BHT-1600(End of Sale)

Last order date : 31st of Dec. 2022
End of sales : 30th of Jun. 2023

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Android™ 6.0 expands the scope of use

‒ The wireless WAN model achieves high-speed communication by 4G LTE ※1.
‒ The GPS function achieves real-time operation management.
‒ Non-GMS※2 restricts available applications to those required for work.
‒ Field work can be supported by phone, SMS, and camera.

Equipped with user-friendly functions

Easy scanning by touching the screen

The software trigger keys can be arranged on the screen at easy-to-tap positions. This ensures operability with work gloves on.

Reliable data backup

The built-in backup battery retains the working data when replacing batteries. This feature facilitates battery replacement during work.

Enhanced security

The IC card authentication function achieves high levels of security.

Strong body and display

IP67 compliant (resistant to dust and water droplets)

Reliable design for use in severe environments

Resistant to drop impact

The protector model withstands drops from an elevation of up to 1.8 m.

Tough screen

The display endures a steel ball impact test.
The display made from Dragontrail*3 is highly resistant to scratches.

Extensive support Software

- An SDK is available to support JAVA, C#, and HTML5.Sample applications are also included in the package.
‒ The application launcher blocks applications not required for work.
‒ The terminal management software(※4) supports the user from setup to operation.

Available in two models

Basic model

Designed for use in worksites (e.g., stores) that require exclusive, slim and tough terminals

Protector model

Designed for use in worksites (e.g., outdoors) that require robust terminals. The hand belt helps the terminal fit in the palm.

  1. 1.Only for BHT-1600QWB-A6-S/BHT-1600QWB-A6-RS.
  2. 2.GMS (Google Mobile Service) restricts the use of Google applications and services.
  3. 3.Dragontrail® and its logo are registered trademarks of Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
  4. 4.The software is available for a fee.
  5. *Sales availability varies by country and region. Please contact us for more information.
Model Wireless LAN model Wireless LAN +
protector model
Wireless LAN +
wireless WAN model
Wireless LAN +
wireless WAN +
protector model
OS Android 6.0
CPU Cortex A53 Quad-core 1.3 GHz
Memory RAM 2.0 GB(0.8 GB for user area)
Flash ROM 16 GB(10 GB for user area)
Display Number of Dots(1) 4.7 inch HD(720x1280 pixels)
Display system Liquid crystal dot matrix display(color)
Back light White LED
Scanner Read system Area sensor
2D codes DataMatrix, MaxiCode, MicroPDF417, PDF417, QR code, Micro QR code
1D codes EAN-13/8 (JAN-13/8), UPC-A/E, Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF), Standard 2 of 5 (STF), Codabar (NW-7),CODE39, CODE93, CODE128, Composite CC-A/B, Composite CC-C, GS1-128 (EAN-128),GS1 DataBar-14 (RSS-14), GS1 DataBar Limited (RSS Limited),GS1 DataBar Expanded (RSS Expanded)
2D code 0.167 mm
1D code 0.125 mm
Scanning reference position 120 mm
Maker Cross guide marker
Scan Confirmation Green LED, speaker, vibrator
Keypad Number of keys Power key, 2 trigger keys, volume up key, volume down key
Touch screen Dragontrail glass, AF coating
Network Wireless
IEEE802.11a/b/g/n compliant
Frequency band IEEE802.11a/n: 5.2 GHz, 5.3 GHz, 5.6 GHz, 5.8 GHz band, IEEE802.11b/g/n: 2.4 GHz band
IEEE802.11a: indoors = approx. 50 m, IEEE802.11b/g/n: indoors = approx. 75 m, outdoors = approx. 200 m
IEEE802.11b: 11/5.5/2/1Mbps, IEEE802.11a/g: 54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6Mbps,
IEEE802.11n: 65/58.5/52/39/26/19.5/13/6.5Mbps
Access method Infrastructure mode
Security WEP

Bluetooth Ver.4.1+BLE compliant (Compatible Profi le) GAP, SDAP, HSP, SPP, GOEP, OPP, HFP (AG1.5),PAN, A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, HID, PBAP

Card slot micro SDHC/SDXC×1, micro SIM×2, micro SAM×1
Main battery Lithium-ion battery (2960 mAh)
Operating time(4)(5) 24 hours 12 hours
Additional functions NFC: ISO1443A&B, ISO15693 (Felica), GPS: A-GPS/GLONASS
Operating temperature(6) -20 to 50°C
Protection rating IP67
Drop resistance(7) 1.2 m × 36 times 1.2 m × 36 times, 1.8 m 1.2 m × 36 times 1.2 m × 36 times, 1.8 m
Weight (incl. battery) Approx. 260 g Approx. 320 g Approx. 260 g Approx. 320 g
  1. 1.Although the effective number of picture elements is more than 99.99% thanks to high-precision technologies used to manufacture LCDs, allow the possibility of some elements, less than 0.01%, that are missing or permanently turned on.
  2. 2.IEEE 802.11a: 5.2 GHz (W52) and 5.3 GHz (W53) are for indoor use only.
  3. 3.The communication distance and transmission speed shown are reference values, and may vary depending on the actual environmental conditions.
  4. 4.The described operating time is a reference figure under regular temperatures and may very depending on usage conditions.
  5. 5.Scanning: wireless communication: screen update: standby = 1:1:1:20. The vibrator and buzzer are disabled. The power save mode is ON (FastPSP). The wireless function is always enabled, and all other functions are disabled.
  6. 6.Zero to 35℃ when batteries are being recharged.
  7. 7.Result obtained in a test under regular temperature is shown and not meant as a guarantee.




  Model Feature Charging time Power supply
- CH-1631 Main unit charger - -
- CH-1654 4 serial unit rechargers
To be released
- -
- CH-1604 4 serial battery rechargers - -

Case and others

  Type Model Feature
- Waist case  WHBHT-1600 -
- Stylus pen PNBHT-1600(1) -
- Hand-belt HBBHT-1600 -
  1. 1. For use with a protector use model.


  • ・Main unit
  • ・Lithium-ion battery (BT-160LA)
  • ・Hand strap
  • ・AC adapter
  • ・Micro USB cable
  • ・Direct charging cable (CBBHT-US 1600/C 16-4A)
  • ・Guidelines for operation
  • ・Instruction manual

※Batteries and eneloop® are not supplied with this product.

Development tools

Software Development Kit for Android (SDK) dedicated for the BHT-1600 series

Preinstalled software

Code reading software (with a keyboard interface)
Reader Config
Software trigger key
Software Trigger
Application Launcher
HTML5-capable custom browser
Android Browser for BHT-1600
File explorer
File Manager
Device configuration tool
MDS Client for Android(1)
Device management software
MobiControl Installer from SOTI(2)
OCR scanning software
OCR reader(2)
QR Code/SQRC scanning app
QRcode reader Q installer(2)
  1. 1. Server (PC) side tool [MDS Android]
  2. 2. Software available with payment of a fee. A license fee is separately charged for its use.
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