On October 23, 2017, the world’s most shocking power broke out in Shanghai. The new Zenith DEFY series El Primero 21 watch drew the constant current of the timepiece. Reborn in the years. Precise and reliable-this is a motto that has been in the blood for more than 150 years during Zenith. Do n’t forget your original intention, you always have. Constantly adhering to excellence and striving to create the legendary true power of the watchmaking industry, the introduction of the integrated column-wheel automatic movement El Primero in 1969 became a milestone in the history of human watchmaking. No one surpasses precision. And half a century later, today, Zenith once again breaks through the traditional definition, breaks through the limits, surpasses itself, and leads the watch industry into the era of one hundredth of a second. This is a competition with the ego, but also a return of the king. Oneself is the only opponent; the limit never ends. Legendary freshman, extremely, to the future.

 On the day, Zenith invited VIPs from all walks of life to gather at the Fosun Art Center on the Bund, to experience Zenith’s classic legends and retro elegance in the time tunnel, rich historical collections and El Primero historical watches quietly telling the slow and The original ‘core’ in the firm years. Walking through the promenade of years, the main venue area is full of futuristic, the interactive light and shadow surrounding it is full of fun, and the streamer following the pace jumps at the foot, making people feel like they are in the dream of Leloc in Switzerland.

 The ever-changing 3D beam of light reflects the century-old ingenuity. Mr. Jean-Claude Biver, president of LVMH’s watchmaking department, ‘in person’ at the conference site in a unique way, in the real In the overlap with the illusion, the guests were led across the space and time to go through the legendary journey of Zenith. Zenith Global CEO Julien Tornare then appeared in surprise and started the climax of the day’s activities. From the movement of the movement, which has been constantly increasing over the years, to the gradual development of a completely new movement model, to the final perfect combination of 293 components, the dazzling phantom imaging on the stage unfolds the birth picture of the DEFY series El Primero 21. The light show running through the audience presented an audio-visual feast that showed the sense of high-frequency technology, making the scene an immersive science fiction dream. In the light and shadow shuttle room, Zenith’s DEFY series El Primero 21 watch showcases its true features. The legend of the king, which perfectly blends past and future, tradition and innovation, is born, showing the epoch-making significance of the highest mechanical technology to the world.

 
 The Zenith DEFY El Primero 21 watch has made a huge leap in performance and mechanical design. The newly upgraded movement has an accuracy of one hundredth of a second at the certified astronomical level, and a vibration frequency of 360,000 vibrations per hour (50 Hz), which is its world-renowned predecessor El Primero. The star speed is 36,000 vibrations per hour (5 Hertz) is ten times more accurate, and it is the only mechanical watch in the world that can be mass-produced to 1 / 100th of a second. The one-hundredth of a second display adopts an ingenious design: the inner bezel is designed with 0 to 100 scales, and the one-hundredth of a second chronograph hand sweeps across the inner bezel at a speed of one full revolution per second-quite intuitive and Rich in visual impact, it brings the wearer a time-like sci-fi experience. While ensuring optimal performance, El Primero 21 simplifies the tedious assembly and adjustment procedures, once again verifying the development trend of modern engineering technology. In addition to the significant optimization of performance and mechanical structure, the three El Primero 21 watches are inspired by the original El Primero models in the late 1960s. The avant-garde design also made the guests praised: diameter 44 Mm case, body made of grade 5 titanium or all-ceramic, star-shaped sweep seconds hand, large luminous rod-shaped hands and faceted hour markers, blue and gray-black chronograph dial pay tribute At the same time, it reveals elegance without losing a deep sense of the future.
 At the press conference, Mr. Julien Tornare, CEO of Zenith, said: ‘Thank you for your time today and for us to witness the historic moment in the global watchmaking world. Thank you for a long time Support and love for Zenith watches. When Zenith El Primero was born, it showed new possibilities to the world, proving Zenith is the absolute king of high-frequency watches. It lasted half a century The Zenith DEFY El Primero 21 watch is based on modern mechanical technology, and has created another legendary era of high-frequency watches. It brings us an unprecedented visual experience and dynamic characteristics, which is a model for Zenith. Works. ‘
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Zenith DEFY El Primero 21 watch, all ceramics — skeleton dial, 44 mm, reference price: 88,700 RMB

Zenith DEFY El Primero 21 watch, titanium — skeleton dial, 44 mm, reference price: 81,900 RMB

Zenith DEFY El Primero 21 watch, titanium — silver dial, 44 mm, reference price: 75,100 RMB
Technical details
Number: 24.9000.9004 / 78.R582 (all-ceramic — skeleton dial)
 95.9000.9004 / 78.R582 (titanium — skeleton dial)
 95.9001.9004 / 01.R582 (titanium — silver dial)
New 1 / 100-second chronograph movement
Unique dynamic display with one rotation per second
1 watch escapement (36,000 times / hour — 5 Hz);
1 chronograph escapement (360,000 times / hour — 50 Hz);
Insensitive to magnetic fields and temperature gradients
Double chain structure with 2 regulators

Movement
El Primero Star Speed ​​9004 Automatic
Swiss official observatory COSC certified movement
Movement 14¼““ (diameter: 32.80 mm)
Movement thickness: 7.9 mm
Number of components: 203
Number of jewels: 53
Vibration frequency: 36,000 times / hour (5 Hz)
Power reserve: at least 50 hours
Process: Automatic rotor with Côtes de Genève
Features
1/100 second timing:
Power reserve indicator at 12 o’clock
Center hour and minute display
Small seconds at 9 o’clock
Center chronograph hands
30-minute counter at 3 o’clock
60-second counter at 6 o’clock

Case, dial and hands
Diameter: 44 mm
Thickness: 14.50 mm
Table mirror: curved double-sided anti-glare sapphire crystal glass
Case back: clear sapphire crystal
Material: Titanium / All-ceramic
Water resistance: 10 ATM (100 meters)
Dial: silver sun dial with black chronograph dial / skeleton dial with two-tone chronograph dial
Time scale: rhodium / ruthenium plated, faceted design, covered with SuperLuminova SLN C1 luminous material
Hands: rhodium-plated / ruthenium-plated, faceted design, covered with SuperLuminova SLN C1 luminous material
Strap and buckle
Strap: 27.00.2322.582 (rubber watch with crocodile leather coating)
Buckle: 27.95.0022.930 (double folding buckle)

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