Updated by Rolex for Baselworld 2018, the new style Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller with D-Blue, James Cameron inspired dial builds on the original Deepsea architecture to further evolve this timepiece for the serious diver. The new version features thinner lugs and a bracelet wider by 1mm to improve the balance and fit of the watch on the wrist. The watch also benefits from the new series of Rolex movements powered by the calibre 3235 with an improved power reserve of 70 hours, the ultimate diving watch from Rolex built to withstand water pressure to a depth of 3900m.
The Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller D-Blue is the largest in the range of diving watches produced by Rolex. With a diameter of 44mm and a depth of 18mm this watch is a seriously large timepiece, built to commemorate the James Cameron solo dive of 2012. The dial is a blue to black gradient, representative of the journey from the blue surface of the ocean, to the black depths where sunlight is unable to penetrate. The watch also features a number of additional features to support the serious deep sea diver. Formed in 904L grade stainless steel, the case, bracelet and clasp are all highly scratch and tarnish resistant. The clasp features both the glidelock extension, and the fliplock divers extension link. The unidirectional bezel enables reading of remaining dive time and cannot be accidentally rotated to extend available dive time. The sapphire crystal is a significant 5.5mm thick, built to withstand water pressure at a depth of up to 3900 meters making this the ultimate Rolex divers watch. Underneath the casing the new style Deepsea benefits from the new series of Rolex movements, with the main benefit being an improvement in the power reserve, now increased to 70 hours. A superlative chronometer, certified to operate within a tolerance of +2 / -2 seconds per day, the new generation of the Rolex Deepsea D-Blue remain as a leading dive watch loved by many whether used on land or at sea.