FLIR E4 Compact Thermal Imaging Camera Review 

 June 13, 2017

By  Randy Angwin

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The FLIR E4 is a compact Thermal Imaging Camera that is a mid to high range camera aimed at tradesmen and serious do it yourselfers and homeowners. There are many variations of this model with the higher end ones have WiFi capability for transmitting pictures. This model has a 3 inch display with a resolution of 80 x 60, with more expensive models going up to 320 x 240. A thermal sensitivity of .15 as well as a field of view of 45 X 34. The temperature range for this camera is -4°F to 482°F. Note that this camera is not compatible with external lenses. This camera also comes with FLIR’s Tools which is the software for editing pictures and creating reports. The FLIR E4 comes with their award winding 2-5-10 year warranty. We chose FLIR E4 as the best thermal camera under $1,000 in our Best Budget Thermal Camera comparison.


  • Resolution 80X60
  • Thermal Sensitivity of 15C
  • Focus Free
  • Temperature range of -4°F to 482°F
  • 129 Amazon reviews
  • 4.5-star rating on Amazon
  • 74% of buyers rated it 5 stars
  • Prime Eligible
  • 3-inch display
  • Industry leading warranty
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  • Professional quality thermal camera designed for everyday use
  • Many different variations of the model allowing you to buy the entry level or high end model
  • FLIR's 2-5-10 warranty
  • Included Image Editing/report generation software


  • Expensive for homeowners or DYI'ers
  • Variety of available models may make choosing the right one confusing

About the author 

Randy Angwin

Randy Angwin holds a master of science degree from University of Florida. He is an expert in infrared and night vision technology. His knowledge helps us staying on top of the latest trends in the thermal industry. When not working, Randy likes to hunt and spend time with his two German shepherds.

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