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Getac PS336 Fully Rugged Handheld

Fully Rugged Handheld

This field-ready workhorse was built for power, functionality and ruggedness. Featuring a large 3.5 inch display with a pressure sensitive touchscreen, advanced GPS, an alpha-numeric keyboard, plenty of power to run your apps at the highest rugged standards available in the industry, the PS336 rugged handheld is compact enough to operate in one hand.

The PS336 delivers 3.5G WWAN with both data and voice capabilities, WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 Class 2; providing faster and more reliable speeds for better data delivery in real-time.

The PS336 rugged handheld is built with an e-compass, altimeter, integrated GPS and a G-sensor accelerometer that can measure speed, vibration and rotation. These features open the door to countless application possibilities, making it ideal for GIS surveying and other GPS/mapping-based applications.

With Getac Flexiconn™ technology, you can easily add new modules/caps to expand functionality including Long Range Bluetooth and 1D Barcode Reader.

We offer the option for ATEX Zone 2/22 certification for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. Insulating mechanical material and exceptional circuit designs are applied to ensure the PS336 is ignition-proof and instrinsically safe.

Technical Data

Operating System Windows® Embedded Handheld 6.5 Professional
Windows® Embedded Handheld 6.5 Classic
Mobile Computing Platform TI AM3715 1GHz
Display 3.5″ TFT LCD VGA (480 x 640)
600 nits QuadraClear® sunlight readable display
Pressure sensitive touchscreen
Storage & Memory 512MB MDDR
256MB and 8GB NAND flash
Keypad Phone numeric keypad
Expansion Slots FlexiConn™
Micro SDHC (up to 32GB)
I/O Interfaces Serial port (9-pin; D-sub) x 1
USB OTG (client 2.0 and host 2.0; 5-pin; type Mini AB) x 1
Microphone x 1
Speaker x 1
DC in Jack x 1
Docking connector (4-pin) x 1
Communication Interfaces Optional 3.5G WWAN (HSPA+/UMTS/EDGE/GPRS/GSM) for data and voice communication
802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth (v2.1+EDR class 2)
GPS (with internal antenna)
GPS Sensor Specifications Chipset: SiRFstarIV™
Receiver Type: L1 (C / A)
Channels: 48 channels all-in-view tracking
Update Rate: 1 Hz
Horizontal Accuracy:
i) Autonomous: 8.2 ft
ii) DGPSi: 6.56 ft
Cold Start Time: 35 sec average
Hot Start Time: 1 sec average
Reacquisition: 0.1 sec average
Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Mobile®
Windows® Office Mobile 2010
Windows® Office Outlook Mobile
Windows® Media Player Mobile
Microsoft ActiveSync 4.5 for data sync
Field Service Features GPS: SiRFstarIV™ii
5M pixels auto focus camera with LED light
Optional 13.56MHz RFID and contactless smart card reader (ISO 15693 and 14443 A/B compliant)
Alphanumeric Data Entry Soft input panel (SIP) on screen keyboard
Transcriber handwriting recognition
Phone numeric keypad
Nuance XT9® Soft input panel (SIP)iii
Security Features WiFi for WPA / WPA2 operation
Authentication: OPEN, SHARED-KEY, PEAP
Encryption: WEP, AES, TKIP
Power AC charger (24W; 12V/2A, 100-240VAC; 50 / 60 Hz)
Li-lon smart battery (3.7V, 5600mAh) (up to 12 hours of battery life)vi
Charging time: Sleep mode, approx. 3.5 Hrs.
LifeSupport™ battery swappable technologyv
Dimensions & Weight 89 x 30 x 178 mm,
530 g without 3G modulevi
Inbox accessories AC charger
USB cable
Hand strap
Quick start guide
Stylus tether
Rugged Features MIL-STD-810G and IP68 certified
Vibration resistant
Drop resistant (26 drops from 6ft)
Tumbling resistant (1,000 cycles; 1.6 ft)
Optional EU explosive atmosphere ATEX certifiedvii
Environmental Specifications Temperature:
– Operating: -30°C to 60°C
– Storage: -40°C to 70°C
– 95% RH , non-condensing


ii Precision and reliability may be subject to anomalies due to multipath, obstructions, satellite geometry, and atmospheric conditions.

iii For selected configuration only.

vi Battery performance will vary with software applications, wireless settings, power management settings, LCD brightness, customized modules and environmental conditions. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings. 

v The system will stay operating (within 120 seconds in standby mode) when user swaps the battery.

vi Weight varies from configurations and optional accessories.

vii The ATEX configuration, PS336-Ex, is certified for use in hazardous location zone 2. For more details, please visit Getac website.

[All specifications are subject to change without notice.]