• Business Tablet
  • Clive |
  • 18/10/2017.

The business Retail, Warehouse, shop, logistics tablet from Zebra - ET50 and ET55 a Review.If you are looking for a multi purpose Business, Retail, Warehouse, shop and logistics tablet then the Zebra ET50/ET55 Tablet might be juts what you are looking for. The Zebra ET50/ET55 Tablet is a flexible business enterprise rugged tablet you can customise for just about any job and any environment — from retail associates and warehouse workers inside the four walls to salespeople, delivery drivers and service technicians out in the field.

What we liked about the Zebra ET50 and ET55 Enterprise tablet

  • Rapid Data Capture
  • A choice of Windows 10 or Android 6.0 Operating System
  • Available with either a 10.1 & 8.3 Inch Display
  • High visibility even in bright sunlight
  • Works even if touch screen is wet
  • Can be used with or without gloves
  • Hot Swappable battery Pack
  • Reads 1D/2D barcodes in virtually any condition
  • Rugged - Withstands 6 ft. (1.8m) drop on to concrete
  • Impervious to dust and water - thanks to IP65 Sealing

What we didn’t like about the Zebra ET50 and ET55 Enterprise tablet

  • We couldn’t break it! (We tried)

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Best of both worlds

You can get the best of both worlds — consumer styling for your staff plus all the enterprise class features and options you need to meet business needs: enterprise durability, constant battery power, your choice of Android™ or Windows®, a rugged frame for extra durability in more demanding environments, two display sizes, GPS, NFC and fast Wi-Fi and cellular wireless connexions — 802.11 a/b/g/n (Windows) and 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i (Android) Wi-Fi with the ET50 and 4G LTE with the ET55.

Conclusion

Total score

9.5

If your looking for a rugged outdoor waterproof tablet that can operate in sub zero temperatures , or a versatile handheld scanner/tablet that can also enhance the customer experience in retail – you need look no further than the Zebra ET 50/55 range

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Data capture

When it comes to data capture, these tablets offer it all — two integrated cameras for image capture, bar code scanning and video calls; optional advanced scan engines and innovative Bluetooth scanners for comfortable intensive bar code capture; and three methods of data entry that work even if the screen is wet — an active stylus or a finger, with or without a glove.

See out Video Review on the The Zebra ET50 and ET55 here

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Standard Configuration

The Standard Configuration includes Google Mobile Services (GMS) and Android for Work (AFW). GMS provides integrated Google applications such as Gmail, Google Maps, and Google Play Store, while AFW offers enterprise features such as Mobile Application Management (MAM). The Professional Configuration ships without Google GMS and AFW, eliminating all service connections, thereby maintaining system privacy while retaining Zebra value-adds. Both configurations are built on Android Open Source (AOSP).

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Choose Android or Windows

Choose the operating system (OS) that is right for your technology strategy — Android or Windows. And every Android ET50/ET55 ships with Mobility Extensions (Mx), adding features that transform Android from a consumer to true enterprise-class OS, with enterprise-class security, device management, data capture capabilities and more.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Accessories

The ET50/ET55 Enterprise Tablets provide a comprehensive line of accessories that allow you to tailor data capture features, rugged specifications and power management for your workforce, while providing your IT team with all the accessories they need for easy backroom management and space.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Wi-Fi and 4G LTE support

Inside the four walls, the ET50’s 802.11a/b/g/n (Windows) and 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i (Android) support ensures compatibility with your existing WLAN. With 4G LTE support, the ET55 gives workers anywhere in the world a robust wireless connexion on the world’s fastest cellular data networks.

ET50 - WLAN CAPABILITY FOR INSIDE THE FOUR WALLS

With 802.11a/b/g/n (Windows) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i (Android) WLAN capability, the ET50 is engineered from the inside out to handle all day everyday business use.

ET55 - WAN CAPABILITY FOR OUTSIDE THE FOUR WALLS

With LTE capability, the ET55 is engineered from the inside out to handle all day everyday business use.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Rugged Tablets

So whether your workers use in the rain or snow or in a very dusty area, they’ll enjoy continuous reliable operation. IP65 sealing provides a dust-tight design that can handle a hose-down at full force. And while this tablet is built to handle a drop from 3.2 ft/1 m, you can nearly double the drop specification with our rugged frame.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Screen failure

Regardless if your workers drop it or spill a drink on it, they’ll enjoy continuous reliable operation. Corning Gorilla Glass with Native Damage Resistance allows the display to better survive the real-world events that commonly cause glass failure.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Dimensions

8.3-inch: 9 in. W x 5.9 in. H x 0.5 in.

10.1 inch: 10.6 in. W x 7.1 in. H x 0.5 in.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Display

8.3-inch: 21 cm

10.1-inch: 25.6 cm

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Operating System

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Windows 10; Android 6.0.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Sealing

IP65

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 WLAN

Windows – 802.11 a/b/g/n; dual band 2x2 MIMO for transmit and receive

Android – 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i; dual band 2x2 MIMO for transmit and receive

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Dimensions

8.3-inch: 9 in. W x 5.9 in. H x 0.5 in.

10.1 inch: 10.6 in. W x 7.1 in. H x 0.5 in.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Display

8.3-inch: 21 cm

10.1-inch: 25.6 cm

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Operating System

Windows 10; Android 6.0.1

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 WWAN

Global LTE with HSPA+; No. America: AT&T LTE with AT&T (HSPA+); 3G fallback; Verizon LTE with EVDO fallback

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Accessories

Convenient belt holsters, protective covers, reliable power supplies, durable USB cords and extended batteries.

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Specifications

10.1 & 8.3 Inch Display

Wins 10 or Android 6.0 Operating System

4GB Ram / 64 GB Flash (Windows)

2GB Ram / 32 GB Flash (Android)

Intel Quad Processor

Micro SDXC Card Slot supports 2TB

8MP Rear Camera 2MP Front Camera

High visibility even in bright sunlight

Works even if touch screen is wet

Can be used with or without a glove

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3with Native Damage Resistance

Expansion back battery

Operations Case - Breakaway shoulder strap / D-Clips / Belt holster / Across the body strap

Protective screen

Rugged frame

Expansion pack scanner

Hand strap - Hand strap for one-hand usage

STANDARD INTERNAL BATTERY Up to 9Hours

OPTIONAL EXPANSION PACK HOT SWAPPABLE BATTERY – 24Hours

4-Slot Battery Charger

Single-slot Docking Solution

Rugged Charge Connector with sealed I/O connector

Share Cradle System

Read 1D/2D barcodes in virtually any condition / Capture faster and farther

Get the job done with a stylus and tether

Capture legible signatures + Annotate photos ande-documents + Create sketches

Standard - Withstands 3.2 ft. (1m) drop on to concrete

Rugged - Withstands 6.4 ft. (2m) drop on to concrete

Impervious to dust and a hose-down, thanks to IP65 Sealing

Handles vibrations from vehicles such as warehouse forklifts and delivery trucks

STANDARD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance

WITH PROTECTIVE SCREEN Reduces wear and tear that impedes work

Attach it to a vehicle or forklift

The Zebra ET50 and ET55 Retail

Improve Customer Service By Creating the Full-Service Associate Hand strap for one-hand usage

1D/2D advanced scan engine

Kiosk mount with Pro Clip Cradle

See Increased Sales With Line Busting and Mobile POS

1D/2D advanced scan engine

Kiosk mount with Pro Clip Cradle CS4070mPOS

Empower Associates to Work Uninterrupted

4-Slot Battery Charger Perpetual power with hot swappable battery

Screen protector

Rugged frame

Improve Workforce Utilization to Lower Labour Costs

1D/2D advanced scan engine RS507 ringscanner

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