Right-wing Activist’s $500 ‘Freedom Phone’ Actually Cheap Rebranded Android Model Made in China – Slashdot (Me: as per usual, right-wing lies and fakery)

“But it turns out the same smartphone is actually from China, and probably just a cheap knock-off.”The Freedom Phone comes from Erik Finman, who unveiled the device earlier this week. He claims the product has everything Trump supporters could dream of, including an “uncensorable” app store, preinstalled conservative-friendly apps including Parler and Rumble, and even its own anti-surveillance operating system called FreedomOS… However, The Daily Beast noticed the Freedom Phone looks strikingly similar to a budget smartphone device from a Chinese vendor called Umidigi. The device is called the Umidigi A9 pro, and you can actually buy it over on the Chinese e-commerce site AliExpress starting at $119. Finman later told The Daily Beast that the Freedom Phone was indeed sourced from Umidigi, a company that’s based in Shenzhen, China… Source: Right-wing Activist’s $500 ‘Freedom Phone’ Actually Cheap Rebranded Android Model Made in China – Slashdot