MC9500-K Mobile Computer


The MC9500-K raises the bar for premier rugged mobile computing, incorporating breakthrough ergonomic design and features to support the most demanding field mobility applications. Truly in a class of its own, this groundbreaking device is as different on the inside as it is on the outside.

Building on the MC9000 Series, the MC9500-K delivers a more rugged design, more data capture options, true WAN technology independence and application flexibility through customer-swappable WAN subsystems and keypads, more processing power and a game-changing approach to battery and backroom management — all in a lighter, sleeker and easier-to-use form factor.

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Questions about the MC9500-K?

  • Next generation ergonomic design

    The MC9500-K has a sleeker, smaller, easier-to-grip rugged form factor that delivers a new level of comfort and easy one-handed operation for key-based applications. Its best-in-class display with advanced LCD technology makes for easy viewing in any lighting.

  • Zebra MAX FlexWAN for true carrier independence

    The first and only rugged mobile computer to offer true carrier independence, allowing you to swap the WAN subsystem as desired, right in the backroom. This patented feature offers the flexibility to adopt WAN and change cellular networks as required, ensuring optimum coverage for all workers, enabling redeployment on different networks, expanding lifecycle and improving device utilisation.

  • Zebra MAX Keypad

    The only rugged mobile computer that allows you to swap keypads in the backroom in minutes. This patented feature allows easy customisation of the MC9500-K, providing the flexibility to easily upgrade the device to meet the needs of updated or new applications. Also eliminates the need to return the device to a depot to replace a keypad, improving uptime.


MC9500-K Mobile Computer

Premium, Industrial-Class

The MC9500-K Series leverages the flagship features and functionality of Zebra's signature MC9000 Series rugged mobile computers, while introducing many new capabilities defined through extensive research and testing in logistics, parcel/post, direct store delivery (DSD), field service, public safety and sales force automation applications in some of the world’s leading organisations.

The result is a device that is as different on the inside as it is on the outside — a groundbreaking product with an unsurpassed feature set that takes rugged mobile computing innovation to a new level. With the MC9500-K Series, you can simply expect more.

  • Dimensions

    9.2 in. H x 3.5 in. W x 2 in. D
    23.36 cm H x 8.89 cm W x 5.08 cm D

  • weight

    22 oz./623 g
    (including battery, stylus, keypad & strap)

  • Operating System

    All models except MC959B: Windows Mobile 6.5 (Classic and Professional editions) MC959B: Windows Mobile 6.1

  • CPU

    Marvell PXA320 @ 806 MHz

  • Tumble Spec

    2000 3.2 ft./1 m tumbles (4,000 hits) at room temperature; meets and exceeds applicable IEC tumble specifications

  • Drop Spec

    Multiple 6 ft./1.8 m drops to concrete across the operating temperature range; meets and exceeds applicable MIL-STD-810G drop specifications

White Paper

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White Paper

Improve the ROI and TCO of Your Mobility Solution with the MC9500

Success Story

DB Schenker Logistics achieves real-time data flow and increased accuracy for groupage with the MC9596-K


Extend the functionality of your MC9500-K

  • Accessories

    Convenient belt holsters, protective covers, reliable power supplies, durable USB cords and extended batteries.

    Mobile Computer Accessories

  • Software

  • Services

    Zebra Services leverages a portfolio of offerings aligned to the way our customers consume technology. 


Mobility DNA

Connect every strand of your mobility platform for a simplified, integrated solution using our full line of mobile computers, off-the-shelf, end user apps, robust administration utilities and effortless app development tools. 

Integrate Applications

Expand the capabilities of your mobile computers to improve operational efficiency and workforce productivity with best in class software applications developed by Zebra Partners.