Opticon Announces H21 Windows Mobile Smartphone with Barcode Scanning

Posted January 27, 2010

Opticon H21The Opticon Mobility Group announced today that they will begin offering The H21 Windows Mobile Smartphone to in the US, Canada and Mexico.

Don Davis, the Group Director said, “This new device fills a gap in the market for a ruggedized device with a street price under $900. You really have to hold the H21 in your hand to appreciate the elegance of it and the functionality we give you at this price point.”

The Opticon H21 is a ruggedized Windows Mobile 6.5 Smartphone with 3.5G network speed along with Assisted GPS, 1D and 2D barcode scanning, a 3.5 mega pixel camera and a full QWERTY keypad. It comes pre-loaded with AirWatch hosted device management and carries a two year manufacturer’s warranty. Service plans for no-fault Hotswap and Opticon Total Care (guaranteed turn-around time on repair) can be purchased beyond the standard warranty.

Convergence for Mobile Business
The H21B delivers the convergence of a Windows Mobile™ based smartphone, Opticon’s latest CMOS technology (1D, 2D Barcodes & Images), and color 3.2 megapixel camera to allow for the seamless integration of barcode based data-capture into your mobile business.

Extending the Desktop beyond the Desk
Microsoft Windows Mobile™ 6.5 drives the H21B and this mobile extension of the familiar desktop environment allows your mobile workers to be productive almost instantly. Your workforce will have on-demand access to well known applications as well as extensions of custom enterprise applications regardless of physical location.

Ease of Use on Demand
The QWERTY keyboard provides fast and easy text input. The 2.8-inch, color touch-screen LCD includes the ability to instantly rotate the screen layout when your applications require increased screen space.

Network Access Regardless of Location
With GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WiFi (802.11b/g) and Bluetooth™ support onboard, your workforce can easily connect to voice/data networks and peripheral devices for real-time remote data-capture, email and office productivity on the go, and other business applications that require network connectivity while away from the office.

AGPS plus Larger Memory as Standard
In addition to the broad array of standard communication features, the H21B also provides integrated AGPS capability. When combined with the default Flash memory configuration of 256MB, and user accessible microSD expansion options for high-volume data storage, there is a wide range of applications for which the H21B is the right choice.

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