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Which is the cell phone that Bill Gates uses and which he has not even bought?

Jy Lee And Bill Gates In December 2022

JY Lee and Bill Gates in December 2022

Bill Gates There is a very special relationship with cell phones. The company he founded, Microsoft, was for years a competitor to Apple with its operating system Windows Phone, And in fact both iPods and iPhones were banned in the Gates household for their children, despite the fact that over 80% of teenagers in the United States use Apple phones.

After the end of Windows Phone in 2017, he adopted the Android platform, although he always has an iPhone at home to try things out. He finds Android more flexible, he says, and has better integration with devices from the company he founded in 1975 and retired in 2008. But still, the universe of Android phones is huge. Which phone do you use?

Currently, Bill Gates has a new Galaxy Z Fold 4, which was introduced by Samsung last August. The folding phone from the South Korean company also has a detail: it was given to him as a gift. That’s right: The man who was the world’s richest person for years, and who Today he has the seventh largest fortune with $103,000 millionYou didn’t spend the required $1,585 to buy the Galaxy Z Fold4 in the United States.

The Z Fold4 is the latest addition to the line of folding screen phones that Samsung has been selling since 2019. it closes like a notebook, and it has two screens: an external one on the “cover”, to use it as a normal telephone; When opened the inner screen is revealed, offering a surface close to that of a compact tablet.

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 Has A 7.6-Inch Folding Internal Screen, As Well For Outdoor Use When You'Re On The Go.  Closed;  Rest Of The Hardware Remains The Same As The Galaxy S22+

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 has a 7.6-inch folding inner screen, as well as an outer one for use when closed; Rest of the hardware remains the same as the Galaxy S22+

As Gates revealed in a Reddit chat (an AMA, or Say Me Anything, an open conversation with the audience), he was using a Z Fold3, but now has a Z Fold4 that he gifted him. I had given Jay Lee, the current CEO of Samsung after the death of his father.

“I have a Samsung Fold 4 which was given to me by Samsung Director JY Lee when I saw it in South Korea to update my Fold 3. Of course, I use Outlook and a bunch of Microsoft software on it. The screen size means I don’t use a tablet, just my cell phone and my laptop PC – a Windows computer”, says Gates in the conversation, in which he also clarified that he has a Windows Surface as a desktop PC. There is a studio.

Surface Duo 2, Microsoft'S Experimental Phone, Has A Hinge That Allows The Two Screens To Be Set Up In Multiple Ways

Surface Duo 2, Microsoft’s experimental phone, has a hinge that allows the two screens to be set up in multiple ways

Given this statement, there were many people who observed that Microsoft has a smartphone in the market that can provide similar features: a surface duo 2Smartphone with book-like format, which Dual 5.8-inch displays with a single hinge, and offers A combined surface area of ​​8.3 in. By comparison, the Fold 4 has a 7.6-inch folding internal display.

Of course, screen size doesn’t define these devices: the Duo 2’s overall hardware is outdated (it’s a 2021 device), and it was a more experimental device, unlike the Fold 4, which was an integral part of the successful marketing strategy. foldable smartphone market; And in fact the latest rumors suggest that Microsoft may have canceled development of the Surface Duo 3 in favor of a new model that uses a folding screen, one that provides a continuous Surface, but folds like a book. It’s an advantage to have , Maybe then Bill Gates will go back to his first love and switch to a Microsoft phone.

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