FOTRIC 225 vs FLIR E50 Infrared Thermal Imaging Camera Comparison

What's the difference between the FOTRIC 225 and FLIR E50 handheld thermal cameras?

 

 Key Differences

 FOTRIC 225 FLIR E50
  • IR Resolution: 320x240
  • Screen Size: 5.5-inch HD full-touchscreen. Upgradable
  • Minimum Focus: 0.15m (0.5ft)
  • Battery Time: 10+ Hours
  • Software: Fotric AnalyzIR, included
  • Voice and Text Annotation: Yes. 60 s.
  • Radiometric Video: Support
  • IR Resolution: 240x180
  • Screen Size: 3.5-inch
  • Minimum Focus: 0.40m (1.3ft)
  • Battery Time: 4 Hours
  • Software: ResearchIR, extra $$$$
  • Voice and Text Annotation: No
  • Radiometric Video: No

 

In-Depth Specification Comparison

 

FLIR E50

Fotric 225

Advantages

Market Price

$5,995.00

$ 2,999.00

Fotric 225 is Cost effective

Market

MRO

R&D and MRO

R&D users require more functions than maintenance users. 225 is more suitable for R&D users

IR Resolution

240 x 180

320 x 240

225 has medium and high-end thermal imager resolution, 77% higher than E50

Temperature Range

-20~650℃

-4~1202°F

-20~650℃

-4~1202°F

Great temperature range

Accuracy

±2°C(±3.6°F) or 2%

±2°C(±3.6°F) or 2%

Professional grade temperature measurement accuracy

LCD Screen

3.5”

5.5”, 720P or higher

225 is paired with 5.5” large full HD touchscreen

Temperature Analysis

3 spots, 3 boxes

8 spots, 1 line, and 8 boxes

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

Focus

Manual

Manual

Manual focused lens is better for R&D with clearer thermal images

Minimum Focus Distance

0.4m (1.3ft)

0.15m (0.5ft)

225 can see smaller objects. 225’s minimum resolution (0.19mm) is 3 times of E60 (0.54mm)

Fully-Radiometric Short Video*

N/A

Support

225 can record fully-radiometric thermal video with the smartphone with up to 1,000 frames

Battery

4 hours

10 hours

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

Fixed Installation

N/A

Tripod; Test bench

225 can be installed on the tripod while an adapter needs to be purchased to install E60 on the tripod

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