The intricate history of the digital watch can be traced back to the early 1970s, April 1972 to be exact, when the very first electronic digital watch, the Hamilton Pulsar P1, launched in April 1972 for $2,100. Four years later, Texas-Instruments would introduce the first under-$20 LED watch in 1976, and from there the popularity and style of digital of watches would only continue to grow and evolve throughout the decades. Fast forward to the 2020s—digital watches remain one of the most popular watch styles for men, coming in all different forms (field watches for example), and price points with some digital watches being very affordably priced, and some being classified as luxury fashion items. Whatever category they fall into, field watches are an important part of a capsule wardrobe, working well with a number of blazers and jackets, and the finest of jeans (preferably skinny and baggy) along with plenty of other combinations, that's exactly why we've put together this guide on the best digital watches for men to shop right now.
From the best Casio digital watches like the G-Shock DW5600BB-1 ($99), to the best analog digital watches (the Nixon Ripley stands out as a favorite of ours), to the best waterproof digital watches options such as the Garmin Instinct Solar ($249) that can be taken with you into the ocean (literally), and even the best sports digital watches like the ALPHAGEAR Raptor Smartwatch (
$134.95, $63.99), these are elite pick-ups that will serve you well wherever you take them.