Best Solar Powered Wrist Watches for Men (Best Sellers)


Solar energy is the cleanest, renewable, and readily available whenever the sun is up, and these solar-powered wrist watches for men can store it and they will always work without batteries.

You will see a variety of types, formal and casual, for different people and lifestyles. But no matter if you use a watch as a fashion accessory or as a tool with multiple functionalities, being battery-independent sounds great.

So how solar-powered watches work

These solar-powered watches come with a photovoltaic solar cell that collects light energy, stores it, and converts it into power that runs the watch. The cell is located underneath the dial and it can store enough energy to power the watch when it is dark. So what you will have on your wrist is a watch powered by light.

But some of them also have an extra battery which will power the watch for many months in case it is not exposed to light for a longer period. Now, for how long? Well this can be really long, think about months at least, this is how efficient these solar-powered men’s watches are. Note that the watch will be charged by light whenever you have it on your wrist or exposed to light in general, there is nothing you have to do on purpose to charge it. Just use it normally and forget about batteries and charging. They can be powered even if exposed to a flashlight.

There are no maintenance costs ever, and as you realize, this is an eco-friendly option so you can save money while still being environmentally friendly.

How to choose & what to expect from these solar-powered watches for men

Design & fit: I guess this is first where you might want to start, and you will realize from the list that some of the watches are very sleek and elegant, and some are robust and suitable for casual wearing, and outdoor activities.

This is also related to the size, you will see big differences. Also, there is a variety of color options for bands, dials, and the case. Observe that you have analog and digital displays, and in many examples you have them both.

The bands can be built from various materials so this is related to fit, you should know what suits you best. Metal bands are heavier but they might offer more options for a better fit. Metal bands mostly come with a clasp while you can have a buckle in other types like those made of leather or canvas.

Materials: This is related to the design and also to the durability. Stainless steel is the most durable but also a heavier option than any other. Many sports models are with a lightweight but strong resin, or poly-carbonate case.

Features: Here you can have many things. After all these, watches work on electricity so you can have a stopwatch, time zones, date, alarm, compass, altimeter, barometer, thermometer. I have one with these features and use it for mountaineering and this is my wrist meteorological station.

Waterproofing: You will realize that most of the watches here are waterproof even when submerged to water up to some depth. Some manufacturers describe this in meters and feet, so you will see watches with 200 meters (660 ft) rating. Others describe it in bars. So swimming with such a watch or doing scuba diving is not a problem.

Note also that many of the watches in the list are Amazon Prime items so you can have them shipped for free. To save even more, you will notice that there always some of them that are on sale (those are with a green sale mark). All the watches here are picked up from Amazon best-sellers in this group, so you have plenty of reports by users and high ratings.

The prices are accurate and updated daily. The list is dynamic and there will be new items added when they become bestselling on Amazon, so bookmark this text and visit occasionally.

So here is lour collection with solar powered wrist watches for men, please follow the links and find out what makes them so popular, and note that we also have a separate list of such solar watches for women.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Casio Men's Solar Powered Stainless Steel Quartz Cloth Strap, Green, 22 Casual Watch (Model: MTP-S120L-3AVCF)
720 Reviews
Casio Men's Solar Powered Stainless Steel Quartz Cloth Strap, Green, 22 Casual Watch (Model: MTP-S120L-3AVCF)
  • 100 M Water Resistance
  • Solar Powered - Solar panel features rechargable battery with approximately 6 months of power when fully charged
  • Day/Date Indicator at the 3 o'clock position
  • Stainless Steel Case / Canvas band
  • Mineral Glass
SaleBestseller No. 2
Casio Men's Pro Trek PRG-270-1 Tough Solar Triple Sensor Multifunction Digital Sport Watch
1,658 Reviews
Casio Men's Pro Trek PRG-270-1 Tough Solar Triple Sensor Multifunction Digital Sport Watch
  • Tough Solar Power,100M Water Resistant,Low Temperature Resistant (-10 C / 14 F),Module 3415,Approx. Battery Life: 9 months on full charge (without further exposure to light)
  • Accuracy: +/- 15 seconds per month ,Full Auto Calendar (Pre-programmed until the year 2099),5 Daily Alarms (4 one-time and 1 snooze alarm),World Time 31 time zones (48 cities + UTC), city name display, daylight saving on/off
  • Full Auto LED (Super Illuminator) Backlight with Afterglow,Countdown Timer Measuring unit: 1 second Countdown range: 24 hours Countdown start time setting range: 1 minute to 24 hours (1-minute increments ans 1-hour increments)
  • Barometer Display range: 260 to 1,100 hPa (7.65 to 32.45 inHg) Display unit: 1 hPa (0.05 inHg),Thermometer Display range: -10 to 60 C (14 to 140 F) Display unit: 0.1 C (0.2 F)
  • Digital Compass Measures and displays direction as one of 16 points Measuring range: 0 to 359 degrees Measuring unit: 1 degree 60 seconds continuous measurement Graphic direction pointer Bidirectional calibration and Northerly calibration function Magnetic declination correction Bearing memory
Bestseller No. 3
Fanmis Men's Solar Powered Casual Quartz Wrist Watch Analog Digital Multifunctional Black Sports Watch (Black)
360 Reviews
Fanmis Men's Solar Powered Casual Quartz Wrist Watch Analog Digital Multifunctional Black Sports Watch (Black)
  • SOLAR POWERED, the solar panel can supply sunlight/light power to watch for work, especially for outdoor activities. Without sun or light, the power supply come from the battery.
  • STOP WATCH, LED BACK LIGHT, CALENDAR, MULTI-FUNCTIONAL: with 1/100 chronograph, LED back light for night, calendar week/month/date and alarm, what you waiting for? For the price of a cheap meal, get a few for yourself or send as gift to friends and family, this is the great value you don't want to miss.
  • KEY SCRATCH RESISTANT WATCH FACE AND SHOCKPROOF CASE WITH 1 YEAR MANUFACTURER WARRANTY: high hardness resin glass protect you from daily scratch, shockproof PC Poly-Carbonate front case make it suitable for all kind of sports wearing.
  • HIGH QUALITY MATERIALS: Japanese movements provide accurate time and long life. Durable plastic case and mineral glass mirror for extremely hard pressure resistance, It can be used in any environment.
  • WATERPROOF 164FT / 50M FOR ALL WEATHER AND SPECIAL CASE DESIGN: Shower, Swimming, Handwash, No Problem! Unique dynamic dial design lead you the the edge of sport watch. Perfect for all kind of sports, indoor and outdoor activities or daily daily use. NOTE: please DO NOT press any buttons in the water.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Fossil Men's Minimalist Solar-Powered Stainless Steel and Eco-Leather Watch, Color: Silver, Brown (Model: FS5839)
4,359 Reviews
Fossil Men's Minimalist Solar-Powered Stainless Steel and Eco-Leather Watch, Color: Silver, Brown (Model: FS5839)
  • Fossil has always been inspired by American creativity and ingenuity. Since 1984, we’ve strived to bring new life into the industry by making quality, fashionable watches and accessories that were both fun and accessible.
  • Inspired by our iconic Minimalist platform, this watch features a stainless steel case and solar-powered movement. Its slimmed-down case sits effortlessly against the wrist.
  • Case size: 44mm; Band size: 22mm; solar-powered movement with three-hand analog display and date window; hardened mineral crystal lens resists scratches; imported
  • Stainless steel case with blue sunray dial; brown leather band made with Litehide - leather that has undergone resource-efficient raw materials processing that significantly reduces water consumption, wastewater pollution, CO2 emissions, and waste
  • Water resistant to 50m (165ft): suitable for short periods of recreational swimming and showering, but not diving or snorkeling
SaleBestseller No. 5
Casio Men's AQ-S810W-1A4VCF Tough Solar Analog Display Quartz Black Watch
1,119 Reviews
Casio Men's AQ-S810W-1A4VCF Tough Solar Analog Display Quartz Black Watch
  • Solar Powered, 100M Water Resistant, LED Light,5 Daily Alarms, 1/100th Sec. Stopwatch, Countdown (Interval) Timers(up to 10 interval each), Full Auto Calendar
  • World Time (31 Time Zones/ 48 Cities + UTC), Multi-Lingual Day of the Week Display (English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian), 12/24 Formats, Mute Function
  • Quartz Movement
  • Case Diameter: 46.63mm
  • Water resistant to 100m (330ft): in general, suitable for swimming and snorkeling, but not diving
SaleBestseller No. 6
Casio Men's WS220-1A Tough Solar Digital Sport Watch
694 Reviews
Casio Men's WS220-1A Tough Solar Digital Sport Watch
  • Round resin solar watch with digital dial featuring LED light, auto calendar, five alarms, and stopwatch with 120-lap counter
  • 50 mm resin case with mineral dial window
  • Japanese quartz movement with digital display
  • Resin band with buckle closure
  • Water resistant to 100 m (330 ft): In general, suitable for swimming and snorkeling, but not scuba diving
SaleBestseller No. 7
Casio Men's AQS800WD-1EV Slim Solar Multi-Function Analog-Digital Silver Watch
1,243 Reviews
Casio Men's AQS800WD-1EV Slim Solar Multi-Function Analog-Digital Silver Watch
  • Solar powered eco-friendly ana-digi watch
  • 1/100 second stopwatch
  • Countdown timer; 5 alarms
  • Auto calendar; world time (31 timezones/ 48 cities)
  • Water-resistant to 100 m (330 feet)
SaleBestseller No. 8
Casio G-Shock GW6900-1 Men's Tough Solar Black Resin Sport Watch
2,900 Reviews
Casio G-Shock GW6900-1 Men's Tough Solar Black Resin Sport Watch
  • Shock-resistant watch featuring LED backlight with day, date, and time display
  • Additional features include multi-band six atomic timekeeping, world time, daily alarm with snooze, 12 and 24-hour formats, and solar power battery
  • 41 mm stainless steel case with mineral dial window.Size of case / total weight 53.2 x 50.0 x 17.7mm / 63g
  • Japanese quartz movement with digital display
  • Silicone band with buckle closure
Bestseller No. 9
VIGOROSO Men's Solar Powered Quartz Stainless Steel Analog Digital Sport Wrist Watch
110 Reviews
VIGOROSO Men's Solar Powered Quartz Stainless Steel Analog Digital Sport Wrist Watch
  • Looking for a amazing Christmas gift for your Husband / Dad / father in law / boyfriend / teacher ...? Look no further, this VIGOROSO solar powered watch is a perfect gift for Christmas / Birthday / Anniversary / Valentine’s Day and any meaningful days. Accurately express your fully love. This watch is also a good choice decorating you.
  • PRECISE TIME KEEPING:Double Solar & Lithium Battery Powered Quartz Movement, provide precise and accurate time keeping.
  • Convenient and comfortable: Stainless steel clasp, free buckle, easy to put on or take off, use more convenient, more difficult to fall off.
  • DURABLE: High hardness glass, not easy to wear, key scratch resistant watch face, stainless steel water proof case cover make it super durable, smooth polished stainless steel band strap provide wear resistant and comfortable wearing experience.
  • FASHION CASUAL DESIGN: Very big face (48mm) and heavy. Blue dial with silver watch hand, silver watch band. Analog&digital display design, stainless steel band with the simplicity of sports casual. Looks very simple and fashion.Suitable for all types of people.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Casio Men's AQS800W-1B2VCF 'Slim' Solar Multi-Function Ana-Digi Sport Watch
2,631 Reviews
Casio Men's AQS800W-1B2VCF "Slim" Solar Multi-Function Ana-Digi Sport Watch
  • 100 M Water Resistance
  • Casio watch featuring Tough Solar Power with battery indicator, and power-saving function. Approximate battery life: 10 months on rechargeable battery (operation period with normal use without exposure to light after charge) 23 months on rechargeable battery (operation period when stored in total darkness with the power save function on after full charge)
  • World Time (31 Time Zones / 48 Cities with coordinated Universal Time) - Daylight saving on/off & Home city/World Time city swapping)
  • 1/100-Second Stop Watch (Measuring Capacity: 59'59.99")
  • (2) Countdown Timers - Can be used during interval training that alternates between two different paces
SaleBestseller No. 11
Casio AQS810W-1AVCF Men's AQ-S810W-1AV Solar Sport Combination Watch, black
6,972 Reviews
Casio AQS810W-1AVCF Men's AQ-S810W-1AV Solar Sport Combination Watch, black
  • Tough Solar Power, 100M Water Resistant, LED Light with Afterglow, Neo-brite luminous hands and markers
  • World Time, Multi-lingual Day of Week display (English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian)
  • 5 Daily Alarms, Hourly Time Signal, 1/100 second digital stopwatch, 2 Countdown Timers, Full Auto Calendar, 12/24 Hour Formats
  • Button operation tone on/off, Storage Battery: Solar Rechargeable Battery, Battery Power Indicator, Power Saving Function,
  • Approx. battery life: 10 months on full charge (without further exposure to light)
SaleBestseller No. 12
Casio G-Shock GWM500A-1 Digital Wrist Watch
1,625 Reviews
Casio G-Shock GWM500A-1 Digital Wrist Watch
  • Multi-Band Atomic Timekeeping , Tough Solar Power, Shock Resistant
  • 200M Water Resistant, Full Auto EL Backlight with Afterglow, World Time, 4 Daily alarms and 1 Snooze Alarm, Hourly time signal
  • 1/100 second stopwatch, Countdown Timer, Full auto-calendar, 12/24 hour formats, Button operation tone on/off
  • Battery power indicator, Power saving function, Storage battery: Solar rechargeable battery, Approx. battery life: 9 months on full charge (without further exposure to light)
SaleBestseller No. 13
Casio Men's AQ-S810W-1A3VCF Tough Solar Analog Display Quartz Black Watch
472 Reviews
Casio Men's AQ-S810W-1A3VCF Tough Solar Analog Display Quartz Black Watch
  • 47mm Case Diameter
  • World Time (31 Time Zones/ 48 Cities + UTC), Multi-Lingual Day of the Week Display (English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian), 12/24 Formats, Mute Function
  • Quartz Movement
SaleBestseller No. 14
CASIO Men's FT500WC-3BVCF Forester Sport Watch with Nylon Band
1,810 Reviews
CASIO Men's FT500WC-3BVCF Forester Sport Watch with Nylon Band
  • 100 M Water Resistance
  • Date Indicator at the 3 o'clock position
  • Rugged cloth/Velcro band
  • LED light ensures easy visibility during day or night
  • Analog (3-hand) movement
SaleBestseller No. 15
Timex Men's T5E901 Ironman Classic 30 Gray/Black Resin Strap Watch, Black/Gray/Orange Accent, One Size
13,854 Reviews
Timex Men's T5E901 Ironman Classic 30 Gray/Black Resin Strap Watch, Black/Gray/Orange Accent, One Size
  • Adjustable black 16 millimeter resin strap fits up to 8-inch wrist circumference
  • 100-hour chronograph with 30-lap memory; 24-hour countdown timer. On-screen prompts make setting easy forward or backward setting
  • 3 daily, weekday or weekend alarms; 24-hour military time mode; 3 time zones; Day, date and month calendar
  • Gray and black 38 millimeter resin case with acrylic lens; Gray digital display; Indiglo light-up watch dial
  • Water resistant to 100 meters (330 feet): In general, suitable for swimming and snorkeling, but not diving
SaleBestseller No. 16
Casio Men's G-Shock MTGM900DA-8CR Tough Solar Atomic Stainless Steel Sport Watch
2,508 Reviews
Casio Men's G-Shock MTGM900DA-8CR Tough Solar Atomic Stainless Steel Sport Watch
  • Multi-Band Atomic Timekeeping, Tough Solar Power, Shock Resistant
  • 200M Water Resistant, Full Auto EL Backlight with Afterglow, World Time
  • 4 Daily alarms and 1 Snooze Alarm, Hourly time signal, 1/100 second stopwatch, Countdown Timer, Full auto-calendar, 12/24 hour formats, Button operation tone on/off
  • Battery power indicator, Power saving function, Storage battery: Solar rechargeable battery, Approx. battery life: 9 months on full charge (without further exposure to light)
SaleBestseller No. 17
Casio - Casio G-Shock Solar Atomic (GW2310-1)
1,286 Reviews
Casio - Casio G-Shock Solar Atomic (GW2310-1)
  • 100 M Water Resistance
  • G-Shock Watch featuring Shock resistance - Tough Solar Power with battery indicator, and power-saving function. Approximate battery life: 10 months on full charge (without further exposure to light).
  • Multi-Band 6 Atomic Timekeeping-Automatically Receives time calibration radio signals from all 6 Atomic clocks around the world which keep the displayed time accurate
  • Electro-Luminescent Backlight with Afterglow ensures easy reading during day or night
  • World Time w/ 29 Time Zones (48 Cities + Coordinated universal time) / Daylight Saving On/Off
SaleBestseller No. 18
Suunto Core Classic, Outdoor Watch, All Black
13,655 Reviews
Suunto Core Classic, Outdoor Watch, All Black
  • Suunto Core: This classic outdoor sports watch is packed with intelligent features like a Storm Alarm, Altimeter, Barometer and compass to keep you informed of conditions while you hike, bike, or camp
  • Essential for Adventure: This watch has dual times, a date display, and alarm, plus predicted times for sunrise and sunset to help maximize your daylight hours and a depth meter accurate up to 30 feet
  • Suunto Sports Watches: Versatile and durable, Suunto sports watches are great for running, swimming, cycling, gym workouts, hiking, and other outdoor sports; Whatever your needs, Suunto has a watch for you
  • Adventure Starts Here: Combining Scandinavian design with ultra durable materials, our watches track your sports, daily activity, and sleep to help you keep life, training and recovery in balance
  • Authentic Heritage: Founded in 1936, Suunto brings over 80 years of high quality heritage craftsmanship, relentless accuracy, and pioneering innovation to our watches, compasses, and dive products
SaleBestseller No. 19
Casio Wristwatch (Model: GA110-1B), Black
1,798 Reviews
Bestseller No. 20
Timex Expedition Camper Nylon Strap Watch - Black
64 Reviews
Timex Expedition Camper Nylon Strap Watch - Black
  • EXP F/S RESIN CAMPER - GREY
  • EXP F/S RESIN CAMPER - GREY
  • Timex

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