The seventy-year-old brother of the drug lord and his “right hand” does not like Apple and launches its own smartphone. The device is suspiciously similar to one Chinese gadget, but it also has a number of undeniable advantages.
For comparison, the Samsung Galaxy Fold currently costs more than 140 thousand rubles (December 2214, on the 26th anniversary of the death of his “famous” brother, Roberto Escobar launches a folding smartphone Escobar Fold 1, which, according to the company, could disable only fire.
Like the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the Escobar Fold 1 has a flexible screen that lets you stream it to your tablet. It might seem that Escobar plans to compete with Samsung, but not quite: the 71-year-old entrepreneur said he wants to “defeat Apple” (not only commercially). Exobar is about to file a class action lawsuit against Apple in 2020. According to the businessman, “they are deceiving people and selling useless smartphones at inflated prices.” Escobar says he spent nearly a million dollars on lawyers to organize a lawsuit that begins on January 6th in California.
Escobar Fold 1 runs Android 9.0 and is equipped with a 2.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Octa-Core processor, two cameras (16 and 20 megapixels) and a 7.8-inch screen. The price of the device is about 22 thousand rubles (349 dollars), and the number of copies is only 100 thousand smartphones, which the company is going to “quickly sell”.
dollars). Samsung announced its intention to launch a “budget” model in 2020, but by this time, perhaps, the Escobar Fold 1 will already take over the world in view of its super availability.
Also a distinctive feature of Escobar Fold 1 is its “indestructibility”. According to the company, the device’s screen is not made of glass, but of a special type of plastic, which can only be damaged by fire.
Many believe that the Escobar smartphone is a “recolor” of the Chinese Royole FlexPai smartphone. Suspicions are not groundless: the design and specifications of the two gadgets are identical. Nevertheless, Roberto justifies the low price with “efficient production and the absence of special deals with retailers”.
On the device’s official website, there’s an ad for the phone in which the semi-naked Miss Playboy Russia 2017 and several other girls starred. True, neither the technical characteristics, nor even the front of the smartphone are shown in it.
Roberto Escobar was an accountant and co-founder of the Medellin Cartel, which smuggled cocaine. In 2003, he was released from prison, and in 2014 founded Escobar Inc. The businessman is not accustomed to strange and defiant statements: in the summer of 2016 he demanded compensation of one billion dollars from Netflix for the “implausibility” of the series about the life of his brother Narcos, and earlier this year he accused Ilon Mask of stealing his idea – creating his own flamethrower.