Bluebird EF500  Rugged

Windows 10 Phone


• Display 5″ HD with NDR (Native Damage Resistance)

• Camera: 13 MP Autofocus with flash (rear)

• 16 GB flash, expandable with Micro SD card

• Bluetooth 4.0 LE

• 2 Micro SIM / 1 SAM card slot

• Scanning: 1D/2D imager

• Fingerprint reader (optional)

• Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise

Multi-OS support

EF500 supports multiple operating systems, including Android 5.1 Lollipop 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.

Durable and scratch resistant

EF500R’s compact, lightweight design incorporates Bluebird’s proprietary TankSmith™ technology with a 2.4 meter (8ft.) drop specification and an IP67 rating that protects it from water and dust. The 5-inch high definition multi-touch display is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 makes is exceptionally resistant to scratches and deep chips.

Ergonomic, single-handed operation

With a weight of only 360 grams, including the extended battery, EF500R 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.

1-D and 2-D scanning

EF500R has an imager that rapidly reads 1D and 2D barcodes and it also features a 13 MP camera for taking pictures and capturing signatures.

Full voice capabilities with push to talk

EF500R comes with full voice capabilities; including noise cancelling, speakerphone, and push to talk that enable more efficient communication among employees, whether it is one-to-one or one-to-many.

Efficient power management

EF500R uses several power saving technologies and also has an extended battery for an even longer battery cycle. It supports hot swapping for uninterrupted service.


Dimensions 166.5 x 88.75 x 28.9 mm
Weight 360g
Display 5″ HD (1280 x 720)
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance™ (NDR)
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
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)
Fingerprint reader (optional)
Battery 3.8V, 6,400 mAh