Tag Archives: clone

Spy: First real photos of the Wico C1 LG G3 wannabe

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wico c1 lg g3 clone

Our sources have sent us more details, including real photos of the Wico C1! Just how thin are those bezels!

KingSing take a crack at LG with their LG G3 clone

Posted on in Exclusive, KingSing, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 8 comments
kingsing s2 lgg3 clone

KingSing, a manufacturer who started life as a low-cost phone maker, are fast becoming a clone maker that could rival even GooPhone!

Xiaomi releases app which helps you discover if your phone is fake

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 8 comments
xiaomi identification app

Apple, HTC and Samsung aren’t the only ones who have to contend with clone makers, Xiaomi have also been working to fight them for a long time and have released an app to help worried customers.

GooPhone threatens to release iWatch clone before Apple

Posted on in Apple, GooPhone, Knock Off, Launch, news, Wearable | 6 comments
goophone iwatch clone

Just hours after telling the world about their iPhone 6 clone, news of GooPhones iWatch knock off hits the feeds.

GooPhone announce GooPhone i6 iPhone 6 clone ahead of Apple

Posted on in Apple, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 17 comments
goophone i6 iphone 6 clone

GooPhone’s boldness has not lost its edge! Today the infamous Chinese clone maker announced that it had already cloned the iPhone 6, the GooPhone i6, and will be releasing the phone in August.

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Budget phone maker Kingsing launch $120 Oppo Find 7 wannabe

Posted on in KingSing, Launch, news, Phones | 1 comment
kingsing s1 oppo find 7 clone

KingSing, a company specialising in affordable and budget phones have released their Oppo Find 7 inspired KingSing S1.

Huawei D3 could be the world’s first flagship clone!

Posted on in HTC, Huawei, Knock Off, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 7 comments
huawei d3 max clone

When we think of knock-off phones and clones, we tend to think of smaller phone makers thirsty to make a quick profit. What we don’t generally see is a flagship smartphone from a company the size of Huawei! Huawei’s stellar year is about to either go intergalactic or take a terrible nose dive! This past […]

Elephone take inspiration from iPhone 6 leaks for their next phone

Posted on in Elephone, Knock Off, news, Phones | 2 comments
elephone p6

Elephone don’t seem to take a break from releasing news of their new phones. It seems to be showing now though as inspiration is waning and their new phone looks like the iPhone 6.

How to avoid a Trojan phone? Don’t buy a clone!

Posted on in Editorial, news, Phones | 8 comments
android trojan

Chinese smartphone manufacturers are under scrutiny at the moment due to the Trojan found in the Star N9500 smartphone. But Chinese phones are safe and the chances of getting a Trojan are unlikely especially if you follow these steps.

No more Star N9500 sales on Ebay as device is banned after spyware report

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star-9500

E-commerce giant Ebay have banned the sale of Star N9500 Android smartphones after it was revealed the device had factory installed spyware.

No Xiaomi Redmi Note, no problem! How about a $96 clone?

Posted on in news, Phablets, Xiaomi | 8 comments
Coolgen_TM2

China’s back to what its best known for – making clones. But this one’s special… read on to know why!

MT6591 6-core iNew V8 confirmed to get 4G LTE (also happens to be an Oppo N1 clone)

Posted on in iNew, Knock Off, Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 5 comments
inew v8 oppo n1 lte

It is with mixed emotions we type the news of the iNew V8. We are of course excited about the first Mediatek powered 4G LTE phones, but underwhelmed it will end up in a clone of the Oppo N1.

Chinese clone makers produces palm sized iPhone 5S mini

Posted on in Apple, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 1 comment
iphone 5s mini clone

With a larger screen iPhone 6 phones on the horizon could Apple find themselves in the need to create mini iPhone in the future? Chinese clone makers seem to think so and have forged ahead to create one.

The Zebble is a cheaper alternative to the Pebble

Posted on in Launch, news, Tech, Wearable | 0 comments
zebble smartwatch

When anything get’s as much attention as the Pebble has it is a sure sign it will eventually turn up in China as a more affordable clone.

Ansmart Swatch is a Galaxy Gear alternative for use with any smartphone

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tech, Wearable | 4 comments
ansmart smartwatch

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear watches are great if you have a Samsung device, if not then check out this universal alternative smart watch from Ansmart.

Hands on: GooPhone S5, Samsung Galaxy S5 Clone running Android 4.4.2

Posted on in GooPhone, Knock Off, news, Phones, Reviews, Video | 13 comments
goophone s5 samsung galaxy s5 clone

GooPhone have launched their clone of the popular Samsung Galaxy S5 and are sure to receive a lot of attention for it. So just how good is the GooPhone S5? We go hands on to find out.

OrientPhone S5 hopes to be your low-cost Galaxy S5 alternative

Posted on in Knock Off, Launch, news, OrientPhone, Phones | 15 comments
orient phone s5

Alternative or clone, whatever the Orientphone S5 is it is no coincidence that it shares it’s appearance with the Galaxy S5, only at a lower $200, unlocked price point.

Waterproof No.1 S7, Galaxy S5 clone costs just $155

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, No.1, Phones, Tech | 8 comments
no 1 s7

GooPhone might be the most infamous of clone makers, but China’s No.1 aren’t too far behind. Their recently launched S7 phone continues the knock off theme but fails to deliver as promised.

Watch out! Knock Off Xiaomi Redmi Note phones already on sale!

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phablets, Phones, Xiaomi | 4 comments
xiaomi redmi note clone

Be wary when purchasing the latest Xiaomi machine as knock-off Xiaomi Redmi Note phones have been discovered in China!

First hands on with a knock off Galaxy S5 shows less than impressive specs

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Video thumbnail for youtube video First hands on with a knock off Galaxy S5 shows less than impressive specs - Gizchina.com

It is a shame that knock off phones are still an important part of the Chinese phone industry and we have learned to live with it, but if you are going to make a clone don’t make it a low end piece of garbage like this.