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Brother of drug lord Pablo Escobar launches a $349 foldable smartphone

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Wait....the phone looks like a Huawei Mate X with new colors and os skin. Does this mean that the company is selling phones so they can sell the data to the Chinese. I smell a sweet conspiracy about Pablo Escobars brother selling data from smart phones to China. 

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That Escobar Famlia money backing this product is why its (if its legit) potentially real.  Companies that can afford to take a loss to gain real market advantage do it all the time.

 

We (my brother and I) are doing that right now with one of our business' to prop another branch of what we do on the side lol.  Take the losses now to gain market share.  If it flops well its a complete loss.  If it doesn't, the sky is the limit.

 


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I wonder if selling the phones is only to fund the apple lawsuit or if the apple lawsuit is to pre-stimy an IP lawsuit.   Also boobs.

 

 


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3 hours ago, Zando Bob said:

^^^ Yep. 
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How are you gonna have loss of property or just "losses" from a phone? Note 7 time? 

Also no refunds. 

I love it when companies put in things like this thinking that it is enforceable. If they have a design flaw that causes property damage then it is still on them. If they sell something that is not advertised then you can return it regardless of what nonsense they put on agreements like this. It's like the apartment that tried to charge my brother 2 grand for turning in his key a day late when the cost to them for him turning it in late is nowhere near 2 grand. Ended up not paying a dime because it wasn't enforceable and they tried to overstep. 

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5 hours ago, Sauron said:

Uhm... you know that being related to a criminal doesn't automatically make you one...?

 

To be clear, I know nothing about this guy - but him being brothers with Pablo tells me nothing about his trustworthiness.

Did you see the video advert for this? I did not, but the thumbnail said it all really. This aint about selling a phone. Gah.

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4 hours ago, pierom_qwerty said:

holy shit that definitely is. look at the renders of the escobar. 

 

the only thing is that the royale is supposedly $1320, which is quite a bit more than the escobar. also, royale's website disappeared just a few days ago :thinking:

http://www.royole.com/ca/flexpai

 

Works for me?

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8 hours ago, Levent said:

This feels like a scam to me.

Considering he's suing Apple (who deserve it) and promising to give the money to "the people" I'd have to agree.

 

Anyone presenting themselves as fighting "for the people" or "for the greater good" should always be approached with a metric-fuck-tonne of skepticism, because 99% of the time they're just in it for themselves (read a history book, they don't care one fuck about "the people") and that's just their marketing-devil-speak

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7 hours ago, S w a t s o n said:

Soooooo.... this is a reskinned royole flexpai?

*snip*

The first thing I thought was "This has to be a rebrand of something." and there we go!
I know nothing about this Roberto Escobar guy, but nobody comes out of nowhere in the phone space like this.

There is nothing inherently wrong with rebranding products, specially if your bringing to, and supporting them in a different part of the world that the original company isn't in.

That said... not sure if I would trust a brand new company, and if I recall that Flexpai phone was not that good, and might have been rushed to be the first flexible phone on the market.

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4 hours ago, TechyBen said:

Did you see the video advert for this? I did not, but the thumbnail said it all really. This aint about selling a phone. Gah.

What is it about? going to the beach?


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I would really like this thing only for the ad, and for the maker, I love how this thing is so anti2019 Internet but ItS SeXiSt, YoU aRe DeAlIng WitH A DeAler 

But unfortunately the website doesn't not support payments from PayPal, always if this thing is real and not a big troll 

 

Ps: just one thing keeps me wondering.. How the heck just the use of the device could be a result of lost of anything?

Also I think I've seen this device somewhere else.. So it's a rebrand?

Edit: yeah rebrand.. But still

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13 hours ago, pierom_qwerty said:

Personal note before we begin: HAHHAHAHHAHAHAHHA llmaooooooooooooo

ok now into the news

 

I think it is nice for someone to take on these brands.

I'm actually looking for a new phone, so im definitely going to buy this lmao. If you are wondering, "Why would you trust someone like this with making a phone?" 

Es bueno senor. I feel like if this goes anywhere, the money will either be donated to charity or into development of the phone.

OOOOOOO. Very nice, more than decent, exceptional! Now lets look at the specs:

OwO thats pretty nice. Kind of sad there is no Android 10, but 9 is fine and i'd even be happy with an update down the line.

 

Overall, I like this phone, and I'm definitely going to buy one. Wouldn't be surprised if Linus has already ordered one lol.

 

Article: https://www.neowin.net/news/brother-of-drug-lord-pablo-escobar-launches-a-349-foldable-smartphone/

Where to purchase the phone lol: https://www.escobarinc.com/product/fold1/

i think it's pretty cool but it's probably a scam lol

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The website is going up and down.

Also, what is with those photos???

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15 hours ago, TVwazhere said:

seriously doubt this will go anywhere. Like trying to sue Intel for their 9980XE pricing when the 10980XE  is half the price but performs slightly better. I wonder if he'd sue his brother for his "illegal profits too" if he could, i wouldnt bet on it though.

 

Also the bend radius for that thing is horrible. And why do we need five bikini models all squeezed into frame to show off the phone in an advertisment? I know sex sells but come on. What is this a early 2000's hip hop song?

An argument could be made that Apple has abused a monopoly or pseudo-monopoly position for its app store an abused pseudo-monopsony power to lower their component prices. 

 

 


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2 hours ago, williamcll said:

The website is going up and down.

Also, what is with those photos???

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Maybe there is free subscription for a limited time for whoresubscription if you buy the phone 

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7 hours ago, Xvaster said:

I would really like this thing only for the ad, and for the maker, I love how this thing is so anti2019 Internet but ItS SeXiSt, YoU aRe DeAlIng WitH A DeAler 

But unfortunately the website doesn't not support payments from PayPal, always if this thing is real and not a big troll 

 

Ps: just one thing keeps me wondering.. How the heck just the use of the device could be a result of lost of anything?

Also I think I've seen this device somewhere else.. So it's a rebrand?

Edit: yeah rebrand.. But still

Not really. If those involved are literally abused (look up a lot of accounts from models etc) then no, no amount of childish "but it's cool" will overcome the horror.

[Edit]

WTF (Ok, like... WHAT?!) is with those pics posted above?!

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