The Hytera BD552i is no wonder it’s a bestseller. This compact and rugged radio offers reliable digital communication at an attractive price. Packed with features, the BD552i boasts a user-friendly single-line display, crystal-clear digital audio, and the flexibility to operate in either analog or digital mode. With a whopping 256 channels, you have ample communication options. Plus, the BD552i boasts optional Bluetooth connectivity, repeater mode operation for extended range, and a long-lasting battery life of up to 16 hours. Whether you need a simple and dependable radio or a feature-rich workhorse, the BD552i delivers powerful communication at a budget-conscious price point.


Intuitive Design for Easy Use:

  • Tactile buttons enable effortless one-handed operation, even without looking, for Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication and emergency calls. A high-contrast OLED screen displays all essential information clearly, including channel number, caller ID, zone number, battery level, and selected power mode.

Flexible Communication Options:

  • The BD552i seamlessly switches between analog and digital modes, allowing communication with both existing analog radios and newer digital systems. This flexibility simplifies migration to digital technology at your own pace.

Crystal-Clear Audio:

  • An integrated audio equalizer allows fine-tuning low, mid, and high frequencies for optimal audio performance in any environment. Whether in noisy factories or quiet offices, the BD552i ensures clear and intelligible communication.

Long-Lasting Performance:

  • Powerful 1500mAh Lithium Ion batteries provide up to 16 hours of operation in digital mode and 12 hours in analog mode, keeping you connected throughout your shift.

Rugged Durability:

  • Built to withstand tough conditions, the BD552i meets MIL-STD-810-G standards for shock and vibration resistance. Additionally, the IP54 rating signifies its protection against dust and water ingress, ensuring reliable operation in harsh environments.

Enhanced Worker Safety:

  • A dedicated emergency alarm button allows users to instantly send alerts to other radios, improving response times and ensuring worker safety in critical situations.

Optional Wireless Convenience (BD552i-BT Models Only):

  • For added convenience, the BD552i-BT models come equipped with Bluetooth connectivity. This allows for seamless pairing with wireless accessories like earpieces, enabling hands-free operation and increased mobility.

Reduced Signal Interference:

  • Digital encoding and error correction technology effectively minimize signal interference on the same frequency. This ensures clear and reliable communication, even in congested environments.

DMR Technology for Expanded Capabilities:

  • Leverage the power of DMR signaling for group calls, private calls, and all calls with PTT ID transmission. The BD552i series also supports DMR Tier II repeaters to extend coverage and enhance network capacity.

Increased Efficiency with Pseudo-Trunking:

  • This innovative virtual trunking feature automatically utilizes the available digital timeslot, optimizing call connectivity and frequency efficiency.

Hands-Free Operation with VOX:

  • Enjoy hands-free communication with the built-in VOX function, which activates the microphone based on your voice. This functionality also extends to compatible external earpiece and microphone accessories.

Scanning Functionality:

  • Stay informed of activity on other channels by utilizing the scanning feature to monitor communication across your network.


Frequency rangeUHF: 400-470 MHz VHF: 146-174 MHz
Channel capacity256 Channels (128 Analog, 128 Digital)
Zone capacity16 Zones with 16 Channels per Zone
Channel spacing25/12.5KHz
Operating voltage3.7 V
Battery1500Ah (Li-Ion) 2000Ah (Li-Ion)
Battery service life (5/5/90)Analog: 12/16 hours (1500mAh) Digital:16/22 hours (2000mAh)
Frequency stability±0.5 ppm
Antenna impedance50 Ω
Dimensions (H×W×D)4.25″ x 2.12″ x 1.14″, 108×54×29mm
Weight8 oz. (with AN0435W09 and BL1506)
Display0.91” OLED single-line display