Doxa is an absolute fan favorite, so when a new release comes to light, it’s bound to make waves. The Sub 200T is an all-new model, but there’s no mistaking it for anything else but a Doxa. This watch should be a big hit for the brand with its smaller size and incredible number of variants.

Doxa’s current lineup of divers includes a wide array of vintage-inspired designs. The brand’s back catalog is well represented with the Sub 200, 300T, and 600T. They’re well-loved, but if there’s a complaint, it’s that the brand lacks smaller watches. Today, everything changes with the new Sub 200T. This is a 39mm diver with an incredible number of color options. Doxa has always enjoyed a loyal cult-like following. Perhaps this is the company’s introduction to the mainstream.

The new Doxa Sub 200T

The new Doxa Sub 200T won’t disappoint those looking for choices. This new line of 39mm dive watches comes exclusively in stainless steel, but that’s about the only limitation. Doxa is bringing eight(!!) dial colors to this line. Five colors feature the choice of either a matte surface or a corresponding sunray dial. The orange Professional, light blue Aquamarine, black Sharkhunter, yellow Divingstar, and navy blue Caribbean offer the option. The white Whitepearl is only available as a matte version. Finally, the silver Searambler joins a new color, the dark green Sea Emerald model with sunray-only dials.

Doxa Sub 200T Caribbean

If a 39mm case diameter sounds enticing, a 41.5mm lug-to-lug of 41.5mm and a 10.7mm thickness round out a desirable package. The 18mm lug spacing is a little small for my liking as it will bring down the visual mass. Every watch will be available on an FKM rubber strap or a beads-of-rice bracelet.

The specs

As far as specs, these watches are water resistant to 200 meters. They contain flush-mounted sapphire crystals and screw-down crowns. The watches include the traditional no-decompression bezel with dial- or accent-colored depth inscriptions on the outer ring. The automatic movement isn’t specified, but it’s likely the Sellita SW200-1. Doxa tells us that it has a power reserve of 38 hours, and it is not a chronometer-certified variant.

Doxa Sub 200T divingstar

Thoughts on the Sub 200T

As we can see from the press release photos, Doxa is marketing this watch for men and women. Interestingly, the last time Doxa made a diver aimed at women was in the ’70s with a 32mm watch. This new 39mm case is a more contemporary size for women, but it also suits men with smaller wrists. In my opinion, the new Sub 200T should be popular for those who find its larger sibling, the 300T, too large. That watch, for comparison, is 42.5mm by 44.5mm and uses the same movement.

Doxa Sub 200T Aquamarine
The Doxa Sub 200T is available and is priced at €1,550 (US$1,550) on a rubber strap and €1,590 (US$1,590) on the beads-of-rice bracelet. That’s €300 or $300 less than the same configuration on the larger 300T. While the movement won’t excite anyone with its power reserve, the pricing will still be attractive for buyers looking for a smaller-sized dive watch. Plus, with this size, these are watches that are suitable for work and play. Finally, the 13 different dial choices and either a strap or bracelet option mean that there should be something attractive for anyone. Overall, this move will expand Doxa’s reach, and, therefore, it’s a wise move.

For more information on the Sub 200T, visit the official Doxa website.

Watch specifications

Brand
Model
Sub 200T
Dial
Sunray: Dark green, silver, navy blue, black, yellow, orange, light blue / Matte: white, navy blue, black, yellow, orange, light blue
Case Material
316L stainless steel
Case Dimensions
39mm (diameter) × 41.5mm (lug-to-lug) × 10.7mm (thickness)
Crystal
Sapphire with antireflective coating
Case Back
Stainless steel, screw-in
Movement
Sellita SW200-1: automatic with manual winding, 28,800vph frequency, 38-hour power reserve, 26 jewels
Water Resistance
200m (660 feet)
Strap
Available with 18mm stainless steel beads-of-rice bracelet or FKM rubber strap, both with extendable push-button folding clasp
Functions
Time (hours, minutes, seconds), date, 60-minute dive bezel with no-decompression scale (in meters)
Price
€1,550 / US $1,550 (FKM rubber strap) or €1,590 / US$1,590 (beads-of-rice bracelet)
Warranty
Two years