Rolex Submariner 41 vs. Submariner 40 – Watch Comparison


If you are a fan of Rolex watches and keep yourself updated with every small announcement of the brand you would be aware that in the year 2020 Rolex introduced the new Submariner 41 collection. Rolex released the whole line-up of the of new Submariners including two-tone, steel and gold models. You might be curious to know how this new line-up is different from the predecessors. Find below the difference & similarities between Rolex Submariner 41 vs. Submariner 40 watches, the two generations of diving watches.

But before we come to the comparison are we curious to know that are these watches available as pre owned watches? The market for pre owned luxury watches in Dubai is wide and pre owned Rolex watches in UAE, in particular are much in demand. Sooner or later we can own these classic timepieces in our collection of pre owned luxury watches in Dubai.

Submariner 41 vs. Submariner 40 What changed?

The first question we have in our mind is – why reinvent the world’s finest dive watch? However the modifications to the new Submariner are subtle & small changes here & there have come together to create a fabulous version of the new Rolex Submariner.

So what are the changes?

  • The case size has been increased to 41mm from once standard Submariner size of 40mm.
  • The case redesign includes shorter crown guards & slimmer lugs.
  • Some very significant Submariner colour way changes 
  • The discontinued Submariner 40 collection runs on Calibre 3135 (for date versions) and Calibre 3130 (for the no date version) while Submariner 41 are Calibre 3235 and Calibre 3230, respectively.

And what remains the same?

  • You still get 300meters of water resistance
  • The dial continues to emit blue glow in low light
  • Unidirectional Cerachrom ceramic bezel used on the previous Submariner generation is also found on the new Submariner 40, providing resistance to scratching and fading.

Either you prefer the Submarines 40 or the leaner versions in Submarine 41, both the generations are no doubt the top notch luxury dive watches by Rolex. Now you can own one of them in the pre owned luxury watch market. Haute Horologe deals in authentic pre owned luxury watches.

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