Socket Mobile ( has expanded its SocketScan product line to include a 2D barcode scanner in a compact design. The SocketScan S840 fulfills the demands of 1D and 2D barcode scanning, while appealing to a tighter budget.

The S840 has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $359, approximately 25% cheaper compared to the prior version S850 2D barcode scanner at $476. The Socket Mobile S840 is a fast-scanning 2D/1D imager barcode scanner with Bluetooth wireless technology. It’s one of the smallest and lightest 2D barcode scanners, fitting in your pocket and the palm of your hand when attached to a smartphone. 

The S840 can scan barcodes printed on labels or displayed on device screens. It reads all the most popular 2D/1D barcodes and is perfect for retail point of sale, inventory management, sales order entry, field service, and other mobile business applications. The scanner is certified by for iOS devices and compatible with Android and Windows smartphones and tablets”

The S840 works with Socket Mobile’s line of DuraCase solutions. Compatible with popular mobile devices, DuraCase is ideal for mobile workers who are looking to use a handheld device and scanner, protect their devices, and prefer the convenience of a single charging device.