New for 2016, SOG Knives has expanded its Zoom series to include the Zoom S30V, a lightweight, compact folding knife with a 3.6-inch S30V blade and aluminum handles with carbon fiber inserts. Using SOG’s assisted opening technology, the S30V blade opens with the push of your thumb on the thumb stud. With a thin profile and reversible pocket clip, the Zoom S30V is ideal for everyday carry. MSRP is $229.00. See below for a rundown of features and specs.

RELATED STORY: Keen Edges – 15 Tactical Folding Knives For 2015

Overall Length 8.20″ Closed Length 4.7″
Product Weight 4.20 oz Blade Length 3.6″
Blade Thickness 0.100″ UPC 7-29857-00240-0
Product Type Folding Knife Country of Origin Taiwan
Locking Mechanism Button Lock Belt Clip Type Reversible Low-Carry
Packaging Presentation Box Engravable Yes
Finish Satin Edge Type Straight
Blade Steel Type S30V Blade Shape Drop Point
Handle Material Aluminum w/ Carbon Fiber Insert Handle Color Grey
Hardness Rc. 58-60  

RELATED STORY: SOG Knives – 30th Anniversary Edition of Trident Folding Knife

About SOG

The SOG story begins in Vietnam, where members of a highly classified US special ops unit – known as MACV-SOG – carried a unique combat knife into the jungle on covert missions. Years later, in 1986, that knife inspired a young designer, named Spencer Frazer, to found SOG Specialty Knives. His mission: to reproduce the original SOG Bowie knife and pay tribute to the special ops unit that created it. What began as a single commemorative model soon became a full line of innovative tools – field-proven by US Special Forces, even honored as the Navy SEAL knife of choice. Today, SOG knives are carried with confidence into the most demanding situations. Forged out of tradition, hardened in the field, honed for you. So whether you’re protecting others or leading an epic hunting expedition, tackling one of life’s everyday challenges or facing your most extreme conditions yet, lead the way with SOG.

For more information, visit

Up Next

Hell-Bent Holsters’ Combat Wallet for Everyday Carry

The Combat Wallet from Hell-Bent Holsters fits in more pockets than a standard wallet...