Top 10 Best Monoculars in 2017 Reviews


Do you enjoy bird watching? TO magnify vision and have an enjoyable time, as a result, consider purchasing one of our reviewed 10 monoculars. Ranked among the most popular among outdoor enthusiasts, in general, these optical instruments have smaller yet fun to use designs and clear lenses that work well in all environments. Magnification levels are admirable, while their lightweight and portable designs are very easy to carry around when traveling outdoors. Compared to telescopes, they are cheap and do not require skill to use.

10. Bushnell Legend

Measuring 10x42mm, Bushnell Legend is a portable black-themed monocular with a powerful ultra-HD system that performs well. Fitted with fully colored optics, the HD vision it delivers is stunning. Its fog and waterproof body is durable and fitted with comfortable twist-up eye-cups, while the exceptional BaK-4 prisms and PC-3 phase coated prisms offered improve its performance further. When bird watching or watching a sports event, therefore, you will appreciate its stunning performance. You will also appreciate its portability, impressive 10X magnification, and the clear edge-to-edge views that it delivers.

9. Vortex Solo

Vortex Solo is a valuable 10x36mm monocular with an affordable and high-performance design that lasts long. Unlike the bulky telescope and under-powered binoculars, it is lightweight and perfect for traveling. Lenses have anti-reflective coatings (multiple) that improve light transmission, while its comfortable rubber-armored body is both slip-proof and water resistant. You also do not have to worry about water damage as you watch birds or sports in your locality. Vortex Solo is fog proof and fitted with adjustable (twist down and up) eye-cups for a comfortable viewing experience.

8. Vortex Optics Solo R/T

Designed for tactical use outdoors Vortex Optics Solo R/T is an well-made monocular with a durable roof prism and a powerful 8x magnification system. Fitted with multi-coated glass lenses and an advanced MRAD ranging reticle, its overall performance in most light conditions is professional-grade. Its lightweight and compact body is very easy to handle while its fog proof, shockproof, and waterproof construction withstands environmental abuse without losing its effectiveness over time. With its flared and adjustable eye-cups, Vortex Optics Solo R/T deflects stray light well to improve vision. The soft case offered eases its transportation while its accurate reticular focus is perfect for calling shots and for range estimation.

7. Celestron UpClose G2

Popular for the quality telescopes and binoculars in its arsenal, Celestron never disappoints. For those shopping for monoculars, for instance, this UpClose G2 edition is a valuable everyday accessory with many desirable attributes. Made of a durable aluminum, for instance, it is lighter and durable that comparable products. Its rubber-coated body is both slip proof and water resistant, while its convenient 10x25mm design offers the professional level of service most individuals crave. As most products listed, Celestron UpClose G2 also has full-coated optics (multi) that generates sharper and brighter images with high contrast levels; ergonomic finger ridges and thumb dents for stability; and soft carrying case for safe storage and transportation.

6. Barska Blackhawk


With a field of view of approximately 1000yds/m at 1000m, Barska Blackhawk ranks among the most powerful and dependable products in this niche. While this product is not tripod compatible, its impressive close focus (13/4), superior eye relief (0.43-inches), and durable waterproof construction has attracted it global acclaim. It is also affordable, has stunning multi-coated optics that deliver bright and clear images, and a lightweight nitrogen purged design with superior fog protection in all environments. Do not waste your money on comparable poorly designed models that often fail to impress. In addition to this premium monocular, you get free lens covers, a protective carrying case, and a lens cloth for easier maintenance.

5. Vortex Optics Solo

With Vortex Optics Solo, you get a water-resistant 10x25mm monocular with a comfortable fully adjustable eye-cup that twists (up and down) for better vision. Compared to telescopes, its handling is straightforward because of its lightweight and compact design. Images are bright and crisp courtesy of its multi-coated glass optics. Its shockproof, waterproof, and fog proof construction, on the other hand, lasts long, while rubber armored grip prevents slips that are common when bird watching or range finding in the rain.

4. Ohuhu Dual Focus

Perfect for camping, hunting, and for surveillance, this dual focus monocular/telescope from Ohuhu benefits professionals and hobbyists alike. With an objective diameter of 40mm and 8X magnification, images are large, clear, and feature-rich. Its support for both zoom (adjustable) is unique, while its lightweight (8.5 ounces) and ergonomic design supports single hand operation. Ohuhu Dual Focus measures 6×2-inches and has a large eye diameter of 16mm with a field view of approximately 65M/800M. On original model will improve your performance and overall experience during your outdoor adventures.

3. Authentic ROXANT Grip Scope

With Authentic ROXANT Grip Scope, you will enjoy a wide high definition view (6x30mm) courtesy of its BAK4 prism and multi-coated glass lens (optical). Its retractable eyepiece enables users to customize view on demand. Its compact and portable construction, on the other hand, is portable, while its rubberized body is slip-proof, water resistant, and has a molded grip that betters the performance of users. Unlike standard model that slip from hands easily or fog in humid or overly cold weather, you will enjoy a consistently superior performance with this one of a kind monocular when camping, climbing, or hunting.

2. ROXANT High Definition

Designed to delivers high definition close up images outdoors, ROXANT High Definition is one of top 10 best monoculars in 2017 reviews. Featuring a lightweight mini design that you can carry comfortably in a bag or your pockets, it is a popular tool for campers, hikers, and hunters. Its body is durable and molded to deliver a sturdy and non-slip grip, while the durable carrying case buyers get free is perfect for transportation and storage without scratching. Other desirable attributes are its durable multi-coated optics, clear, bright, and crisp view, and its long-lasting water-resistant construction.

1. Polaris Optics Explorer

Top on our list, Polaris Optics Explorer is a high-powered (12x50mm) single hand focus monocular that works with several brands of tripods. Perfect for bird watching and hunting, its portability is a key strength. Its fog proof and waterproof design handles outdoor abuse well, while its durable external armor grips tightly in hands for steady viewing. Ranked among the best in its class, users enjoy brighter, clearer, and feature-rich images with no noise.


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