Pablo Escobar's brother launches a $349 foldable smartphone

mr_smithh

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Roberto Escobar, brother of the late drug lord Pablo Escobar, has announced a foldable smartphone to take on Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X, the Escobar Fold 1. While all the foldable phones announced so far have a price tag of at least $1,500+, the Escobar Fold 1 will be available from only $349 which includes free shipping and a case as well. It will be sold unlocked and work on all compatible networks worldwide.

 

WAslayer

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A day after taking delivery of the phone, everyone will get mugged and just the phone stolen...
 

bratwurst

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Same dude who demanded 1billion dollars from Netflix for the TV show Narcos?
Same dude who wanted 100million in Tesla shares or become the CEO of Tesla after accusing Musk of IP theft?


I dunno. Smells like a scam.
 

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At least the phone is 'high' on the bar of being flat. Flat future intended for cutting drugs. Lol
 

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$399. It's a Samsung Galaxy Fold with stickers covering the branding. A 'scam' I'd happily fall for. You could make a killing in profit reselling these.
 

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$399. It's a Samsung Galaxy Fold with stickers covering the branding. A 'scam' I'd happily fall for. You could make a killing in profit reselling these.
Watch the video posted by Fiesta, they aren't shipping them all, they are trying to create hype by shipping to influencers but if you are a random person you'll probably get shafted.
 

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Starting in February, a company from Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria has been dangling the promise of a $399 re-skinned Samsung Galaxy Fold. In response, media outlets and high-profile YouTubers ate up the news, covering the product as an amusing novelty. After all, who wouldn’t want a $1,980 product for a fraction of the price?

Well, it’s months later, and dozens of would-be customers, who forked over real money to own the illusive “Escobar Fold 2” product, say their orders never arrived.
https://www.pcmag.com/news/please-stop-buying-the-foldable-phone-from-pablo-escobars-brother
 
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