Your Next Favourite Thing: A Thermal Camera Smartphone


Sometimes, people buy a particular phone because it is within their price range. Other times, they will go for a phone that is feature-rich (and a bit higher in price). Take a thermal camera smartphone, for example. It is not the kind of phone you would normally consider buying, but if you are a thermal enthusiast and you saw the price range on some of these phones, you would get excited.


Thermal cameras are expensive, especially if you buy them as standalone devices. Their pricing places them firmly beyond the reach of ordinary people, which means most people will never even think of buying a device with a thermal camera, let alone owning one. However, with thermal devices becoming more affordable and accessible through their inclusion in the builds of devices like rugged smartphones, many more people will be able to enjoy their features. In the article below, we will provide a short overview of what thermal cameras can be used for and we will give an example of one of our phones that possesses this feature.

 Blackview BL8800 Pro 8

What Can You Use a Thermal Camera Smartphone For?


Thermal cameras have a wide variety of applications. Unless you are a professional who works with thermal imaging on a daily basis, you may not be aware of the potential of this technology. Thermal cameras and the smartphones that feature this technology can sense and capture heat sources, which means they are perfect for taking photos of things that tend to be warm, or to showcase temperature differences. They can be used to locate electrical hotspots, capture images in low light conditions, and even to locate people and animals in complete darkness or in conditions where a flashlight would not be optimal.


The BL8800 Pro Is a Thermal Camera Smartphone You Would Want in Your Pocket


Let us ignore the thermal camera for a bit. It’s one of this phone’s main features, but it’s not the only reason you would want to buy the BL8800 Pro. This phone is a powerful device in its own right, with a full high-definition screen, excellent resolution, and a powerful set of cameras on the front and back.


All these features are packed into an affordable package, but if you then include the thermal camera as a reason to purchase this phone, you will realise the incredible value it offers.


The BL8800 Pro:


  • Display resolution: FHD+
  • Screen resolution: 2408x1080
  • Screen size: 6.58 inches
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Back camera: 50MP (main) and 2 x 2MP depth cameras
  • Thermal camera: FLIR® Lepton® 2.5 thermal imaging camera (5MP thermal assisted)
  • Connectivity: 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Battery: 8380 mAh
  • Operating System: Doke-OS 3.0 (based on Android 11)


Where To Purchase Affordable Thermal Camera Smartphones


Thermal cameras are rare in smartphones. It’s a niche feature, but for some people, it’s one of the best (and coolest) features you could possibly have on a phone. Whether you just want to impress your friends and make them jealous that your affordable phone can do something their ludicrously expensive phones can’t, or if you actually want to use the thermal camera for its intended purpose, you cannot go wrong with the BL8800 Pro.


Contact us if you are interested in the Blackview BL8800 Pro thermal phone or any of our other rugged devices.