Samsung Electronics also placed at the 10th spot in the survey conducted among millennial respondents, or those born between 1980 and the early 2000s.
South Korean students will be able to get this phone for free, provided that after the exams you can get a new Samsung. The exam is seen as vitally important and can have a massive influence on the rest of a student's life.
The Galaxy J2 Pro is essentially a barebones smartphonr. Neither is there 2G.
Samsung's press release (Google translated) says the phone "blocks mobile data such as 3G, LTE, and Wi-Fi" with the intent of helping students focus on learning (instead of, you know, getting distracted by Instagram and stuff). For the cameras, there's an 8-megapixel shooter on the back and a 5-megapixel selfie camera on the front.
There is also an offline DioDic4 English dictionary app, a calendar app, calculator, and an FM radio.
Just to take it another step further, there are data plans that one can opt for that limit the number of texts one can send.
In terms of specs, the smartphone has decent mid-range options, with a 1.4GHz quad-core chip that's paired with 1.5GB RAM and 2,600mAh battery.
Which is why Samsung has also made the US$180 phone part of an offer that will see its purchase price reimbursed if buyers who sit the test later acquire another more capable Samsung device.
As you might expect, this speedier chipset requires more power.
Target audience "smartphone" - local students who are trying to avoid a dispersion of attention because of the Internet.