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Samsung B2100

Feb 16, 2009
Market status
Release date
Apr 8, 2009


  • Water-resistant phone


  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.69 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




Samsung B2100 is a Dust and Water resistant candybar phone. It features 262k color TFT display, microSD slot for memory, MP3 player and FM Radio.

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  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.45 x 1.93 x 0.69 inches (113 x 48.9 x 17.4 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.63 oz (103 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust resistant


  • Physical size:
    • 1.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 120 x 160 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 113 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 17.51 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144


  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.007 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC


  • Talk time:
    • 9.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (884 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 25.0 days (600 hours)
      the average is 18 days (425 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, 3GP
  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 2.0


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight (Standalone unit), Calculator, World clock
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Midp 2.0
  • Games:
      • Yes


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 04 Mar 2009
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LSWDB2100 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.54 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.42 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz


  • Officially announced:
    • 16 Feb 2009

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 200
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This device is also known as Samsung Xplorer, Samsung Solid Extreme, Samsung Marine

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