First iPhone 6 clone shows up in China, whets appetite for the real deal
"It really is a pretty impressive feat they managed in making this look very Apple like, from the box, lightning cable, to the phone. It's running Android 4.4.2 though it is heavily skinned to look nearly identical to iOS(obviously). I bet the average person wouldn't be able to tell it isn't an actual iPhone." - says redditor lawrence_uber_alles of the iPhone 6 knock-off that his brother bought for him in Shenzhen, China. "The home button is a little wonky and makes a pretty audible click, but other than that the build quality is pretty nice, though obviously not Apple quality. You can see in the pictures when you click on the App Store it takes you to the Play Store, and most of the stock apps take you to a similar Android App. Everything seemingly works on it and I think I might switch to it for awhile to impress people at the bar and convince them I got an early iPhone 6. :)" Sounds like a plan, bro!
To further feed your curiosity, here's a video review of the replica. Truth be told, the replica doesn't look half bad from most angles, and this form will look an order of magnitude better with Apple's polish and build quality. Pretty promising, no?
2. NextGenTech (limited) (Posts: 59; Member since: 24 Jul 2014)
Bored of iOS, I've invested a lot of money with Apple but really considering a Samsung phone for a few reason, 1 The screen on the s5 IS INCREDIBLE, 2 i don't feel the need to upgrade every 2 years anymore, bare in mind my phones are bought out right, not on contract. I can swap out a battery when the battery deteriorates instead of paying Apple the crazy price to change my battery.
One thing I give Apple is their customer service, samsung is a shambles in my experience so that is what is concerning me, in case i have a issue with say Note for or Samsung s5 prime/LTE-A. Spec wise the Note 4 looks a beast and my eyes is on that if i can make the switch.
FYI i'm not in the camp of Samsung v Apple bashing both great brands with good and bad points
4. bucky (Posts: 1396; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)
I'm in the same boat. I just got a nexus 5 and h honestly am excellent phone. Don't listen to all the crazy android fans. Both have their benefits. Try it out, in still not sure I'm staying with the nexus 5
13. rantao333 (Posts: 231; Member since: 21 May 2013)
i been with apple in the 4,4s era, then switch to android until now.. from s3,s4 to nexus 5.
frankly i miss apple now. android canot gv the things i wan
waiting for iphone 6 now
22. buccob (Posts: 1423; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)
Would you elaborate about the things you want?
I never actually owned an iPhone, I jumped from blackberry to Android and I have never had the need to own an iPhone... (I might envy some specific games, but there are alternatives)
23. slyaii (Posts: 7; Member since: 24 Sep 2013)
What do you mean Android cannot give you the things that you want. Isn't the freedom the ultimate destination? It is open. Wide as a Window man. You want to purchase music and apps...there are tons of places to purchase and not stuck with iTune. You want to blow away your manufacturer's, load in another Android flavor. You want to download media straight to your phone, you can. You have a huge file that you wish can be on your device, hook it up to your computer (external hard drive).
3. ajac09 (Posts: 1367; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)
How is it a clone? The iphone 6 isnt even official yet. For all you know the leaks were from these "clones"
5. pwnarena (Posts: 880; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)
don't underestimate the power of china's IP pirates. in china, pirates release everything first. they even have the latest hollywood movies out in pirated DVDs even before the actual screening outside of the US.
6. luis.d (Posts: 154; Member since: 04 Dec 2013)
Point taken. I knew I should have titled the article "THIS IS HUGE: First iPhone 6 retail unboxing" for both factual correctness and massive clicks.
15. DEATHSTROKE9 (Posts: 399; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)
Whet is a word that means excite or stimulate! It's not the Same as "wet". Kids these days :-/ ignore them Luis.
16. luis.d (Posts: 154; Member since: 04 Dec 2013)
I punched in "wet" before he corrected me. ;) Silly Luis.
7. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3202; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)
Clone of a flattened Htc one....
21. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6429; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
Apple say to HTC don't copy us or we sue u. They copy HTC and look what happened
24. slyaii (Posts: 7; Member since: 24 Sep 2013)
My doubts exactly. Apple is some BS company. Stupid lawsuit over patents that you cannot patents. How the hell do Apple put a patent on a round phone. You cannot make a round phone and not call it Apple. Apple should be hit with a 4.8 or 5.5 screen patent. I freaking hate Apple for stupid crap that they do and steal ideas from other people and think it is okay. This game of copying one another should be understood by all manufactures. So how do you protect each other. Software. You cannot copy software and that should be the right thing to argue about. For gesture and physical layout, not needed to fight each other over. waste of time. spend that time making the product better. iPhone 3-5s. same craps. All the features that they employ with different version of iOS. I already enjoyed them months on Android.
11. promise7 (Posts: 409; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)
This guy talks too much and barely shows the phone in action. No one wants to see your face on camera rambling off... Show the phone and demo how it performs on screen.
12. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 924; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)
Ah, China, the Land of Piracy. Edward Teach would be proud.
14. blackberry_Boy (Posts: 133; Member since: 27 May 2014)
So this the iPhone 6 lame design and what's up with that camera thing that sticks out Im going to just get a iPhone 5s 64gb the 5s design is way better and I'm pretty sure the performance of the 5s and 6 will be very very close
17. luis.d (Posts: 154; Member since: 04 Dec 2013)
An iPhone? You look like the BlackBerry type to me!
19. kopkiwi (Posts: 30; Member since: 31 May 2013)
Looks unimaginative and boring. It's basically a slightly different iPhone 5s. Dull apple continues to be dull and fall WAY behind.
20. bored_guy147 (Posts: 17; Member since: 11 Jun 2014)
That is obviously a fake iphone 6, the thing that gave it away for me was the bright yellow flash
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28. kongtiep (Posts: 1; Member since: )
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