BHT-1600 Series

BHT-1600 Series

Smart when the going gets tough.

When a smartphone combines with a data capture device, DENSO quality is hard to beat. A multi-genius for data capturing - in the Ruggedized version it is even more robust.

  • Barcode
  • 2D Code
  • NFC
  • Android

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"The new BHT-1600 comes with Android™ 6.X. Its shatterproof Dragontrail™ glass and the integrated protector case on the Ruggedized version make it an ultra-robust device. WiFi and LTE, one SAM and two SIM card slots and authentication via NFC IC-cards are just some of the benefits that are provided by this all-rounder."

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  • Model

    Wifi modelWifi + Protector modelWifi + LTE modelWifi + LTE + Protector model

    OSAndroid 6.X (non GMS or GMS)
    CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz

    RAM2.0 GB (User area: 0.8 GB)
    Flash ROM16 GB (User area: 10 GB)

    Number of dots*1720 x 1280 dots (4.7 inch HD)
    Display systemLiquid crystal dot matrix display (colour)
    BacklightWhite LED

    Reading systemArea sensor
    Readable codes1D CodesEAN-13/8 (JAN-13/8), UPC-A/E, Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF), Standard 2 of 5 (STF), Codabar (NW-7), CODE39, CODE93, CODE128, Composite CC-A/B, Composite CC-C, GS1-128 (EAN-128), GS1 DataBar-14 (RSS-14), GS1 DataBar Limited (RSS Limited), GS1 DataBar Expanded (RSS Expanded)
    2D CodesData Matrix, Maxi code, Micro PDF417, PDF417, QR Code, Micro QR Code

    Minimum Resolution1D Codes0.125 mm
    2D Codes0.167 mm
    Scanning reference position
    120 mm
    MarkerCross guide marker
    Scan confirmationVisual (green LED), acoustic (speaker), haptic (vibration)
    KeypadPower key, 2 trigger keys, volume up key, volume down key
    Touch ScreenDragontrail glassTM, AF coat

    Wireless LAN*2

    Compatible standardsIEEE802.11a/b/g/h/n compliant
    Frequency band

    IEEE802.11a/n: 5.2 GHz, 5.3 GHz, 5.6 GHz, 5.8 GHz band,

    IEEE802.11b/g/n: 2.4 GHz band

    Transmission distance*3IEEE802.11a: indoors = approx. 50 m,
    IEEE802.11b/g/n: indoors = approx. 75 m, outdoors = approx. 200 m
    Transmission speed*3IEEE802.11b: 11/5.5/2/1 Mbps, IEEE802.11a/g: 54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6 Mbps,
    IEEE802.11n: 65/58.5/52/39/26/19.5/13/6.5 Mbps

    Access methodInfrastructure mode
    WPA/WPA2 Personal (PSK): TKIP, AES
    Wireless WANCompatible standards---LTE /3G / GSM

    Bluetooth Ver. 4.1 + BLE compliant (Compatible profile)


    Card slotMicroSDHC x 1 slot, microSIMx2, microSAMx1
    Power supply

    Main batteryLithium-ion battery (2960 mAh)
    Operating time*4*524 hours12 hours
    Additional functionsNFC: ISO1443A&B (Mifare), ISO15693 (Felica), GPS: A-GPS/GLONASS
    Environmental requirements

    Operating temperature*6-20 to 50°C
    Protection ratingIP67
    Drop resistance *71.2m x 36 times1.2m x 36 times, 1.8m1.2m x 36 times1.2m x 36 times, 1.8m
    Weight (incl. battery)Approx. 260 gApprox. 320 gApprox. 260 gApprox. 320 g


    *1:Although the effective number of picture elements is more than 99.99% thanks to high-precision technologies used to manufacture LCDs, allow the possibility of some elements, less than 0.01%, that are missing or permanently turned on;

    *2:IEEE802.11a:5.2GHz(W52) and 5.3GHz(W53) are indoor use only.

    *3 The communication distance and transmission speed shown are reference values, and may vary depending on the actual environmental conditions.

    *4:The described operating time is a reference figure under regular temperatures and may very depending on usage conditions; 

    *5 Scanning wireless communication: screen update: standby = 1:1:1:20. The vibrator and buzzer are disabled. The power save mode is ON (FastPSP). The wireless function is always enabled, and all other functions are disabled.

    *6 Zero to 36°C when batteries are being recharged;

    *7 Result obtained in a test under regular temperature is shown and not meant as a guarantee.

  • Software (pre-installed)
    • Code reading software (with a keyboard interface) [Reading Config]
    • Software trigger key [Software Trigger]
    • Application Launcher [AppLock]
    • HTML5 capable custom browser [Android Browser for BHT-1600]
    • File explorer [File Manager]
    • Device configuration tool [MDS Client for Android] - *Server (PC) side tool [MDS Android]
    • Device management software [MobiControl Installer from SOTI]*
    • OCR scanning software [OCR reader]*
    *Software available with payment of a fee. A license fee is separately charged for its use.


    Development Tool

    Software Development Kit for Android (SDK) dedicated for the BHT-1600 series.

  • Components (included)
    • Main unit
    • Lithium-Ion Battery (BT-160LA)
    • AC Adapter
    • Direct charging cable (CBBHT-US 1600/C 16-4A)
    • Micro USB cable
    • Hand Strap & Hand Belt (optional for Standard model)
    • Guidelines for operation
    • Instruction manual


    Accessories (separately sold)
    • Recharger
      • CH-1631 (main unit charger)
      • CH-1654 (4 slot unit rechargers) (to be released)
      • CH-1604 (4 slot battery rechargers)
    • Case and others
      • waist case (WHBHT-1600) (to be released)
      • Stylus pen (PNBHT-1600)
      • Hand-belt (HBBHT-1600)