EF500 Android Scanner

EF500 Android Scanner

Equip your warehouse and field teams with the tools they need to access information and transfer data quickly

Bluebird’s 5‐inch mobile computer, based on the latest touch screen Android technology, perfectly combines premium enterprise class mobility and rugged industrial design. Ideal for use in any environment, with the ability to handle rain, bright sunlight, and multiple drops and bumps.

ToolWatch is proud to partner with Bluebird, an innovator and global manufacturer of industrial handheld computers, tablets and mobile payment devices, with more than 3,000 customers in over 120 countries. Their products are designed by industry experts and have been thoroughly tested in real‐life scenarios to ensure maximum reliability and performance.

Durable and scratch resistant

EF500’s compact, lightweight design incorporates Bluebird’s proprietary TankSmith™ technology with a 1.5 meter (4ft 11in) drop specification and an IP67 rating that protects it from water, dust, and dirt. The 5-inch high definition multi-touch display is made of Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 makes is exceptionally resistant to scratches and deep chips.

Ergonomic, single‐handed operation

With a weight of only 260 grams (9.2oz), 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.

1D and 2D barcode scanning

The built‐in bar code scanner rapidly reads 1‐D and 2‐D bar codes and it 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 that 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. It also comes with an extended battery version for an even longer battery cycle. It supports battery hot swapping for uninterrupted service.


Make the most of your Bluebird devices with a full line of tailored accessories.

Vehicle Charger
Vehicle Mounting Cradle
Trigger Handle
1 Slot Cradle
4 Slot Cradle

The Product in Detail

  • 6.1″ × 3.1″ × 0.7″ (156 × 78 × 17 mm)
  • 9.2 oz (260 g)
  • 1280 × 720 pixels
  • 5″ (127 mm)
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 with native damage resistance™ (NDR)
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1.2 GHz quad core
  • 2 GB RAM / 8 GB ROM (eMMC)
  • Expandable with MicroSD card
  • 2 SIM / 1 SAM card slots
  • WPAN: Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • WLAN: 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Satellite: A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Data capture
  • Scanning: 1D/2D imager
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP autofocus with flash
  • Front Camera: 1.3 MP fixed‐focus
  • NFC
  • Fingerprint reader (optional)
  • Standard: 3.8 V, 3,200 mAh
  • Extended: 3.8 V, 6,400 mAh