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It’s not only the big name brands that get cloned, but also popular devices from brands like JiaYu who are warning customers to be vigilant when ordering G4S and G5S models from China.
The popularity of the low-cost 10400mAh Xiaomi power bank in China has seen knock-off versions of the battery pack spring up from clone makers. So how do you find out if you have real battery or a clone?
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.
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.
Does China really need another smartphone brand? Jelly Mobile believe yes and in particular there is room in the market for a low-cost Qualcomm equipped device like the Guomobile G1.
GooPhone are very well known for making fake Apple and Samsung phones, but they aren’t really known for keeping up with technological trends which makes their smartwatch announcement all the more surprising!
Chinese tech sites are saying that these photos show the 8-core Zopo ZP1000, but speaking with Zopo officials they claim the news it fake and there is now ZP1000, so what are we looking at?
8-core fever is gripping the Chinese phone world, manufacturers, customers and even stores can’t wait to get their hands on the latest 8-core MT6592 phones which has led to some very misleading review and descriptions such as this for for a knock off iPhone 5S.
Xiaomi Mi3 turns up on Amazon China sporting Snapdragon 800 CPU, WCDMA support and hefty price tag!
Aviation Police in China were called out to a flight landing in Guiyang after a passenger’s fake iPhone interfered with the landing and guidance systems on her flight.
Yesterday evening Chinese tech sites were reporting that Xiaomi had sent out invitations to next week launch in tablet size boxes.
Chinese clone maker GooPhone are at it again with news claiming that they will be ready to launch a GooPhone 5C iPhone 5C clone in September!
This knock-off JiaYu G4 available in China claims to have the same specifications and the G4 Advanced buy costs almost double the price!
Yesterday news of Meizu’s entry-level “Blue Charm” phone hit the headlines, and today its the turn of the Meizu MX3. The leaked photo, posted on Sina Weibo, shows a current generation Meizu MX2 with 4.4-inch display sat next to what Chinese tech sites are saying is the next generation Meizu MX3 with 5-inch+ display (right). […]
Before ordering a shiny new pair of Dr. Dre Beats headphones from China you had better check they are the real deal as knock-off versions are showing up online from as little as $3!
JiaYu contacted us concerned that customers may be scammed by fake resellers. Here is the official list of JiaYu distributors for around the globe!
Did you read our post earlier today about the Samsung Galaxy S4 renders and absolutely hate the design? Then you are in luck as they have been proven to be fake!
Do you remember back in 2012 when Goophone claimed that they will be the first to release a MT6589 quad-core Galaxy Note 2 clone? They even posted a video complete with typo’s and fake Antutu scores! Well after a long wait they have finally launched their Samsung Galaxy Note 2 clone, only problem is it’s running dual-core MT6577 processor not the quad-core they promised!
Today I can’t put my phone in my trouser pocket! No, I haven’t just downloaded a super addictive Android game, and no I’m not busy snapping photos with the excellent rear camera! The reason it won’t go in my pocket is the fear of it exploding! Reports have come in of a Xiaomi owner in […]
We’ve covered counterfeit Xiaomi phones on a number of occasions, and have been surprised by the authenticity of a few. I’ve always wondered though if these clone makers ever get caught and judging by these photos they do