Smartphone with no internet

Discussion in 'Tech News' started by me just sayin, Apr 13, 2018.

  1. me just sayin

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    Samsung is building a phone, Galaxy J2 Pro, that will not have internet/data connections. It is being built for old fogies like me since I am not supposed to be technical enough to use one and for parents to get for their kids. I wonder if it will sell. They are releasing it in Korea first.

    Samsung built a smartphone that doesn't connect to the internet
     
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    It would sell 10 years ago. Today it will fail unless it has wifi.
     
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    Interesting. I think it would be great for children where parents have much better control over what their children have access to. Design a phone that allows access to apps & games that can be installed via connecting to a PC. It would be something I would consider for my kids if I they were still young.

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    Sooooooo......Samsung brought back the feature phone and re-branded it as a dumb smartphone?

    Or is it more like an IPod, in which case how long before Apple sues them?
     
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    it is the opposite of the ipod so no lawsuit by apple. ipod has wifi but no phone service, samsungs has phone service and no wifi.