The Zeiss Victory pocket 8×25 is undoubtedly one of the best compact binoculars available. With specifications that would look equally at good on a binocular twice the weight and cost, this is an excellent choice for ultra-lightweight travel binoculars.
The weight is just 290g, close focus is an impressive 1.9m and the field of view is a very respectable 7.4 degrees. If low weight and small size is essential, but you don’t want to compromise on performance, this is as good as it gets. The unique offset hinge design, allowing them to fold to pocket size, also makes this model much easier to handle than comparable twin-hinge compacts. Twin hinge compacts can seem fiddly to get into position, losing crucial seconds before getting onto your intended subject. This is a great choice for birdwatchers, photographers, hikers, everyone in fact! Unlike many compact binoculars the Zeiss Victory Pocket has sufficient eyerelief to allow glasses wearers to get the full field of view.
The Zeiss Victory Pocket 8×25 10×25 is supplied with neck strap, hard case and a ten year warranty.