Seiko SNK807 review

Seiko 5 Men’s Automatic Watch SNK807 Review


Seiko SNK807 Watch Review Summary

My rating: 8.5/10. Seiko 5 watch. Affordable quality timepiece.

Hello, today I’m doing a Seiko SNK807 review. This is a colour variant of the very popular Seiko SNK809 which people have fallen in love with for its low cost and high quality build. The Seiko 5 series have a great selection of automatic watches that are designed to offer great value for money, something this model definitely achieves.

I hope you enjoy this Seiko SNK807 review below.

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Seiko SNK807 review

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At the bottom of this article, you can find a list of my recommended retailers to purchase this watch from

Seiko SNK807 Watch Review

SNK807 Dial & Case Design

The Seiko SNK807 has a well set out dial with a fairly uncluttered easy to read finish. The watch hands have a good coating of lume to make them easier to read in dim lit conditions.

The casing is made of a strong stainless steel and features an exhibition glass caseback to let you view the movement of the watch.

SNK807 Type Of Crystal

The Seiko SNK807 features a Hardlex crystal glass that’s common for the Seiko 5 series. This offers a good level of scratch and knock protection that’s in the middle of the range between mineral and sapphire glass.

SNK807 Watch Movement

Powering the watch is the popular workhorse movement, the 7S26 automatic. This is a 21 jewel movement with a 43 hour power reserve that runs at 21,600 BPH giving it a really smooth 6 ticks per second finish. It’s worth noting that this movement doesn’t feature manual winding or hacking.

SNK807 Watch Size

The SNK series of watches have a smaller profile that many of the watches you see around these days. The casing diameter measures 37mm (not including the crown) and has a thickness of 11mm. This makes it a medium to small watch that would suit people with smaller wrists too.

SNK807 Strap

The strap of the Seiko SNK807 is made of this strong and sturdy blue canvas material. It measures 18mm in width which goes nicely with the casing size. It fastens with a standard buckle style clasp. This strap can be replaced if you decide you want to, the gap between the lugs is 18mm.

SNK807 Extra Features

One of my favourite features for this type of watch is the exhibition caseback which allows you to take a look at the inner workings of the watch through the glass case back of the watch.

Seiko SNK807 back

SNK807 Water Resistance Rating

This is an affordable watch that isn’t really designed for water wear and as such has a relatively basic water resistance rating. A 30m or 3 bar rating makes this watch suitable for everyday use. Splash/rain resistant. Not suitable for showering, bathing, swimming, snorkelling, water related work and fishing.

SeikoSNK807 Watch Specifications

  • Band: Canvas strap, standard length, 18mm width, buckle style clasp.
  • Case: Stainless steel casing, sizing diameter: 37mm and thickness: 11mm.
  • Dial: Analogue display. Hardlex crystal glass window lens.
  • Movement: Japanese Automatic movement.
  • Water Resistant: A water resistance of up to 30m / 3 bar.

Seiko SNK807 Watch Advantages

  1. High visibility display
  2. Luminous hands
  3. Popular 7S26 Japanese automatic movement
  4. Day and date display
  5. Hardlex crystal
  6. Exhibition caseback

Seiko SNK807 Watch Disadvantages 

  1. The watch has a smaller 37mm build so it may not be suitable for people with larger wrists

My Final Thoughts On This Seiko SNK807 Review:

It’s well worth checking out my 14 Best Seiko 5 watches where you can take a look at many of the top timepieces from Seiko.

Overall this is a brilliant timepiece from the Seiko 5 collection that definitely offers some great value for money. The 7S26 automatic is a popular movement that’s very reliable and found in many of the Seiko range because of this.

After looking into the watch design, quality, features, and pricing this watch received a 8.5/10 from us at The Watch Blog.

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Where to buy the Seiko SNK807

I like to stick to listing retailers that I’ve actually had experience buying from in the past. Below I’ve listed some of the top places to buy this watch from, check all for the best price. Variations of this watch include: Seiko SNK807, Seiko SNK807K2, Seiko SNK807K.

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