Best wireless barcode scanners

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When you’re working in a store, warehouse, or your own home, a wireless barcode scanner makes quick work of inventory time. Most models transmit data via Bluetooth and have rechargeable batteries for continuous use. Some can also remember things you’ve scanned until you’re ready to connect your computer or phone. Whether you’re scanning books, packages, or groceries, we’ve found the best wireless barcode scanners to meet your needs. 

Staff pick

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NADAMOO Wireless Barcode Scanner

The stand is built into the scanner

Store up to 100,000 barcodes in the onboard storage when you're not connected to any devices. The handset can transmit data 400 meters in the open air and 100 meters indoors. When using the continuous scan mode, you can set the scanner upright on any flat surface -- there's no need for an extra stand. 

Bluetooth boss

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Inateck Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

Easily pair with your phone or tablet

There are no extra pieces to keep track of with this wireless barcode scanner because the Bluetooth capability is built-in. It works with Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, Linux, and Raspberry Pi. The battery lasts for 15 days, making you worry less about when to charge the unit.  

Stand included

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Tera Barcode Scanner

Fast scanning for big projects

Set this model in the included stand to make quick work of your next big scanning project. The onboard processor is 32bi and decodes barcodes quickly so you can keep going. Vibrant orange accents make it easy to spot among boxes or other inventory. 

Most portable

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Eyoyo Mini 1D Wireless Barcode Scanner

The thin form fits in pockets or bags

Need a scanner you can keep comfortably in your pocket or bag? This mini version has you covered. You'll get 15 hours of scan time on a full charge of the lithium-ion battery, and up to 720 hours of standby time. It connects to your Windows 7/8/10, Android, and iOS devices with Bluetooth 4.0 or over your 2.4G wireless network.

Simply scanning

Keying in barcodes by hand can be incredibly time-consuming and tedious. For most people, we think the NADAMOO Wireless Barcode Scanner is the best pick from our collection. The onboard storage is impressive, meaning you won’t have to worry about maintaining a connection to any device while you use it. The stand is built into the handle, so there’s no extra hardware to keep track of when you want to scan continuously. 

Taking a scanner to a grocery, hardware, or design store can also be useful. In this case, we’d recommend the Eyoyo Mini 1D Wireless Barcode Scanner. The smaller form factor is better suited for travel than the larger models, and the included wristlet keeps it from slipping away from your grasp.