Zebra ET51 Android Tablet

Zebra ET51 Enterprise Rugged Android Tablet

The Zebra ET51 Enterprise Rugged Android Tablet offers the perfect blend of form and function. At just 1.60 lbs and just 0.5 inches thick, the rugged ET51 tablet feels likes a consumer tablet, yet is ready for use in nearly any environment. The ET51 tablet offers unsurpassed value with Zebra’s Mobility DNA. Equipped with advanced touchscreen technology, the ET51 comes standard with a high resolution screen that delivers sharp text and clear graphics for superior readability. The ET51 features boosted Wi-Fi network capacity, speed, and range for unprecedented Wi-Fi performance. With multiple charging options available, the internal battery in the ET51 is field replaceable for continuous, nonstop use during for long shifts.

What’s included?

  • Zebra ET51 Enterprise Rugged Android Tablet Unit
  • One Year Standard Manufacturer Warranty
  • 1-Slot Charge Only Dock Kit, if selected above (Please note that using a non-manufacturer approved power supply voids the warranty)

Why buy this tablet?

Purpose built for enterprise applications, the Zebra ET51 Rugged Android Tablet handles drops to concrete or plywood, rain, snow, dust, extreme heat, subzero temperatures, spilled liquids, and a hose-down at full force. With a 10.1″ Corning Gorilla Glass display, this tablet is shatter-and scratch-resistant and offers best-in-class brightness for easy reading, indoors and outside, even in bright sunlight.



  • 10.1″ display ideally suited for information intensive apps.
  • WLAN connectivity.
  • Google Mobile Services (GMS), which provides integrated Google applications such as Gmail and Google Maps.
  • Rugged design for demanding environments.
  • Ready to use both indoors and outdoors.
  • Survives drops from 1 m (3.3 ft) to concrete per MIL-STD-810G.
  • With optional frame, survives drops from 1.8 m (5.9 ft) to concrete per MIL-STP-810G.
  • IP 65 sealing to protect against dust, spilled liquids, and spraying water.
  • Easy to read in virtually any lighting conditions – including bright sunlight.
  • Touchscreen works when wet, with a glove, finger, or a stylus.
  • Advanced touchscreen technology that delivers sharp text and clear graphics for superior readability.
  • 13 MP rear camera to document proof of condition and service.
  • 5 MP front facing video camera for on-the-spot collaboration.
  • Common applications: healthcare, transportation, retail, manufacturing, warehouse management, and hospitality.

Zebra OneCare Support with Comprehensive Coverage

Zebra OneCare Essential delivers the fully featured comprehensive coverage you need to maximize uptime and value of your Zebra mobile devices. This service sets the industry bar for service and support, with features that include coverage for accidental damage and normal wear and tear, technical support during your local business hours, 3-day turnaround time on repairs, and LifeGuard security updates to keep your version of Android current and secure. This service also provides VisibilityIQ™ OneCare®4, which helps to keep track of all your repair and support cases, Zebra support contracts, and which devices are eligible for LifeGuard Android security updates along with the status of those updates.

NOTE: This service is available for purchase within 30 days of your equipment purchase. Purchase of any Zebra OneCare Support Service voids the included standard warranty, resulting in a coverage of three (3) years total.

Recommended Accessories

The following optional and replacement accessories are available for the Zebra ET51 Enterprise Rugged Android Tablet.

Physical Characteristics


Dimensions 8.4 in. tablet: 9 in. W x 5.9 in. H x 0.5 in. D
228 mm W x 150 mm H x 12.7 mm D
10.1 in. tablet: 10.6 in. W x 7.1 in. H x 0.5 in. D
269 mm W x 181 mm H x 12.7 mm D
Weight (Battery Included) ET51 8.4 in.: 1.12 lbs/514 g
ET56 8.4 in.: 1.15 lbs/527 g
ET51 10.1 in.: 1.60 lbs/745.5 g
Display 8.4 in./21.3 cm; 720 nits
10.1 in./25.7 cm; 540 nits
Supports up to 2560×1600
Corning Gorilla Glass; daylight viewable
Touch Panel Capacitive 10 point multi-touch
Keyboard Options Virtual; Bluetooth®; USB-C
Expansion Integrated connector to easily add accessories
Connectivity Docking connector (charge and data)
Rugged connector for use with rugged dock (charge and data)
USB-C side port (data or charging)
Notification LED flash; barcode decode;²; system and OS notification LED indicator; charge LED indicator
Audio Stereo speakers and dual front-facing microphones


Performance Characteristics


CPU Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 660 octa-core 2.2 GHz
Operating System ET51: Android 11; upgradeable to Android 14
ET56: Android 11; upgradeable to Android 14
Memory 4GB LPDDR4 SDRAM Discrete / 32GB MLC eMMC Flash; user accessible micro SDXC card slot (standard supports up to 2TB)


User Environment


Operating Temp. -4° F to 122° F/-20° C to 50° C
Storage Temp. -4° F to 140 ° F/-20° C to 60° C
Drop Specification Standard: 3.3 ft./1 m to concrete per MIL-STD-810G
With optional rugged frame: 5.9 ft./1.8 m to concrete per MIL-STD-810G
Sealing IP65
Vibration Random: 0.02²/Hz, 20Hz to 2khz 4g RMS 1 hour per axis
Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing




Battery User Profile Ample power for a full shift; continuous operation is enabled with the secondary optional battery
Battery 8.4 in.: 6440 mAhr, 3.8V, rechargeable Li-Polymer; user replaceable (24.4 Whr)
10.1 in.: 9660 mAhr, 3.85V rechargeable Li- Polymer; user replaceable (37.1 Whr) Optional hot swappable 3400mAh , 7.2V (24.4Whr) secondary battery (equivalent to 3.6V @ 6800mAh)
USB-C charging: Supports USB-PD (Power Delivery) charging on USB-C connector up to 18W (9V and 12V modes) via Zebra’s power supply (PWRWUA5V12W0) and cable (CBL-TC2XUSBC-01)


Data Capture


Scanning Available through the expansion back accessory: SE4750 integrated advanced imager with hardware decoding
Rear Camera Image capture: 13MP auto-focus camera with user controllable LED flash, illumination and aiming; photographs, video, signatures and documents
Front Camera 5MP 1080p full HD optimized for video collaboration and low lighting conditions
Video 1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080), frame rate = 30fps