Excerpt: i bought these binoculars for sporting events and i have found that they are very powerful, lightweight and compact. The only thing that I would suggest for this type of use is that I should have purchased binoculars with a lesser zoom factor such as 8X or lower, because at the the higher...
Pros: Close Focus, Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction
Summary: I have to admit I was expecting a little more from these Bins but alas I can only describe them as being average. The build quality is Ok for the price that was paid but I could fully understand if some people find them a touch 'plasticky', because they are !
Summary: These are an excellent pair of binoculars for general use or as we got them as first time bird watchers. They are neat, lightweight and fit perfectly into an old digital camera case for protection and thence into back pack.