Bring the world closer to you with the latest lightweight, compact binoculars from Austrian optical experts Swarovski Optik.

Weighing just 500g (17oz), the new pocket-sized CL Companion binoculars are the lightest premium binoculars on the market – and handy for tucking into hand luggage or your suitcase when travelling or simply for taking on hikes or outings.

The binoculars have a case and comfortable neck strap and come in 8x or 10x magnification in green, sand-brown or black.

They feature razor-sharp optics and the legendary quality of the Tyrol-based company, which has been producing precision optical instruments since 1949.

Available in camera shops and online, the CL Companion 8x model has an RRP of £790 and the 10x version is £820. Click here to buy the CL Companion 8x model from Amazon UK