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Cipherlab RS36 Rugged Mobile Computer with 4G, GPS and 1D/2D Barcode Reader - Android 12 (Australian Model)

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The CipherLab RS36 touch mobile computer is the upgrade to the hugely successful RS36. Built on Android 12 with a commitment to Android 14, the RS36 offers a familiar and user-friendly interface that shortens the learning and onboarding process. Its advanced scanning and reading capabilities, including 1D and 2D barcode scanning, HF RFID functionality and contactless NFC applications, make it ideal for retail, transportation, and logistics operations.

The RS36 features a powerful processor, high-resolution camera, Wi-Fi 6 transmission, Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity, OCR solution, sunlight-readable screen, and rugged design with IP65 and IP68 ratings. The RS36 is the perfect handheld terminal for mobile and frontline employees.

CipherLab RS36's versatile reader options include 1D and 2D barcode scanning, HF RFID capabilities and contactless NFC application. Supported with agile reading, the RS36's performance can read barcodes even in poor conditions. Moreover, the RS36 comes with a hot-swap feature that the dead battery can be simply replaced with a fully charged one even without leaving your current applications or switching to suspending mode. It is equipped with Android 12, Google Mobile Service (GMS) and the seal of Android Enterprise Recommended (AER) which gives you full enjoyment of Google applications and consistent user experiences.

The CipherLab RS36's efficient features are under maximum protection with its rugged designs. RS36's rugged design keeps your workers free of worries when working in different environments. Its IP65 and IP68 ratings allow the device to work in demanding environments such as rain and dust. Furthermore, the RS36 has a 1.5m drop resistance, 1.8m drop resistance with rubber boot and 500 tumbles at 0.5m. Workers can feel completely secured while focusing on the tasks at hand. Its intuitive touchscreen is also protected with Corning Gorilla Glass, which is shatterproof and has a high resistance to scratches from sharp objects. With wide operating temperatures, the RS36’s productivity is guaranteed in a wide range of environments and conditions. Additionally, its reliable designs can save repair costs and extend the life of the RS36.

CipherLab ReMoCloud, certified by Google EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management), allows you to deploy, manage and monitor CipherLab's Android devices via internet anytime and anyplace from the comfort of one centralized location.

CipherLab ADC (Android Device Configuration) gives your administrator the ability to synchronize device settings and configurations with ease. These configuration utilities can perform system settings and updates over USB connection or WMDS (Wireless Mobile Deployment System). Through BarcodeToSetting, you could generate barcodes for the setting deployments.

Recommend Use for

  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Warehousing
  • Retail




Fast Capture High-Res Photos With PDAF
The RS36's 16 MP phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) color rear camera quickly captures high-resolution images for excellent image documentation, even in moving or dim light conditions, making it ideal for proof of delivery, proof of condition, onsite technical support, and more. Moreover, the 5 MP front camera enables users to communicate in a video for improved service and productivity.

Optimize Data Capture with CipherLab's Mobile OCR Scanning Solutions
The RS36 has Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software for directly reading characters marked on products and parts, such as serial numbers and expiration dates. CipherLab's OCR technology optimizes data capture processes by streamlining various sectors, including delivery dockets data capturing, ticketing, product traceability, ID scanning, meter reading, and tire management. It reduces typing errors, simplifies processes, ensures quality control, boosts efficiency and enhances data accuracy in logistics, public transport, retail, field service and more.

Offering Flexible Data Capture Capabilities With Agile Performance
The capabilities of the RS36 versatile reader include 1D and 2D barcode scanning, HF RFID, and contactless NFC applications. With both standard and advanced range scanning, your workers can scan barcodes both near and far, thanks to the RS36's expanded working range and wide field of view.
The RS36 can also be equipped with UHF RFID read and write capabilities. It has an excellent high-speed reading rate of over 900 tags per second, significantly increasing the efficiency of inventory management and asset tracking. This mobile computer also works with software like RFID Android SDK, EZConfig, and EZEdit.

Seamless Connection Inside and Outside Your Facilities
Mobile workers often require timely access to up-to-date information in order to maximize efficiency. The RS36 empowers them with seamless Wi-Fi connectivity, built-in Bluetooth 5.1, and Wi-Fi 6 technology for faster and more reliable network connections.
The RS36's 2×2 Multiple User Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) technology provides low latency and improves speed, efficiency, and security even in a dense environment with multiple connected devices. With the RS36's 4G LTE connectivity, T&L drivers and field workers can efficiently access the network outdoors or off-site, keeping mobile frontline workers connected to crucial information anytime and anywhere.

Dependable Performance for Demanding Operations
The RS36's Qualcomm octa-core 2GHz CPU ensures exceptional speed, improved application performance, and reduced battery consumption. Users will enjoy smoother applications and web surfing. The device is also Android Enterprise Recommended (AER) and Google Mobile Services (GMS) verified, allowing you to utilize Google applications while maintaining a consistent user experience.
With 4GB/64GB memory, the RS36 provides plenty of space for data storage and efficiently handles different workloads. Workers will also enjoy longer operation time with its standard 4000 mAh batteries and the extended 6000 mAh batteries. With the hot-swap function, the RS36 can be easily replaced with a fully-charged battery without turning off the device or exiting current apps.

Rugged Design Protection and Sunlight Readable Display
CipherLab's RS36 is designed for maximum functionality in any environment. The interface has a large 5.5” HD+ IPS screen with a brightness of 630 nits and a panel that can be used with gloved fingers or a stylus. In addition, the device is protected from various hazards thanks to its ruggedized design. The RS36 can withstand repeated drops from a 1.5-meter height (1.8-meter with rubber boot) onto a concrete surface and remain undamaged.
The RS36 has IP65 and IP68 water/dust resistance, making it dependable in all environments. So even in rainy outdoor conditions, workers can still rely on the RS36. It also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and a wide operating temperature range.



  • Android 12 (GMS), upgradable to Android 14
  • Qualcomm 4290 Octa-core 2GHz CPU
  • 64GB Flash Storage
  • Display: 5.5" HD 720 (W) x 1440 (H), Transmissive IPS LCD, outdoor visibility (630 NITS), optically bonded to Touch Panel
  • Touch Panel: Corning Gorilla Cover Glass, Capacitive touch supports stylus, bare or gloved fingertip input
  • Camera: Rear autofocus 16 megapixels PDAF with LED flash + Front 5MP
  • Audio: Speaker, microphone with echo and noise cancellation
  • Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i/r/k/v/w + Bluetooth Class II, V5.1 dual mode, V2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
  • 4G LTE (2 nano SIM)
  • GPS: GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS/Galileo/Beidou
  • 1D/2D imager Barcode scanning (Advanced SE5500)
  • HF RFID 13.56 MHz frequency which supports ISO14443A, ISO14443B, ISO15693, and Felica
  • Support NFC (Peer-to-Peer, Card Reader, Card Emulation)
  • Sensor Technology: Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Motion sensor (Accelerometer, G-sensor), E-compass (Magnetometer), Gyroscope
  • Expansion: Micro SD card slot with SDHC (up to 32GB) and SDXC (up to 2TB) support
  • User replacable rechargeable 3.85V, Li-ion 4000mAh Battery (normal voltage 3.85V / full charge 4.4V / balance mode full charge 4.1V)
  • Size: 165 x 76.8 x 17.9 mm
  • Weight: 288 g (with battery)
  • Impact resistance: IP65 & IP68, 500 tumbles at 0.5 m / Standard: 1.5 m (5 ft.) multiple drops onto concrete, 6 drops on each side / With rubber boot: 1.8 m (6 ft.) multiple drops onto concrete, 6 drops on each side
Operating Temperature:
-20°C to +50°C
Storage Temperature:
-30°C to +70°C
10% - 90% RH without condensation
Operating Altitude:
Sea level to 15K ft (4572m)
Storage Altitude:
Sea level to 40K ft
Drop test:
1.5m multiple drops onto concrete, 6 drops on each side
Tumble test:
500 tumbles at 0.5m
Electrostatic Discharge:
± 15 kV air discharge, ± 8 kV contact discharge
1 Year Warranty