Product information

Bluebird EF500

The Bluebird EF500 is Bluebird's new flagship. It is a 5" mobile computer based on the latest touchscreen technology, combining superior mobility and rugged industrial design. Ideal for transportation, as well as retail with the ability to work in rain, bright sunlight, and it survives after multiple drops and bumps.

The Bluebird EF500 supports multiple operating systems, including Android 5.1, Android 6.x, Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise. Additionally, Eutronix, along with Bluebird, can help improve the operating system to improve security, simplify deployment and reduce support costs.

Bluebird's compact, lightweight design (260 gram) of the Bluebird EF500 features Bluebird's patented TankSmith ™ technology tested for 1,5 meter drop tests and an IP67 rating that protects against water, dust and dirt. The 5" high definition multi-touch display made of Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 makes it exceptionally resistant to scratches and bumps.

The multi-touch display can be operated with stylus, fingers or gloves even when the display is wet. Sun protection protects the readability of the screen in direct sunlight and the anti-fingerprint coating protects against smears.

Key Features Bluebird EF500

  • 5" Android 6.0 / Windows 10 PDA
  • Unique wettouch and glove touchscreen
  • Optional integrated E-ID / Smartcard reader
  • Pistol Grip / Wearable / Vehicle cradle
  • 1.5 meter droptest / IP-67 / 360 grams


Brand: Bluebird
Model: EF500
Type: Rugged PDA / Handheld
Standard Warranty: 1 year warranty against manufacturer defects
Extended Warranty /
Service contracts:
For full warranty options please contact your sales representative.

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions: 155,6 x 77,5 x 16,5 mm
Weight: 260 grams (330 grams with Extended battery)
Keypad: On-Screen
SIM Slot: 2 SIM Slots
SAM Slot: 1 SAM Slot
SD Card Slot: Expandable with Micro SD card (Up to 32GB)
Interface: Micro SD card slot / Micro USB 2.0
Standard Battery: 3.200 mAh
Extended Battery: 6.400 mAh
Hot swappable: Yes
Integrated printer: -


Display: 5"
Screen Resolution: 1280 x 720 HD WXGA
Touch: Capacitive touch (Wet and Glove touch supported)
Gorilla Glass: Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 with native damage resistance™ (NDR)
Nits: -


Processor: Quad Core 1.2 GHz Processor
Operating system: Android 6.0
Android 5.1
Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise
RAM Memory: 2 GB
ROM Storage Capacity: 8 GB Flash (Optional: 16 GB)


Modem: 4G
WLAN: 802.11 a/b/g/n/d/h/i
Bluetooth: 4.0 LE
Push to Talk: Yes

Data Capture

Barcode Scanner: 1D/2D Barcode Scanner
Front Camera: 1.3 Megapixel
Rear Camera: 13.0 Megapixel
Smart Card Reader: Optional
Magnetic Stripe Card Reader: -
Passport Reader MRZ: -
Fingerprint Scanner: Optional

User Environment

IP-rating: IP-67
Droptest: 1,5m
Military Standard: Tested on MIL STD 810G
Operating Temperature: -20°C to 60°C
Storage Temperature: -25°C to 70°C
Humidity: 95% non-condensing
BlueBird EF500<br>1 Slot Cradle

BlueBird EF500
1 Slot Cradle

BlueBird EF500<br>4 Slot Cradle

BlueBird EF500
4 Slot Cradle

BlueBird EF500<br>Extended Battery (6400mAh)

BlueBird EF500
Extended Battery (6400mAh)

BlueBird EF500<br>Hand Strap

BlueBird EF500
Hand Strap

BlueBird EF500<br>Standard Battery (3200mAh)

BlueBird EF500
Standard Battery (3200mAh)

Bluebird EF500<br>Vehicle Cradle

Bluebird EF500
Vehicle Cradle

Bluebird EF500<br>Gun Grip

Bluebird EF500
Gun Grip