With so many materials available in the market it is difficult to decide on the right watch strap. There are various things to consider like skin sensitivity, climatic conditions, and the kind of job a person does. Material is the main aspect that should be considered when choosing a quality wrist watch.
Huawei is a leading provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices globally. Recently, we came across the Huawei fit watch orange strap which is a fluoroelastomer strap. The dial has a 1.64-inch screen with a display area that is 70% screen-to-body ratio. You can check their Huawei fit watch with black mint green, Sakura pink, frosty white, and midnight black straps.
Types of Materials used for Straps
We have gathered a list of materials generally used for straps
Leather Watch Strap
There are three different types of leather available on the market –
- Faux leather is not real leather, it also contains plastic. This means it can wear off quickly. However, faux leather is machine-made and no animal is harmed during the process.
- Genuine leather is much durable than faux leather, so its price is higher compared to faux leather. Still, it is affordable and has an elegant appearance.
- Full-grain leather is the highest quality leather material, which is strongest and durable. Its appearance is similar to genuine leather so only an expert can identify between them.
A vegan strap means it is eco-friendly. There are no toxins or chemicals present in vegan leather which is why it is mostly supported by customers. It looks a lot similar, durable, and sustainable like leather straps, but environmentally friendly.
Stainless Steel Strap
Stainless steel is most popular among men because it looks extremely smart and manly. Stainless steel straps were initially introduced for men’s wristwatch, later women also got mesmerized. Now both men and women have exclusive wrist watches with stainless steel straps. It is expensive than gold, silver, platinum, and titanium. It is the only material that doesn’t go out of fashion.
Nylon is one of the best materials for straps, but it is highly underrated. It is the best material for summers because it is durable, comfortable, and water-resistant and found in various colours and designs. Most waterproof watches have nylon straps because they can be easily cleaned and dry quickly.
Silicone or rubber straps feel comfortable on the skin. During summers leather strap is a bad choice, but a rubber strap is the right choice to be introduced to the beach, pool, or ocean. Silicone rubber straps are non-toxic and eco-friendly material. It is a soft, smooth material that can be worn around the wrist during peak hot and humid climates.
Recently, another material was introduced in the market which is rubber polyurethane that has higher strength and is cheaper than other straps. The straps are perfect for swimming and sports activities as they are comfortable and stretchy.
With various options available in the market, it is easier to choose a strap material that suits all our needs. With above-mentioned descriptions, make choices accordingly.