Message Pad 2100

Introduced: November 1997
Terminated: February 1998


Running a StrongARM SA-110 RISC processor at 162Mhz, the Newton Message Pad 2100 had 8Mb of ROM and 8Mb of RAM.  It also featured a 480 x 320 grayscale, backlight screen.  Ports included a dual mode infrared, IrDA and SHARP ASK, Interconnect, LocalTalk, Audio I/O, Autodock, Phone I/O.


The Newton Message Pad 2100 was essentially the same as the Message Pad 2000.  The major difference was that it was the first Newton to have an Ethernet card.


Processor: StrongARM SA-110 RISC
Processor Speed: 162 MHz
Memory: 8 MB ROM, 8 MB RAM
Display: 480 x 320 16-bit greyscale w/ backlight
System Software: Newton OS 2.1 (English and German)
Weight and Dimensions (US): 1.4 lbs., 8.3” H x 4.7” W x 1.1” D
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 640g, 210.3mm x 118.7mm x 27.5mm
Ports: Dual-Mode Infrared port; IrDA and SHARP ASK, Interconnect Port; LocalTalk, Audio I/O, Autodock, Phone I/O
Memory Card: 2 PCMCIA-Slot II, 3.3V ’ 5V
Power: 4 AA or optional NiMH re-chargeable battery pack or external power supply
Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 deg. C (32 to 104 deg. F)
Storage Temperature: -20 to 60 deg. C
Transport Temperature: -20 to 70 deg. C (-40 to 149 deg. F)
Relative Humidity: 5 - 95%, non-condensing
Altitude (US): 10,000 feet
Altitude (Metric): 3,000 m


Introduced in November 1997, the Newton Message Pad 2100 was discontinued in February 1998.



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