Janam XT2 Android Barcode Scanner

Device Review

The Janam XT2 Android Barcode Scanner is a rugged handheld is smaller, lighter, faster, and better than other rugged mobile computers in its class and equipped with a brilliant 5-inch color display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. With Android 5 Lollipop OS, XT2 customers have access to one of the industry’s most powerful operating systems in the same sleek, rugged and lightweight form factor.

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Model Tested: XT2-STHARKGWM0 - 2GB/16GB of memory with expansion capability, 2D Imager, GSM, 4G LTE technology, GPS, NFC, HF RFID, SAM card slot, MSR - Full Specs

Model Tested MSRP: $2,045.00

Pros:

  • Excellent scanning performance with its 2D Imager scanner.
  • Lots of features (Scanner, Camera, Wi-Fi, WWAN, GPS, HF RFID) and snappy device performance.
  • Small, lightweight and rugged form factor.
  • Deploy from TracerPlus works quickly and Camera, GPS, Scanner and NFC all perform well.

Cons:

  • Deploy issue of drop down data using MTP method however works with web deploy method. This could be a file system issue with Android and how it interacts with Windows. Web deploy worked without issue.
  • Would like to have seen 802.11ac in this model.
  • MSRP higher than expected for a Janam device.

Summary:

The Janam XT2 is a rugged handheld device with a lot of features. We like the light and rugged form factor and the 2D scanner tested performed very well. When using with TracerPlus we found that all features worked as intended and deploying projects via MTP worked aside from a drop down data issue. The full featured model comes with everything you need including 2D Imager, 4G LTE, GPS, NFC, added memory and an MSR reader at a comparable price to some competitors with the same specs. We would recommend this device for anyone out in the field or in need of a rugged, waterproof device in need of excellent scanning and device performance.

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Details
Model
XT2
Manufacturer
Janam
Operating System
Android 5.1
TracerPlus Form Size
P: 720 x 1130 / L: 1280 x 580
Janam XT2 Compatible with TracerPlus Mobile Software
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