Product information

Bluebird EF500R

Bluebird EF500R is the most rugged 5" touch mobile computer based on the latest display technology. Enterprise class mobility is combined with rugged industrial design for outdoor use and in heavy industrial environments.

The compact lightweight design of the Bluebird EF500R includes Bluebird's patented TankSmith ™ technology. It resists multiple drops of 2,4m height and has an IP67 rating that protects it from water and dust. The 5" high definition multi-touch display is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3.

With a weight of only 360 grams, including battery, the Bluebird EF500R is ergonomically designed for comfortable single-handed operation. The multi-touch display can be used 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.

Bluebird EF500R comes with full voice capabilities; Including sound suppression, speakerphone and push-to-talk that allow more efficient communication between employees, whether it's one-on-one or one-to-many.

5" Rugged PDA

  • 5" Android 6.0 / Windows 10 PDA
  • Unique wettouch and glove touchscreen
  • Long operating time with 6400 mAh battery
  • Pistol Grip / Wearable / Vehicle cradle
  • 2.4 meter droptest / IP-67 / 360 grams


Brand: Bluebird
Model: EF500R
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: 166,5 x 88,75 x 28,9 mm
Weight: 360 grams
Keypad: On-Screen
SIM Slot: 2 SIM Slots
SAM Slot: 1 SAM Slot
SD Card Slot: MicroSD slot for memory cards up to 32G
Interface: Docking connector / Micro USB 2.0
Standard Battery: 6.400 mAh
Extended Battery: -
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: -


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


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: -
Magnetic Stripe Card Reader: -
Passport Reader MRZ: -
Fingerprint Scanner: Optional

User Environment

IP-rating: IP-67
Droptest: 2,4m
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
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1 Slot Cradle

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4 Slot Cradle

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Gun Grip

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Vehicle Cradle