Vitality — that which breathes life into all things. Its meaning gives an apt moniker for the Frederique Constant Vitality, reinvigorates a conventional wristwatch by integrating its dial with the features of a smartwatch. At first glance, the Frederique Constant Vitality innocuously appears to be just another handsome piece released by the Swiss watchmaker. But when the crown of the Vitality is pushed, the watch’s digital display is engaged. The confluence of a classic aesthetic and modern utility takes form in this timepiece.
The 42mm case comes in stainless steel and rose gold versions that each beautifully contrasts with blue, grey, and black dials. The dial veils a display that provides information on everything from biometrics to messages from your synchronized smartphone. Users can sift through everything the smartwatch measures by continuing to push the crown until the digital display fades away, returning to its dormant state. A rechargeable FC-287 calibre digital movement gives the Frederique Constant Vitality 11 days of power. That robust battery-life makes it a perfect watch to wear every day to keep you in touch with the information that a smartwatch measures while maintaining the timeless appeal of Swiss-made craftsmanship.