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Samsung smartphone for students to avoid exam distractions

IANS  |  Seoul 

South Korea's on Friday launched a without data access which is aimed at students who want to avoid distractions during examinations.

The Galaxy J2 Pro is conceived as a basic version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy range, with different technical features, news reported.

The J2 Pro does not have access to the and 4G data networks, although it can be connected to the internet on WiFi networks.

It is also equipped with front and rear cameras and a high-resolution five-inch screen.

The model is targeted at students to avoid exam distractions caused by permanent connection to the network and elderly people who do not use the internet regularly, according to a statement.

The phone has launched at 1,99,100 won ($185) in South Korea, and with a promotional scheme for students which allows them to exchange it for a high-end model after exams finish.

Tens of thousands of students take the university exams that are usually held in November.

The exams are considered so important that streamlines public transport and deploys law enforcement agencies during the period.



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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 10:46 IST