Samsung J2 Pro:
Our smartphones are excellent powerful devices but, truth be told, most of their engrossing functionality comes from their power to connect to the Internet. Whether that’s through a web browser or through apps, Internet connectivity is excellent much a must-have for smartphones these days. Some people, whatever, watch the Internet as a burden, a distraction, and an indebtedness. Which is a smartphone that is truly close to being a feature/dumb mobile because of its lack of connectivity?
The Galaxy J2 Pro in the Pro is a misnomer in many pathways than one. On paper, it’s fantastic much a modern-day access-level Android smartphone. That translates to a 1.5 GB of RAM, a 5-inch qHD (960×540) screen, 16 GB of internal storage, 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, a 5-megapixel front camera, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 2,600 mAh battery. It’s also not a pro because of its exceptional feature. It can’t connect to the Internet, 4G LTE, either through 3G, or even Wi-Fi. It can connect to cellular networks for mobile calls and text messaging but that’s fantastic much it.
So why would anyone provocation with this phone at all? Samsung is positioning the sickly-named Galaxy J2 Pro as the not so smart smartphone for senior citizens and students, two classes of users who might get the Internet to be too distracting. Samsung forgot to mention a third-type of buyer parents who want to give their kids a mobile but don’t want them connecting to the Internet.
So isn’t effectively useless? Not quite. Unlike a feature mobile, it still runs Android and can run the software. In fact, Samsung suggests using the offline DioDict 4 dictionary app for learning objects. You can still perhaps install and run Android apps on it. You just have to sideload them and make sure they can task with an Internet connection. The Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro will casual Korea for 199,100 KRW ($190), with no word on plans for international appearance.