The rugged and compact design of the evolved APX™ 6500 mobile radio is designed to maximize the real estate in your vehicle and keep your entire agency safely connected. Now with integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and SmartConnect, the APX 6500 gives you more ways to manage your radio and stay connected. And when your vehicle sustains a high impact, the radio can automatically alert dispatch.

Security is more important than ever. Criminals are testing you on the streets and over the air. Fight back with multiple levels of protection to encrypt and secure your voice and data communication against eavesdropping.

Stay connected, keep safe and secure your communications with the APX 6500 single-band mobile radio.


Performance Characteristics

Adjustable power levels: Yes
Channel spacing: 6.25, 12.5, 25
Encryption: Yes
Encryption type Algorithms: AES, DES, DES-XL, DES-OFB, Advanced Digital Privacy (ADP)
Frequency range: 700/800 (764-870 MHz), VHF (136-174 MHz) & UHF R1 (380-470 MHz)
Power: 10-35 watts 700/800 MHz, 25-110 watts VHF

Physical Characteristics

Available option board: Yes
Built-in speaker: Yes
Configurations: Dash Mount, Remote Mount Capable, Motorcycle, Multi Control Head, Dual Transceiver
Dimensions H x W x D: 2.0 x 7.0 x 9.6 inches
Display: Alphanumeric
Weight: 7 lbs.

Radio Features

Channels: 1000
CPS (Customer Programming Software): Yes
Expanded memory: Yes
FLASHport memory: Yes
GPS capable: Yes
Noise reduction software: Yes
Text messaging capable: Yes
Voice announcement: Yes


Analog: Yes
Digital technology: Yes
System type: Conventional, SmartZone trunking, SMARTNET trunking

User Environment

IP standards: IP55

Factory Mutual: Yes
Mil spec: 810 C, 810 D, 810 E, 810 F, 810 G


Get Connected and Stay Connected
SmartConnect can reroute P25 voice and data communication over broadband via built-in Wi-Fi or a tethered LTE/satellite router. Stay connected to your P25 radio system, even when outside of P25 coverage.

Flexible, Easy Installation
The APX 6500 is ideal for a growing ecosystem of vehicle installations. Its small and lightweight form factor simplifies installation.

Voice and Data, All at Once
Update your radio and get new software at the speed of Wi-Fi without interrupting your voice communication.

Keep Voice and Data Protected
Multiple hardware encryption algorithms secure your voice and data while two-factor authentication ensures only valid radio users can access your system and critical databases.

 All the Support you Need
Motorola Solutions offers three levels of service plans – Essential, Advanced and Premier - so you can manage in the way that suits you best.


Additional information


Wi-Com’s Two-way Radio rental experts will collaborate with you to better understand your industry and business so we can create a custom plan designed to meet your specific business and financial objectives.