Orient Sentinel Review and New Features in 2021

The Sentinel lineup from Orient watch brand is their most fashionable and modern looking watch from 2016. The different color combinations and textures make the watch unique, eye-catchy and set it apart from others.

Due to its high built quality and special features like winding really makes this watch unique and gives it a charm. The eye-catchy design with the spectacular color combination is more than capable enough to make people fall in love with it at the very first sight.

Today here on this Orient Sentinel review, we will know about the Orient Sentinel FAC05002D0 in detail. You can read our another review about Bering Watch.

Let’s dive in Orient Sentinel FAC05002D0 review.

About The Brand- Orient

As a watchmaking company, Orient started their journey in 1950 and they have been around more than half a century now. Through this timeframe, Orient is producing high-quality and modern looking excellent watches.

Orient is a Japanese company and we all know how reliable Japanese companies are in terms of longevity. With no exception, Orient is producing fine quality watches using durable and reliable materials. All of the watches from the Orient are examined and tested by experts for superior performance.

Orient watches are also well known for their years-long service without any disturbance. The design of every watch from the Orient is very creative and innovative. Mostly they offer quality watches at a reasonable and affordable price.

Orient Sentinel Review

Dial

The dial is what makes a watch look beautiful. If the dial is not good-looking or not designed beautifully then the whole watch looks quite dull. This Sentinel watch from Orient has no such issue. The watch dial is design beautiful with great texture.

The color combination of the watch is very unique and innovative and it blends with the whole watch interior smoothly giving this watch a very eye catchy look. The dial has a blue finish with a sunburst effect. This effect makes this watch one of a kind and makes it very eye-catchy to look at.

The dial can reflect light creating a sunburst effect. When the light falls on this dial it creates a sunburst effect and from glancing at different angles it looks different and very eye-catchy. Even in a crowded place, anyone would easily notice that effect.

The dial color is blue with a sunburst effect texture and the hour numbers are in orange color and Arabic style. The blue and orange color combination looks very beautiful on this watch and makes it look stunning.

On the dial, there are 1,2, and 4 to 12 hours’ numbers in orange color for great looks and time-telling. On the edge of the dial, for every minute representation, there is a small rectangular silver-colored shape. And for every five minutes, the silver-colored rectangular shape is bolded.

For time indication three sliver hands are present on the dial. These hands are colored silver to match the silver representation and the tip of the second hand is colored orange to match the hour number. These silver and orange colors match and blend perfectly.

On the dial, the watch features a negative date window. Negative means the background color of the date window is black and the date color is white. This black-white combination matches beautifully with the dial’s blue and orange combination.

Watch Case

The case of this watch is made using stainless steel and I must say the case design is beautiful. The lugs of the case are beautifully integrated with the watch case and give the watch a very distinct and remarkable look.

The stainless steel case design is further emphasized by the polished metal ring placed on top of the case around the dial. This ring makes it even more stunning to look at.

Stainless steel case design with a blue and orange color dial makes the watch perfect for wearing on any occasion. No matter if it’s a formal dinner or a casual meeting with a friend, the watch will surely match your style and look beautiful on your wrist.

The case back of the watch is exhibition type. You can see through the case what’s going on with the watch. So you can see the watch movement from the case back and this feature is very rare and you do not have such a feature daily on watches.

The case diameter is 41mm which means the watch is a medium-size watch. And for people who have a small wrist, medium or big waist it doesn’t matter the watch will fit every wrist type perfectly and give you a modern look. For having an automatic movement, the case is not very thick. The watch has a thin design and looks beautiful.

At 3 o’clock in this watch case, there is a crown placed for winding and adjusting time.

Movement

Orient is very famous for their entry-level mechanical watch but on their Sentinel series watches, they have used very reliable automatic movements. Due to the automatic movement, the watch is very thin.

These Japanese movements are sturdily built and designed to last. The components of this movement are very high in quality. Also for time accuracy and precision, this movement is way ahead of mechanical ones.

The charm of the watch is its winding feature. You have to wind the watch to make it start. For doing so you have to rotate the watch crown and it will start running. The watch has a power reserve of 41 hours so after every 41 hours, you have to wind the watch in order to keep it running.

Water-resistance

Orient features water-resistance to all of their watches and the Sentinel series is no exception here. This watch can handle water up to 50M or 165 feet. So it is clear that a small splash of water or rain would not do any harm to this watch but be aware of others like diving.

Doing swimming wearing the watch is okay but I would advise you not to wear the watch if you are involved in diving activities.

Mineral Glass

Mineral glass is a widely used dial glass in the watch industry and glass is one of the best types of glass. For being made of many types of crystals and heat-treated the glass is scratch-resistant.

The starch-resistant glass will make sure about the legibility of the watch and it will surely shine for many years to come.

Strap

This Sentinel watch from Orient has a stainless steel made bracelet. The edges of the bracelet have solid links and in the center, there are folded links. The look of the bracelet is quite good and it matches with the watch case beautifully. For being made of stainless steel the bracelet will be resistive toward corrosion and lasts long. The clasp of the bracelet is a Push Button Deployment type.

Specifications

Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Orient
Model number FAC05002D0
Dial window material type Mineral
Display Type Analog
Part Number FAC05002D0
Item Shape Round
Clasp Push Button Deployment Clasp
Case material Stainless Steel
Bezel material Stainless steel
Dial color Blue
Bezel function Stationary
Calendar Date
Item weight 8 Ounces
Movement Japanese Automatic
Water-resistant depth 165 Feet

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Mineral dial glass
  • Polished metal ring
  • Stainless steel case
  • Beautiful blue and orange dial
  • Eye-catchy design
  • Sunburst effect on the dial
  • 50meter water resistant
  • 41-hour power reserve

Cons

  • Nothing we find

Conclusion

The built quality of the Orient Sentinel is very solid. This watch’s interior is very stunning, innovative, and eye-catchy. All parts of the Sentinel are Japanese and it will surely be with you for a long time. The sizing is done very accurately to fit all types of writs. I hope this Orient Sentinel watch review will give you all the details and guidance you need about this watch.

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