Rated 4 out of 5 by kgladybug good clarity & lightweight
These are great lightweight binocs. I had to give them just 4 stars, because they can be difficult to adjust for my pupil width. But overall they are very good. And the size & weight is a real plus for me. I keep them in my car so they are readily available for any unscheduled trips thru the reservoir to look at ducks and bald eagles on the hunt.
February 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by homeschoolmom24 Nikon Trailblazer
This is exactly what I was looking for. My other small binoculars were stolen from my car and I wanted a pair for birdwatching. These are very portable and will be used a lot in my other outdoor activities.
They adjust and focus easily even when wearing glasses.
January 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Theo98 Big Optic Performance in Compact Binos!
The Compact 10x25mm 8218 Nikon trailblazers are water and fog proof, have a wide 342ft FOV, are less than 11oz , are very compact (open or closed with height of only 4"), has a close focusing distance under 12ft and has far superior glass and view than the Bushnell Powerview 10x25. The 8218 clarity and sharpness were only bettered by my own impressive $500 mid-range BX-3's. Only negative is that their focus adjustment (no slop) is quick, making it a challenge to sneak up on a tack sharp image, but it does get there! They will make great backup optics for my hunting trips, all with the support of Nikon's Full lifetime warranty!
January 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by angela99 Perfect for the novice birder!
I got these binoculars for my husband for Christmas. Originally I got them for him thinking he would use them on his hikes, but already he has used them pretty much every day when he goes for a walk to look at birds! He absolutely loves these binoculars. They are lightweight and easy to transport, and on my end of things, they are a great value for the price. I would recommend these as a first pair of binoculars.
December 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by TeaLoverinPA What's not to like?
This product lives up to the legendary Nikon reputation. They're light in weight, easy to focus and carry. Magnifying power is adequate for many woodland, outdoors and household uses. Great for birdwatchers! At the price, a real bargain.
September 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by 1776 great compact binoculers
Good size, excellent image, good magnification. Excellent product
July 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by M3CLLBeanShopper Works well with glasses, it's the best
I was initially uncomfortable ordering this item through the mail, however, knowing L.L. Bean's integrity and quality products , I did make the purchase. These binoculars are the best, just the best. They certainly fit my needs as they are compact and most important easy to use. Vision is fantastic.
May 7, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 Binoculars
the only reason I would not recommend them to a friend is if you have a large head they do not adjust! I will be sending them back and will have to order a more expensive pair.
April 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rhiann Awesome
Was exactly what I've been looking for!
February 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Msjetpilot Compact
I got these to use while hunting, I figured the small size would be easy to carry, and it is. They have a great view and are very comfortable. They only thing that these do not do is amplify incoming light, like a rifle scope will. I found myself needing to look through my scope to see a deer that I could no longer see with my naked eye or the binos. Overall I'd purchase these again
December 19, 2013