Hublot Big Bang Referee 2018
For the third year running, Hublot partners with the FIFA World Cup to create a watch that football fans and Hublot fans alike have been waiting for. It’s a revolutionary smart watch that will instantly connect you to every decisive second of the matches being played.
The initial idea for the watch came about when FIFA expressed a need for customised watches for referees. Hublot created a unique smart watch encompassing all the best parts of the Big Bang. Limited to 2018 pieces its emblematic architecture cut out of the lightness of titanium, its bezel is decorated with 6 H-shaped screws and it has a Kevlar insert. Size wise, the watch sits within a 49mm case and the motor as you’ve guessed is driven by technology; effortlessly combining Hublot and the world of digital intelligence.
“We are all very excited to witness another impressive milestone in FIFA’s relationship with Hublot. The launch of the Big Bang Referee 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is a perfect illustration of Hublot’s ability to combine tradition, expert knowledge and innovation. The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will provide the perfect platform for this amazing watch to showcase its full potential.”
Philippe Le Floc’h, FIFA CCO
With football and technology at the forefront of the watch, there are several notifiucations that keep the wearer informed on match days. The Big Bang Refereee announces matches 15 minutes before their kick off, as well as yellow and red cards, player changes and goals. Additionally, upon every goal scored the watch vibrates and displays the word GOAL on the screen. During matches the dial shows the match statistics including the score, number of cards, name of goal-scorers, player substitutions and match times.
400.NX.1100.RX – Limited to 2018 pieces
5 ATM (50 m)
35.4 mm diameter
400 x 400 pixels, 287 ppi
Wear OS by Google
technology developed by LVMH
Around 1 day
Strap 1: Lined black rubber
Strap 2: Sponge sport strap, with HUBLOT logo + 2018 FIFA World Cup™ emblem
All that’s left to decide is what team you’re supporting.