Is magnet a problem?

I am just starting to appreciate a good watch and am looking at getting the Tissot PRX as my first proper watch. Yet it is not protected from magnetism like say, the Gentleman. 

So my noob question is this. How important is that? Would I expect problem because I use my phone with my left hand on which I will wear my watch? I also wonder how airport check in will affect the watch. Any advice would be appreciated.

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You should be fine.  I use my mechanicals around electronics and have never had an issue. 

 however, if a watch does get magnetized… it’s an easy fix.    $13 purchase off of Amazon.   I bought a preowned watch with a standard eta movement that arrived running very fast.    Used the demagnetizer … problem solved.   

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ChaseEagle

You should be fine.  I use my mechanicals around electronics and have never had an issue. 

 however, if a watch does get magnetized… it’s an easy fix.    $13 purchase off of Amazon.   I bought a preowned watch with a standard eta movement that arrived running very fast.    Used the demagnetizer … problem solved.   

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Thanks. Indeed I read that it is no big deal but I rather not have to demagnetize my watch every month or so, or bring a demagnetizer everytime I fly (not often though). I am relieved to hear you never have an issue. 

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Tissot introduced the first antimagenetic wrist watch. I have one of the fist ones released in the 40s (or 50s). That said prolonged exposure to strong magnetic forces will magnetize your watch.