5 Apple Watch clones that range from visually offensive to "can fool an Apple employee"

5 Apple Watch clones that range from visually offensive to
iPhone clones? We've seen 'em all. The Chinese craftsmen have turned cloning the Apple flagship into a national technological sport, perfecting their prowess into producing 99.9% percent accurate replicas. These days, it comes as no surprise whatsoever when an enterprising smartphone vendor catapults a clone of the next iPhone at the market months before Apple announces the real thing at its annual keynote. It is merely trivial.

Cloning the Apple Watch, though? Surely, copying the wearable's all-new design and its many intricacies — many of them in-obvious to the uneducated eye — must pose a challenge to the thieving artisans! Well, it turns out the Chinese's experience in cloning the iPhone gave them an impressive headstart. The market is practically flooded with copies of the Apple timepiece, many of them of wildly varying quality. You have to see them for yourself - so here are five of our favorite copyshop works!

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22 Comments

1. gaming64 unregistered

I find it visually stupid.

2. TheGunnyPT

Posts: 252; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

Pretty much.

12. sgodsell

Posts: 7239; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It depends. If these are $50, and work on Android and iOS, then the stupid ones would be the people who bought an Apple Watch at Apples prices. The picture above is for a $39 smart watch that does work with both Android and iOS devices. http://www.gearbest.com/smart-watches/pp_177948.html

3. TechNeck

Posts: 651; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

I agree +1

8. waddup121 unregistered

lmaooo

4. talon95

Posts: 995; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I understand why they copy/mimic Apple, unfortunately Apple watch is one of the least stylish time pieces on the market, so not a very desirable starting point. At least copy something that looks good like a Vacheron Constantin if you want to launch a new watch line, and make a digital face with working internal gears. That would be about 100 times cooler.

5. gaming64 unregistered

You are urging copycats to make something worse?

10. CAMBODIANPATRIOT

Posts: 226; Member since: May 10, 2015

coz everyone want to be in Apple name, period

13. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Why? You think Android comes close to a Vacheron Constantin? I hope you are not that delusional. The Apple watch looks just like Android, a piece of junk trying to mimic a time piece. Neither of the platforms even come close to a budget watch, such as a Citizen or Seiko.

14. Fire5

Posts: 315; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

That's right you just made the best comment

11. monoke

Posts: 1157; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Doesn't take much to fool apple employees. They're just as clueless as their customers customers! Ha! Jk. :)

15. Fire5

Posts: 315; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

Lmaooo

18. araxala

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 18, 2015

I don't think you should be joking about that!! I called them up to ask what speed the sad in the macbook pro was, they kept me on hold for ten mins, probably checked the website then said they don't know, but the one I'm looking at has 16gb ram so that should be able to speed things up. -_- seriously so I said ok... What speed is the ram at? 1333, 1600 or 1833, again after hold they said we don't currently have that information, but with 16gb of ram it should be able to handle anything you throw at it. I got sick of it a hung up. And ended up offering an mri ghost pro. Best decision I made!

21. araxala

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 18, 2015

The ssd * Msi GS60 2QE ghost pro*

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 30973; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'd prefer the real thing. Device support, updates, resale value, warranty, and experience make the extra money well spent.

17. sgodsell

Posts: 7239; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

You do know the smart watch that they showed here is only $39 and it supports both Android and iOS. It will even support the iPhone 4 and 4s. Something that the Apple watch won't do. Also it supports remote camera, find my phone, sleep tracking, it has a barometer and altimeter, push notifications from twitter, gmail, whatsapps, and more. http://www.gearbest.com/smart-watches/pp_177948.html So you like paying extra money for the extra attention that Apple will give you to your rear. ;-)

19. araxala

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 18, 2015

:") ahaha couldn't have put it any better!!!

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 30973; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The last sentence is why I rarely reply to you. 100% of the time, you post like an idiot dude. Re read the first 5 words I typed.

22. dorfoz

Posts: 156; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

All of these devices are just a way to advertise the REAL Apple Watch and Apple didn't even need to pay them.

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