Reviews on the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II 226570
Reviews on the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II 226570

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II 226570 watch is featuring a diameter of 42 mm, Oystersteel case, 3285 bidirectional self-winding movement, vibration frequency of 4 Hz, energy storage of 70 hours, GMT function, instantaneous calendar display , stop-seconds function, water resistance to 100 meters, Super Chronometer certification, five-year global warranty, Oyster three-bar bracelet with folding Oyster safety clasp, and the 5mm easy-to-adjust chain link extension system. From the first generation of 1655, to the 16550, to the 16570, Explorer II has many details to discuss about the case, dial, especially the paint and luminous material of the dial, as well as the words on the dial. But the 216570 that was published in 2011 almost finalized the Explorer II. For the new 226570 black/white Explorer II watches in 2021, the diameter size still retains the larger size of 42 mm, but some refinements have been made in very small places.

The black and white contrast of the Explorer II 226570 white dial is even stronger. In particular, for the white dial, Rolex uses white gold hands, and after matte black treatment outlines, the hands are not reflective, and the contrast with the black between the white dial and the luminous hour markers is stronger. In addition, in the new Explorer II 226570 watch, Rolex's patented Chromalight luminous paint is added, which is blue in the dark, and there is no fading and discoloration problems. Chromalight appears to be more saturated white than ordinary luminous in sunlight. The perfect brushed matte finish of the case remains as usual in the new-generation Explorer II.

The lines on the case of the new Explorer II 226570 have hardly changed, only a little modification has been made on the inner edge of the lugs, which is very subtle. If the previous Explorer II is not put together for comparison, it is almost imperceptible. The width of the strap is slightly wider by 1 mm, and the other is the brushed matte polishing effect. The outward plane angle of the bezel of the Explorer II 226570 seems to have changed a bit. Overall, the watch is more harmonious. The contrast of the dial is even more stark.