The brand new Rolex Oyster Sky-Dweller

Sky-Dweller, with its 14 patens, offers necessary information for the world traveler and let them master their time easily during the journey. It has a dual time zone, that is, central hand at the dial indicates the local time while another off-center 24 hour dial display the reference time. It also has an innovative calendar, namely, Saros, which was inspired by an astronomical phenomenon. Calendar needs to be adjusted during every year’s February and March. In addition, 12 small apertures are set on the bezel which display month.

Sky-Dweller is the masterpiece in the watch industry and a final result of Rolex’s delicate techniques. It is easy to operate. In the middle of bezel and moment lie a Ring Command rotating outer ring which is a quick adjustment to the local time, reference time and calendar.

Sky-Dweller has a new 9001 movement which is completely developed by Rolex and get COSC certificate. 9001 movement is precise, stable and reliable, and when it is placed on the Sky-Dweller, that fully expresses Rolex’s innovation and creation spirit.

Rolex, launching Sky-Dweller, once again showed the public its delicate techniques and continues its efforts on Oyster series.

Oyster Sky-Dweller is fitted with a dual time zone which is easy to read and set it. The new way of presenting itself gives a different Rolex sense of beauty.

Dual Time Zone

During the travelling, the local time can be read from the off-center rotating bezel. This 24 hour dial can display daytime and nighttime, so wherever and whenever you are, you will know clearly whether it is a right time to chat with your friend on another hemisphere.

Central hand indicating destination time

Travelling destination time can be read from the central hour hand, minute hand and second hand and could be adjusted through a quick adjustment system, making sure the local time would not be interfered by the reference time.

Saros Calendar

Oyster Sky-Dweller has a revolution on the calendar display, which offers the complication watch an excellent solid. Such a calendar comes from Saros, a delicate gadget. This is Rolex’s patent gadget and it got the inspiration from the astronomical phenomenon. This calendar can automatically distinguish the month with 30 days and 31 days, thus presenting the right time all year round, as long as you made an adjustment on 1st , March,  due to the 28 days or 29 days of February difference.

The intelligent system

The amazing part of Saros is that it can tell the difference between months with 31 days and 30 days, thus automatically displaying time correctly. This intelligent system relies on the simultaneous changing date system and four gears to drive. 


You can choose to adjust calendar, local time and reference time when you rotates the Ring Command for one jump, two jumps and three jump in counterclockwise. Once you pick the adjustment, you can screw crown at both directions to achieve a quick adjustment.  

Rolex’s reflection of its sense of value

Ring Command reflects the new interactive relations between case and movement and Rolex has completely mastered the design and processing techniques on all components. Rolex has been adhered to such kind of interactive relations and choose the functionality and well physical wearing experience as the prime value that it pursues. 

9001 movement

The brand-new Sky-Dweller movement 9001 automatic winding reflects Rolex’s techniques. It is developed by Rolex and there are 308 components inside it. So far to now, this is the most complicated movement that Rolex has ever developed.

9001 movement shares the same structure as other movements that are set on Oyster series, reliable and precise. As the heart of the watch, the balance wheel is fitted with Rolex’s PARAFLEX, a special anti-shocking device. What’s more, 9001 will be wound up through the oscillating rotor which provide constant energy as long as you swing your hand.

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