What's the difference between the FOTRIC 227 and FLIR E85 handheld thermal cameras?

Fotric 227_vs_Flir E85_comparison_image 

 Key Differences

  • Infrared Resolution: 512x384
  • Spatial Resolution: 0.78 mRad
  • Screen Size: 5.5 in 720P, Upgradable
  • Battery Time: 10+ Hours
  • Lens: f/1.0
  • Thermal Fusion: Yes
  • T Analysis: 12 spots 12 boxes 3 lines
  • Color Palettes: 15 with instant preview
  • Price: $6,499
  • Infrared Resolution: 384x288
  • Spatial Resolution: 0.9 mRad
  • Screen Size: 4.0 in, 480P, fixed
  • Battery Time: 2.5 Hours
  • Lens: f/1.3
  • Thermal Fusion: No
  • T Analysis: 3 spots 3 boxes
  • Color Palettes: 6
  • Price: $8,750


In-Depth Specification Comparison





Market Price



Fotric 227 is more cost effective.

IR Resolution

384 x 288 

512 x 384 

Fotric 227 has 77.8% more true native IR resolution than Flir E85

Super Resolution In FLIR Tools 1024 x 768 Super-resolution is available on Fotric 227 camera
Frame Rate 30 Hz 30 Hz
Spatial Resolution 0.9 mRad 0.78 mRad Fotric 227 can detect a smaller object.

Temperature Range



Great temperature range


±2°C(±3.6°F) or 2%

±2°C(±3.6°F) or 2%

Professional grade temperature measurement accuracy

LCD Screen

4.0”, 480P, fixed

5.5”, 720P or higher, upgradable

Fotric 227 is paired with 5.5” large full HD touchscreen and you can upgrade the screen with a latest smartphone

Temperature Analysis

3 spots, 3 boxes

12 spots, 3 lines, and 12 boxes

Fotric 227  can read and analyze more data instantly, convenient for field use




Manual focused lens is easier to focus on the desired object

Minimum Focus Distance 0.15 m 0.1 m Fotric 227 can see a closer object.

Time Lapse (Infrared)




Radiometric Short Video*

 Support, RTRR (.csq)


Fotric 227 can record fully-radiometric thermal video with the smartphone with up to 1,000 frames
Continuous Online Same as battery's working time Non-stop continuously Fotric 227 can work continuously with the external power supply
Radiometric Video Recording Same as battery's working time or memory storage size 1TB single radiometric file Fotric 227 can work continuously and record up to 1TB single radiometric file


2.5 hours

10 hours

Fotric 227 can last for 1-day work under normal use without charging or replacing the battery

Software Flir ResearchIR Fotric AnalyzIR AnalyzIR is included with the camera while ResearchIR cost thousands of dollars

Fixed Installation


Tripod; Test bench

Fotric 227 can be installed on the tripod while an adapter needs to be purchased to install Flir E85 on the tripod

*   Fully-radiometric short thermal video stream refers that each frame of the video stream preserves the original temperature of each pixel.

  Note: Information is collected from the internet and for reference only.