Zebra ET51 Windows Tablet

Zebra ET51 Windows Tablet Rugged Yet Lightweight and Thin for Use Indoors

The Zebra ET51 Windows Tablet is an exemplary tool for on-site or in-field operations within Wi-Fi coverage areas, embodying the perfect balance of sleek design and rugged durability. Engineered for the modern workforce, this tablet’s svelte profile and lightweight build do not compromise its strength, ensuring it can withstand the rigors of daily use in various environments.

Available in two display sizes, 8 inches and 10 inches, the ET51 caters to diverse user preferences while guaranteeing visibility even in bright daylight, thanks to its daylight-viewable screens. This feature is particularly beneficial for workers who operate outdoors or in brightly lit indoor spaces, enabling them to interact with the device seamlessly without straining their eyes.

One of the standout features of the ET51 is its fanless design, which not only contributes to its efficient operation by minimizing power consumption but also ensures quiet performance. This aspect is crucial in settings where noise reduction is paramount, such as in hospitals or quiet zones within corporate environments.

Furthermore, the tablet’s versatility is enhanced by the option to integrate a barcode reader via an expansion back accessory. This addition transforms the ET51 into a powerful tool for inventory management, asset tracking, and various other applications that require reliable barcode scanning capabilities.

In summary, the Zebra ET51 Windows Tablet is a versatile, efficient, and rugged device designed for the demands of modern business, offering flexibility, durability, and performance in a compact, user-friendly package.

Physical Characteristics


Dimensions8.4 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
Weight8.4 in.: 1.26 lbs./570 g; 10.1 in.: 1.69 lbs./765 g
Display8.4 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 PanelCapacitive 10 point multi-touch
Keyboard OptionsVirtual; Bluetooth®; USB
ExpansionIntegrated connector to easily add accessories
ConnectivityDocking connector (charge and data)
Rugged connector for use with rugged doc (charge and data)
USB-C port (data or charging)
NotificationLED flash; barcode decode;** camera LED indicator
AudioStereo speakers and dual front-facing microphones


Performance Characteristics


CPUIntel Atom A3940 quad core 1.6 GHz (Turbo Frequency = 2.0 GHz) Frequency supports 64 bit OS
Operating SystemWindows 10 IoT Enterprise
Memory4GB LPDDR4 RAM; 64GB eMMC Flash; User accessible micro SDXC card slot (standard
supports up to 2TB)


User Environment


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 SpecificationStandard: 3.28 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
VibrationRandom: 0.02²/Hz, 20Hz to 2khz 4g RMS 1 hour per axis
Humidity5% to 95% non-condensing




Battery User ProfileAmple power for a full shift; continuous operation is enabled with the secondary optional battery
Battery8.4 in.: 3300 mAh 7.6V rechargeable Li-Ion; user replaceable (25 Whr)
10.1 in.: 4950 mAh 7.7V rechargeable Li-Ion; user replaceable (38 Whr)
Optional hot swappable 7.2V @ 3400mAh (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 (CBLTC2XUSBC-01)


Data Capture


ScanningAvailable through the expansion back accessory: SE4750 or SE4710 integrated advanced imagers with hardware decoding
Rear CameraImage capture: 8MP auto-focus camera with user controllable LED flash, illumination and aiming; photographs, video, signatures and documents
Front Camera2MP 1080p full HD optimized for video collaboration and low lighting conditions
Video1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080), Frame rate = 30fps

Wireless Communications


WiFi (WLAN)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/r/k/v; dual band 2×2 MIMO for transmit and receive
Cellular (WWAN) (ET56 only)Global LTE
North America: AT&T LTE
Verizon LTE
Bluetooth (WPAN)Class 1, Bluetooth v4.2 (Bluetooth LE)
GPSGNSS supports GPS, Galileo and Glonass with LTO technology for Assisted-GPS without sacrificing autonomous operation
NFCP2P: 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




Maintains orientation based on principles of conservation of angular momentum
Motion Sensor3-axis accelerometer that enables motion sensing applications for dynamic screen orientation and power management
Ambient Light SensorAutomatically adjusts display brightness, keypad and display backlight
Electronic CompassIndependent — does not depend on GNSS


Peripherals and Accessories


Accessories include: ShareCradles (4-slot); docking stations; vehicle mount cradle (third party); single slot charge cradle; 4-slot optional battery charger; rugged frames; expansion back to easily add accessories (scanner/hand strap and optional battery bay or hand strap); passive stylus; holster; shoulder strap; charging cables and more




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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:


Recommended Services


Zebra OneCare Select and Essential Support Services
www.zebra.com/zebraonecare ) maximize the availability and productivity of your devices. Features include 24/7 technical support, device diagnostics, comprehensive coverage, advance replacement and software updates. Optional Visibility Services are available.




*The integrated 8MP color camera does not offer PRZM, Zebra’s advanced scanning algorithms or Intelligent Document Capture. Those options are only available on Zebra scanners that are integrated via the expansion pack and Zebra’s Bluetooth scanners, such as the RS6000 ring scanner, the CS4070 pocketable companion scanner and Bluetooth handheld scanners.
**Decode available when equipped with optional barcode scanner back.