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The New The 38mm Hublot Big Bang Integrated Time-Only Collection

Going back to its roots, the Big Bang returns in a more compact unisex diameter with a closed dial.

| By Rebecca Doulton | 2 min read |

Following decades of Big Bang domination in extravagant, angular cases in all shapes and sizes, in 2020, Hublot introduced its first Big Bang with a fully integrated metal bracelet. Known as the Big Bang Integrated because of its integrated bracelet and materials, we’ve already seen 40mm cases with openworked dials, and time-and-date displays. Going back to its roots, the latest Big Bang Integrated sub-collection debuts in a more compact, unisex 38mm case with closed dials, represented by six models in titanium, King Gold and ceramic.

Described by CEO Ricardo Guadalupe as a “classic”, the Big Bang Integrated 38mm is closer in spirit to the Classic Fusion forefather that put Hublot on the map in the mid-1980s and inspired the birth of the Big Bang in 2005. While its dimensions are more compact, the Big Bang Integrated is still a Big Bang through and through with its resilient 100m water-resistant case, its rubber composite insert sandwiched between the case middle and bezel forming the two signature ears, the round bezel with its six functional H-shaped screws resting on a tonneau-shaped sandwich structure, the rubber grip on the crown, and the semi-skeletonised hour and minute hands and central seconds hand with H-shaped counterweight.

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Just 9.4mm thick, the new 38mm models are intentionally unisex and evoke the smaller dimensions of the Classic Fusion from the mid-1980s. Sticking to the guidelines of the Integrated family, which stipulates that the case and bracelet be integrated and made from the same material, the six new Big Bang Integrated Time Only models come in titanium with a black or blue dial, in King Gold with black or blue dials, and in navy blue ceramic with a blue dial and a Black Magic high-tech ceramic model with a black dial. Like other Integrated models, the finishings underscore the dynamic architecture of the case with flat brushed surfaces and polished bevels.

The integrated bracelet is composed of a prominent central link flanked by two end pieces and mirrors the angles and finishings of the case. It is attached to the wrist with a folding clasp released with pushers.

The dials of the Big Bang Integrated models are closed and made of soft ferromagnetic steel to protect the movement from magnetism. Unlike the larger skeletonised models with baton markers, the closed dials feature a mix of applied Arabic numerals and baton indices, all treated with luminescent material matching the semi-skeletonised hour and minute hands. There is a small date window at 3 o’clock with a dark background.

The new 38mm Hublot Big Bang Integrated Time Only models are powered by the calibre MHUB1115 automatic (base Sellita SW300), which has a 4Hz frequency, an openworked tungsten rotor, and a 42-hour power reserve.

The titanium models will retail at EUR 13,600, the King Gold models at EUR 49,100 and the ceramic models at EUR 15,900. For more information, please consult

3 responses

  1. 16K for the ceramic, and they’re still basing on the 300? Fine, it’s upgraded, but come on. Would you rather have the titanium here at 14K euros, or a new Ingenieur with a notably more modern movement? And the Ingenieur’s price has been questioned in many places.

    I just can’t buy into putting a, what, $1000, maybe $1500, movement into something you’re asking $15K for.


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