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Nomad Datasheet

For more information on the Nomad handheld, download the Nomad 1050 datasheet.

You can find the Nomad 900 Series User Manual here.

Trimble Nomad

The Trimble Nomad™ 1050 series provides great functionality as a powerful and full-featured rugged handheld computer. Each model has a 1.0-GHz processor, 8 GB of storage, a long-life battery and integrated wireless capabilities like GPS, 802.11g, and Bluetooth. It includes an integrated laser barcode scanner and digital camera with geotagging capability. The Nomad also features a high-resolution, sunlight-visible VGA display that shows graphics and maps in crisp detail. The Nomad's optional, removable ultra-high frequency RFID (UHF RFID) accessory adds the ability to scan UHF RFID tags to your Trimble Nomad.

Please Note: The Nomad 1050 series is being discontinued. However, we will still carry Nomad 900s and 1050s until they are gone, as well as accessories.

Nomad 1050

Key Features

  • 15 hour battery life
  • Choice of keypads and connectors (boots)
  • Integrated 2-4 meter GPS
  • 1D/2D integrated barcode imager
  • 3.75G dual-band GSM/CDMA connectivity
  • 5 MP camera with flash and geotagging capability
  • Integrated Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi capability
  • Full-color 3.5” VGA display
  • 1.0 GHz Texas Instruments™ Processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® Embedded Handheld (WEHH) 6.5
  • IP68 rated rugged for any environment


For pricing information, please contact us or visit our online store.


See the table below for the Nomad's specifications.

Physical Characteristics
Size 17.6 cm x 10 cm x 5.0 cm (6.92 in x 3.92 in x 1.96 in)
Weight 21 ounces (596 g) including rechargeable battery
Operating Temperature –22 °F to 140 °F (–30 °C to 60 °C) MIL-STD 810F, Method 501.4, Procedure II (High Temp Operating, +65 °C) MIL-STD 810F, Method 502.4, Procedure I, II, III (Low Temp Op/Manipulation –35 °C)
Storage Temperature –40 °F to 158 °F (–40 °C to 70 °C) MIL-STD 810F, Method 501.4, Procedure I (High Temp Storage, +70 °C) MIL-STD 810F, Method 502.4, Procedure I, II, III (Low Temp Storage –40 °C)
Temperature shock Cycles between -30 ºC and 60 ºC (-22 ºF and 144 ºF), MIL-STD-810G, Method 503.5, Procedure I-C
Humidity 90% relative humidity with temperatures between -30 ºC and 60 ºC (-22 ºF and 144 ºF), MIL-STD- 810G, Method 507.5, Procedure II
Water Survives IP-X8 , immersion at 2m (6.6 ft) for 1 hour IEC-60529, Survives IP-X6, water jet 12.5mm dia @ 2.5-3m (8-10ft)
Drop Survived multiple drops of 1.2m (4ft), MIL-STD-810G, Method 516.6, Procedure IV, Transit Drop
Sand & dust Protected against dust, IEC-60529 IP-6X, dust chamber under-pressure
Vibration General minimum integrity and loose cargo tests, MIL-STD-810G, Method 514.6, Procedure I & II, Category 5
Altitude 4,572 m (15,000 ft) at 23 ºC (73 °F) to 12,192 m (40,000 ft) at -30 ºC (-22 °F), MIL-STD-810G, Method 500.5, Procedure I, II & III
Processor 1.0 GHz, Texas Instruments DM3730
Memory 512 MB DDR SDRAM; ~10 MB reserved
Storage 8 GB onboard non-volatile NAND Flash; ~50 MB reserved
Expansion 1x microSD / microSDHC slot (LC,LE,XC,XE models) 1x USB host and 1x SDIO / SDHC slot (B, L and X models)
Battery 5200 mAh Li-ion rechargeable module*
I/OUSB host and client, power, headset jack
Radios Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR; WLAN: Wi-Fi (802.11b/g); WWAN: Dual Mode 3.75G GSM/CDMA
* To ensure best performance when temperatures are below –4 °F (–20 °C), be sure battery is inserted in the device only when in use. When device is not in use at these temperatures, keep batteries in a pocket or stored in a warmer area.
FCC, CE, R&TTE, IC (Canada), A-tick, C-tick, GCF compliant, RoHS compliant, Section 508 compliant, PTCRB, SAR, AT&T network certified, Verizon, Wi-Fi Alliance certified, MIL-STD-810G, IP68.

Nomad 1050 Models - Comparison Chart

Use the table below to compare different models of the Nomad 1050 handheld. All of these models can be found in our online store.

512 MB RAM
8 GB Flash






Bxx x
Lxx xxx
LCx xxxx x
LEx xxxx xx
Xxx xxxx
XEx xxxxxxx


    Listed below are a few of our most popular Nomad accessories. More accessories can be found in our online store.

    Nomad battery

    Nomad rechargeable battery

    Nomad serial boot

    Nomad serial boot

    Nomad stylus

    Nomad stylus

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