Handheld Computers with GNSS - Ultra-rugged Systems

The Trimble ultra-rugged series GNSS handhelds offer all-in-one convenience in a device engineered for superior performance in harsh environments.

They offer full compatibility with Trimble Mapping & GIS software and a choice of configurations to match your existing workflow.


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Trimble® TDC600 handheld

Harness Trimble innovation and high-accuracy positioning in your field workflows with the flexible, cost-effective Professional GNSS rugged smartphone, Trimble TDC600 handheld, Trimble Catalyst™ GNSS positioning service, and Trimble mobile apps—integrated into one powerful, easy-to-use data collection solution.

Key Features :

  • Professional GNSS performance in a rugged smartphone
  • Combines a smartphone and Trimble GNSS data collection technology in
    one rugged, lightweight device
  • Bright 6-inch ultra-high-resolution sunlight-readable display
  • Powerful Qualcomm® processor with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage
  • Real-time positioning with built-in professional GNSS receiver that supports
  • SBAS capabilities
  • Android 8.0 operating system
  • Access to Google Play Store™ with Google Mobile Services certification
  • Ergonomic, ultra-rugged design with military spec certification
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® connectivity options
  • Large capacity, user-replaceable, all day battery

Trimble® TDC150 handheld

Trimble® TDC150 handheld, a high-performance field computer for the GIS portfolio. Designed for GIS data collection, inspection and management activities, the TDC150 provides users with a fully integrated, rugged solution that has the flexibility of a handheld, a modern interface with open Android™ operating system, and scalable high-accuracy positioning for professional field workflows.

Key Features

  • Trimble precision: a built-in GNSS antenna tracks multiple satellite constellations and enables scalable high-accuracy data logging, from meter level down to centimeter positioning
  • Intuitive interface: familiar Android 6.0 operating system requires little to no training
  • Google Mobile Services certified: the TDC150 handheld is completely customizable with the ability to install and run any application from the Google Play Store, third-party application, or any Android-compatible developed software
  • Camera-enabled accuracy: new innovative Trimble TerraFlex™ software workflow uses the TDC150’s on-board camera to aim at and capture the feature being logged on the ground, enabling horizontal centimeter accuracy in the hand
  • Support LBand and RTX via satellite and IP
  • 5.3-inch display: bright high-resolution touch screen makes for easy viewing of maps and data in both bright sunlight and shadow
  • High capacity battery: user-replaceable battery that lasts a full work day in the field
  • Improved communication: with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® 4.0 and 4G LTE

Trimble Nomad 5 handheld

Flexible and easy to use-an all-in-one versatile package that features a streamlined form factor, a 5-inch sunlight-readable touch screen and an Android™ 8.1 operating system.

Intuitive to operate straight out of the box, it is certified with military (MIL-STD-810G) specifications for ruggedness and includes an all-day, user-replaceable battery, programmable hard keys, and a powerful 2.2 GHz Qualcomm® processor.

The Nomad 5 gives mobile field workers a reliable tool they can depend on to collect and protect their data, no matter what the conditions or environment.

  • Android ™ 8.1 operating system
  • 5-inch touch screen bright display for easy viewing in sunlight or shade
  • Trimble EMPOWER module bay for optional user-replaceable modules Sub-meter GNSS receiver; Barcode imager & RFID reader
  • Run professional or third-party applications including Trimble TerraFlex™, Trimble Penmap® & Esri ® Collector for ArcGIS®
  • High-speed 4G LTE cellular data
  • User-replaceable battery
  • Ultra-rugged with MIL-STG-810G specifiations and IP65/IP68-rated
  • Powerful 2.2 GHz Qualcomm ® processor,
  • 4GB RAM, 32 GB storage to process and
  • Tracks GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou constellations and SBAS

Ranger™ 3 series

The Trimble Ranger™ 3 series outdoor rugged handheld computer has the features field service workers depend on, like a 30-hour battery, an alphanumeric QWERTY keypad and a large touchscreen. The Ranger 3 is a true mobile computing powerhouse with an advanced superscalar processor and many integrated features that enable mobile workforces to collect and transmit data from the field. You choose the optional features that are right for you.

  • Outdoor rugged design
  • Long-life battery – up to 30 hours use
  • High-performance mobile processor
  • Large 4.2 inch high-resolution, sunlight viewable touch screen display
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • 5 MP autofocus camera with flash
  • GPS receiver with WAAS/SBAS support
  • Electronic compass and accelerometer
  • 1D barcode laser scanner
  • 3G GSM cellular data modem
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional
  • 58-key QWERTY plus numeric keypad

Trimble® T7 tablet

The Trimble® T7 tablet is purpose-built for demanding survey and GIS applications. Featuring a powerful processor, Windows® 10 OS, large memory and a modern user interface, the T7 is a fast, reliable field computer for surveyors and GIS workers alike.


Capturing data, visualizing and manipulating maps, and running office applications out on the job site is easy with the T7—and it’s all packaged in a rugged, compact, highly portable device.

Key Features:

  • 7-inch multi-touch screen
  • Fast Intel Pentium processor
  • Integrated wireless Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® 4.2 and 4G LTE cellular data
  • Compact, ergonomic design
  • Ultra-rugged with MIL-STD-810G certification and an IP65/IP68 rating
  • Long lasting hot-swappable batteries
  • Touch screen performance, even when wet