Zebra ET51 / ET56 Range Rugged Tablet devices

The ET51 and ET56 Indoor-outdoor Value model Rugged Tablet from Zebra.

  • Windows 10 or Andriod configurations
  • 8″ and 10″ screen size options
  • Rugged frame option increases 1M standard drop to 1.8M onto concrete
  • Wide Temperature range -20C to +50C
  • Huge range of peripherals and usable accessories
  • A variant to include an integrated Bar Code Scanner on the 8″ WiFi model
  • Value price point

Please find below sample configurations available to buy online. If you require a different configuration, please get in touch.

The ET-51 signifies WiFi Models and ET-56 denotes WWAN (4G) models.

power supplies are sold separately.


£820.00£1,485.00 Ex VAT

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ET51/ET56 Specifications

Dimensions         8.4 in. tablet: 9 in. W x 5.9 in. H x 0.5 in. D 228 mm W x 150 mm H x 12.7 mm D

10.1 in. tablet: 10.6 in. W x 7.1 in. H x 0.5 in. D 269 mm W x 181 mm H x 12.7 mm D

Weight (Battery Included)             ET51 8.4 in.: 1.12 lbs/514 g

ET56 8.4 in.: 1.15 lbs/527 g

ET51 10.1 in.: 1.60 lbs/745.5 g

Display  8.4 in./21.3 cm; 720 nits

10.1 in./25.7 cm; 540 nits

Supports up to 2560×1600, Corning Gorilla Glass; daylight viewable. Touch Panel Capacitive 10 point multi-touch

Keyboard Options            Virtual; Bluetooth®; USB-C

Expansion            Integrated connector to easily add accessories

Connectivity       Docking connector (charge and data), Rugged connector for use with rugged dock (charge and data), USB-C side port (data or charging)

Notification        LED flash; barcode decode;²; system and OS notification LED indicator; charge LED indicator

Audio     Stereo speakers and dual front-facing microphones

CPU       Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 660 octa-core 2.2 GHz

Operating System            ET51: Android 11; upgradeable to Android 14, ET56: Android 11; upgradeable to Android 14 Q3 2021

Windows 10 IoT Enterprise

Memory               4GB LPDDR4 SDRAM Discrete / 32GB MLC eMMC Flash; user accessible micro SDXC card slot (standard supports up to 2TB)

Operating Temp.              -4° F to 122° F/-20° C to 50° C         Storage Temp.   -4° F to 140 ° F/-20° C to 60° C

Drop Specification           Standard: 3.3 ft./1 m to concrete per MIL-STD-810G – With optional rugged frame: 5.9 ft./1.8 m to concrete per MIL-STD-810G

Sealing  IP65

Vibration             Random: 0.02²/Hz, 20Hz to 2khz 4g RMS 1 hour per axis

Humidity              5% to 95% non-condensing

Battery User Profile         Ample power for a full shift; continuous operation is enabled with the secondary optional battery

Battery  8.4 in.: 6440 mAhr, 3.8V, rechargeable Li-Polymer; user replaceable (24.4 Whr)

10.1 in.: 9660 mAhr, 3.85V rechargeable Li- Polymer; user replaceable (37.1 Whr) Optional hot swappable 3400mAh , 7.2V (24.4Whr) secondary battery (equivalent to 3.6V @ 6800mAh)

USB-C charging: Supports USB-PD (Power Delivery) charging on USB-C connector up to 18W (9V and 12V modes) via Zebra’s power supply (PWRWUA5V12W0) and cable (CBL-TC2XUSBC-01)


Scanning              Available through the expansion back accessory: SE4750 integrated advanced imager with hardware decoding

Rear Camera      Image capture: 13MP auto-focus camera with user controllable LED flash, illumination and aiming; photographs, video, signatures and documents

Front Camera     5MP 1080p full HD optimized for video collaboration and low lighting conditions

Video     1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080), frame rate = 30fps

WiFi (WLAN)       WLAN: 802.11 a/b/g/n/d/h/i/k/r/ac; IPv4; IPv6; dual band 2×2 MIMO for transmit and receive

Cellular (WWAN) (ET56 only)       Global LTE (data only)

Bluetooth (WPAN)           Bluetooth v5.0 / 2.1+EDR Class 2 (Bluetooth LE)

GPS (ET56 only) GNSS supports GPS, Galileo and Glonass with LTO technology for Assisted-GPS without sacrificing autonomous operation

NFC        P2P: ISO 18092; Reader/Writer: ISO 14443 –A-B, MIFARE, FeliCa®, ISO 15693, NFC Forum Tag Types 1 to 4; Card emulation: ISO 14443 –A-B-B’, MIFARE, FeliCa RF

Gyroscope           Maintains orientation based on principles of conservation of angular momentum

Motion Sensor   3-axis accelerometer that enables motion sensing applications for dynamic screen orientation and power management

Ambient Light Sensor      Automatically adjusts display brightness, display backlight

Subject to the terms of Zebra’s hardware warranty statement, the ET51/ET56 Enterprise Tablets are warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 1 (one) year from the date of shipment. For complete warranty statement, go to: https://www.zebra.com/warranty

Read the blog about What’s the Cheapest Windows Tablet with a Scanner.

Additional information


ET51, ET56

Screen Size

8.4", 10.1"


Android, Windows 10 Pro


4GB/64GB, 8GB/128GB, 4GB/32GB

Barcode Reader

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