What's the difference between the FOTRIC 228 and FLIR E95 handheld thermal cameras?

Fotric 228_vs_Flir E95_comparison_image 

 Key Differences

  • Infrared Resolution: 640x480
  • Spatial Resolution: 0.78 mRad
  • Screen Size: 5.5 in 720P or higher, Upgradable
  • Battery Time: 10+ Hours
  • Lens: f/1.0
  • Thermal Fusion: Yes
  • T Analysis: 12 spots 12 boxes 3 lines
  • Software: Fotric AnalyzIR, included
  • Price: $9,499
  • Infrared Resolution: 464x348
  • 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
  • Software: Flir ResearchIR, extra $$$$
  • Price: $9,999


In-Depth Specification Comparison





Market Price



Fotric 228 is more cost effective.

IR Resolution

464 x 348 

640 x 480 

Fotric 228 has 21.8% more true native IR resolution than Flir E95

Super Resolution In FLIR Tools 1280 x 960 Super-resolution is available on Fotric 228 camera
Spatial Resolution 0.9 mRad 0.78 mRad Fotric 228 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 228 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 228 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 228 can see a closer object.

Time Lapse (Infrared)




Radiometric Short Video*

 Support, RTRR (.csq)


Fotric 228 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 228 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 228 can work continuously and record up to 1TB single radiometric file


2.5 hours

10 hours

Fotric 228 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 228 can be installed on the tripod while an adapter needs to be purchased to install Flir E95 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.