GooPhone, a name from the dark past of Chinese phone, has come back from the dead just after the launch of the latest Apple device with details of their knock off iPhone 7 Plus! (Update: Video added)
A few years ago GooPhone were grabbing headlines by launching knock off iPhones before even Apple had a chance of launching the originals, This boiled down to GooPhone even threatening to sue Apple for design copyright!
The update: Video of the phone in action here.
The heyday of Chinese clones is long gone, but GooPhone have seen the launch of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus as an opportunity to ride the Apple hype train once again and release a couple of their own clones.
Listed over on the GooPhone Shop website, the GooPhone i7 Plus is listed as coming with a 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080 “Retina Display”, 1.8Ghz octacore processor, and dual 12 mega-pixel Sony cameras. Below are the rest of the GooPhone i7 specs:
GooPhone i7 Plus Specifications
- 5.5-inch FHD display.
- 1.8Ghz octacore chipset.
- 2GB RAM.
- 32GB internal memory.
- Dual 12 mega-pixel rear cameras.
- 5 mega-pixel front camera.
- Android 6.0.
- 2910mAh battery.
GooPhone are offering their i7 Plus in Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Black and Gloss Black, and yes the knock off version does have a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Pricing is listed at $229.00 down from an original price of $399, but if that’s too much there is also the GooPhone i7 with single 12 mega-pixel Sony rear cream, 4.7-inch display and smaller 1960mAh battery for $179.00.
Of course it remains to be seen if these phones are actual device or just vapourware, but even still we wouldn’t recommend buying one.