Rolex Submariner Black Dial Stainless Steel Automatic Men’s Watch Review

The Rolex Submariner Black Dial Stainless Steel Automatic Men’s Watch is a handsome example of why the Submariner models are so popular among Rolex enthusiasts. This men’s watch is bold and modern while maintaining a traditional Analog style that is classic as much as it is attractive.

This model reflects the quality of Rolex and the craftsmanship put into making this fine time piece. As a more versatile model of Rolex’s lineup, this Submariner is not only perfect for the Red Carpet, but for the Coral Reefs. From dress wear to impress to diving and vacationing, this durable and scratch resistant watch puts its high quality features to excellent use in a variety of environments.

Brand: Model
Type: Submariner Black Dial Stainless Steel Automatic
Model: 114060

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Rolex Submariner Black Dial Stainless Steel Automatic



The Rolex Submariner Black Dial Stainless Steel Automatic Men’s Watch is created to a male’s size, with a case diameter of 40mm. The design of this model is sleek, modern, and luxurious. With a round dial face and scratch resistant Sapphire dial window, this traditional Analog watch utilizes a Deployment Buckle to secure the watch to your wrist.

The stainless steel case matches the band, allowing the black dial to make an immediate, bold statement. The unidirectional bezel is black Cerachrom and rotates in a unidirectional fashion for tactile control and adds to the feel and look of this high end luxury time piece.

Tech Specs and Features:

  • Display: Analog
  • Model Year: 2011
  • Case Diameter: 40mm
  • Case Material: Stainless Steel
  • Dial Color: Black
  • Bezel Material: Unidirectional Black Cerachrom
  • Movement: Automatic
  • Water Resistant Depth: 300 meters
  • Case Thickness: 13mm
  • Band Width: 19.5mm
  • Band Color: Steel
  • Band Material: Stainless Steel
  • Dial Window Material: scratch resistant Sapphire crystal

Power Source

This Rolex Submariner is powered by Automatic movement. Using the movement of the watch wearer’s arm, the energy needed is gathered in order to power the watch.


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The Good

This Rolex succeeds in what it does best: impress with its bold, sophisticated, and modern sleek design. The stainless steel band shines and highlights the black dial and white numbers in the perfect dress watch for men.

The best material is used in creating this time piece, including the bezel, dial window, case, band, and dial. These superior materials ensure a luxurious look, feel, and longevity.

With Rolex’s classic water resistance, this model is resistant up to 300 meters (nearly 1000 feet). This makes this high end wrist watch perfect for casual as well as dress events—diving, boating, time on the beach, and other adventures.


The Bad

There are no negative aspects of this Rolex model.


The highlight of this particular model is the water resistance depth. All Rolexes are water resistant, but most models are resistant up to 100 meters (or 330 feet) as a standard. This Submariner offers a superior water resistance of 300 meters / 1000 feet which lives up to its name.

With the superior materials used, including the dial window made of scratch resistant Sapphire crystal, this Rolex is suitable for activities involving water, such as diving, the great outdoors, vacation time on the beach, a swim in the ocean, and more.


The tactile functionality is excellent on this Submariner. The bezel is simple and unidirectional, the time can be set quickly with the winding button, and the watch has an excellent overall feeling when worn on the wrist.

Unidirectional bezel
Unidirectional bezel

All functions and features perform perfectly, as expected of a Rolex. This Submariner is a versatile wrist watch, offering a sophisticated and bold dress watch as well as a functional watch to wear when active.


The Rolex Submariner Black Dial Stainless Steel Automatic is listed at $7,500 retail, but can be found cheaper on Amazon.


Overall Impression

This Rolex gives one the overall impression of luxury, modern sleek design, and elegance. The black dial and rotating portion of the black bezel offers a black and white modern dress design, while maintaining a traditional Rolex Sub with the Analog display and a Stainless Steel linked bracelet.

Rating Comments

This Rolex Submariner Black Dial Stainless Steel Automatic is listed at a reasonable price and can be purchase for nearly $7,000 even. This is the price buyers are looking for when purchasing a stainless steel Rolex—for example, the Rolex GMT Master II Black Dial Automatic is listed at over $9,000 despite being made of the same stainless steel material and offering less functions than this Submariner.

The price is excellent, the Automatic movement is Swiss perfection, the design is stunning, the functionality of this wrist watch is perfect in all of its features and functions, and the overall quality is second to none compared to other models in similar caliber and price range.

This Submariner is more versatile than most luxury watches and is perfectly suited for dress wear, business, casual wear to impress, as well as everyday use for any man.