Summary: My wife and I bought this for an African Safari trip. I must say that this has been a great investment and we got to view some really excellent wild animals and birds with this. The 10x lens was just perfect for the wildlife viewing at Masai Mara and other national parks that we visited.
Summary: This binocular is impossible to beat for the money. I have used Swarovski product in the past and even though there is 20% upgrade in quality, the $ 1200 dollars extra cost does not justify it. Aldo recommend Nikon Monarch series.
Summary: My on-line research led me to believe that the Nikon Monarch model was the best in my price range. And with the Nikon discount of $80 - $100 (Oct 2013), made the Monarchs a great deal. At my local REI store I compared Nikon and REI binoculars, and different models.
First time elk hunter, reviews.nikonsportoptics.com
10 March 2013
Summary: My wife bought these for my birthday so I would have something for hunting. These blew me away when I looked through them, they are crystal clear. Hands down the best binos I have owned ever. Thanks for a great product Nikon!!
Great hunting tool at an even better price point!!
DoeBuck Hunter, reviews.nikonsportoptics.com
14 January 2013
Summary: Just bought these at Cabelas -End of year friends and family sale 20% off. Hunted with them the next day, from before light until dark. These binos performed even better than expected throughout all parts of the day. Clear view, easy to adjust, and light weight.
Summary: Christmas gift to replace a 10X50 by another brand that was coming apart. Mainly used for birding but for other uses also. Much better than any 3 previously owned other brands and definitely better when using with my glasses. LIghtweight, clarity, easily adjustable and no fogging.
Summary: Superb value, great resolution, excellent construction, built like a tank but light weight, easy to find object that you are looking at. I have used binoculars for years and these are one of the best. No problem with fogging, extra clear. Great light gathering optics.