Now the Defy collection has a Zero G and we couldn’t be happier!

Launched at Baselworld 2018, the Defy Zero G is simply Stunning! The gyroscopic « Gravity control » module (at 6 o’clock) has been optimised to fully enter into the case and certainly represents the top of the Defy line but what shocked me the most was its open invitation to discover/enjoy its movement. From the hour & minutes hands at 12 o’clock to the small seconds subdial at 10 o’clock or the power reserve indication at 3 o’clock, everything is visible (gears, wheels, etc…). You can even see the barrel spring right next to the « H » of ZENITH. Design-wise, you will also recognize a big « Star » on the front (around the G module) which represents the symbol of the brand.

Patented by Zenith, the Gravity Control module is the heart of the timepiece. Its fonction is to basically maintain the all regulating organ (thus the balance wheel) in a horizontal position! So when you’re moving your wrist or the watch, the all module moves keeping the center of its heart in an horizontal position. The spherical system is composed of 139 components and will hypnotize you.

Available in Brushed Titanium or Pink Gold, rubber straps are also in option if you’re in a sporty/light mood.

The take off of the Defy collection is pretty spectacular! Since March 2017 (more or less), every six months there is a new launch and not just a variation of the ref xxx but true novelties! From standard « three hands » timepieces to top complications like the Zero G or the Lab and its new oscillator, the Defy collection has now enough references to be labeled/called a « collection » and i can only say Bravo to Mr. Tornare and the LVMH Watch division (under Mr. Biver) to achieve these results in such short period of time.

Well done! ZENITH.


Calibre El Primero 8812 S
Manual winding
Power reserve: 50 hours
Frequency: 36’000 vph
Jewels : 41
Components : 324

Gyroscopic carriage (139 components)

Diameter: 44,00 mm
Material: Titanium brushed
Water resistance : 100 meters