Sky-Dweller video cover
Sky-Dweller video cover

Sky-Dweller

The watch for world travellers

  • Keep track
    of time
    at a glance

    Design

  • The Sky-Dweller features an annual calendar and a dual time zone that are as intuitive to read as they are simple to set. These features are displayed harmoniously on the dial and give the watch an aesthetic identity all its own.

  • This watch is equipped with a particularly innovative annual calendar called Saros. Its design was inspired by the astronomical phenomenon of the same name. The Greek term “Saros” has been used since antiquity and designates an approximately 18-year cycle of alignment patterns between the Sun, the Earth and the Moon, at the end of which they are at the same position in relation to one another.

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  • Global travellers can read the local time via centre hands and the reference time – the time at home for example – via a rotating off-centre disc on the dial. An inverted red triangle points to the wearer’s chosen reference time.

  • Innovative
    annual
    calendar

    Features

  • The Saros annual calendar automatically differentiates between 30-day and 31-day months, and requires only one date adjustment a year, when the month changes from February – which has only 28 or 29 days – to March.

  • The instantaneous date change is linked to local time. Therefore, the date displayed in the aperture is always the current date in the wearer’s local time zone, removing the need to set the date separately when the time zone changes.

  • The Saros annual calendar is an engineering masterpiece: it uses only four gear wheels and two gear ratios in addition to the traditional Rolex instantaneous date calendar. This sheer simplicity ensures the reliability of the system.

  • Intuitive
    Interface

    Features

  • The Sky-Dweller’s fluted, rotatable bezel is much more than an aesthetic feature. It allows the wearer to select the functions to be set – date, month, local time or reference time – by simply turning the bezel. Its slightly larger and deeper fluting differs from the one manufactured for other Rolex watches, and offers an excellent grip when setting the Sky-Dweller.

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  • Intuitive and simple to use, the Ring Command system is a mechanism of interaction between the rotatable bezel, the winding crown and the movement, which allows the wearer to select and set the watch’s functions easily. It consists of around 50 components, demanding state-of-the-art watchmaking and micromechanical expertise. 

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  • Calibre 9001
    The Sky-Dweller is equipped with calibre 9001, a self-winding mechanical movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Introduced in 2012, it is one of the most complex calibres ever created by Rolex engineers and watchmakers.

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  • Superlative Chronometer
    Like all Rolex watches, each Sky-Dweller is certified as a Superlative Chronometer.
    This exclusive designation attests that it has successfully undergone a series of tests conducted by Rolex in its own laboratories and according to its own criteria. The Superlative Chronometer status is symbolized by the green seal that comes with every Rolex watch and is coupled with an international five-year guarantee.

Contact a Retailer about the Sky‑Dweller

Only Official Rolex Retailers are allowed to sell Rolex watches. With the necessary skills and technical know-how, they will help you make the choice that will last a lifetime.

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