Timex Men's Easy Reader T20041 Review



The Timex Easy Reader T20041 boasts large easy-to-read numbers on its face and the company's popular Indiglo feature, which lights the watch face in the dark. The only minor gripe about this dress watch is a slightly stiff leather strap.

Timex's Easy Reader line of watches is popular among both men and women. The Easy Reader T20041 for men was well-liked by nearly all wearers who posted Timex Easy Reader T20041 reviews, although a few offered some caveats. For example, most reviews at Overstock rave about this watch, but a few report that the leather band is too stiff and seems chintzy and some say the day/date function can be tricky to set. Still, the vast majority of watch reviews on sites such as Amazon laud the large white face and dark numerals, which older wearers declare makes the watch easy to read, even without glasses. This analog timepiece also earns kudos in reviews for precise time keeping, reliability, longevity, and durability; users report that the battery lasts a good two years and the watch can take the hard knocks of yard work or behind-the-desk work. According to reviews, users also appreciate the understated but dressy styling.

The Timex Easy Reader T20041 (starting at $29, Amazon) is a basic analog watch with a quartz movement and mineral crystal. It features a brown leather strap and metallic case, second hand, and date and day displays. The Indiglo technology lights up the face with the push of a button to enable time checks in dim light -- another feature that users appreciate.

The Timex T20041 is a low-cost watch that keeps reliable time and lives up to its easy-to-read moniker. These are its greatest strengths and enough to keep many frugal shoppers happy and coming back for more: Timex Easy Reader T20041 reviews indicate that many wearers are repeat customers. Just allow for some break-in time for the band (one reviewer suggests applying baseball glove conditioner) and some patience when setting the date, and you'll have yourself a first-rate but low-cost watch.

Michael Sweet

Michael Sweet writes about consumer electronics. If something runs on electricity or ones and zeroes, he's interested in it. Sweet has written about PC technology and consumer electronics for 14 years.

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