Frequently Asked Question
The most common questions about Alpina Horological Smartwatch
What is a horological smartwatch?What is the Horological Smartwatch? In short, the horological smartwatch marries traditional watch design and smartwatch wearable technology. It's essentially a smartwatch dressed up (or disguised, depending on how you want to look at it) as a classic fine watch.Jul 9, 2018
Where are Alpina watches made?MANUFACTURE AND HI-TECH LAB In 2006, Alpina moved to a purpose built, hi-tech manufacturing plant in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva. Covering 3200 square meters, this building is now a second home to the dedicated craftsmen and women who produce and assemble our movements and watches.
Is Alpina a luxury watch?Alpina truly makes good, solid, robust and reliable Swiss Made luxury timepieces in a relatively affordable price range. As far as brand comparisons are concerned, I do think that this watch maker belongs in the same category as TAG Heuer, Longines or Oris, as far as price range and quality are concerned.
Is Frederique Constant a luxury watch?The Swiss luxury watch brand Frédérique Constant was founded in 1988. ... Frederique Constant is focused on affordable luxury watches and has seen success with its heart beat movement, the first such caliber made in-house, with a bridge for the balance wheel on the front side of the movement (patented design).
What are clock makers called?People who make watches and clocks are also called horologists. They work on all types and sizes of watch and clock, from tiny wristwatches to large clocks (including public clocks). Some horologists can also be involved in making scientific timepieces, such as atomic clocks and those controlled by radio signals.