Watch Complications

Learn about watches

Watch Education

When it comes to watches, a complication is a good thing. A complication is any watch function other than telling time. Here are a few common complications.

GMT Watch

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

A GMT watch displays more than one time zone.

Date Watch

Date Wheel Watch

A date wheel watch has a separate wheel that shows the date.

Day-Date Watch

Day-Date Watch

A day-date watch features the day and the date are displayed on a separate dial.

Chronograph Watch

Chronograph Watch

A chronograph watch has a stopwatch built into the movement.

Moonphase Watch

Moonphase Watch

A moonphase watch indicates the phase of the moon: new, quarter, half, full.

Tourbillon Watch

Tourbillon Watch

A tourbillon watch keeps accurate time by eliminating errors caused by the effects of gravity on the watch.