5 Brands That Make Good Binos for Low Light Situations

There are many brands that offer low light binoculars. But some brands have succeeded in distinguishing themselves when it comes to producing top-of-the-line low light binoculars. These brands produce low light binos that are durable, with excellent optical quality and great imaging performance during low light conditions.

In no particular order of preference, these are brands that make really good low light binoculars.


This is a familiar name and most binoculars aficionados are conversant with Vortex optics. They are renowned for making high quality low light binoculars. The binoculars they produce have cutting edge designs. If you can, check out the Vortex Optics Razor HD 10x50 Roof Prism binocular or Vortex Viper HD 10x50 mm binoculars.

Vortex low light binoculars come with high quality glasses coupled with large objective lenses. Image clarity during low light conditions is top-notch. Their binoculars come in a number of sizes and each delivers during no-so-bright conditions. Larger sizes have bigger objective lenses.

You will get real value for your money when you buy Vortex’s low light binoculars. With as low as $500, you can get a good set. However, there are expensive models with prices ranging from $1000 to $1400. The Vortex Vulture 10x56 mm is a good option for those who do not have so much money to spend on a pair of binoculars.


Like Vortex, they have made a name for themselves in the optics industry. One of the outstanding features of the low light binoculars they produce is the unparalleled image quality. Bushnell’s binoculars are fully coated, with good magnification.

If you want a pair of low light binoculars that does not restrict light transmission, then you are safe to buy Bushnell’s PrimaFocus Wide Range Porro Prism binocular. A division of Baush & Lamb, they produce binoculars with unique designs and styles. The PrmaFocus Wide Range Porro Prism binocular can withstand impacts.


Even if you don’t know a thing or two about low light binoculars, chances are that you have come across the brand name Nikon. I have used Nikon’s PROSTAFF 5 10x50 binoculars and can tell you authoritatively without mincing words that they are one of the best on the market at the moment.

The PROSTAFF 5 10x50 pair is very durable. The 5 mm exit pupil it comes with enhances its performance during low light conditions producing high image quality and stability. You will love the PROSTAFF 5 moveable eyecups. Other low light models include Nikon TrailBlazer ATB 10x56 mm binoculars and Nikon ACULON 10x50 mm binoculars. They come with a warranty.


They have succeeded in carving a niche for themselves since they began producing optics. Like others on this list, they offer high quality, expensive binoculars. Every dollar spent buying Swarovski low light binoculars is worth it because you get high quality images possible at any level of light.

Worthy of note is Swarovski EL Swarovision 10x50 mm binoculars which delivers crisp, sharp images in low light conditions. Its 50 mm objective lens enhances image viewing and the lens coatings reduce light reflection, aiding the production of bright images.


If you desire low light binoculars that give excellent value for money, then Holisouse will give you exactly what you need and more. The Holisouse HD 8x42 remains one of the best you can get if money is tight. With a beautiful design and an 8x magnification with excellent image stability, you couldn’t have asked for anything better. It is waterproof and fogproof. The Holisouse binoculars produce images that are super bright because they are fully coated and have Porro prism system.

These brands produce high quality low light binoculars. So feel free to try them out yourself to give you the best feel for the quality each brand boasts and to see the right pair that fits your needs.