The smartphone revolution has had a major impact on our lives, fundamentally changing the way we live, work and interact with each other. Forget letters or pagers, gone are the days of sending emails to check up on your loved ones, especially when WhatsApp is around. As a result, people are now able to stay in touch with each other more easily than ever before, in addition to having access to news, information and entertainment just a few swipes away. But there are some who don’t want to embrace this new way of living, and it seems Warren Buffett is one of them. Surprisingly, the billionaire business magnate and Apple investor owns the iPhone 11 instead of the latest iPhone 14 or last year’s iPhone 13.
Warren Buffett uses the iPhone 11
The Berkshire Hathaway CEO previously revealed in a 2018 interview with CNBC that he was a long-term user of the $20 Samsung SCH-U320 flip phone, but Apple CEO Tim Cook has been urging him to upgrade to the iPhone for some time. Were. Looks like Cook’s wish has come true as Buffett has swapped his Samsung flip phone for the iPhone 11.
During a CNBC Squawk Box interview in February 2020, Buffett revealed that the Samsung flip phone was gone and replaced by an iPhone 11. “My flip phone is permanently gone,” Buffett told CNBC’s Becky Quick.
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Interestingly, the billionaire investor revealed that he didn’t actually buy his new iPhones, but several of them were gifted to him by Tim Cook, who also offered to fly him to Omaha and provide tech support to Buffett. Was.
But despite owning an iPhone, Buffett only uses the iPhone 11 as a phone, admitting that he “doesn’t use all of its features like most people.” Furthermore, his Twitter account only has 7 tweets that were tweeted by someone else for him.
But the iPhone 11 isn’t the only product used by Buffett, who owns roughly 5.5% of Apple. He also has an iPad, which is used to check stock prices and do research.
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