Zebra Technologies, an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today unveiled the next generation of enterprise-class handheld mobile touch computers designed to help retail, manufacturing and transportation and logistics companies empower their front-line workers to deliver a superior level of customer service and satisfaction. These new models add to Zebra’s industry-leading portfolio of Android-based, enterprise-class mobility solutions available to customers and to Zebra’s PartnerConnect community.

Zebra’s newest Android-based TC52/TC57 and TC72/TC77 rugged mobile computers offer a unique blend of award-winning industrial design features combined with an enhanced Mobility DNA (M-DNA) suite of productivity, administration, end-user applications and developer tools. The new TC5x and TC7x touch computers offer four new enhancements to the M-DNA suite designed to drive improved workforce productivity, security and connectivity.

Key takeaways

  • Built upon Zebra’s award-winning current TC5x and TC7x touch computer series, the new TC52/TC57 and TC72/TC77 mobile computers are among the most advanced, rugged enterprise-class devices, engineered to increase staff productivity and optimize operations across retail, manufacturing and transportation and logistics environments.
  • Both new mobile computing solutions share an advanced Android-based platform featuring the latest Qualcomm chipset which supports an extensible platform for application development and provides customers with a predicable roadmap to significantly lower TCO.
  • Zebra’s enhanced M-DNA is the industry’s top mature and extensive suite of enterprise mobility software and tools that help manage security updates, improve network access and increase staff collaboration and workforce productivity.

Zebra also announced today its participation in Google’s recently launched Android Enterprise Recommended (AER) program as part of its continued commitment and leadership to Android. Google’s AER program independently validates enterprise-class mobile computing solutions against an elevated set of standards which help businesses select from a curated list of verified vendors