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Samsung SBM-100A

Device Model:SBM-100A

Distributer: Samsung Electronics GmbH, Am Kronberger Hang 6, 65824 Schwalbach am Taunus, GERMANY.

Sole: Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd., Samsung GEC, 26 Sangil-ro 6-gil, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, REPUBLIC of KOREA.

Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Description: The Samsung SBM-100A is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for self-measurement and home use. This device is now obsolete.

The technology used in the Samsung SBM-100A, to measure blood pressure, has failed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device failed clinical validation.

Validation Publications

Altunkan S, Ilman N, Altunkan E. Validation of the Samsung SBM-100A and Microlife BP 3BU1-5 wrist blood pressure measuring devices in adults according to the International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Apr;12(2):119-25. PMID: 17353656.

ESH-IP:2002 - Fail General population