Arbor Gladius 5

The Gladius 5 is a phablet that is good for general-purpose data sensing and collecting. For sensing data, it has an ambient light sensor, an accelerometer, a 3-axis digital gyroscope, a barometer, and a digital compass. For collecting data, the Gladius 5 uses an RFID/NFC reader, 1D barcode reader or 1D/2D imager, and an 8mp auto-focus documentation camera.

Gladius 5

Use the Gladius 5 almost anywhere: with an IP65 rating, it's fully rugged for warehousing, transportation, medical, and mPOS applications. It has an eight-hour battery life, so you can operate it throughout your shift without needing to recharge it, allowing you to work efficiently.

Key Features

  • Fully rugged for warehousing / transportation / medical / mPOS applications
  • MIL-STD-810G & IP-65 certified, 1.5m (5ft.) drop resistance
  • 5.5” TFT color LCD 1280 x 720 HD resolution
  • Projected capacitive multi-touch panel with anti-reflection Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • High mobility with multiple connectivities including WLAN, Bluetooth and WWAN
  • Built-in 1D barcode reader or 1D/2D barcode imager
  • Customer replaceable battery with optimized battery life up to 8 hours
  • Wireless charge supported
  • G-sensor, gyroscope, light sensor, E-compass, GPS navigation & barometer
  • System access control via RFID & NFC reader


For pricing information, please contact us or visit our online store.


See the table below for the Gladius 5's specifications.

Durability Features
MIL-STD-810G & IP-65 certified
1.5m (5ft.) drop-resistance
Raised bezel for LCD impact protection
I/O ports with hinged rubber covers
CPU MTK MT6589 Quad-core CortexTMA7 1GHz
OS Android TM v4.2
Memory 1GB
Storage 8GB
Audio Integrated microphone
Integrated speaker
1 x 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
Peripherals and Devices
Camera Front: 2.0 MP camera (Model with 2D barcode reader is not equipped with front-camera)
Sensor Accelerometer (G-sensor), 3-axis digital gyroscope, barometer
Light Sensor Ambient light sensor
NFC ISO/IEC 21481 Type A, Type B, Felica
WLAN Integrated IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Integrated Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR class 2, with HID input, A2DP, DUN, HFP, SPP & PBAP supported
Navigation GPS, AGPS & digital compass
Barcode Scanner 1D/2D barcode reader with physical trigger
LCD Display
Size/Type 5.5” TFT LCD
Resolution 1280 x 720
CPU Power VRTM Series 5XT GPU
Touch Screen
Type 5-point Projected Capacitive Touch screen, Corning® Gorilla® glass w/ anti-reflection coating
I/O Interface
USB Port 1 x micro USB 2.0 port
SD Slot 1 x microSD card slot
SIM Socket 2 x SIM card slots
Expansion microSDHC
Power Supply
Power System External AC power adapter
Battery Type Lithium-ion rechargeable battery, Field replaceable (for maintenance), Qi standard wirelessly rechargable
Battery Life Up to 8 hours battery life with the following operations: 1. Continuous audio playback of 160-Kbps encoded MP3 files. 2. Internet browsing by Wi-Fi while: a. Browsing snapshot versions of 20 separate web pages, b. Using hourly push-email; Continuous video playback for 6 hours
Adapter Input Input: AC100~240C, 50~60 Hz
Adapter Output DC power output: 5V/1.5A
Mechanical & Environmental
Operating Temp. -20°C ~ 60°C, Charging (0°C ~ 45°C)
Storage Temp. -40°C ~ 70°C
Operating Humidity 95% (non-condensing)
(W x D x H) 84.0 x 175.6 x 15.9 mm
Weight 280g (with battery)

Comparison Table

View the table below to compare the Gladius 5 to other handhelds we carry.





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Gladius 5

Price $1275 - $1451 $1319 - $1583 $1409 - $2897 $867 - $1000
OS Android 4.2.2 or WEHH 8.1 Android 4.2.2 or WEHH 8.1 Android 4.1 or WEHH 6.5 Android TM v4.2
IP Rating IP67 IP67 IP65 or IP68 IP65
Screen Size 5” 5” 4.3” 5.5”
Resolution 1280 x 720 pixel 1280 x 720 pixel 480 x 800 pixel 1280 x 720
Processor Dual Core Processor 1.5GHz Dual Core Processor 1.5GHz 800MHz or 1GHz, Texas Instruments DM3730 MTK MT6589 Quad-core CortexTMA7 1 GHz
Battery Rechargable, 3.7V, 3,000mAh, Li-ion Rechargable, 3.7V, 4,500mAh, Li-ion 11.1V, 2500mAh 27.8Wh Li-ion rechargeable pack Li-ion
Memory 1GB RAM / 8GB ROM 1GB RAM / 8GB ROM 512 MB 1 GB / 8 GB storage
Camera 8 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash 8 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash 8 megapixel camera with geo-tagging and dual LED flash Front 2.0 MP camera (model equipped with barcode reader doesn't have front-camera
RFID Optional, ISO14443A&B, ISO 15693 Optional, ISO14443A&B, ISO 15693 Choice of 865-868 MHz or 902-928 MHz, supports EPC global Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C) protocol NFC ISO/IEC 21481 Type A, Type B, Felica
Barcode Scanning 2D Imager (1D/2D Barcode) 2D Imager (1D/2D Barcode) 1D/2D Barcode reader - 1D/2D barcode reader with physical trigger