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Mobile Computer vs. Smartphone Comparison


Mobile computers are similar in many ways to your standard smartphone. They have the same form factor as a smartphone, and many run Android OS, some with Windows Mobile OS. They are compatible with Bluetooth, WiFi, and can be used on a data plan like a smartphone, but mobile computers have many extra features beyond those of a normal smartphone that help out with a variety of businesses.

Built in Barcode Scanner
  • 1D and 2D options
  • Useful for managing inventory, can scan directly into a software application
  • Product number lookups, scan the barcode of a product into your product database and look up product information instantly
  • Excellent for shipping and receiving, scan the shipping code and look up everything you need about your shipment
Designed to be Rugged
  • Built for harsh environments
  • Survive multiple drops to concrete (from 4 to 6 feet)
  • The majority are waterproof, can be completely submerged in water and still work
  • Dust proof, so they can be used in dirty environments and they will keep working
  • Able to withstand cold environments, working in up to -4 degrees
Accessories and Extra Features
  • Built in apps that can limit employees use of distracting apps or websites
  • Extra-long battery life
  • Removable and swappable batteries for extra battery life
  • Hand straps, vehicle mounts, multi-unit chargers available

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