Zeiss and Steiner are both well-established brands on the market.
They both offer quality optical devices.
The Zeiss Conquest V4 3-12×56 was presented in 2018, but Steiner Ranger 3-12×56 is on the market since 2015.
The two brands are both German companies although Zeiss Conquest V4 3-12×56 is manufactured in Japan and Steiner Ranger 3-12×56 in USA.
These two scopes are both made for low-light hunting and are in the same price range.
Both Zeiss Conquest V4 3-12×56 and Steiner Ranger 3-12×56 are from the lowest-priced series.
The price/quality ratio is very high.
Read Zeiss Conquest V4 3-12×56 Riflescope Review
Read Steiner Ranger 4 3-12×56 Riflescope review
Both scopes are in the 1100€ price range. The Zeiss Conquest V4 3-12×56 costs 1000€(1100€ with reticle 60) and the Steiner Ranger 3-12×56 is 1049€ .
Reticle 60 comes with center dot illumination.
The Zeiss (610g) is slightly lighter than the Steiner (705g).
But Steiner is shorter in length, measuring 337mm while Zeissr measures 368mm.
The Tube diameter and Diopter setting are the same with both riflescopes. The tube diameter is 30mm and Diopter settings are -3/ +2.
None of them have parallax adjustment, they are both fixed. Zeiss is fixed at 91.4 meters (100yards), while Steiner is fixed at 100 meters (109 yards).
Both of them are without Mounting rail.
Both come only in black color. Zeiss has shinier black and Steiners black is more matte.
Both have identical minimal and maximal magnification, while minimal being 3x and maximal being 12x.
Also, the zoom factor is 4 at both Optics.
The Zeiss has a slightly larger minimal and maximal Field of View. It´s maximal is 12.7 m / 100 m and minimal is 3.2 m / 100 m. The Steiner´s maximal is 12 m / 100m and minimal is 3.0 m / 100 m.
Minimal eye relief is 90mm at both and maximal eye relief is also 90mm at both.
Declared light transmission is 90% at Zeiss and 90%+ at Steiner.
None of them have a tunneling effect at low magnifications.
extremely big adjustment range
super simple zeroing the turret
soft edges of the image
slightly better in low light
better image quality from edge to edge