Giordano Fashion Curve LED Watch

If you are into LED fashion watches, then you will want to read about the Giordano Timewear Fashion Curve LED Watch that the folks at The LED Watch Shop sent me to review.

This supposedly rare watch ships in a metal container to keep it extra fresh.

When you remove the lid, you get your first look at the hardened mineralite glass crystal and high grade stainless steel case.

Once you take the Curve LED watch out of the container and hold it in your hand, you will notice that it is a quality time piece.

Size
Face: 30mm x 60mm x 11mm
Wrist: 230mm (approx.)
Weight: 64 grams

Features
Alarm
Time & Date / 12hr or 24hr
AM PM indicator
High Grade Stainless Steel
Genuine Leather Band
Button Deploy Clasp
30M Water Resistant
2 Yr. Warranty
Complete Instructions

The wrist band is made of thick Brown leather and has a metal clasp. In addition, this watch is available with a Black leather band and also comes in a metal bracelet version.

At the smallest setting the band will probably fit a 6 inch wrist, and at the maximum setting it appears to fit an 8.5 inch wrist.

The Stainless Steel case is curved to give this watch a cuff style fit to your wrist that is apparently quite comfortable if you have a normal sized (male) wrist. Unfortunately, I have a skinny wrist (5.5 inches). This watch didn’t fit me :o( So I had my buddy Bill Ray model it for the review.



The watch features 82 bright Orange LEDs that are arranged in an uncommon vertical display. Other versions of the Curve LED watch have Red, Green and even Yellow LEDs. When you press the button on the side, the LEDs will animate in one of 6 different patterns and then will display the time of day for 5 seconds before turning off. If you press the side button before the time of day vanishes, the display will show you the current date. Press the button once again before the 5 second time out and you’ll be shown the set alarm time. If you look at the images above, you can see that the time is 8:10pm and the date is 07/13.

See it in action…


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Setting the time, date and alarm time on this watch is not difficult as an instruction sheet is included. You just have to press a small indented button on the left side of the watch to get into the time setting mode.

I can’t seem to find what type of battery powers this watch, but since the LEDs only light up when you press the button, I’m going to assume that the battery should last quite a long while.

I prefer a watch that you don’t have to press a button in order to see the time. But I do like the style of the Giordano. They just need one that will actually fit me!

 

Product Information

Price:169.0
Manufacturer:Giordano Timewear
Retailer:LED Watch Stop
Pros:
  • Bright Orange LEDs
  • Alarm
  • Quality leather strap
Cons:
  • Have to press side button to display time
Posted in: Watches, Clocks

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  • Julie July 14, 2007, 2:58 am

    Post your comments on the Giordano Fashion Curve LED Watch review.

    http://www.the-gadgeteer.com/review/giordano_fashion_curve_led_watch

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  • MrBill August 13, 2007, 11:10 pm

    I did a little research and here’s the response from the Hong Kong Company that makes the watch about the battery:

    Bill,

    As per your request regarding the battery for the LED Giordano Light Master. The watch uses a battery that is compatible with Maxell Japan cr 2032.

    Thanks,

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