The 2 best thermal imaging smartphones you missed in 2023
It is not convenient to use thermal imaging through connecting the thermal imager parts to the smartphone, especially for iPhone users. Thus, many iPhone users are very interested about the topic of 'Can I use my phone as a thermal camera?'
Regrettably, by far, it’s kind of unlikely that Apple will launch the thermal camera iPhone. But the thermal camera rugged phone, which powered with Android, has been appeared in the market for a long time. The truth is, the Android phone can go toe-to-toe with iPhone and even evenly trade blows nowadays, whatever from performance or using experience.
The thermal camera phone integrated the thermal imager camera into the device, make it as one of the rear-facing cameras, users only need to open the built-in thermal APP to use the thermal camera, this provides great convenience and portability. What's more, the rugged phones come with IP68 & IP69K excellent waterproof rating and MIL-STD-810H or 810G military grade certified, have undergone stringent tests to ensure they meet military standards and can thus withstand extreme temperatures, splashes, shocks and more. They have been ready for various of rough use and are able to have survived where other devices could not. So, we'll show you the 2 best thermal imaging military grade smartphones you missed, here.
1. BL8800 Pro
Screen: 6.58 inches
Battery: 8380 mAh
Fast Charge: 33W
Military Certified: 810H
Waterproof Rating: IP68 & IP69K
Glove Mode: Support
OS: Android 11
Price: 429.99 USD
Blackview BL8800 Pro is a 5G thermal imaging rugged smartphone, integrated a built-in FLIR® Lepton® thermal imaging camera that locates the heat source and translates it into a thermal image(good resolution) that you can see and measure, regardless of lighting conditions.
Throw in an up to 8380 mAh massive battery (about 3 times of iPhone 12 battery life) plus 33W fast charging, to ensure the device lasts longer and gets back of power faster. Equipped with MediaTek Dimensity 700 Octa-core 5G chip plus 8GB LPDDR4X RAM memory and 128GB UFS2.1 ROM storage, powered with Doke OS based on Android 11, provides smooth experience. It's one of the best Android devices for long term use.
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Like Samsung XCover Pro, Blackview BL8800 Pro also support Glove Mode, users are able to operate the device without taking off their gloves. Thus, it is the best phone in cold weather, very suitable for those who lives in a cold weather almost all around the year.
In terms of outdoor navigation, BL8800 Pro offering 4 kinds of navigation includes GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and Galileo, provides higher chances of getting a position fix and more accurate positioning. Learn more.
2. BV9800 Pro
Screen: 6.3 inches
Battery: 6580 mAh
Wired Charge: 18W
Wireless Charge: 10W
Military Certified: 810G
Waterproof Rating: IP68 & IP69K
Glove Mode: No
OS: Android 9
Navigation: GPS + GLONASS + BEIDOU
Price: 349.99 USD
This is a 4G FLIR smartphone with rough and cool design, equipped with a 6580 mAh big battery, at the same time, support 18W wired fast charging and 10W wireless charging, it is able to meet the needs of heavy users.
Powered with MediaTek MT6771V/CT Octa-core up to 2.1GHz processor, plus 6GB LPDDR4X RAM memory, to ensure the phone has enough processing power for most tasks. Users can get some proper gaming on BV9800 Pro.
BV9800 Pro prepares a SONY 48.0MP main rear-facing sensor and 16.0MP front-facing sensor for photography lovers, so they won't miss any beautiful moment they want to catch. Besides, it supports infrared remote control function. It allows you to send commands, via infrared rays, to another device, such as a television, set-top box or stereo that is compatible with IR remotes. Learn more.