Bushnell Legend Ultra-HD

Bushnell Legend Ultra-HD Binoculars

Bushnell Legend Ultra-HD Binoculars     Photo: Courtesy of Bushnell

Generally, the smaller the binocs, the worse the optics. Not so the Legend Ultra-HD’s, which are impressively bright and sharp—especially in low light—for such a compact set (8.1 ounces). The center focus ring is smooth, and the twist-up eyecups are simple to remove for on-the-fly viewing. They’re a bit finicky to master, but at four inches long the Ultras stash perfectly in a jacket pocket—a great trade-off.

Binoculars with quality, fully multicoated lenses, which assist light transmission and help reduce glare, are finally becoming more affordable—and common. All four models here, including the compact Bushnell, have them.

Brand: Bushnell $266

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