Vortex Optics Diamondback Binoculars Review

Vortex Optics Diamondback Binoculars Review


Vortex Optics Diamondback Binoculars: QUICK OVERVIEW





What We Like

  • Multi-coated optics
  • Waterproof and fogproof
  • VIP Unconditional Lifetime Warranty

What We Don't Like

  • No issues so far

You can have the best, most expensive binoculars in the world, but they are useless if they aren’t with you. That is why small, lightweight, compact binoculars are a vital part of any nature lover or adventurer’s arsenal, so you can always be ready to see the subject you want to see, up close and personal.

Vortex Optics is fast becoming one of the leading names in compact binoculars, and with these Vortex Optics Diamondback Binoculars, it is easy to see why. Read on to find out what they have to offer you.

Vortex Optics Diamondback Binoculars Review

These binoculars are appropriately named after the famous American rattlesnake – the Diamondback. They enable you to easily see objects clearly in dark conditions.

The multicoated prism lens increases the available light and ensures that every detail is clear and crisp. This feature means these binoculars are perfect for use at dawn and dusk when many animals are out and about.

You will enjoy the durable build that is designed to withstand heavy use. The lenses are water and fog proof, so you don’t have to worry about your view being limited. The 10x magnification also means that you can clearly see your subject from afar.

Who is this product for?

These binoculars are ideal for wildlife watchers, bird watchers, hikers, hunters, sports observers, beach goers, and campers, as well as anyone who enjoys spending time exploring the natural environment around them.

What’s included?

The package includes one pair of Diamondback Binoculars, a deluxe carry case, a comfortable neck strap, tethered lens covers, and a rain guard eyepiece cover.

Overview of features

The Good

These binoculars offer a sleek and versatile design which makes them great for bird watchers and hikers who wish to blend into their surroundings. Their lightweight build makes them easy to carry and hold, which is an added bonus to those using them on hikes.

The Diamondbacks are also fog and waterproof, so they can be used in rainy and wet conditions, so you can sight prey or view birds in any weather.

True to their namesake, these binoculars can increase the amount of available light, so you can see your subject clearly even in darker conditions. The multicoated glass lenses enhance your visibility, perfect for hunters looking for prey or bird watchers trying to spot a rare bird in low-light conditions. These are also great if you are on a hike or camping and would like to survey the surrounding terrain.

The wide range of view is a great feature. The roof prism 42 millimeter glass lenses are able to give you a 10x magnification, allowing you to clearly and sharply see subjects from afar. The lenses also provide sharp, realistic colors, allowing everything to be defined, even from a distance.

If you are a nature enthusiast, you will appreciate the ability to see every detail. If you are a photographer, you can pick up details that even your camera won’t. This means you will know what your camera is capturing even when you can’t see it at the time.

The outer casing is made from a sturdy rubber that is robust and resistant to damage. It also ensures that your binoculars have ample waterproof protection.

The handy carry case makes it easy to transport your binoculars, but it also means that they are kept safe along the way. The lens caps have tethers for convenience, and they protect your lenses from scratches and cracks. These binoculars also come with a comfortable neck strap, so you can easily keep them close to you.

The Bad

Although these binoculars are built durably and sturdily, some users have said that the lens caps may not always be secure and fall off when your binoculars are not in use.

How to Use

The Diamondback binoculars are easy to use. Open them up to a comfortable distance for your eyes, adjust the focus using the center and right eye dials, and look through the eyepieces from about 2 cm away.


Bushnell Legend Ultra 10x42 Binoculars - These lightweight binoculars are both fog- and waterproof. They have a magnesium chassis and high-definition water-repelling lens coating.

The 10x magnification and the 42 millimeter objective lens diameter means you can see very sharp images at a distance. The impressive optics boasts ultra-wide band coatings with ED prime glass. The wide field of view also offers eye-relief, making them comfortable to use all day.


These binoculars are a great offering from Vortex Optics. They are very reasonably priced for the quality you receive, and you can guarantee that these will quickly become a family favorite on camping trips, hiking expeditions, beach days, hunting trips, and bird watching outings.

These Vortex Optics binoculars are a lightweight, durable, sturdy option for those looking for great optics without the high price tag. These binoculars will not let you down and will be appreciated by most buyers.