Is time of the essence to you? We are taught from our early years to be on time in every activities. What do you usually use to check your time? I bet you would answer me that you use watch. Watches come to a lot of sorts, either tied to the wrist or fingers, as pendants or even just being kept inside the pocket.
But why would a modern man still choose to use watch rather than checking the time using their latest phones? Yet, the modern man still prefers to use watch to check the time rather than using his latest smartphones. You would be able to read below the main reasons why people still wear watches, whether just for the sake of fashion or also for its purpose of telling the right time.
Firstly and the most fundamental use of watches and clocks is that they provide us the time. But since it was bulky to carry along with you the large wall clock, people long ago decided to make one which you can just wear or use anytime. And that was the time they have made the wrist watches. With this technology-oriented generation we have today, still most people prefer to be wearing with them their wrist watches. They still choose wrist watches because it is much easier to use, just one simple flip of your wrist, you can already know what time it is now. On the other hand, smartphones are giving us a lot processes before they give us time, which includes the turning on from its sleep mode, entering its passcode and not to mention the lag time of its functioning. In events such as weddings, funerals or even in beaches, watches are more preferred and advisable to use because of its convenience upon checking time.
The second benefit of watches is that they are functional. Back in the 19th century, wrist watches are first utilized by the military men to harmonize every operations they had during war. As a result of this, and upon seeing its functionality, people now make use of wrist watches, including divers on their ocean diving and aviators when they are up in the sky. Not only that it is important to these activities but wrist watches are also can to be utilized longer in the field compared with smartphones. Unlike your smartphones that has batteries to be charged from time to time, watches are just empowered by a small battery.
Another asset of wearing any wrist watch is the addition to one’s fashion and style. Watches can be a form of self-expression that indicates or reflects the personality of the person or even his maturity.