Apple nonetheless lives off Steve Jobs expertise: Founding father of Telegram

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Apple still lives off Steve Jobs technology: Founder of Telegram

The young Russian entrepreneur Pàvel Dúrov compared the iPhone 12 Pro to the iPhone 5, suggesting the same aesthetics but different dimensions, with an "ugly variety of cameras protruding at three different heights".

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November
20, 2020

2 min read

This article has been translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.

The new iPhone 12 Pro was sharply criticized by the Russian businessman and described as an "incredibly clumsy piece of hardware" Pàvel Dúrov , Founder of telegram Messaging service on his blog.

According to Dúrov, this mobile device model lacks originality and innovation as it consists of wide bezels and a “notch flap” that “creates a low body-to-screen ratio and an overall dated feel to the device”.

Image: Durov's Channel – Telegram

Today, the trend for smartphone manufacturers is to design smartphones so that the outer bezels take up the least amount of space on the front of the device, creating the perspective of an ever larger screen.

“It's not surprising that iPhone sales fell 21% earlier this year. If this trend continues in seven to ten years, the global market share of iPhones will be negligible, "he adds.

According to the German portal Statista, the iPhone was consolidated in the last quarter of 2019 as the one that covered the highest percentage of sales in the industry and moved up to third place by early 2020.

In his Telegram report, Durov put it: "Nine years after Steve Jobs' death, the company continues to thrive on the technology and reputation he has built, with no substantial innovation."

So far, the message posted on Durov's channel has more than 252,000 views.

On other occasions Dúrov has complained about this company's products. Some of the criticisms of Apple's policies include that users are spending more money, compromising their privacy, receiving delayed updates, and developers receiving less revenue from the company's policies.