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12x42 Powerful Binoculars with Clear Weak Light Vision Lightweight 1 1 lbs Binoculars for Birds Watching Hunting Sports Large Eyepiece Binoculars for Adults with BAK4 FMC Lens

Last Updated: June 26, 2020 (Refresh Now)
9.6
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Review Summary - 960 recent, verified reviews

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Price
 186
binoculars, money, beat, reasonable, pair
+99%
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" ...  Worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great binoculars for great price!  ...  "
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" ...  The view they give is also excellent, so much so that one wonders how they can sell such a product at so low a price. ... Altogether a true quality bargain!  ...  "
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" ...  and you cant beat the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Best bang for the your buck.  ...  "
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" ...  Good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  What I got were Very nice optics for a low price. ... For a price point under 40 bucks I don't see how you beat this model.  ...  "
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" ...  These binoculars are a very good buy for this price range.  ...  "
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Lens
 99
focus, lens covers, lens, lenses, lens caps
+95%
-5%
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" ...  The field of view is good but not as wide as more expensive binoculars.  ...  "
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" ...  These binoculars feel great and have incredible optics.  ...  "
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" ...  I am amazed at the quality and photo of these binoculars.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the light weight and clear focus compared to an old pair of sports binoculars I have. ... The available phone camera adapter and tripod mounts should make photography possible.  ...  "
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" ...  With the adjustable lens correction, you can see both near-sighted and far-sighted objects.  ...  "
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" ...  I live on a waterway and the binoculars are wonderful for bird watching and the clear detailed images are perfect for this.  ...  "
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" ...  Cleaning cloth for lenses included.  ...  "
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" ...  Binoculars work great!  ...  "
Weight
 83
light, clear, binoculars, easy to use, light weight
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Light weight and easy to carry with the carrying case and adjustable strap.  ...  "
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" ...  They are also very light weight and comfortable to carry around on those long hikes.  ...  "
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" ...  They are very light weight and the clarity is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  After trying the first time the clarity and light weight were the first things I noticed.  ...  "
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" ...  They are light weight, easy to focus and I can see details far away.  ...  "
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" ...  These binoculars are small and light weight perfect for having it on my person in my backpack without trouble.  ...  "
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" ...  light weight, easy to carry and great value!  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight & compact & clear focus!  ...  "
Ease of Use
 76
easy, easy to adjust, clear, use, lightweight and easy
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Clear, easy to hold, very little shake.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy of use is also great, too.  ...  "
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" ...  They are very clear and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s well-built, lightweight and easy to adjust for a high quality view.  ...  "
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" ...  However, it was simple to set up, and the view is great.  ...  "
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" ...  One of my main concerns was that would not weigh a ton and would be easy to use in the field.  ...  "
For Travel
 68
binoculars, cruise, hiking, hikes, wildlife
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Will use these binoculars for bid watching,& looking at sites on a future cruise to the Mediterranean.  ...  "
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" ...  We needed something compact and lightweight for our upcoming Alaskan cruise this summer.  ...  "
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" ...  Can’t wait to take them on our next trip.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved these for my trip to Kenya!  ...  "
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" ...  Love it - great for ballgames & hiking  ...  "
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" ...  The traveling case is well made.  ...  "
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" ...  For many years, my wife and I used 70-year-old military-style binoculars for our trips to scenic areas. ... They should be wonderful for hiking, and come with a nice carrying case and shoulder strap. ... We like to view wildlife and distant glaciers as we travel the western US and Canada for day hikes, and these should be great.  ...  "
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" ...  I like to use these binoculars for birdwatching and hiking.  ...  "
Clarity
 58
clarity, view, lightweight, super, price
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Very clear and bright and a perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  His first look through and he was wow, so clear!  ...  "
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" ...  Very clear sight.  ...  "
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" ...  Clarity is exceptional.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price I was very surprised at the clarity of this optic.  ...  "
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" ...  clear and bright!  ...  "
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" ...  Very clear to see through and very much worth the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Everything is clear and distinct.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 55
clear, image, images, clarity, binoculars
+100%
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" ...  Lightweight, amazing picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Not too expensive, but still provide very good image quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The clarity and sharpness of the image is remarkable!  ...  "
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" ...  Images viewed are very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  So far, I'm very impressed with the picture quality and its lightweight frame.  ...  "
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" ...  better for birds watching, best if with adapter for taking picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture is very clear, feel very solid ,worth the price  ...  "
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" ...  It is a nice pair of binoculars and picture was clear.  ...  "
Comfort
 53
strap, neck strap, hands, glasses, eye
+92%
-8%
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" ...  They feel kind of cheap but perform great!  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and easy to carry with the carrying case and adjustable strap.  ...  "
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" ...  The body is sturdy and comfortable to hold.  ...  "
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" ...  Really help reduce eye strain.  ...  "
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" ...  It is light in my hands.  ...  "
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" ...  It's so light, so I can hold it longer.  ...  "
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" ...  They are also very light weight and comfortable to carry around on those long hikes.  ...  "
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" ...  The size and weight helps it to fit well in your hands, it is easy to focus, and the view is awesome.  ...  "
Build Quality
 51
binoculars, sturdy, durable, eye, case
+90%
-10%
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" ...  They come in a nice case south a strap.  ...  "
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" ...  These are well made and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  I have NO complaints Only Compliments.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend these to anyone that doesn’t want to spend a lot of money for something that could be dropped from a tree stand.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks durable and the material is really great.  ...  "
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" ...  The body is sturdy and comfortable to hold. ... This was accomplished simply by running the strap through one of the two slots on the ends of the eyepiece cover.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality appears to be very good  ...  "
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" ...  The material and construction are solid.  ...  "
Size
 50
compact, carry, size, weight, heavy
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I loved the weight and sight of these binos.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a perfect size for my wife  ...  "
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" ...  They are very light weight and come with a nice carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  These new ones are far more versatile because they are much smaller and lighter and easier to pack when I travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for traveling  ...  "
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" ...  Clear and not bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  They are lightweight for their size and feel they were definitely a good purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight enough to hold steady.  ...  "
As Gift
 45
bought, christmas, loves, husband, birthday
+100%
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" ...  Bought these for my husband for christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  I even won a gift for the company's fifth anniversary, how cool.  ...  "
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" ...  I got these for my son for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these as a Christmas gift for my uncle.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these for my husband for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these for my son for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  ONE OF THE BEST GIFTS I EVER GOT HER.  ...  "
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" ...  This was purchased as a gift for bird watching and wildlife in the area.  ...  "
For Kids
 43
kids, son, daughter, kid, grandson
+100%
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" ...  I bought these for my son for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  Everyone in my family loves these, can't believe how cheap they are .  ...  "
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" ...  We live at the beach and watch surfers (myself and my son included).  ...  "
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" ...  and as a teaching tool for our child.  ...  "
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" ...  He loves them!  ...  "
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" ...  My grandson loved it.  ...  "
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" ...  Got them for my husbands birthday he loves bird watching.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered these for my grandchildren. ... They came promptly and the kids are enjoying them spotting deer, rabbits,  ...  "
Marketplace
 43
amazon, shipping, received, product, advertised
+98%
-2%
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" ...  I will post pics as soon as I get it!  ...  "
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" ...  Seller was super responsive to additional inquiries.  ...  "
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" ...  Received the order very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  When I came across these on Amazon, and saw the high ratings it had, I decided to take a chance.  ...  "
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" ...  When he kills that huge "Tom" I'll be sure to send you a picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Work just as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  (See attached photo.)  ...  "
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" ...  When I emailed contactus@adorrgon.com a person identifying themselves as Lily let me know that if I gave a 5 star review on amazon that they'd send me a tripod.  ...  "
Zoom
 38
zoom, binoculars, easy to focus, magnification, clarity
+100%
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" ...  The focus adjustments are sensitive and precise, and tight enough to ensure that the focus does not change unintentionally.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the binoculars were easy to focus.  ...  "
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" ...  One with 1x and one with 10x zoom on phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth focus wheel and eye distance adjustment.  ...  "
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" ...  What great vision and magnification.  ...  "
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" ...  The clarity and ease of focus with my new binoculars is incredible.  ...  "
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" ...  12x zoom and clarity is amazing, even at night when looking at well lit objects.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight & compact & clear focus!  ...  "
Night Photography
 37
low, night vision, night, low light conditions, good in low
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It's not night vision, but this does a decent job in low light conditions.  ...  "
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" ...  on night viewing since I have no chance with cloudy sky at my place all the time.  ...  "
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" ...  Night vision is out of reach in price for us.  ...  "
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" ...  it's lightweight and it has low light capabilities .  ...  "
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" ...  The large diameter helps in low light.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality and the low light vision is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Good light gathering at dusk.  ...  "
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" ...  Though not supposed to be a night vision one, the picture quality, even with less ambient light, was as good.  ...  "
Fit
 30
fit, fit the bill, hold, strap, woman
+87%
-13%
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" ...  After adjusting them to fit my eye, they provided a clear image of the object.  ...  "
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" ...  These fit the bill.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s light enough to hold and easy to use without remove my glasses . ... Phone adapter is solid but I think if it has some hooks to hold it to bino.  ...  "
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" ...  Fitting my needs very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear, easy to hold, very little shake.  ...  "
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" ...  These fit the bill perfectly!  ...  "
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" ...  I'll post pictures as soon as I get my phone mount  ...  "
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" ...  The binoculars are easy to grip with a non-slip covering.  ...  "
Color
 21
clear, image, sharp, bright, clarity
+100%
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" ...  Excellent sharp image with very large exit pupil for bright image too.  ...  "
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" ...  The clarity and sharpness of the image is remarkable!  ...  "
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" ...  They are SHARP, BRIGHT and CLEAR.  ...  "
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" ...  Good image quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Colors look good.  ...  "
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" ...  Very clear images.  ...  "
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" ...  Very sharp vision.  ...  "
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" ...  They show a clear image.  ...  "
Delivery
 17
received, quickly, product, 3 days, fast delivery
+100%
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" ...  The product arrived quickly and packaged well.  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived quickly and in good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was quick.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product, fast delivery, well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Received the order very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The free gift arrived in only 3 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived in 3 days as advertised.  ...  "
Camera
 17
clear, nikon, images, wait, taking
+100%
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" ...  Looking forward to testing it with the photo camera as well.  ...  "
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" ...  You definitely want have one if you want to take pictures of the animal.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t wait to get the phone adapter and start taking great pics with them.  ...  "
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" ...  from Bushnell to Nikon, etc.)  ...  "
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" ...  The photos attached are for comparison.  ...  "
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" ...  They say it is intended to allow the user to take pictures on your camera phone of the image you are viewing.  ...  "
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" ...  We have had close-up and clear images and it has been so easy to identify many species of birds.  ...  "
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" ...  Very clear view and smooth focusing.  ...  "
Capacity
 16
woods, watching, bird, backyard, yards
+100%
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" ...  We have a large yard, some call it a farmette.  ...  "
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" ...  They give you enough room to see as if you were right next to your target when you're really 30 yards away.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these primarily for bird/nature watching in our backyard woods.  ...  "
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" ...  just a few days ago, a Barred Owl landed on a branch in our back yard .  ...  "
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" ...  I can see my adopted critters out in the woods behind the house as nature does her thing.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ll recommend to all my neighbors in my Florida condo.  ...  "
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" ...  Like to support local small businesses.  ...  "
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" ...  I can read the house number on my neighbor's mailbox a full block away.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 16
years, pair, last, days, week
+88%
-13%
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" ...  They have worked great in overcast and sunny days.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a quality product that I will enjoy for years.  ...  "
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" ...  Used them all day long without a glitch.  ...  "
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" ...  I plan on many good years of use.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope the new ones will last.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked well on both  ...  "
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" ...  I have yet to test out how dark they will go.  ...  "
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" ...  Also nice that my 4 year old can use too!  ...  "
Product As Described
 15
advertised, picture, like, image, exactly
+100%
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" ...  When he kills that huge "Tom" I'll be sure to send you a picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Work just as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  The product came as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the price, the lightness, And the image.  ...  "
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" ...  I will post pics as soon as I get it!  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  product as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  The photos attached are for comparison.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 15
adapter, wait, free, emailed, company
+100%
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" ...  I just received my free phone adapter from the good people at Adorrgon and can't wait to try it out this weekend.  ...  "
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" ...  I also received the phone adapter .  ...  "
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" ...  Can’t wait to try out my iPhone adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus the company sent me a FREE iPhone adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  They are sending my a phone adaptor  ...  "
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" ...  Bought another pair so I wouldn’t have to share.  ...  "
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" ...  I plan on enjoying my new binoculars with the phone adapter!  ...  "
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" ...  I emailed the company to send me the phone adapter and they responded right away with a response when I will receive it and a lifetime warranty.  ...  "
Design
 15
feel, design, made, looks, feels
+100%
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" ...  I liked rubberized coating for a good feel.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like what you look at is right in front if you.  ...  "
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" ...  Wow can this thing look really far!!!  ...  "
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" ...  showing their beauty.  ...  "
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" ...  No design flaws when I received them at all, product came as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Have not yet used in field yet but everything so far looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is very modern and they feel nicely built.  ...  "
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" ...  The materials feel very high quality.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 13
rain, beach, ocean, dolphins, binoculars
+92%
-8%
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" ...  This one is excellent for my purposes: good power, excellent focus, well balanced in hands, and -water proof! ... If you go to the rain forest, jungle, on a diving boat as I do -this feature is essential ! ... I am tired of hiding my binoculars under the jacket in case of rain, fog or snow, not any more of such a nuisance.  ...  "
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" ...  He also loves taking them to the beach to spot the dolphins swimming near the shore.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought these for a vacation rental at the ocean.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using this for birds in my backyard and watching boats come in off the ocean.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus by mistake I left them outside in an overnight rain (I know duh) and they are fine with no moisture getting inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Highly recommended for birding, boating, outdoor activities .  ...  "
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" ...  I use them to look at birds, planes , the sky and boats in the water.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband is excited to use them at the beach!  ...  "
Display Clarity
 7
clear, good, could, brightness, viewing
+100%
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" ...  I was replacing a 50-year-old 7x35 Herter’s set, which are still good, but lack the brightness and comfort of my new Adorrgon’s.  ...  "
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" ...  They are lightweight but sturdy, easily adjusted for clear viewing.  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely Clear Vision.  ...  "
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" ...  The vision is excellent, even with my used-up eyes.  ...  "
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" ...  The vision is clear and up close you could almost touch it.  ...  "
Video Playback
 6
great for bird, bird
+100%
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" ...  I'm really enjoying my bird watching!  ...  "
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" ...  Great for bird watching.  ...  "
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" ...  We both enjoy bird watching.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for bird watching  ...  "
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" ...  Great for bird watching!  ...  "
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" ...  Can't wait to go whale watching !  ...  "
Overall performance
 6
performance
+100%
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" ...  Simple but does its job well.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not feel overly cheap and certainly gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  more than do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Performance is excellent.  ...  "
Band
 6
case, come, nice, neck, easily
+100%
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" ...  The strap that goes on your neck is very soft and comfortable, something else to love about it!  ...  "
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" ...  I plan to contact the supplier to see if a different type of strap is available that is more secure.  ...  "
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" ...  They are lightweight for the size and come with a strap to wear around your neck.  ...  "
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" ...  He loved it and the strap I adde.  ...  "
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" ...  They come in a nice case south a strap.  ...  "
Ports
 6
phone, wait, get, free, arrived
+100%
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" ...  I can't wait to get the phone adapter!  ...  "
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" ...  And I get a free phone adapter!  ...  "
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" ...  Can’t wait to try out my iPhone adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Just got my adapter and works great!  ...  "
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" ...  This free adapter is GREAT.  ...  "
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" ...  I also received the phone adapter .  ...  "
Features
 5
feature, low
+100%
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" ...  Light gathering ability is exceptional too I think they are such a bargain for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  They are nice and light.  ...  "
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" ...  The diopter adjustment is an excellent feature as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The night feature .  ...  "
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" ...  Highly satisfied with all thr features it provides.  ...  "
Cleaning
 5
put, come, clean, carrying case, binoculars
+100%
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" ...  These binocs are designed by someone who really knew what they were doing: every aspect of storing them, using them, transporting them, cleaning them was considered.  ...  "
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" ...  In addition, I love that the binoculars come with a great carrying case included, as well as a cloth to wipe them.  ...  "
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" ...  The binoculars are light, and they come with a strap to put the binoculars around your neck, a carrying case, and a fabric to clean them.  ...  "
Gaming
 4
card
+75%
-25%
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" ...  However, they were wonderful to have while at the tent resting and watching game walk by the camp  ...  "
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" ...  They will accompany us to many a baseball game and concert as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for a football game or hiking on a trail.  ...  "
For Fun
 4
use, loves, kid, easy
+100%
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" ...  I have been watching the critters around my lake and getting to view them close and personal has been a lot of fun.  ...  "
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" ...  These are awesome binoculars and fun to use!  ...  "
Resolution
 3
+100%
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" ...  Hd picture is great for spotting big bucks from the truck!  ...  "
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" ...  We recently purchased the Adorrgon 12 x 42 HD binoculars and we are so pleased with them!  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't tried in low light yet but during the day these are top notch HD Vision.  ...  "
Cover
 3
carrying case, case
+100%
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" ...  Carrying case is nice and seems well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with a nice carrying case.  ...  "
Viewing Angles
 3
+100%
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" ...  The larger eyepiece really increases the viewing area.  ...  "
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" ...  ), and once set to my viewing .  ...  "
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" ...  The wide angle field of view is a plus.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 3
missing, clear, binoculars
+100%
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" ...  There was one protector missing and Millie at customer service was spot on and did a wonderful job of making it right by sending the missing part swiftly and with a sincere apology!  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the front and back protectors, they stay in the binoculars while in use and I can get them on and off easily (as comparing with my Nikon, already lost them because there was no way to attach them while in use).  ...  "
Charging
 3
adapter, sent, plus, phone, contacted
+100%
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" ...  I contacted the seller about a cell phone adapter and they were very quick in replying, and theyre shipping one free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus the company sent me a FREE iPhone adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  As a plus, I contacted the manufacturer and they sent me a smart phone adapter free of charge.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  1.65 meters
1.65 meters
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