Escobar Fold 2, the second folding telephone from Escobar Inc. — the tech firm owned by Pablo Escobar’s brother Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria — made all of the headlines when it was introduced in January. The ‘Samsung killer’ telephone was marketed with images of scantily dressed fashions, and a catchy “rest in peace Samsung” tagline. Even the promo video of the telephone runs with a ‘ripsamsung.com’ subtitle. The hyperlink redirects to the Escobar Fold 2 web page. All the anti-Samsung advertising and marketing was as a result of the Escobar Fold 2 seemed erringly much like Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, slightly too related. Now, a video from common tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee, famously generally known as MKBHD, has revealed that the Escobar Fold 2 is definitely the Samsung Galaxy Fold with a golden Escobar pores and skin over it.
In a video revealed on his YouTube channel, MKBHD makes use of a field cutter to take away the golden Escobar pores and skin from the telephone to disclose Samsung Galaxy Fold inside.
Previous movies and the specs sheet on the Escobar website had already confirmed earlier that the Escobar Fold 2 has the very same specs of the Samsung Galaxy Fold and it got here as a relatively uncommon shock because the Escobar Fold 2 was providing for $399 (roughly Rs. 29,460), what the Samsung Galaxy Fold is priced at $1,980 (Rs. 1,64,499 in India).
Now, from earlier unboxing movies it was understood that Escobar is saving cash on the contents contained in the field. Unboxing movies of the Escobar Fold 2 additionally confirmed that the telephone comes with nothing besides the telephone itself and a charging cable. No manuals, no headphones, no cowl or display screen protector, and so on. However, Brownlee says the corporate is not saving on field contents, and the truth is that this complete factor looks like an enormous rip-off. Brownlee factors out that the corporate just isn’t delivery out to precise prospects and thus not spending a lot of something. It as an alternative, is simply delivery out to the necessary prospects, like tech journalists and YouTubers to generate the hype round “its” foldable telephone.
The video additionally mentions a ‘free improve’ that the corporate has promised to the purchasers of the Escobar Fold 1. People on Twitter had complained about not receiving the Escobar Fold 1 after months of inserting the order. They all, nevertheless, mentioned that that they had acquired emails from the corporate saying that they are going to be upgraded to the Escobar Fold 2 at no cost. It just isn’t recognized how many individuals really acquired the telephone.
Just just like the Escobar Fold 2, the Escobar Fold 1 was additionally similar to the Royale Flexpai, one other foldable telephone. Now, we’re just about satisfied that the Escobar Fold 1 is certainly, the Royale Flexpai, lined in golden Escobar pores and skin.