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Pros Super lightweight, good optics, less expensivesuper comfortable, quality frame, great optics, two lenses includedExcellent optics, good wind protection, 2 lenses included, easy lens changes, quality storage caseExcellent optics, storage case, Advancer nose pad, good eye protectiongoggle-like coverage and protection, two lenses included, good optics
Cons Less coverage, feel fragile, less wind protectiondust protectionExpensive, you have to take off arms to put them in their caseExpensive, only comes with one lenslarge fit, stability issues on smaller faces
Bottom Line Featherlight with good optics although it has less coverage than the competitionWe loved the versatile fit and performance of these excellent full coverage sunglassesA versatile performance sunglass that excels in all areasThese uniquely styled glasses offer good coverage, impressive optics, and good fog managementTop level protection and coverage while maintaining breathability and comfort
Rating Categories Julbo Aero Smith Wildcat Smith Attack Max Oakley Flight Jacket 100% Glendale
Lens Quality (20%)
8
9
10
10
9
Fit And Comfort (20%)
9
10
9
8
8
Coverage (20%)
6
8
8
8
10
Frame Quality (15%)
7
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9
Field Performance (25%)
7
9
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Specs Julbo Aero Smith Wildcat Smith Attack Max Oakley Flight Jacket 100% Glendale
Fit Small-Medium Medium-Large Medium-Large Medium-Large Large
Number of Lenses Included 1 2 2 1 2
Lens Tested Spectron 3CF Chromapop Red Mirror Chromapop Red Mirror Prizm Road Yellow
Ideal Lens Light Conditions Bright light Chromapop Red Mirror: bright Light Clear: low light Chromapop Red Mirror: Bright light Chromapop Contrast Rose: Low to Medium light Medium to bright light Soft Yellow: Medium to low light Smoke: Low light
Visible Light Transmission (VLT) 12% Chromapop Red Mirror: 15% Clear: 89% Chromapop Red Mirror: 15% Chromapop Contrast Rose: 48% 20% Yellow: 68% Smoke:12%
VLT Protection Index cat 3 cat 3 cat 3 cat 2 Yellow: Cat 1 Smoke: Cat 3
Ideal Activity running, mountain biking Mountain biking, running, road cycling road cycling, mountain biking, running road cycling, mountain biking, running Running, mountain biking
Polarized No No No No No
Lens Material plastic - polycarbonate plastic - Carbonic plastic - Carbonic plastic - "Plutonite" polycarbonate plastic - polycarbonate
Lens Type spherical cylindrical spherical spherical cylindrical
Neutral/Contrast Increased contrast Increased contrast Increased contrast Increased contrast Increased contrast
UV Protection 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
HEV/Blue Light Protection 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Impact Resistance Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Protective Coatings anti-fog & ripel coating Hydroleophobic coating Hydroleophobic coating Iridium coating Hydrolio coating
Weight (grams) 24 32 32 33 41
Case Included Soft cleaning/storage bag Rigid zippered case and soft cleaning/storage bag Rigid zippered case and soft cleaning/storage bag Rigid zippered case and soft cleaning/storage bag Rigid zippered case and soft cleaning/storage bag
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