Nokia 3720 classic vs Samsung Marine B2100 Xplorer – who is the toughest phone?

Well we cant resist the temptation of comparing the two phones claiming to gain the crown for “Toughest phone “. After launched ie Samsung B2100 Xplorer and created a whole new segment fpr the Tough and adventurous . And  Nokia followed suit by launching its own Tough phone classic tagged as Handle Without care.

Samsung Marine B2100 Xplorer vs Nokia 3720 classic
Samsung Marine B2100 Xplorer vs Nokia 3720 classic

Lets go through the features one by one to see who is the real boss in this show down.

Nokia 3720 classic – GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
Samsung Marine B2100 Xplorer – GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Both are 2G only phones and there is nothing to choose between them here.

and looks :
Nokia 3720 – 115 x 47 x 15.3 mm
Samsung Marine – 113 x 48.9 x 17.4 mm
The Nokia 3720 is slightly thinner than the Samsung Marine. But the Marine looks more sportier.

Nokia 3720 – 16.4 Million Colors 2.2″ 240 x 320
Samsung Marine – 65 Thousand colors 1.8″ TFT 120 x 160
This is where the Nokia 3720 wins handsdown against the Marine. Bigger display and more colours at higher the Marine looks like a kid against the Nokia 3720.

Nokia 3720 – 2 MP, 1600 x 1200 pixels, LED
Samsung marine -1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels, flash
Again the Nokia 3720 has better specs in the camera department. Doesn't necessarily mean better pictures.

Data :
Nokia 3720 – and class 11
Samsung Marined – GPRS and EDGE class 10
Not much of difference in the speeds as most networks wont even scale upto half the maximum speed.

Samsung Marine : Li-Ion 1000 mAh
Stand-by Up to 600 h
Talk time Up to 9 h
Nokia 3720 : Li-Ion 1050 mAh
Stand-by Up to 408 h
Talk time Up to 7 h
Though Nokia has a better battery the actual Talk time and Standby time is lower in the Nokia 3720. Samsung marine almost 20% higher in Talk Time and Standby. This could be mainly due to the Nokia's which is more of a OS.

Water Resistance ,Dust proof and  Shock Proof

Nokia 3720 – Water proof and Dust proof. But when subjected to shock tests the speakers were not working but over all it was good.
Samsung Marine – It is quite good in all the tests and came out with flying colours.

Both the phones were also tested for build quality and both stood the challenge.

It is worth to check the water and beer test on the Nokia 3720 and what happens when Nokia 3720 is run over by a car.

check those videos here.

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5 Replies to “Nokia 3720 classic vs Samsung Marine B2100 Xplorer – who is the toughest phone?”

  1. Nokia 3720 looks cool and slim and samsung marine is economical phone than nokia 3720and nokia must be come with s60 OS. It might be cool

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