H21 Smartphone Barcode Scanner

The H21 supports a wide range of useful features, such as signature capture and various connectivity options.

Opticon H21


  • Integrated 1D barcode scanner or 2D Imager.
  • User accessible microSD or HC slot
  • 5m drop test
  • IP64 dustproof and waterproof rating
  • Lightweight with ergonomic shape
  • Available with alpha-numeric or QWERTY keyboard.


RAM 256 MB
NAND Flash 256 MB
Expansion User accessible microSD I/O + HC
CPU Qualcomm MSM7225 528 Mhz
O/S Microsoft Windows Mobile™ 6.5
Type Graphic Transflective TFT LCD with touch panel, 16-bit color with adjustable backlight
Size 2.8”, 480 x 640 pixels
Mode Portrait / Landscape
Operating indicators
Visual 2 LEDS (red/orange/green/blue)
Non-visual Vibrate, Buzzer
Operating keys
Entry options Qwerty or Numeric (QWERTY keyboard or 12 (alpha)numeric keys), navigation keys (scroll + select), function keys, control keys, 1 power key, 2 hot keys, 2 phone keys, reset key, volume key, 2 scan keys
USB OTG, client and host
IrDA Ver. 1.3, 2400 bps – 115.2 kbps (SIR), 576 kbps – 1.152 Mbps (MIR)
Bluetooth Ver. 2.1 + EDR, class 2
W-LAN WiFi, IEEE.802.11b/g
Telecom GPRS/EDGE, quad-band 850/900/1800/1900, 3G UMTS (WCDMA band 1, II, V, VI), 3.5G UMTS (HSDPA 7.2 M / HSUPA 5.76 M)
GPS Integrated AGPS
Audio Speaker/microphone (mono), headset connector (stereo)
Extension User accessible microSD I/O
Rechargeable battery Lithium-Ion 3.7V 3060mAh
Backup battery 6mAh
Charging method Enclosed power supply, separate car charging adapter, separate cradle
Color camera 3.2 megapixels, auto-focus, LED flash
2D Imager Optics
2D Light source Aiming laser diode, illumination LEDs
2D Scan method CMOS area sensor, 900 x 512 pixels, gray scale
2D Scan rate Up to 80 fps, after auto-focus activation (100 ms after triggering)
2D Reading pitch angle -50 to 0°, 0 to +50°
2D Reading skew angle -50 to 0°, 0 to +50°
2D Reading tilt angle 360°
2D Min. Resolution at PCS 0.9 0.127 mm / 5 mil
2D Min. PCS value 0.45
2D Field of view Horizontal 40°, Vertical 23°
2D Depth of field 45 – 1000 mm / 1.77 – 39.37 in (0.127 mm / 5 mil), at *QR Code* and Code 39
Supported Symbologies
Barcode (1D) JAN/UPC/EAN incl. add on, Codabar/NW-7, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, GS1-128 (EAN-128), GS1 DataBar (RSS), IATA, Industrial 2of5, Interleaved 2of5, ISBN-ISMN-ISSN, Matrix 2of5, MSI/Plessey, S-Code, Telepen, Tri-Optic, UK/Plessey
Postal code Chinese Post, Korean Postal Authority code
2D code Aztec Code, Aztec Runes, Codablock F, Composite Codes, Data Matrix (ECC200/EC0-140), Maxi Code (mode 2~5), MicroPDF417, Micro QR Code, PDF417, QR code
Temperature in operation -10 to 50 °C / 14 to 122 °F
Temperature in storage -40 to 60 °C / -40 to 140 °F
Humidity in operation up to 90% (non-condensing)
Humidity in storage up to 90% (non-condensing)
Drop test 1.5 m / 5 ft drop onto concrete surface
Protection rate IP 64
Dimensions (w x h x d) 67 x 135 x 22 mm / 2.64 x 5.31 x 0.87 in
Weight body Ca. 235 g / 8.3 oz (incl. battery)
Case Black
Regulatory & Safety
Product compliance CE, FCC, VCCI, RoHS, IEC 60825-1 Class 2, FDA CDRH Class II

Applications: Logistics, Field Sales, Field Service, Facility & Security

  • Stay connected with business operations
  • Asset tracking
  • Parcel identification
  • Route tracking
  • On-line delivery confirmation
  • Signature capturing
  • Shipment condition logging

Accessories included but also sold separately: H21 rechargeable battery, USB cable, Ear microphone (stereo), H21 Stylus and cord, leather case, hand strap.

Accessories sold separately: CRD21, H21 Car mount.

USB Ver. 1.1, client, USB-A connector
Charging method Battery in terminal or in spare slot
Temperature in operation 5 to 40 °C / 41 to 104 °F
Temperature in storage -20 to 60 °C / -4 to 140 °F
Case ABS, Black
Regulatory & Safety
Product compliance CE, RoHS