Samsung India unveiled its new phone ‘Samsung Marine’ a phone built for standing the abuse just like US marine corps. It is touted to pass the standards set by US Dept of Defence and Military.
Samsung showcased this phone in the recently concluded Mobile world, where onlookers were allowed to through the phone from a height of few feet into water. The phone also boasts shock proof, dust proof and water proof packing. It is first of its kind in the mobile market especially for India. This phone could find use in many walks of life and also for those who carelessly drop their phone.
The phone also has USB support, Music Player , 1.3 Mega Pixel camera and expandable Memory support upto 8GB and the phone will be available for a retail price of around Rs 7000 ( 140$).
Download User manual of Samsung Marine aka Samsung B2100 Xplorer aka Samsung Outdoor phone here.
GENERAL 2G Network
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Announced 2009, March
Dimensions in L x W x H – 113 x 48.9 x 17.4 mm
Weight 102.8 g
DISPLAY Type TFT, 256K colors
Size 120 x 160 pixels, 1.77 inches
Ring Tone/Music – Vibration; Polyphonic(64), MP3 ringtones
Phonebook 1000 entries
Inbuilt Memory 7 MB
Card slot microSD (TransFlash), up to 8 GB
DATA GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
No 3G and WLAN.
Bluetooth – v2.1 with A2DP(music)
Camera -1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels, flash
Video – 15fps
SMS and MMS support.
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + downloadable
Colors Red, Black
Java Yes, MIDP 2.0
– Shock, water and dust resistant (IP57, MIL-STD-810F)
– Water proof up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
– Anti-shock materials (urethane)
– Noise cancellation with dedicated microphone
– Flashlight with dedicated key
– MP3/e-AAC+/WMA/WAV player
– MPEG4/3GP/M4V player
– Voice memo
BATTERY Standard battery, Li-Ion 1000 mAh
Stand-by Up to 600 h
Talk time Up to 9 h