Nomad 1050

Handheld Data Collector
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Ultra-rugged for extreme conditions

1-4 m
GNSS Accuracy
WEHH 6.5
Operating System
8.9 cm / 3.5"
Screen Size

The Trimble® Nomad® 1050 series is a family of proven, ultra-rugged, feature-packed GPS handhelds created for mobile GIS professionals carrying out field data collection and inspection activities in harsh environments.

  • Ultra-rugged handhelds built to work in challenging environments
  • Long battery life extends time in the field
  • Enhanced computing power and 8 GB memory for fast processing of field data
  • Field to office connectivity with wireless data communications
  • Simplified and fast asset tracking with optional 1D/2D integrated barcode scanner
  • Compatible with Trimble GIS software for complete field-to-office workflows
1-4 m
GNSS Accuracy
WEHH 6.5
Operating System
8.9 cm / 3.5"
Screen Size

Ultra-rugged, powerful, productive

Engineered to provide you with a high-performance PDA-style data collector that targets outdoor use in extreme conditions and challenging locations, the Nomad 1050 handheld makes it easy to collect, maintain, save and transmit data in the field. If you work in remote forests, isolated wetland areas, desert regions or urban streets, you need the Nomad 1050, a handheld that works as hard as you do all day long, no matter where you go.

Increased productivity

  • Collect reliable field data at 2 to 4 meter positional accuracy in real-time or pair with the Trimble R2 or R1 GNSS receivers to achieve accuracies ranging from sub-meter down to centimeters.
  • Work productively in harsh environments on ultra-rugged IP68-rated handhelds that meet rigorous MIL-STD-810G military standards.
  • Work for longer in the field with the 15 hour battery life that provides continuous use, even in cold temperatures.
  • View maps, images and data in direct sunlight on the high-resolution, color display.
  • Input data with ease, even when wearing gloves, using the tactile keyboard buttons.
  • Maintain field compatibility with your back-office apps using the latest Microsoft® Windows Embedded Handheld version 6.5 operating system.
  • Combine with Trimble Mapping & GIS software for a complete field-to-office workflow solution.

Flexible configurations

  • Easily track assets using the optional 1D/2D integrated barcode scanner.
  • Connect back to the office via an optional integrated 3.75G dual-band GSM/CDMA wireless cellular modem with internal cellular antenna.
Devices, Software, and Accessories
Nomad 1050 Works With...
Trimble Positions Field Extensions
GIS Workflows
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Geo 7X Juno 5 Nomad 1050 TDC100
GNSS Accuracy 1-100 cm 1-4 m 1-4 m 1-2 m
Operating System WEHH 6.5 WEHH 6.5 WEHH 6.5 Android 6.0
Screen Size 10.7 cm / 4.2" 10.9 cm / 4.3" 8.9 cm / 3.5" 13.4 cm / 5.3"
Screen Type Color touch WVGA TFT Color touch Color multi-touch
Used With TerraFlex, TerraSync, Positions TerraFlex, TerraSync, Positions TerraFlex, TerraSync, Positions TerraFlex
Satellites GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, BeiDou, SBAS GPS, SBAS GPS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, BeiDou, SBAS
Processor 1.0 GHz 1.0 GHz 1.0 GHz 1.2 GHz
Memory 256 MB 512 MB 512 MB 2 GB
Data Storage 4 GB 16 / 32 GB 8 GB 8 / 16 GB
Environmental IP65 IP68 IP68 IP67