Deutsch: Mobilgerät / Español: Dispositivo móvil / Português: Dispositivo móvel / Français: Appareil mobile / Italiano: Dispositivo mobile
A mobile device (also known as a handheld computer or simply handheld/hand-held) is a small, handheld computing device, typically having a display screen with touch input and/or a miniature keyboard and weighing less than one kg.

In the industrial and business context, "hand-held" generally refers to portable electronic devices or tools that can be held and operated with one hand. Here are some examples of the use of hand-held devices in different industries:

  1. Mobile devices: Smartphones and tablets are common hand-held devices used for personal and business purposes, such as communication, productivity, and entertainment.
  2. Barcode scanners: Hand-held barcode scanners are used in retail stores, warehouses, and logistics companies to scan product barcodes for inventory management and tracking.
  3. Power tools: Hand-held power tools such as drills, saws, and sanders are commonly used in construction and manufacturing for cutting, drilling, and shaping materials.
  4. Medical devices: Hand-held medical devices such as blood pressure monitors, thermometers, and pulse oximeters are used by healthcare professionals to monitor patient health.
  5. Gaming devices: Hand-held gaming devices such as the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation Vita provide portable gaming experiences.

Other similar terms used in the context of portable devices or tools are:

  1. Handheld consoles
  2. Handheld GPS devices
  3. Handheld radios
  4. Handheld vacuum cleaners
  5. Handheld massagers
  6. Handheld digital cameras

All of these terms refer to different types of portable devices or tools that are important considerations in many businesses and organizations in various industries.

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