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Vortex Solo 8x25

Vortex Solo 8x25
alaScore 89

100 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews of Vortex Solo 8x25. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Binoculars for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability. The price also gets good reviews. Many are critical about the size.

usability, price, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Binoculars the Vortex Solo 8x25 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 100 reviews)

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Fantastic service...excellent product..5 stars B&H Photo


Vortex solo used for hunting and wildlife watching. Compact, lightweight and easy to use. Optics arrived promptly and heavily wrapped in large bubble wrap. Thanks to a wonderful shipping dept.

Nov, 2015

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Solo 8x25 Monocular by Vortex


I am very pleased with the Solo 8x25 Monocular by Vortex. It is a 8x power that is very handholdable without jitter in the viewfinder. I wish it had a zoom feature but I didn't see that feature when I was in the market to purchase a monocular. Perhaps...

Oct, 2015

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Great Quality For The Price


I'm pretty pleased with this monocular... waterproof, multi-coated optics, fog proof, nice ergonomics and a life time warranty for under $ [$]!Build quality is excellent, the optics are pretty bright, and the overall impression is that it is a quality...

Sep, 2015

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Nice monocular


This is a nice monocular for field work. Not as nice as a dedicated set of quality binoculars, but this is a very portable solution. I am planning on using it on a canoeing trip, so the fact that is is waterproof is essential. The focus is a bit stiff...

Jun, 2015

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Maui monocular


Purchased just prior to a 18 day Maui trip. Easy to operate and holds up well in the sand. This was and will be the one I carry when I get back to home and work. I work for the utility company in California as a first responder and use it to verify a...

Sep, 2014

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Great product


Love the product.

Sep, 2014

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what you'd expect from Vortex


Lighweight, sharp image, solid feel. Had to remove 1 star for the case but over all would recommend this to a friend in a heartbeat!

Feb, 2014

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Love this product


Use the Solo 8x25 Monocular on hikes, at the ocean and lakes, for my upcoming Afican safari, and just recreational use. Tried other monoculars and they were hard to use. They were stiff and difficult to get focused because of a stiff slide or turning...

Jan, 2013

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Great Monocular, poor strap and case


Small, lightweight, Strap is useless as well as the case

Sep, 2012

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Image quality is ok but the contrast and sharpness are lower than my Vixen 8x20.

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black

Technical Details

Exit pupil:0.123
Eye Relief:0.591
Objective diameter:0.984

Weight & Dimensions