LEGO Star Wars BB-8 Buildable Watch Review

After the Force awakened, it will soon be time for the Jedi to end, but before the battle between to the light and dark sides of the Force rages on this December, an array of new LEGO® Star Wars goodies have hits stores already including new time pieces from ClicTime. Some familiar faces have returned in all-new The Last Jedi branded packaging and they are joined by the cheeky scamp of a droid, BB-8. ClicTime have once again be kind enough to send us a couple of their new LEGO Star Wars products and the first of which we’ll be taking a look at is the LEGO Star Wars BB-8 Buildable Watch.

Product Description

Harness the powers of the force with the LEGO® Star Wars™ BB-8™ minifigure link watch! BB-8™ may be small, but that won’t stop the loyal Astromech Droid from making a big impression. Featuring multi-coloured, interchangeable links, this analog watch offers plenty of design possibilities to build a unique watch that fits all wrist sizes. With your favourite LEGO® Star Wars™ character integrated into your watch strap, you will always be on time for JEDI training.

  • Product Name: LEGO Star Wars The Last Jedi BB-8 Buildable Watch
  • Features: Japanese Quartz movement, Scratch resistant acrylic lens, Extra watch links included, Water resistant to 50 meters
  • RRP: £19.99
  • Item No: 8020929
  • Requires: 1x watch battery (included)

The pack includes the watch face, clasp links, 18 standard links and a special Minifigure link, which features the LEGO version of BB-8. Just like LEGO bricks, ClicTime’s LEGO Watch System allows you to build your own watch, by combining those links in any way you like, these also acts as an easy watch to ensure the watch fits any wrist size. Perfect for the younger fan, as the watch can grow with them. Better still if you have any of ClicTime’s other kids LEGO watches, the links included with those of fully compatible. Allowing you to be creative with your colour schemes and blending them together to create a unique watch.

The easy to read watch face, features an image of BB-8 on the dusty planet of Jakku, along with the LEGO Star Wars logo, all surrounded by a blue dial and of course those all important numbers, which come in handy when telling the time, you’d be surprise how many of watches don’t have numbers. The outer casing of the watch is made from a strong poly-carbonate, with the watch face covered with a scratch-resistant mineral crystal lens.

Most of the kids LEGO Watches feature a unique Minifigure link. This is normally made of trio of joined section which have a Minifigure inlayed across them. The BB-8 version is split across two links to account for BB-8’s shorter size. As you can see below the Minifigure looks just like LEGO counterpart, but is much smaller. This smaller size means the print detail is slightly less defined and the orange colouring is ever so slightly lighter. The BB-8 Buildable watch is the perfect size for younger LEGO fans, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be enjoyed by bigger kids as well.

Overall

Being able to share your love of LEGO in various ways is always great fun, but the LEGO watches are a particularly cool way to express your look of LEGO. The colour scheme of the BB-8 watch is very striking and the use of pearl coloured for one of the links is a nice addition. The clock face is nice and easy to read but a very special mention must go to the second hand, that constantly ticking sweeping hand may be small but it has a very funky little detail, a tiny Rebel insignia, a small but very cool addition to a great little watch.

You can add the LEGO Star Wars BB_8 Buildable Watch to your collection now. Check out full range of LEGO Star Wars Buildable Watches and Minifigures here. We’ll be bringing you our review of the LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Minifigure Alarm soon and we’ll also be giving away some ClicTime goodies this weekend, so keep an eye on our social media channels.

Author: Adam White

Howdy I'm Adam, The editor of BricksFanz.com - your go to source for the latest LEGO news, reviews and much, much more. Some of you may know me from other LEGO sites so you'll know I have a good experience of the LEGO community and a deep, passionate commitment to all things LEGO. I specialize in seeking out the latest LEGO news and products, as well as being an expert on all thing LEGO gaming based. So welcome to BricksFanz - Fuelling Your LEGO Lifestyle.

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