Product information

Bluebird EF501

The Bluebird EF501 is the followup of the Bluebird EF500. It is equipped with a very powerful Octa-Core processor which will ensure the highest level of performance. It can also run multiple applications with minimal power consumption.

The Bluebird EF501 runs on Android 7. Additionally, Eutronix, along with Bluebird, can help improve the operating system to have maximum security, simplify deployment and reduce support costs.

Bluebird's compact, lightweight design (260 gram) of the Bluebird EF501 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-inch high definition multi-touch display made of Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 makes it exceptionally resistant to scratches and bumps. The touchscreen also works perfectly when it's wet or when you are wearing gloves.

The EF501 provides the fastest and most reliable connections due to its supreme Wi-Fi and 4G LTE. This will ensure that your workers stay connected throughout their whole shift.

Bluebird has advanced their scanning technology, which is equipped on the EF501. Workers are able to capture 1D and 2D barcodes even when these are dirty or damaged.

Key Features Bluebird EF501

  • 5" Android 7.0 PDA
  • Unique wettouch and glove touchscreen
  • Integrated 1D&2D Imager
  • Pistol Grip / Wearable / Vehicle cradle
  • 1.5 meter droptest / IP-67 / 260 grams STD, 330 grams EXT


Brand: Bluebird
Model: EF501
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 77,95 x 16,5 mm
Weight: 260 grams (330 grams with Extended battery)
Keypad: On-Screen
SIM Slot: 1 Micro SIM
SAM Slot: -
SD Card Slot: Expandable with Micro SD card (Up to 128GB)
Interface: USB Type C (3.0) / Docking ConnectorUSB 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: 330 (Optional 500)


Processor: Octa Core-2.0 GHz Processor
Operating system: Android 7
RAM Memory: 2GB (Optional 4GB)
ROM Storage Capacity: 16GB Flash (Optional 32GB Flash)


Modem: 4G LTE
WLAN: 802.11 a/b/g/n/d/h/i/r/ac
Bluetooth: 4.2 LE
Push to Talk: Yes
GPS: A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou / (Galilo optional)

Data Capture

Barcode Scanner: 1D/2D Barcode Scanner
Front Camera: -
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: -40°C to 70°C
Humidity: 95% non-condensing
Bluebird EF501<BR> 1 slot cradle

Bluebird EF501
1 slot cradle

Bluebird EF501<BR> 4 slot cradle

Bluebird EF501
4 slot cradle

Bluebird EF501<BR> Handstrap

Bluebird EF501

Bluebird EF501<BR> Wearable Trigger Ring

Bluebird EF501
Wearable Trigger Ring

Bluebird EF501<BR>Trigger Handle

Bluebird EF501
Trigger Handle