TC21-HC/TC26-HC Mobile Computer
The ultimate cost-effective mobile computer built for healthcare
|Dimensions||6.14 in. L x 3.11 in. W x .0.54 in. D
156 mm L x 79 mm W x 13.7 mm D
|Weight||8.43 oz./239 g|
|Display||5.0 in. color HD (1280 x 720); LED backlight; Corning® Gorilla® Glass|
|Imager Window||Corning® Gorilla® Glass|
|Touch Panel||Capacitive Touch Panel; multi-touch|
|Power||Removable/serviceable rechargeable Li-Ion
Standard capacity 3400 mAh / 13.09 Wh
|Expansion Slot||One (1) 128 GB micro SD slot|
|SIM||1 Nano SIM slot; optional eSIM (TC26-HC only)|
|Network Connections||TC21-HC: WLAN, WPAN, USB 2.0 hi-speed (host and client)
TC26-HC: WWAN, WLAN, WPAN, USB 2.0 hi-speed (host and client)
|Notifications||Audible tone; multi-color LEDs; vibration|
|Audio||Speaker — 1 Watt
Voice support (Internal speaker/receiver and microphones)
|Buttons||Scan on each side; volume up/down; power; push-to-talk (PTT) keys; HC Alert key|
|CPU||Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 660 octa-core, 1.8 GHz
|Operating System||TC21-HC: Android 11; upgradeable to Android 14
TC26-HC: Android 11; upgradeable to Android 14
|Memory||3 GB RAM/32 GB Flash memory|
|Operating Temp.||14°F to 122°F/-10°C to 50°C
|Storage Temp.||-22°F to 158°F/-30°C to 70°C
|Humidity||5% - 95% non condensing|
|Drop Spec.||4 ft./1.2 m drops to vinyl tile over concrete per MIL-STD 810G across operating temperature|
|Tumble Spec.||300 tumbles, 1.6 ft./0.5 m|
|Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)||+/-15 kV air discharge, +/-8 kV direct discharge; +/-8 kV indirect discharge|
|Light Sensor||Automatically adjusts display backlight brightness|
|Motion Sensor||3-axis accelerometer with MEMS Gyro
|Proximity Sensor||Automatically detects when the user places the handset against head during a phone call to disable display output and touch input|
|Scanning||Barcode scanning available via camera; barcode decoding software included
|Camera||Rear camera 13 MP; front camera 5 MP
|NFC||Integrated; MIFARE, ISO 14443 A&B, FeliCa, ISO 15693 and NFC Forum supported cards; read range up to 50 mm|
|Radio Frequency Band (TC26-HC only)||• UMTS: B2/B4/B5
• LTE: B2/B4/B5/B7/B12/B13/B14/B17/B25/B26/B41/B66
• LTE: Category 6
Optional Push-to-Talk (PTT) Express Mobility DNA software application for instant PTT walkie-talkie style calls inside the four walls.
Optional Workforce Connect Push-to-Talk (PTT) Pro Mobility DNA software application that provides instant PTT walkie-talkie style calls inside and outside the four walls via an easy-to-deploy subscription service.
Optional Workforce Connect Voice allows TC21-HC/TC26-HC devices to double as fully-functional PBX mobile handsets.
|GPS (TC26-HC only)||GPS with A-GPS: Glonass; BeiDou; Galileo|
|WLAN Radio||IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i/r/k/v/w; Wi-Fi™ certified; IPv4, IPv6
|Data Rates||2.4 GHz: 802.11b/g/n — 20 MHz, 40 MHz — up to 150 Mbps
5 GHz: 802.11a/g/n/ac – 20 MHz, 40 MHz, 80 MHz – up to 433 Mbps
Channel 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, 140, 144, 149, 153, 157, 161, 165
Channel Bandwidth: 20, 40, 80 MHz
Actual operating channels/frequencies and bandwidths depend on regulatory rules and certification agency
|Security and Encryption||WEP (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)|
|Certifications||WFA (802.11n, WPA2-Personal, WPA3-Personal, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA3-Enterprise)|
PMKID caching; Cisco CCKM; 802.11r (Over-The-Air); OKC
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0 BLE Class 2|
• RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU; Amendment 2015/863
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|Mobility DNA™ is available on Android only. Mobility DNA Professional integrated solutions are preloaded and pre-licensed, provided at no cost. To take advantage of the additional Mobility DNA offerings for the TC21-HC/TC26-HC, a Mobility DNA Enterprise license is required. For more information about Mobility DNA tools, please visit
|Subject to the terms of Zebra’s hardware warranty statement, the TC21-HC and TC26-HC are warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 1 (one) year from the date of shipment. For the complete warranty statement, please visit:
Zebra OneCare SV with Accidental Damage, offering true enterprise level support for Zebra value tier devices. You get two or three years of protection against failure, coverage for normal wear and tear, accidental damage repair coverage for the level you want to protect, live and online technical support, priority repair turnaround time and free shipping, as well as cloud-based visibility into reports on your devices — including repairs, tech support cases, contracts, LifeGuard Analytics for Android security patch status, and more. In addition, Zebra OneCare SV is available, with accidental coverage purchased separately. For more information on recommended services, please visit
Video on Device (VoD) is pre-loaded* and provides a secure and consistent way to enable your staff with on-device training. Deliver video content to your workers with the basic VoD app that puts the right content in the palm of their hands, including how to clean and sanitize the device, troubleshoot device issues and more.
|1. Workforce Connect PTT Express is pre-loaded with a 90-day evaluation license. A full license must be purchased to continue use after 90 days evaluation.
2. To enable maximum performance and voice quality for Workforce Connect PTT Express, PTT Pro and other VoWiFi solutions, the Mobility DNA Enterprise License is recommended.
3. Mobility DNA Enterprise License is required to deploy Workforce Connect Voice and other 3rd party full duplex voice solutions for optimal performance and support.
4. Included with all Zebra OneCare Support Service agreements.
5. Based on typical user profiles
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