Atibal XP8 1-8 5.56 with SwyftView Lever Coming in Oct

Atibal XP8 1-8 5.56 with SwyftView Lever Coming in Oct

I am amazed by the optics industry and how it has been increasing quality, decreasing price, and then increasing capability. For a while 1-8x optics have been in the 1000$ + range, but a few companies have introduced “working man” priced optics in the 1-8 flavor. Atibal’s latest offering is a 1-8x retailing at 399.99 with a free mount for a limited offer and is targeted towards 3 gunners and competitors on a budget.


Here are the specs:

  • Magnification: 1-8x
  • Objective Lens Diameter: 24mm
  • Eye Relief: 4 inches
  • Field of View: 105-12.45 ft

  • Tube Size: 30 mm
  • Turret Style: low profile capped
  • Adjustment Per Click: 1/2 MOA
  • Max Elevation Adjustment: 120 MOA
  • Max Windage Adjustment: 120 MOA
  • Weight: 17.4 ounces with no mount
  • Length: 10 inches
  • Made of 6061-T6 aircraft grade aluminum

I don’t have this one in my hands yet, but keep an eye out! If it is durable and has good clarity, we may have a winner for an all around budget variable. It also features a detachable Cat Tail out of the box. Can’t wait to see it. See it at Atibal’s website Here. 

Written by lothaen


  1. honeycomb · August 26, 2016

    Interesting .. I’ll be keeping an eye open for one.

    (I own five 1-4x velocity’s)

  2. Jeff · September 19, 2016

    Thanks, Lothaen. What are your thoughts on the Strike Eagle? I’m in the market for something like the XP8 or Strike Eagle.

    • lothaen · September 19, 2016

      Let’s just say this: look for the product with the better warranty. Several of these entry level 1-6 and 1-8s are in fact well… Samey, if you catch my drift. 🙂

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