Approximately the same size as a credit card measuring less than ½ inch (1.27cm) thick and weighing less than two ounces (48g), the CHS 8Qi is the smallest and lightest 2D barcode scanner available in the market today. It can be attached to most smartphones including the Apple iPhone®, iPod touch® and Samsung® S4 devices in a ?sled type? configuration solution. The 8Qi slips neatly into your pocket and fits comfortably in the palm of your hand when attached to a smartphone. You can add a lanyard or belt clip for a wearable solution making the 8Qi accessible at any time.
It reads all of the most popular 1D & 2D barcodes and is perfect for retail point of sale, inventory management, sales order entry, field service, and other mobile business applications.
Attach to your device for a one-handed solution
Need to keep a hand free to handle merchandise or equipment? The CHS 8Qi easily attaches to your favorite smartphone or multimedia device with our optional Klip Case. You'll have a convenient, one-handed solution that's easier to carry!
Socket Mobile currently offers Klip Cases for the Apple iPhone 5/5s/5c, Apple iPod touch (5th generation) and Samsung Galaxy S4 as well as a Universal Klip Case. Klip Cases customized for other devices are available from third-party manufacturers.
Wear around your neck
Want convenient access to the CHS 8Qi at all times?
Wear it around your neck or fasten it to your belt with the included lanyard / belt clip, which features a retractable tether so you can comfortably pull the scanner out to your arm's full length.
Flexible for Different Devices and Usage Scenarios
The CHS 8Qi gives you the most flexibility to integrate with your devices and user preferences. After you've attached it to a phone, it's easy to detach and just change the Klip Case to attach it to a different phone or device. You can even skip the Klip Case and use it unattached.
The scanner is compatible with a broad range of Apple, Android and Windows devices and is Apple MFi certified for the iPad, iPad mini, iPhone and iPod touch.