The highly accurate PrecidriveTM quartz movement in the new DS Podium Chronograph brings even greater precision to the product line, with a few exciting variations, for added sportiness. The latest is a PVD all-black-case version with a brown leather strap stitched in contrasting anthracite, further accentuated by those unmistakable large numerals and handsome PVD rose gold detailing.
The strong character of the CERTINA DS Podium Chronograph is instantly recognizable. From the earliest days of the product line, its sporty personality struck a chord with active individuals, instantly drawn by its large numerals, contrasting elements, polished bezel and bold design.
Now with a Swiss Made ETA PrecidriveTM movement inside its brushed all-black PVD-coated 41mm case, it takes its sporty nature to a new level. The ultra-precise (+/- 10 sec./year) quartz chronograph movement provides 60-sec., 30-min. and 1/10-sec. timing (in real time and visible during the first minute), as well as the standard H, M, small second and date, protected by a sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating.
The expressive dial design has always been a trademark of the CERTINA DS Podium line. The new chronograph continues the strong interplay of contrasts, between the black dial surface, snailed chrono counters and the PVD rose gold hands, indices and big numerals. Additional contrast is achieved by the use of a sporty light-brown leather strap with anthracite stitching, in a style reminiscent of watches worn by explorers, next to black PVD coated push-buttons and strap buckle. A generous amount of Superluminova on the HM hands ensures that the time is easy to read in all sporty situations, day or night, complemented by twelve dots of additional Superluminova to mark the hours along the dial’s angled outer rim.
The DS Podium Chronograph is assembled using the renowned Double Security Concept, as evidenced by the presence of the initials “DS” on the tip of the protected crown, and the timepiece sports a beautiful, embossed CERTINA turtle emblem on its case back.