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Zebra TC21 Mobile Computer

Introducing the Zebra TC21: Your Affordable, High-Performance Touch Computer for Business Inside the Four Walls

Zebra TC21 - The Zebra TC21 redefines cost-effective mobile computing for businesses of all sizes operating within the four walls. With the same Qualcomm SD660 chipset found in Zebra's 'ultimate series' devices, device support and management have never been simpler. Now, enjoy more power and versatility with a faster 2.2 GHz processor option that maximizes application performance. New accessories, including a boot and workstation cradle, increase durability (5ft drop resistance) and expand your range of use cases, creating a more robust mobile-driven workstation. Benefit from Android 11, featuring built-in support for future Android releases, ensuring your investment stays future-proof. Enjoy integrated solutions, preloaded and pre-licensed at no additional cost, enhancing your device's functionality. To access the full suite of Mobility DNA offerings for the TC21, consider the Mobility DNA Enterprise license. Communicate effortlessly with the optional PTT Express Mobility DNA software application, enabling instant walkie-talkie style calls within the four walls. Extensive Accessory Ecosystem: Explore a comprehensive array of business-class accessories, including a removable/rechargeable standard battery for up to 10 hours of power, or an extended battery for 14 hours of uninterrupted operation. The Zebra TC21 is the ideal solution for businesses that demand high-performance, cost-effective touch computing inside their facilities. Upgrade your operations with a device that offers more features, power, and future-proofing, while enjoying the benefits of Zebra's integrated Mobility DNA solutions and a robust accessory ecosystem.
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Zebra TC21 Mobile Computer Model Overview
Zebra’s TC21 is the ultimate cost-effective touch computer built for small and big business for inside the four walls. The TC21 uses the same Qualcomm SD660 chipset as Zebra’s ‘ultimate series’ devices, simplifying device support and management.

Key Features
  • Now with more features, more power, and more versatility: a faster processor option (2.2 GHz) to maximize application performance. New accessories (boot and workstation cradle) increase durability (5ft drop) and expand use cases (mobile-driven workstation).
  • Android 11 with built-in support for future Android releases provides superior future-proofing
  • Mobility DNA Professional integrated solutions are preloaded and pre-licensed, provided at no cost. To take advantage of the complete Mobility DNA offerings for the TC21/TC26, a Mobility DNA Enterprise license is required. Plus new software options and Mobility DNA tools to increase workflow efficiency and deliver more value from the investment.
  • Optional Push-to-Talk (PTT) Express Mobility DNA software application for instant PTT walkie-talkie style calls inside the four walls
  • Extensive business-class accessory ecosystem including a removable/rechargeable standard battery for up to 10 hours of power or an extended battery for 14 hours of power

The ultimate cost-effective touch computer built for small and big business
If you’re considering purchasing low-cost mobile devices for your workers, step up to the TC21/TC26DK data only Touch Computers
— without stepping up in price. All the right business features help your workers capture and access the data they need to act faster and more efficiently. The right rugged design delivers reliable operation, day in and day out. The right business class accessories makes the TC21/TC26DK easier to use and easier to manage. With multiple configurations at different price points, you pay only for the features your workers need, including connectivity — the WiFi-only TC21 for workers inside the four walls or the WiFi/cellular TC26DK for workers out in the field. Powerful complimentary Mobility DNA tools are pre-loaded and ready to use, making it easier to stage, secure and troubleshoot devices; capture and send data to your applications right out of the box; restrict access to features and applications; and more. And the Mobility DNA Enterprise License delivers premium capabilities and unlocks a powerful data toolkit that takes workforce productivity and device management simplicity to a new level.

Lightweight Right-Sized Small Design
Lightweight, easy to carry and easy to operate with one hand.

First Device in Its Class to Offer Android 10
Familiarity with Android virtually eliminates training, while Android 10 with built-in support for a future Android release provides superior future-proofing — the devices you buy today will run future OS generations.

Large 5-Inch High Definition Advanced Touchscreen
Get plenty of space to display and interact with your applications. And the touchscreen is easy to view indoors and outside in bright sunlight.

Built for Business
Waterproof, dustproof, drops to concrete, snow, rain, heat, freezing cold — the TC21/TC26DK can handle it all. And two of the most vulnerable device components are fortified with the Gorilla Glass — the display and the scanner exit window.

All the Wireless Connections You Could Ever Need
When it comes to wireless, the class-leading TC21/TC26DK offers it all — WiFi, cellular data, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC.

Zebra’s Most Powerful ‘Ultimate Series’ Platform 
Simultaneously run the most demanding applications of today and tomorrow. And the TC21/TC26DK is a natural fit for businesses that utilize Zebra’s other mobile devices.

Capture it all With a High Resolution 13 MP Rear Camera
From proof of delivery to a damaged package, completed repair, occasional barcode capture and more, do it all with the integrated autofocus color camera.

The Right Service Plan for the Right Price
Constant peak performance and device uptime. That’s the upside of protecting your investment with Zebra OneCare™ SV. Reduce device vulnerabilities, eliminate unexpected disruptions and unbudgeted repair expenses. You can also optimize and customize your service with additional, flexible for-fee modules that provide expedited repair shipping, battery maintenance, device commissioning and cloud-based device visibility.

LifeGuard — A Lifetime Security Guard for Android
LifeGuard for Android provides the security patches and updates you need to keep your TC21/TC26DK devices secure every day they are in service. Included with your warranty and with all Zebra OneCare Support Service agreements.

Extensive Business-Class Accessory Family
Easily and cost-effectively manage any size device pool in any environment with single and multi-slot chargers and cradles, vehicle holders, wearable and carrying solutions and more.

Choose the Right Scanning Option for Your Applications
For scan-intensive 1D/2D applications, choose the SE4710 for faster- than-ever barcode capture. For light to moderate 1D/2D scanning requirements, choose the SE4100. And if you just need every-now- and-then barcode capture, the high resolution 13 MP camera in the base model can do the job.

A Removable Single or Multi-Shift Battery
Get 10 hours of power with the standard battery, or choose the extended battery for 14 hours of power — ideal for long or double shifts. And since the battery is removable, you never need to take the device out of service for charging.

Create A Complete Hands-Free Wearable Solution in the Warehouse
The optional wrist-mount accessory provides the comfort and productivity boost of hands-free operation. And your workers can just tap to pair with Zebra’s RS5100 Bluetooth ring scanner and Zebra mobile printers.

Add a 5 MP Front Camera for Video Calls
Enable technicians in the field to collaborate with experts to increase first-time-to-fix rates, simplify on-the-job training and more.

Add Powerful Enterprise Features to Standard Android with Mobility Extensions (Mx)
Choose from over a hundred features to improve the security, data capture support, wireless connectivity and device manageability of the standard Android operating system. You’re in charge — you
decide what and when to activate. And features can be automatically configured via your Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM).

Stage Your Devices for Use in Seconds with StageNow
Easily stage a handful or thousands of Android devices with a quick scan of a barcode or tap on an NFC tag.

Enterprise Home Screen
Easily control the applications and device features your workers can access. And you can create different configurations for different teams, such as sales and marketing — no developer required.

It’s a Snap to Enter Barcodes Into Your Apps — Right Out of the Box
Send barcodes captured with the scanner right into your existing apps with Zebra’s DataWedge — no programming or modification of your existing apps required. The result? A big time-savings — without any cost.

Take Advantage of all TC21/TC26DK Data Capture Features with EMDK
The Zebra Enterprise Mobility Development ToolKit (EMDK) has everything you need to fully utilize data captured by any TC21/ TC26DK feature in your applications.

Improve Device Uptime with Device Diagnostics
Eliminate the high cost of needlessly sending devices that don’t need repair to the Zebra Repair Center with Device Diagnostics. This simple to use tool allows administrators and end users alike to test the main systems on Zebra mobile computers with a simple press of a button to reveal whether the device can be fixed on site — or must be sent out for repair.

Optional Mobility DNA Enterprise License
Unlock powerful WLAN data tools to maximize the functionality and value of your TC21/TC26DK devices, including a suite of innovative data solutions which takes device management, device security and data entry to a new level of simplicity.