is that the background is quite dark blue, so if you tend to have difficulty reading a darker colored background, this probably isn’t a good design for you.

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MVMT Classic White Black Tan

The MVMT Classic White Black Tan is a beautiful modern design. It is a classic style that has a simple and clean look that is fashionable and stylish. The MVMT Classic White Black Tan is also known for being super comfortable to wear and looks great with a casual or dressy outfit. You can get the MVMT Classic for under $100, and it is very sleek and well worth the money for the quality

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Fossil Neutra Chronograph

Fossil makes excellent watches that look great and won’t break the bank. Interestingly, Fossil’s watches are such good quality and so well designed that they design, manufacture, and distribute watches for a wide variety of brands, including Burberry, Emporio Armani, Michael Kors, and many more. They have a whole range of smartwatches that sell really well, but some of their best options are the classic options like Neutra Chronograph. It is a popular gift since it is well made and has a timeless, minimalist look to it that is suitable for almost anyone. As far as desirable features, it is lightweight, comes with a beautiful leather strap(that is easy to change), it also has the quartz chronograph movement and a date window.

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Invicta Men’s 8926OB Pro Diver Stainless Steel Automatic

The Invicta Men’s 8926OB Pro Diver Stainless Steel Automatic Watch is another hommage to the Rolex Submariner or the Sea Dweller. It looks almost identical to those styles that sell for many thousands of dollars. The interesting thing about this Invicta design is that it is automatic and runs on the Seiko built NH35A movement, which is known to be very well made and for working well. You can see the Seiko movement through the open case back, which is pretty cool. It is an excellent alternative to the Rolex styles for under 100.  The gold plating is super durable and won’t tarnish and rub off, and the thick-coat also means it resists marks. These Invicta’s are fantastic value, especially when you consider all of its features. It is automatic, the Seiko movement, dive up to 200 meters, and it has the uni direction bezel, You can also change the bracelet for other straps of your choice.

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Casio Men’s G-SHOCK – The GA 100-1A1 Military Series

The Casio Men’s G-SHOCK – The GA 100-1A1 Military Series is a solid and durable design that is quite large and rugged. The Casio’s G-SHOCK designs are famous for their tough look, and heavy-duty feel. They have everything you need for outdoor pursuits, including having a stopwatch feature, countdown timer, electroluminescent backlight, and they are water-resistant. As you would expect, G-SHOCK’s are super durable, and pretty much indestructible. Some people find the display a bit hard to read if you get the black design and want to check the time quickly. Most people can see the hands easily, but it is more difficult to read the digital display. If you don’t tend to have trouble reading watch faces, the overall layout, color, band style, and price make this a stylish, cool, and affordable design.

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Fossil Men’s The Minimalist

The Minimalist from Fossil is a beautiful classic style that is simple and elegant. It is easy to read and features a slim low profile for comfort. You can change the strap for any 22mm strap if you tire of your initial choice, or it wears out. This beautiful design is simple enough for the day but dressy enough to be worn at night. The Minimalist is a simple, good looking, and comfy style that is a reasonable price and outstanding quality.

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Michael Kors Men’s Lexington Chronograph

The Michael Kors Men’s Lexington Chronograph is a gorgeous watch that looks amazing. It is quite ornate but not in an overly flashy way.  It comes in a few different color combinations, with a lot of two-toned options, some of which are quite blingy. The Lexington is definitely a statement watch that is unique and is very eye-catching in person. It is a reasonably dressy option that works well with professional work clothes, and perhaps not so well with casual attire. The case is on the larger size at 45mm, so if you like an oversized design, this is perfect.

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Timex Men’s Easy Reader

Not surprisingly, we have yet another Timex timepiece on this list. If you are looking for a simple, inexpensive style, Timex has so many options that are well worth checking out. This is the Timex Easy Reader 38mm TW2R23400 that is quite a small design as the case is only 38mm. It has all of the famous Timex features like Indiglo, easy to read numerals, and of course, a low price.  The Easy Reader also has a reputation for being super comfortable on the wrist. Unlike some other Timex options, it does not have a loud tick, you can hear a tick, but it isn’t as noticeable as different Timex designs.  This watch looks excellent with casual or more formal attire. The battery in these timepieces lasts for years, and the clock keeps very accurate time.

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