Zebra TC26 Unboxing with Dave Pickburn #StreamTeam | Rugged Android device for transport & logistics
Dave Pickburn tries out the newest rugged Android device from Zebra Technologies.
Hi! It’s Dave Pickburn from StreamTech.
I just received in the post today a parcel from Zebra with the new TC26 device inside, I hope, which is the replacement for the TC25 device.
The TC26 is out of its box. It’s a ruggedised device suitable for vehicle drivers. There’s space for a sim card in there, you can lock the device down as well. It’s got a removable battery. You can buy bigger batteries, but for drivers where it’s on a cradle in the cab and they’ve got a charger then it’s absolutely fine with a standard battery. The battery just pushes in at the back.
The TC26 a little bit bigger than a regular smartphone, but not a lot. It’s a little bit deeper, it’s got raised edges and protection around the corners and so on because it’s a ruggedised device. It’s an ideal phone for your drivers: really easy for them to use, and it’s got all the features you need
It’s a standard Android phone underneath the covers. It also has a standard USB socket, so you can just charge it on any regular charger, and you can get cradles to charge them with as well.
So I’m going to pause for a second there and just initialise the phone
So I’ve set the TC26 up. That’s pretty straightforward, it’s a straightforward Android phone.
I’ve installed the Stream app onto there. The TC26 has got a better scanner in it (than the TC25).
So that’s it: the Zebra TC26, an Android device. It’s got the built-in barcode scanner, it works really well
Stream partners with Zebra Technologies to bring you durable Android devices.
Zebra devices are built to withstand the toughest environments, with ruggedisation features like waterproofing, drop- and tumble-proofing and a shatter- and scratch-proof Gorilla Glass display screen.
Replaceable battery packs give up to 14 hours life, and devices also come with an optional five- or three- year no-quibble replacement warranty.
Zebra also gives you the best in enterprise-grade devices, with superior barcode scanners, excellent wireless connectivity and processing power, and the usability of the Android operating system.