TC52x Mobile Computer

The Ultimate Rugged Mobile Computer With an Advanced Platform for Inside the Four Walls

The rugged TC52x mobile computer – builds on the best-selling TC52 WLAN mobile computer and delivers the ultimate in rugged design, performance, and ease of use — the Wi-Fi only TC52x with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) capabilities.

Physical Characteristics

DimensionsTC52x/TC52ax/TC57x with SE4720:
6.10 in. L x 2.9 in. W x 0.73 in. H
155 mm L x 75.5 mm W x 18.6 mm H
TC52ax with SE55:
6.26 in. L x 2.9 in. W x 0.73 in. H
159 mm L x 75.5 mm W x 18.6 mm H
Weight (with battery)TC52x/TC57x: 8.8 oz./249 g
TC5ax: (SE4720) 9.2 oz. /260 g
TC5ax: (SE55) 9.4 oz./266 g
Display5.0 in. Full High Definition (1920 x 1080); LED backlight, optically bonded to touch panel
Imager WindowCorning® Gorilla® Glass
TouchpanelDual mode capacitive touch with stylus, bare or gloved fingertip input (stylus sold separately); Corning Gorilla Glass; water droplet rejection; fingerprint resistant anti-smudge coating
PowerRechargeable Li-Ion, PowerPrecision+; > 15.48 Watt hours; > 4150 mAh, improved battery metrics for better battery management; fast charging (up to 2.4 A); Warm Swap battery mode up to two minutes (120 seconds); BLE battery optional
Expansion SlotAccessible MicroSD supports up to 256 GB SDXC
SIMTC57x only: 1 nano SIM; 1 eSIM
Network ConnectionsTC52x/TC52ax/TC57x: WLAN, WPAN (Bluetooth), USB 2.0, High Speed (Host and Client)
TC57x only: WWAN
NotificationsAudible tone; multi-color LEDs; haptic feedback
KeypadOn-screen keypad and enterprise keyboard
Voice and AudioThree microphones with noise cancellation; vibrate alert; front facing speaker; Bluetooth wireless headset support; high quality speaker phone; PTT headset support; cellular circuit switch voice; HD voice; Super-wideband (SWB) and Fullband (FB) audio; 3.5mm audio jack
ButtonsFour programmable buttons: dual dedicated scan buttons, dedicated push-to-talk button and volume up/down buttons

Performance Characteristics

Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 660 octa-core, 2.45 GHz
Operating SystemTC52x: Upgradeable to Android 14
TC57x: Upgradeable to Android 14
TC52ax: Upgradeable to Android 14
MemoryTC52x/TC57x: 4GB RAM/32GB UFS Flash
TC52ax: 4GB RAM/64GB UFS Flash
SecurityFIPS 140-2 Validated (ISO 19790) and Common Criteria certified (ISO 15408); FIPS 140-2 cryptography can be enabled on select configurations through a custom SKU request; Supports Secure Boot and Verified Boot.

General Certifications

TAA compliant; ARCore Google certification sustained; Android Enterprise Recommended

User Environment

Operating Temp.-4°F to 122°F/-20°C to 50°C
Storage Temp.-40°F to 158°F/-40°C to 70°C
Humidity5% to 95% non-condensing
Drop SpecificationsMultiple 6 ft./1.8 m drops to concrete with the rugged boot accessory per Mil STD 810 G; multiple 4 ft./1.2 m drops to tile over concrete -10°C to 50°C/14°F to 122°F
Tumble Specification500 1.6 ft./0.5 m tumbles, meets or exceeds IEC tumble specification
SealingIP68 and IP65 with battery per applicable IEC sealing specifications
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)+/- 15 kV air discharge; +/- 8 kV direct discharge; +/- 8 kV indirect discharge

Interactive Sensor Technology (IST)

Light SensorAutomatically adjusts display backlight brightness
MagnetometereCompass automatically detects direction and orientation
Motion Sensor3-axis Accelerometer with MEMS Gyro
Pressure SensorAutomatically detects altitude information for locating (TC57x only)
Proximity SensorAutomatically detects when the user places the handset against head during a phone call to disable display output and touch input

Data Capture

ScanningAll models: SE4720 1D/2D Scan Engine
TC52ax only: SE55 Advanced Range 1D/2D Scan Engine with IntelliFocus
CameraAll models: Front — 5 MP; TC52x/TC57x Rear — 13 MP autofocus; flash LED generates balanced white light; supports Torch mode; TC52ax Rear — 13 MP Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF); flash LED generates balanced white light; Torch mode
NFCISO 14443 Type A and B; FeliCa and ISO 15693 cards; P2P mode (up to A10 only) and Card Emulation via Host; Card Emulation via UICC (WWAN terminals only)

Wireless WAN, Data and VoiceCommunications (TC57x Only)

Radio Frequency BandSupports VoLTEs, Carrier Aggregation up to 3DL
AT&T FirstNet Ready certification
Verizon PNTM certification
LTE FDD: 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/AWS/2100/2600 (28,13,14,12,17/19,20/5,26/8/3/2,25/4,66/1/7);
LTE TDD: 1900/2300/2500 (39/40/41,38);
UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+: 850/900/AWS/1900/2100 (5/8/4/2/1);
GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900
GPSTC57x only: Autonomous, Concurrent GPS; GLONASS; Gallileo; BeiDou and A-GPS; supports IZAT™ XTRA
MultimediaWi-Fi Multimedia™ (WMM) and WMM-PS; TSPEC

Wireless LAN

RadioIEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i/r/k/v/w/mc/ax4; 2×2 MU-MIMO; Wi-Fi™ certified; Dual Band Simultaneous; IPv4, IPv6
Data Rates5GHz: 802.11a/n/ac/ax4 — 20MHz, 40MHz, 80MHz – up to 1201 Mbps; 2.4GHz: 802.11b/g/n/ax4 — 20MHz up to 286.8 Mbps
Operating ChannelsChannel 1-13 (2412-2472 MHz): 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13
Channel 36-165 (5180-5825 MHz): 36,40,44,48,52 56,60,64,100,104,108,112,116,120,124,128,132,136,
Channel Bandwidth: 20, 40, 80 MHz
Actual operating channels/ frequencies and bandwidths depend on regulatory rules and certification agency.
Security and EncryptionWEP (40 or 104 bit); WPA/WPA2 Personal (TKIP, and AES); WPA3 Personal (SAE); WPA/WPA2 Enterprise (TKIP and AES); WPA3 Enterprise (AES) — EAP-TTLS (PAP, MSCHAP, MSCHAPv2); EAP-TLS, PEAPv0-MSCHAPv2, PEAPv1-EAP-GTC, LEAP and EAP-PWD; WPA3 Enterprise 192-bit mode (GCMP-256) — EAP-TLS; Enhanced Open (OWE)
CertificationsWi-Fi Alliance Certifications:
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n; Wi-Fi CERTIFIED ac; Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 (TC52ax only); Wi-Fi Enhanced Open; WPA2-Personal; WPA2-Enterprise; WPA3-Personal; WPA3-Enterprise (includes 192-bit mode); Protected Management Frames; Wi-Fi Agile Multiband; WMM; WMM-Power Save; WMM-Admission Control; Voice-Enterprise; Wi-Fi Direct
Fast RoamPMKID caching; Cisco CCKM; 802.11r (OTA); OKC

Wireless PAN

BluetoothClass 2, Bluetooth v5.0 (TC52x/TC57x) and Bluetooth v5.1 (TC52ax); Bluetooth Low Energy

Environmental Compliance

RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU; Amendment 2015/863; REACH SVHC 1907/2006
For a complete list of product and materials compliance, please visit


Subject to the terms of Zebra’s hardware warranty statement, the TC52x/TC52ax/57x Series is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 1 (one) year from the date of shipment. For complete warranty statement, please visit:

Recommended Services

Zebra OneCareTM Essential and Select support services; Zebra Visibility Services — VisibilityIQTM Foresight


1. Requires Android 11.
2. Distance dependent on symbology type and size.
3. Based on typical user profiles.
4. 802.11ax is only offered in the TC52ax.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
For details related to Common Criteria support