Escobar Fold 2, the second folding mobile phone from Escobar Inc. — the tech corporation owned by Pablo Escobar’s brother Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria — made all the headlines when it was announced in January. The ‘Samsung killer’ mobile phone was promoted with pics of scantily dressed products, and a catchy “rest in peace Samsung” tagline. Even the promo movie of the mobile phone operates with a ‘ripsamsung.com’ subtitle. The website link redirects to the Escobar Fold 2 page. All the anti-Samsung marketing and advertising was due to the fact the Escobar Fold 2 looked erringly very similar to Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, a small much too very similar. Now, a movie from well-known tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee, famously regarded as MKBHD, has disclosed that the Escobar Fold 2 is basically the Samsung Galaxy Fold with a golden Escobar skin over it.
In a movie revealed on his YouTube channel, MKBHD makes use of a box cutter to get rid of the golden Escobar skin from the mobile phone to reveal Samsung Galaxy Fold inside of.
Prior videos and the specs sheet on the Escobar website had now showed earlier that the Escobar Fold 2 has the exact same specs of the Samsung Galaxy Fold and it came as a rather abnormal shock given that the Escobar Fold 2 was presenting for $399 (about Rs. 29,460), what the Samsung Galaxy Fold is priced at $1,980 (Rs. 1,sixty four,499 in India).
Now, from previous unboxing videos it was recognized that Escobar is conserving funds on the contents inside of the box. Unboxing videos of the Escobar Fold 2 also showed that the mobile phone arrives with very little except the mobile phone alone and a charging cable. No manuals, no headphones, no address or screen protector, and so on. Nonetheless, Brownlee says the corporation is not conserving on box contents, and the fact is that this complete matter appears to be like a large scam. Brownlee points out that the corporation is not shipping out to real buyers and hence not paying out a great deal of anything. It instead, is only shipping out to the crucial buyers, like tech journalists and YouTubers to make the hype all over “its” foldable mobile phone.
The movie also mentions a ‘free upgrade’ that the corporation has promised to the buyers of the Escobar Fold 1. Persons on Twitter had complained about not getting the Escobar Fold 1 immediately after months of putting the order. They all, however, reported that they had gained e-mail from the corporation expressing that they will be upgraded to the Escobar Fold 2 for absolutely free. It is not regarded how lots of men and women basically gained the mobile phone.
Just like the Escobar Fold 2, the Escobar Fold 1 was also very very similar to the Royale Flexpai, one more foldable mobile phone. Now, we are pretty a great deal certain that the Escobar Fold 1 is certainly, the Royale Flexpai, lined in golden Escobar skin.
Editor’s Note: This report improperly mentioned Samsung Galaxy Fold as Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 at some areas. The error is regretted.