Nikon Action 8x40

$90.00 Released September, 2008

Product Shot 1The Nikon Action 8x40 are mid-range, standard-sized binoculars similar to the Nikon Action 7x50. Although they lack the 50mm objective lens diameter of the 7x50s, the 8x40s sport a greater 8x magnification as well as an expanded field of view (430 ft at 8x as opposed to the 7x50s' 335 ft at 7x).

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Otherwise, the Action 8x40s sport the same features as the rest of Nikon's Action line, namely: durable rubber-armoured coating and multi-coated eyepiece lenses.

The 8x40s' smaller objective lens diameter provides somewhat dimmer performance than 50mm objective diameter binoculars; however, the 8x40s' porro prism system provides them with an expanded field of view while their lens diameter balances dim light performance and field of view. Their durable rubber-armoured coating offers the 8x40s greater protection from general harm while also reducing dropping as it provides better grip. Additionally, the 8x40s' multi-coated eyepiece lenses reduce light loss and glare for brighter, higher-contrast images.


  • Porro prism system for greater depth perception
  • 8x magnification and a 40mm objective diameter
  • Smooth central focus knob for fast range of focus
  • Multicoated lenses and BaK4 prisms deliver bright, high-resolution images
  • Durable and protective, rubber-armored coating
  • Field of view at 1000 yards: 430 ft

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