Enterprise Class Mobility and a Sleek Ergonomic Design

The Bluebird EF500 is the new flagship 5-inch mobile computer with the latest touchscreen technology. Combining premium enterprise class mobility and rugged industrial design, the ET100 and is ideal for transportation as well as retail with ability to handle rain, bright sunlight, and multiple drops and bumps.

Durable and scratch resistant
EF500’s compact, lightweight design incorporates Bluebird’s proprietary TankSmith™ technology for a 5 ft drop specification and an IP67 rating for protection against water, dust, and dirt. The 5-inch high definition multi-touch display is made of Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 which is exceptionally resistant to scratches and deep chips.

Ergonomic, single-handed operation
With a weight of only 9.2 oz, EF500 is ergonomically designed for comfortable single-handed operation. The multi-touch display can be operated with stylus, fingertips, or gloves, even if the display is wet.  Sun glare protection improves the display’s readability in direct sunlight, and the anti-fingerprint coating protects from smears.

Multi-OS support
EF500 supports multiple operating systems, including Android 5.1, Android 6.X and Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise.  In addition, Bluebird can assist with customization of the operating system to enhance security, simplify deployment, and reduce support costs.

1D and 2D scanning
The built-in barcode scanner rapidly reads 1-D and 2-D barcodes and also has a 13 MP camera for taking pictures and capturing signatures.

Full voice capabilities with push to talk
EF500 comes with full voice capabilities including noise cancelling, speakerphone, and push to talk, which enable more efficient communication among employees whether it is one-to-one or one-to-many.

Efficient power management
EF500 uses several power saving technologies to ensure it will run for the entire work shift. An extended battery is also available for an even longer battery cycle. The EF500 supports battery hot swapping for uninterrupted service.

Extended product life cycle
When purchasing a Bluebird product, you can be sure that the product will be supported for several years to come. Unlike suppliers of consumer-grade devices, Bluebird stands behind its products for years, significantly extending the product life cycle and protecting your customers investment in Bluebird products.


Dimensions 6.1" x 3" x 0.6"
9.2 oz
(11.6 oz with extended battery)
5" HD (1280 x 720)
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
OS  Android 5.1, 6.X
Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise
CPU 1.2 GHz Quad Core
Memory 2GB RAM / 16GB Flash
Expandable with Micro SD card
2 Micro SIM / 1 SAM card slots / 1 SIM (Optional)
Communication WPAN: Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Class 1
WLAN: 802.11a/b/g/n/d/h/i
Satellite: A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Data Capture Scanning: 1D/2D imager
Camera: 13 MP Autofocus with flash (rear), 1.3 MP Fixed focus (front)
8MP Autofocus with Flash (rear - Optional)
Fingerprint Scanner: Capacitive / Optical
Battery   3.8V, 3,200 mAh (standard)
 3.8V, 6,400 mAh (extended)