Real Watch Fans like the Apple Watch Ultra
While it may seem counterintuitive, what makes the Apple Watch so appealing to mechanical-watch enthusiasts is not the more overt references to mechanical watches. (At least not for this watch enthusiast). Watches that achieve greatness serve as excellent tools, with pleasing design and a strong identity. With Ultra, Apple has earned that distinction... More here.
The Ultra has not left my wrist since I got it and that has surprised me. I am a mechanical watch guy, but the build quality of the Ultra is stunning and it does feel like a real watch in ways that are hard to define. I don't quite know what Apple has done, but it does feel more like a real watch to me than any previous Apple Watch or any of the competition I have used. And all of this despite it looking less like a real watch than most.