Infrared thermometers are much cheaper than thermal imaging cameras and the product range is huge.

We have listed the most popular models of the year 20186 here. The bestsellers are often characterized by an excellent price / performance ratio and a high level of customer satisfaction.

 
 

Use our bestseller list to help you decide when buying an infrared thermometer and find a suitable model.

Here are the most popular infrared thermometers at Amazon of the year 2018:

1. Etekcity Lasergrip 774 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~ 716℉ (-50℃ ~ 380℃), Yellow and Black*
  • BETTER ACCURACY: The Distance to Spot Ratio is 12:1, meaning the Lasergrip 774 can accurately measure targets at greater distances compared to most other IR Thermometers; For best accuracy, the distance between the thermometer and object of measurement should approximately be 14.17 inches (36cm)
  • TARGET QUICKER: Measure surface temperature ranging from -58℉~ 716℉ / -50℃ ~ 380℃, you can choose the unit from ℉ / ℃; Response time: ≤500Ms; A built in Laser gives you the precision to hone in on the exact space you want to measure. Storage Temperature- (-20) -50℃ (-4-122℉). Operating Temperature- 0-50℃ (50-122℉)
  • ADDED FUNCTIONS: The LCD screen is backlit, also has an Auto-Off function to extend the battery life, and features a low battery indicator so you never accidentally run out of juice (battery included)
  • VERSATILE DESIGN: Infrared Technology makes this thermometer handy to measure the surface temperature of various objects especially temperatures above boiling points and below freezing points; Use it when you are cooking and barbequing, performing auto maintenance, doing home repairs, and a host of other tasks
  • NOTE: The thermometer can't measure the internal temperature of an object; Temperature readings from this devices are inanimate objects, the measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct; FDA, FCC, CE approved; Class 2 laser, optical power 0.5-0.9mW; 1 year warranty (with the option to extend it by 1 extra year for free) by Etekcity
starting from 15,99 $
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2. Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-Contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~1022℉ (-50℃~550℃), Yellow and Black*
  • Better accuracy: The distance to spot ratio is 12: 1, meaning the laser grip 1080 can accurately measure targets at greater distances compared to most other IR Thermometers; for best accuracy, the distance between the thermometer and object of measurement should approximately be 14. 17 inches (36cm)
  • Target quicker: measure surface temperature ranging from -58℉ 1022℉/ -50℃ 550℃, you can choose the unit from ℉/ ℃; response time: ≤500Ms; a built in laser gives you the precision to hone in on the exact space you want to measure
  • Added functions: the LCD screen is backlit, also has an auto-off function to extend the battery life, and features a low battery indicator so you never accidentally run out of juice (battery included)
  • Versatile design: infrared technology makes this thermometer handy to measure the surface temperature of various objects especially temperatures above boiling points and below freezing points; use it when you are cooking and barbequing, performing auto maintenance, doing home repairs, and a host of other tasks
  • Note: the thermometer can't measure the internal temperature of an object; temperature readings from this devices are inanimate objects, the measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct; FDA, FCC, CE approved; Class 2 laser, optical power 0. 5-0. 9Mw; 2-year for free by Etekcity
starting from 19,41 $
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3. Etekcity Lasergrip 800 Digital Infrared Thermometer Laser Temperature Gun Non-contact -58℉ - 1382℉ (-50℃ to 750℃), Yellow/Black*
  • BETTER ACCURACY: The Distance to Spot Ratio is 16:1, meaning the Lasergrip 800 can accurately measure targets at larger measurement area with the same distance compared with other thermometers with DSR 12:1 or 8:1
  • TARGET QUICKER: Measure surface temperature ranging from -58℉~1382℉ / -50℃ ~ 750℃, you can choose the unit from ℉ / ℃; A built in Laser gives you the precision to hone in on the exact space you want to measure
  • ADDED FUNCTIONS: The LCD screen is backlit, it also has an Auto-Off function to extend the battery life and features a low battery indicator so you never accidentally run out of juice (battery included)
  • VERSATILE DESIGN: Infrared Technology makes this thermometer handy to measure the surface temperature of various objects especially temperatures above boiling points and below freezing points; Use it when you are cooking and barbequing, performing auto maintenance, doing home repairs, and a host of other tasks
  • NOTE: For best accuracy, the distance between the thermometer and object of measurement should approximately be 14.17 inches (36cm); Temperature readings from this devices are inanimate objects, the measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct; FDA, FCC, CE approved; Class 2 laser, optical power 0.5-0.9mW; 2-Year Warranty by Etekcity
starting from 25,99 $
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4. Infrared Thermometer, Helect Non-Contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58°F to 1022°F (-50°C to 550°C) with LCD Display*
  • Helect infrared thermometer can be used both daily and industrial temperature measurement, such as cooking, refrigeration, steel, glass, plastics, food and so on.( NOTE: The measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct.)
  • °C/°F switchable, automatic data hold, backlit LCD, low battery indicator, auto power off function. 9V Battery is included
  • Easily and quickly measure temperatures from a safe and hazard-free distance. NOTE: The diameter of the object under test must be bigger than the laser spot size
  • Built-in red laser for precisely aiming. Distance Spot Ratio: 12:1, great to measure a long distance target
  • Measurement range: -50°C to 550°C/ -58°F to 1022°F; Portable and anti-slip design makes it easy to get the temperature outdoors and indoors
starting from 13,98 $
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5. Infrared Thermometer, SURPEER IR5D Laser Thermometer Gun -58℉~1022℉(-50℃~550℃) Adjustable Emissivity - Temperature Probe for Cooking/Air/Refrigerator/Freezer - Meat Thermometer Included*
  • [HIGH ACCURACY]: Combining the latest temperature sensor technology and advanced Fresnel lens, this instrument reads values of high accuracy up to ±1.5℃/±1.5% in only 0.5s thanks to adjustable emissivity. The distance to spot ratio is 12:1, which means you can measure the target at a longer distance.
  • [VERSTILE DESIGN]: With wide temperature range -50℃~550℃(-58℉~1022℉), you can apply this tool in cooking, barbecuing, auto maintenance, home repair, or other tasks of household. To your surprise, it can also be treated as a cat/dog toy with a red laser dot.
  • [HIGH/LOW TEMP ALARM]: With the built-in laser, you can target quicker, the LCD backlit can be turned on/off. By slightly pressing the measure button, you can instantly get Max/Min/AvgA/Diff value; More importantly, the buzzer alarm will beep when the value reaches the high/low temp you have set.
  • [FREE MEAT THERMOMETER]: Featuring quick reading, high accuracy (±1℃/℉), 10 minutes auto-off, long probe and 304 food grade stainless steel, it can measure inner temp of food with wide temp range -50℃~300℃(-58℉~572℉). Together with infrared thermometer, it makes the best cooking aid for food lovers and gourmets.
  • [LONG BATTERY LIFE]: Low consumption of 15mAh promises longer battery life, which can last at least 6-12months in normal use. And 8s auto-off helps to save power, the low battery indication will remind you of juice running out. Furthermore, we provide 2 year quality assurance and return for a full refund within 30 days.
starting from 39,99 $
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6. Equinox Digital Thermometer Non Contact Infrared Forehead - 3-Modes Body/Surface/Room Temperature Reading Device – Baby Thermometer - LCD Display Infrared Thermometer - CE and FDA Approved*
  • FEATURES - We jam packed all types of temperature recording features you needed into 1 simple to use device. No more storing a barrage of obsolete thermometers in your medicine cabinet. With 1 of our non-contact thermometers you can easily take Body Temperature, Surface Temperature, and Ambient Room Temperature WITHOUT ever touching the object or person. Equipped with a 3-Color changing LCD screen, easily identify if an object or person is normal, medium or too hot.
  • FAST AND SAFE - Get almost instantaneous reads with our quick infrared technology. Whether you're measuring a hot coffee, the coolness in your room on a hot summer day, or your child, you can do so without a hassle thanks to our quick and reliable thermometer. Our premium thermometer also has a built in high temperature alarm that sounds once a fever is detected. The backlight will turn red and a sound will be made to alert you of a high fever.
  • MOST RECORDINGS - No need to write down the last recorded temperature during a fever. This thermometer has built-in memory which can record upto 32 readings taken at anytime. Temperature can easily be taken in Fahrenheit or Celsius, with the push of a Unit button. Other thermometers are tricky to use and often times don't convert properly.
  • RANGE + RELIABLE ACCURACY - Certified to be the most accurate reading thermometer in the market (+/- 0.3°). With infrared technology you can rely on it when you need to the most. Easily take body temperature at a distance of 3-5 cm from the forehead, and objects as well. The body temperature range is 32°C ~ 42.9°C / Surface Temperature is 0°C ~ 60°C
  • INCLUDED - Inside the nice gift box you get 1 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer , 2x AA Batteries, 1 Soft Suede Carrying Pouch, and User Manual.
starting from 24,96 $
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7. Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer,ZOTO Non Contact Temperature Gun Instant-read -122 ℉to 800℉with LED Display K-Type Thermocouple for Kitchen Cooking BBQ Automotive and Industrial PM6530D Thermometer*
  • MULTIPLE FUNCTION MEASUREMENT: ZOTO Infrared Thermometer can be rapidly and accurately measured surface temperature, environment temperature, fluorescence detection and dew point temperature with Compact size. Come with a K-thermocouple, you can use it test the interior temperature. All of these can be displayed on the LED screen.
  • SMART AND NOVETY DESIGN: Auto alerts when the measured temperature exceeds the lower/upper limit settings(The limit temperature can be set by yourself); Built-in red laser for precisely aiming. Distance Spot Ratio: 12:1; UV light which can be turned on and off independently; Auto-power off function activates after 25 seconds of none work and low battery indicator.
  • HIGH DEFINITION LCD AND ANTI-SKIDDING GRIP: Cleaner, specific and bigger data on the color LCD screen, makes it more easier to know the data at a glance.Packed by a well made leather pouch to protect, the handhold is anti-skidding design, comfortable grip and easy battery replacement.
  • WIDE RANGE APPLICATION: The temperature within the range -50℃~800℃ (-58°F~1472°F) can be measured in a safe manner without contacting with the surface, and the response time is less than 500ms. Temperature gun can be used for cooking, automobile maintenance, HVAC real estate, fire-watch, electrical engineering and more.
  • PRODUCT GUARANTEE: You can buy with confidence because we want your 100% satisfaction. If the product did not meet your expectations or if you need a replacement please do not hesitate to contact us. All the purchases of ZOTO automatic Infrared Thermometer are guaranteed with money back in 30 days and 12 months warranty!
starting from 38,99 $
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8. Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun, 2 Pack Non-contact Laser Thermometers Instant Read Hand Tool For Kitchen/Outdoor, -58℉~716℉, AC Units Heater Check, AAA Battery Not Included*
  • ACCURATE AND RELIABLE RESULT-- 12:1 high distance spot ratio accurately and quickly measures surface temperatures. The accuracy is within 1.5℃. when in the extreme situation[-50℃-0℃], it is 3℃, meet most of your daily use.
  • INSTANT-READ-- the response time of Zanmax infrared thermometer is less than 0.5 second which means you get the temperature figure almost at the same time when you pull the trigger. Also you can view accurate readings on a clear backlit display, the LCD screen.
  • EASY AND SIMPLE TO HANDLE-- when designed this infrared thermometer, it delete complex operation to meet daily use. Just aim at the target surface and pull the trigger and you will get the accurate temperature of the target object. THAT IS IT!
  • NON-CANTACT ENSURE PERSONAL SAFETY: The Laser infrared technology and emissivity can gives you a instant temperature read of extreme hot, hazardous or hard-to-reach objects and keep you from possible harm. RoHs, FCC, CE approved, just purchase and use it safely!
  • VARIOUS USAGES: vehicle repairing, home maintenance, measuring temperature of household appliances, adapter, (Cooking, Baking, BBQ)etc.
starting from 24,99 $
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9. Infrared Thermometer Non-Contact Digital Laser Temperature Gun with Color Display -58℉~1112℉(-50℃~600℃) Adjustable Emissivity - Temperature Probe for Cooking/BBQ/Freezer - Meat Thermometer Included*
  • ►[HIGH ACCURACY]: Combining the latest temperature sensor technology and advanced Fresnel lens, this instrument reads values of high accuracy up to ±2% in only 0.5s thanks to adjustable emissivity. The distance to spot ratio is 12:1, which means you can measure the target at a longer distance.
  • ►[VERSTILE DESIGN]:Infrared thermometer can be used both daily and industrial temperature measurement, such as cooking, refrigeration, steel, glass, plastics, food and so on.( NOTE: The measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct.) [Built-in red laser for precisely aiming.
  • ►[Higher user experience]: Built-in red laser for precisely aiming, accurately find the measurement target; Color large screen display, clear reading.
  • ►[Free meat thermometer]: Can measure the internal temperature range: -50 °C to +300 °C / -58°F to +572°F, fast reading, large-screen LCD display, 304 stainless steel probe, high precision (± 1 ° C / ° F), it can be used for home cooling or for cooking, measuring heating food or daily use. 15 minutes turns off automatically.
  • ►[Family Best Gift]:The infrared thermometer can be used for cooking, barbecue, car repair, home maintenance and repair, or other household tasks. For high temperature, toxic or difficult to reach objects, to use of this product can be safely measured. Used in conjunction with a meat thermometer, it is the best culinary aid for cooks and gourmets, providing better assisted living for everyday life. We provide 2 year quality assurance and return for a full refund within 30 days.
starting from 52,99 $
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10. Fluke 62 MAX IR Thermometer, Non Contact, -20 to +932 Degree F Range*
  • Infrared thermometer for noncontact surface temperature measurement for use in monitoring electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and automotive systems
  • Measures temperature from -30 to +500 degrees C (-20 to +932 degrees F) with an accuracy of + or - 1.5 degree C or + or - 1.5% of the reading from 0 to 500 degrees C
  • 10:1 infrared distance-to-spot ratio with laser sighting for pinpointing the measurement area
  • Displays the minimum, the maximum, the difference between the two temperatures, and the average temperatures
  • Certified IP54 for protection against dust and splashing liquid
  • IP54 rated for dust and water resistance
  • Small and lightweight making it easy to clip to your tool belt or belt loop
  • Precise laser technology makes for more accurate and repeatable measurements
  • Large Backlit display makes it easier to read data, even in dark areas
  • Rugged built to last design that can withstand a 3 meter drop
starting from 91,69 $
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