Product Review: Canon IS 8 x 20.


The Canon IS 8 x 20 package.


Product: Canon IS 8 x 20

Country of Manufacture: Taiwan

Field of View: 115m@1000m (6.6 angular degrees)

Exit Pupil: 2.5mm

Eye Relief: 13.5mm

Coatings: Fully Broadband Multi-Coated, Super Spectra Coating

Dioptre Compensation: +/- 5.9 

Water Proof: No

Nitrogen Purged: No

ED Glass: No

Close Focus: 2m advertised( 2.02 m measured)

Dimensions: W/H 11.8/14.2cm

Weight: 420g(without battery)

Supplied Accessories: Soft carry case, padded neck strap, instruction manual, 1x CR123A lithium battery, eyepiece covers, warranty card.

Price(UK): £425.70




I bought up the smallest and newest addition to the extensive range of Canon Image Stabilised (IS) binoculars – the 8 x 20 IS – for testing.


Tune in soon to see what’s hot, and what’s not……………………..


De Fideli.

2 thoughts on “Product Review: Canon IS 8 x 20.

  1. Hello,
    Your reviews are very interesting.
    I have the Leica Trinovid 8×20, a fantastic pocket binocular, is the Canon 8×20 IS a good contenders, best ?


  2. Hello Paul,

    Thanks for your message.

    I’m still carrying out testing on the Canon IS 8 x 20 but will soon publish my results.



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