The field of view is the size of the area that can be viewed through the binoculars. Field of view is measured in two ways: angular field of view and linear field of view. The angular field of view of a binocular is measured in degrees. Linear field of view is the width of the area, in feet, that is visible at one thousand yards. Remember that the higher the power of your binocular, the smaller the field of view will be. In most cases, the larger the field of view is, the more the image clarity will decrease, especially around the edges. Bear this in mind when making your choice. Bigger does not always mean better!
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