We’re sure that you were surprised when you read the headline of this story, and believe us, so were we when we read about it the first time. Pablo Escobar’s biological brother, Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria, has launched ‘Escobar Fold 1’ foldable smartphone that features a flexible display. The device will be available in two variants. The 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage variant will cost users $349 (approx Rs 25,000), and 8GB RAM and 512GB storage variant can be purchased for $499 (approx Rs 32,000).
Here are seven things to know about the phone:
According to dailymail, Roberto Escobar is the former accountant and co-founder of the Medellin Cartel. His drug kingpin brother led the Medellin Cartel in Columbia and was killed by a gunshot during a police standoff in 1993. Roberto walked away from the family business to start a different life. Currently, one of Pablo Escobar’s former assassins who were part of the Medellin Cartel, John Jairo Velasquez Vasquez, has also become YouTube personality. Known by the alias ‘Popeye’, Vasquez surrendered to the Colombian justice system in 1992.