Canon 10x42L IS WP binocular review

These Canon 10x42L IS WP binoculars will instantly give you a steady image-stabilized view for stargazing, wildlife and more

5 Star Rating
Canon 10x42L IS WP
(Image: © Jamie Carter)

Digital Camera World Verdict

An excellent example of image stabilising binoculars that are addictively good for birdwatching and astronomy, the Canon 10x42L IS WP comes wrapped in a tough waterproof design that's perfect for the outdoors.


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    Excellent image stabilisation

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    Tough waterproof design

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    Superb quality glass

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    Integrated tripod thread

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    Lots of eye relief


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    Heavy to hold for long periods

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    Lens caps fall off

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Do you need a pair of image stabilising binoculars? That depends on your budget, because although they are not particularly affordable, the Canon 10x42L IS WP are some of the most addictive binoculars to use that we've ever tried.

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Jamie Carter
Astrophotography expert

Jamie has been writing about all aspects of technology for over 14 years, producing content for sites like TechRadar, T3, Forbes, Mashable, MSN, South China Morning Post, and BBC Wildlife, BBC Focus and BBC Sky At Night magazines. 

As the editor for, he has a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise for all things astrophotography, from capturing the Perseid Meteor Shower, lunar eclipses and ring of fire eclipses, photographing the moon and blood moon and more.

He also brings a great deal of knowledge on action cameras, 360 cameras, AI cameras, camera backpacks, telescopes, gimbals, tripods and all manner of photography equipment.