Mobile Computer

The Chainway C71 is an industrial-grade rugged mobile computer with high extensibility. Built with Android 8.1 OS and Octa-Core processor, it supports abundant optional functions, including barcoding, NFC, HF, UHF, iris/fingerprint recognition, PSAM and camera, etc. The excellent performance makes C71 ideally deployed in logistics, retail, warehousing, healthcare, power, card, parking charge, government projects to help users quickly achieve informatization management and improve operational efficiency.

Key Features

Fully Upgraded Performance, Versatile Functions Enabled

Efficient barcode scanning

The C71 can be configured with high-performance barcode engine including that of Zebra, which gives the device the capability of decoding almost all kinds of 1D/2D barcodes with high accuracy and speed, even those damaged and poor quality codes.  Its wide working range and long working distance enables the C71 to work flexibly in various applications.  whether items are in hand on on farther rack, the C71 delivers satisfying results.

High definition camera

The C71 boasts a 13MP autofocus colour camera with flash.  You can easily capture photos and videos in various modes, even under low light and back-lit conditions.


The C71 supports MFC/HF RFID, whose distinctive features such as high security, fast and stable connectivity and low power consumption meet the needs of use authentication and e-payment.

Biometric authentication

When you use the C71 in biometric authentication, you can experience both fingerprint and iris recognition.  It collects, captures and verifies biometric identifiers in identification and access control in projects such as population census, national election and defence.


The C71 features a high-end iris scanner with a remarkably low false acceptance rate (FAR) of 1 in 10 million.  It makes the device very useful in applications which require high-levels of safety against identity fraud.


The C71 can be configured with capacitive or optical fingerprint sensor which have gained certificates of FIPS 201, STQC, ISO, MINEX etc.  It captures high-quality fingerprint images, even when he finger is wet and even when there is strong light.

5.2-inch high-resolution display

Details more try to life.  The C71 boasts a beautiful 1080P 5.2-inch display, providing a vibrant experience that is truly a feast for the eyes.  You can adjust the screens brightness based on the surrounding light conditions so the your display is always clear and readable.

Corning® Gorilla® glass – resistant to damages

Damage and scratch resistant, Corning® Gorilla® glass provides an extra layer of protection to the C71.  Its capacitive touch panel supports operations with wet fingers or gloved hands.  A wide range of industrial uses are permitted.

Design – Never compromise, even tiny details

Portable – fit in your hand

The curved shell 5.2-inch display and anti-skid edges allows you to see the bigger picture when you hold the C71 comfortably in your hand.  The side button is reachable in single-hand operations.  The large display and portable design brings more flexibility to your work.

Resistant material – Solid structure in modern design

2K injection technology is used to make the C71’s high density plastic shell.  It is resistant to damages, shock-proof and comfortable to grip.  The glass of the scan head and camera comes from Corning Gorilla and applies anti-finger coating.  All these parts come together in harmony because of careful craftsmanship.

IP65/67 rating – Water and dust proof

The C71 meets IEC sealing specifications.  It withstands exposure to dust and splashing water and is waterproof to depths of up to 1m for 30 minutes.

Survives falls from up to 1.8m

The C71 withstands drops on concrete from up to 1.8m under normal operating temperatures.  It keeps reliable operations after 1,000 1.6ft/0.5m consecutive tumbles.

Operating temperature -20°C-50°C

The C71 functions efficiently in extreme heat and bitter cold (-20°C-50°C).  You can expect its reliable performance in all industrial environments, whether indoor or outdoor.

Enhanced PSAM security level

Two PSAM card slots are optional, which supports the protocol of ISO7816.  It is a secure access module to enhance the security and cryptography performance.  Application areas include bus, metro, on-street parking etc.

Long-lasting battery performance

The powerful 5000mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery lets you fulfil a woo;e day’s work easily.  It also supports flash charging.  With the C71 you don’t have to worry that your business would be interrupted by power off anymore.

Models and Accessories


  • C71-SE MT6737(2+16)+5.2‘’ screen+4G+WIFI+BT+GPS+NFC+Camera
  • C71-AE3(default) Android 8.1, MT6763(3+32)+5.2‘’ screen+4G+WIFI+BT+GPS+NFC+Camera
  • C71-AE4 Android 8.1, MT6763(4+64)+5.2‘’ screen+4G+WIFI+BT+GPS+NFC+Camera


  • TCS1 Fingerprint Capacitive, Crossmatch FIPS PIV
  • CBM-E3 Fingerprint Optical, Morpho FIPS PIV
  • Rear Iris Rear Iris, with camera and LED, STQC/NIST IREX certified
  • Front Iris Front Iris, with camera and LED, STQC/NIST IREX certified
  • Front Camera 5MP, alternative to Iris
  • CM-Q1 Power: 26dBm: , Antenna Gain: 1dBi, Reading distance 5-300CM
  • C71-PSAM 2 PSAM slots at most (ISO7816 protocol), two PSAMs charge double
  • CRD-C71-SCC Single Charging Cradle, charge only
  • SG-C71-CPH Carrying Pouch
  • SG-C71-CHS Rugged Holster with Shoulder strap, provides additional protection to the device and allows user to operate with holster
  • RB-C71-RRP Rugged Rubber Boot, omni-directional protected, with typeC & pogpin
  • RB-C71-RR Rugged Rubber Boot, omni-directional protected
  • SP-C7X Screen Protector- Size: 5.2'', Thickness: 0.4mm
  • MCP1 four layers, double side Charging Rack/Tower, included 8 sets of SCC1

Ideal for...

  • logistics
  • Retail
  • Warehousing
  • Healthcare
  • Parking charge
  • Government projects

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