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8x25 IS model is a true pocket binocular?

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Old Friday 22nd December 2017, 12:51   #1
wachipilotes
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8x25 IS model is a true pocket binocular?

Hello,
Can we consider the 8x25 IS Canon model a true pocket binocular?
Is it worth the IS stabilizer system in this model?
I have tried the 10x30IS model and it is not pocket.
Thanks Wachi
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Old Friday 22nd December 2017, 13:56   #2
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No.
The 8x25 IS is not a pocket binocular.

They vary in IS quality. A good one is very good indeed.

They take camera batteries.

The optical windows tend to fall out and need glue to reattach them.

Older ones have a different IS system.
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