First of all: SQL Server Mail does not depend on Extended Mapi.
Prerequesites for Database Mail:
Four Components: Configuration Component, Messaging Component, Database Mail executable, Logging and auditing component.
The configuration components consists of a database Mail account and a Database Mail profile. The Database Mail account contains the information that SQL Server uses to send e-mail messages to the SMTP server, such as the SMTP server name, the authentication type, and the e-mail address.
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