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GD400 Rugged Handheld Computer

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Fully-Rugged Versatile Handheld Computer

The GD400 is a versatile, industrial-grade rugged mobile handheld that provides unparalleled connectivity and delivers enhanced performance for a wide range of mobile field service, public safety, transportation, public services and logistics applications.

The GD400 offers much more than the typical Enterprise Digital Assistant. Leveraging the industry-proven Microsoft Windows Embedded Handheld operating system, the GD400 delivers comprehensive voice communication over cellular and wireless LAN networks, an integrated high-resolution camera, built-in 1D and 2D omni-directional scanner, built-in audio and VoIP walkie-talkie capability.



GD400 Rugged Handheld Computer

The GD400 is a powerful, versatile handheld that is suitable for mobile workers in the warehouse, on the road or out in the elements.

Fully-Rugged Handheld
Mobile and Field Service professionals can use the GD400 anywhere – outdoors and indoors. The GD400 is protected from water and dust intrusion, with an IP54 rating. The rugged, ultra-mobile handheld device works in extreme temperatures, from -10 degree Celsius to + 50 degree Celsius, making it the ideal handheld to run a wide range of productivity applications.

Unparalleled Communications
Seamless connectivity is critical to Public Safety, Field Sales, Transportation, Delivery and Field Services. The GD400 empowers users to stay connected to the office, other field service professionals, and corporate or partner IT using high-bandwidth Wireless WAN.

In regions with limited WWAN service, the high bandwidth full integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN connectivity enables both data and voice connectivity. The integrated Bluetooth v2.0 EDR Radio provides ways to communicate using the handheld for field data transfer.

The integrated GPS allows for a broader range of satellite coverage in the field, and when combined with location and situational awareness software, the GD400 delivers superior results where it counts.

Ideal for a Distributed and Mobile Workforce
The GD400 requires no modifications and is ready for use in a wide range of applications. Existing applications for Field Service and Maintenance, Public Safety, Public Services, Logistics and Warehousing, Federal, State and Local government can be easily adapted to run on the GD400.

Ergonomic Design
The GD400 is truly a rugged handheld with the ease of use of a smartphone, making it easier to do your job. It is lightweight (0.79 lb), rugged and pocket-sized. An outdoor-viewable touchscreen (sunlight and low-light conditions) makes it highly reliable for outdoor use. The ultra-white backlit keypad is ideal for low-light condition usage. The GD400 comes with wide-spaced keys to facilitate data entry.

Compute Performance
The GD400 helps you to complete your work faster. The handheld includes a highly efficient, powerful ARM processor for long battery life, and runs full Windows® Embedded Handheld OS. The ARM processor and operating system are optimized for industrial applications. Windows® Embedded OS handheld is the ideal operating system for devices needing voice telephony and enterprise IT integration.

Extensive Functionality
The built-in tools make you more productive. The GD400 includes a digital camera with video capability, a 2D imager for a wide range of scanning applications and smart sensors – digital compass, gyroscope, accelerometer and proximity sensors. The digital camera with flash can be used for hi-resolution pictures or video capture in the field or to assess the situation off-line. The powerful 1D / 2D omni-directional imager can be used for tracking, delivery, and inventory reconciliation.

Backed by GDAssure Services:The GD400 fully-rugged handheld is backed by a 1 year standard warranty and optional GDAssure services. The General Dynamics Itronix GDAssure portfolio offers a comprehensive suite of value-added services designed to enhance customer productivity and minimize total cost of ownership. GDAssure services portfolio offer a full lifecycle complement of services from deployment through ongoing maintenance and operations. Services can be customized to meet customer-specific requirements.

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Durability Features
  • Operating Temperature: 14ºF to 122ºF (-10ºC to +50ºC)
  • Storage Temperature: -4ºF to 140ºF (-20ºC to +65ºC)
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% RH non-condensing
  • Rain & Dust Protection: IP54, IEC529
  • Drop: 5 ft (1.5m) – 26 drops on each edge, corner and face to concrete; multiple drops at 6 ft(1.8m)
  • Tumble: 1000 times at .5 m (2000 drops), IEC 60068-2-32
  • ESD: +/- 15k Vdc air discharge, +/-8k Vdc contacts
  • Full Windows® Embedded Handheld 6.5.3 OS
  • Windows Office Mobile 2010
  • Windows Office Outlook Mobile
  • Internet Explorer Mobile
  • Windows Media Player Mobile
  • 800MHz ARM® Cortex™ A8 Processor
Storage and Memory
  • 256MB SDRAM
  • 2GB on-board Flash
  • Micro SD slot for expansion
Full Color Display
  • 3.7” 480 x 640 VGA sunlight readable display with integrated touchscreen
  • Backlight for low-light conditions
  • Touchscreen operation either by finger or passive stylus
  • High reliability keypad with ultra-white backlight
  • Ergonomically enhanced for ambidextrous, one-handed operation


  • Built-in mono speaker, microphone and receiver
  • Wireless Bluetooth headset support
  • Supports VoIP speech recognition and Push-to-Talk applications
  • Front and rear speakers
Power Supply
  • More than 8 hours of run time battery life
  • High Capacity 3000 mAh Lithium Ion rechargeable battery
  • System backup during battery swap
  • 6.2” (L) x 3.1” (W) x 1.2” (H)
  • (158mm x 78mm x 31mm)


  • 0.76 lb (346 g)


GD400 keeps you connected across a spectrum of wireless networks with up to four integrated wireless technologies in the same device. GD400 delivers integral Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, GPS and a UMTS/EVDO WWAN connectivity.

Wireless Communications

  • On-board IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n (CCXV4 Certified) radio:
    • Security: 802.1X, WPA / WPA2-Enterprise
    • Authentication: FAST-MSCHAPv2; LEAP; PEAPv0-MSCHAPv2; PEAPv1-GTC; TLS
    • Encryption: 64/128 WEP, AESCCMP,TKIP
  • Bluetooth® v2.0 + EDR radio
  • UMTS HSPA+ radio
    • Five-Band UMTS: 800/850, AWS, 1900, 2100 MHz
    • Quad-Band GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • CDMA EVDO Rev A radio: Dual Band: 800/1900 MHz
  • Integrated Five-Band Antenna, supports both voice and data
  • SiRFstarIV GPS with SiRF InstantFix A-GPS support (48 channel)
  • Active jammer removal

General Dynamics Itronix is committed to bringing quality service and information to our customers. The GD400 supports a wide range of accessories listed below:

  • High Capacity Battery
  • Standard Capacity Battery
  • Office docking station
  • Quad docking station
  • Vehicle cradle (passive and active options)
  • Four-slot battery charger
  • CLA charger
  • AC Adapter brick
  • DC Adapter jack
  • Power cables (NA, UK and EU)
  • Hand Strap
  • Stylus and Tether
  • Carrying Case options
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