Bluebird EF500 & EF500R

The EF500 and EF500R are Bluebird's new multi-purpose rugged handhelds. Running on Android 5.1, 6.X, 7.X (Optional) or Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise, the EF500’s power-saving design takes full advantage of a low power consumption processor without sacrificing performance. Use either the standard (3,200mAh) or extended (6,400mAh) battery and avoid down time with the Hot Swap function.


Bluebird's Push-To-Talk (PTT) feature allows for an alternate, internet-based way for your employees to communicate with each other, whether it's one-to-one or one-to-many. Data collection includes an integrated barcode scanner and a 13MP camera.

Whether indoors or outdoors, the EF500 provides exceptional network connectivity with a wide range of radio frequencies and Bluetooth capabilities. With WWAN communication capabilities supporting LTE or WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/d/h/i as well as Bluetooth 4.0 LE, be assured in knowing that you are covered wherever you go.

Key Features

  • IP67 rating
  • 5" HD Gorilla Glass® display
  • Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise or Android 5.1, 6.X, 7.X (optional) operating system
  • Integrated barcode scanner
  • 13MP camera
  • Optional fingerprint verification


For pricing information, please contact us or visit our online store.


Dimensions 155,6(~166,5) x 77,95(~ 88,75) x 16,5(~ 28,9) mm
Weight 353g ~ 394g
Display 5" HD (1280 x 720)
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance™ (NDR)
OS Android 5.1, 6.X, 7.X (Optional)
Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise
CPU 1.2 GHz / 2 GHz (Optional)
Memory 2GB RAM / 16GB Flash / 32 GB Flash (Optional)
Expandable with Micro SD card
2 Micro SIM / 1 SAM card slot (from 2 to 5 SAM card slot -
Communication WPAN: Bluetooth 4.0 LE/Class 1, 4.2 LE (Optional)
WLAN: 802.11a/b/g/n/d/h/i or a/b/g/n/ac (Optional)
Satellite: A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Data capture Scanning: 1D/2D imager
Camera: 13 MP Autofocus with flash (rear), 1.3 MP Fixed focus (front)
Chip card and magnetic strip card reader (optional)
NON-PCI Payment extension module (optional)
Fingerprint reader (optional)
Battery 3.8V, 6,400 mAh