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Celestron Upclose 8X21 *71085*

Celestron Upclose 8X21 *71085*
alaScore 89

111 reviews

Jul, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Celestron Upclose 8X21 *71085*. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Binoculars for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The usability and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Binoculars the Celestron Upclose 8X21 *71085* is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Celestron Upclose 8X21 *71085* from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Binoculars on Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The price also gets good comments.

price, usability

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Celestron Upclose G2 Roof Bino 8X21 BoxCelestron Upclose G2 Roof Bino 8X21 Box

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: oldDad (

poor performance on higher magnifications


Focus was good at low magnifications but at the upper limit of X30 I could not get the left and right eyes to focus together. Also, there seemed to be a columination problem at X30 where the left and right sides were looking at two different targets....

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: me2400 (

decent for the price


" performance is reasonable at 10x but higher magnification progressively unclear. "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Debs (

Just what I wanted


" I wanted a small pair of binoculars for bird watching in my garden. I bought a middle of the road pair and was disappointed, I then bought these bigger than I wanted but was very very pleased with them. "

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Lizzi (

These are great value for money.


" These are great value for money after researching many different binoculars. These came out on top both for specs and price. "

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Pobthehammer (

Reliable and good value binoculars


" Reliable and good value binoculars "

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: George (



" Bought for a birthday present. They are not too heavy, Very easy to use and appear well made. "

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Danielle (



" The binoculars where very good value for money and would recommend "

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Jack (

A really useful optical device


" These zoom binoculars enable me to select a part of an area and then to examine it in detail. Initially using the 10x magnification one my with a simple one-touch action concentrate the image at up to 30x magnification. This is particularly useful,...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: neil (



" Good bit of kit - no problemss "

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Celtic Chief (

Good Value


" They are good value for the price. "

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications

See and be seen! You and your new UpClose silver and black compact porro prism binoculars are sure to get noticed. With style and performance like much more expensive binoculars, the new UpClose Compact Porro Prism Series from Celestron integrates high-quality fully coated BK7 optics into a sleek and lightweight contemporary silver and black high-tech design. These ultra-modern binoculars are perfect for all popular outdoor and indoor activities including travel, sporting events, camping, backpacking, bird watching, and all types of indoor or outdoor entertainment events. The smooth contours and ribbed rubber surfaces provide a secure grip and help to minimize fatigue when holding the binoculars for extended periods of time.

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Celestron International
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Celestron UpClose

Lens System

Focus Adjustment:Manual

Optical System

Eye Relief:11mm
Objective Lens Diameter:21mm
Prism System:Porro/Roof


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:Limited lifetime warranty