Attack of the clones: the "best", most audacious, and boldest Apple iPhone 6 copycats we've seen so far

Apple is one of the leading smartphone manufacturers on a global scale and it's no news that its phones have always been imitated and copied by various known and unknown manufacturers. No, we wouldn't venture into the Wild West-worthy, patent-related courtroom saga between Cupertino and Samsung. We will turn our heads to some way more shameless and bold smartphone makers that have blatantly copied the looks of the Apple iPhone 6 and its UI.

It turned out that one can literally spend a whole day browsing the web for iPhone 6 copycats and hardly ever complete this Herculean task -simply put, there are hundreds of different devices that copy certain aspects of the device. It's impossible to list them all, yet we decided to highlight the "better" ones, those that copy almost every nit and bolt of the Cupertino flagship and are as similar to the record-breaking device as it gets. 

Let's check them out right below.

Goophone i6S

Price: $100 - $160

Hands down, the most brazen and accurate iPhone 6 clone that we've stumbled upon. The Goophone I6S is such a “well-made” copy of its progenitor that we thought the manufacturer used photos of a real iPhone at first. Then, we laid our eyes on the rear of the device – there is no logo on the back cover. Specs-wise, it comes with a 4.7-inch IPS display with a lowly resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, 512MB of RAM, 5MP camera, 4GB of native storage, and a 1,800mAh battery in store. The device comes with a dual-core chipset (just like the iPhone 6), either the MediaTek MT6572 or the MT6582 chipset. 


Blackview Ultra A6

Price: $109.85

There's no side-positioned mute toggle on the plasticky Ultra A6 (a dead giveaway that it's not a real iPhone 6), but put a more concealing case on it, install an iOS-like launcher, and you will certainly fool a lot of folks that you've switched for an Apple flagship. Hmm, the home button looks a little weird, too, but we can't solely judge from the images below. Specs-wise, the Blackview Ultra A6 sports a 4.7” 720p display, a 1.3GHz quad-core MT6582, 1GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera/2MP selfie one, a removable 2,200mAh battery, 8GB of native memory, a microSD card slot, and Android 4.4.2 KitKat out of the box (which is probably a lookalike of the real deal as well). Price? Around $110.


Dakele Big Cola 3

Price: ~$174

Don't feel bad if you easily mistake this iPhone 6 copycat with the real deal. Put a case on it in order to hide the non-Apple logo at the back and the less-initiated will congratulate you for your new iPhone 6. The lack of a mute toggle on the left side of the phone and the additional slot for a microSD card on the Big Cola 3 are among the more notable differences. Underneath the hood, the Dakele Big Cola 3 boasts some respectable specs, which are nothing like the hardware inside the real iPhone 6. We have a 5", 1080p display panel at the front, which is covered with sapphire glass (reportedly). This Android phone is powered by a 64-bit, octa-core MediaTek MT6752 chipset, which is churning the gears at 1.7GHz in concert with 3GB of RAM. We also have 16GB of native storage, which supports memory cards of up to 128GB in size.


Texet iX-maxi

Price: ~$174

Coming from Russia, the Texet iX-maxi is hands-down the most brazen and spot-on clone of the Apple iPhone 6 that we've seen to date. However, specs-wise, however, it can hardly hold a candle to the Apple flagship in terms of hardware prowess. Sporting a 4.7-inch (obviously) LCD display with a resolution of 540 x 960, a quad-core MediaTek MT6582 running at up to 1.3GHz, 1GB of RAM, as well as 8GB of native storage. At the back we have a protruding 8MP rear camera/2MP front-facing one, and a 1,600mAh battery. 


Vphone I6

Price: $149.99

Enter the Vphone I6, a device that is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6582 humming at 1.3GHz, 1GB of RAM, a 4.7-inch 720p display, 16GB of native storage, 16MP rear camera, and a 1,600mAh battery at the rear. It's running Android 4.2.2, which is naturally endowed with an iOS- like launcher and UI theme. This hardware setup makes sure that the Vphone I6 achieves a humble Antutu score of 17122 points. The manufacturer also wants us to be perfectly aware that the on-board "Play Store" is a noteworthy feature of its iPhone 6 clone. 

Sophone I6

Price: $149

To be honest, the Sophone I6 is everything but a so-so clone of the iPhone 6. It's will be a cumbersome task to distinguish it from its prototype, which means that the manufacturer behind the Sophone has done its job extremely well. If you decide to jump on the Sophone I6 Plus bandwagon, you'd be able to choose what MediaTek chipset you want in your Sophone - a 1.3GHz MT6572 dual-core, a 1.4GHz MT6582 quad-core, or a 1.7GHz MT6592 octa-core chipset. These will be accompanied by either 512MB or 1GB of RAM, a 4.7" display, and up to 16GB of native storage. The Sophone I6 runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, but at least it's themed to look like iOS 8. 


Unnamed iPhone 6/6 Plus clone with MTK6582 chipset


The i6 and the i6+ are 1:1 clones of Apple's most recent autumn crop of devices. The replicas are, obviously, so brazen and shameless that the manufacturer had to hide certain aspects of the phone on the product photos (notice how the home button remains hidden in all of the images below!). Both the 4.7" i6 and the 5.5" i6+ both have modest specs - 1GB of RAM, quad-core MT6582 chipsets on board, 8MP rear cameras, and nano SIM card slots, among others. They run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and apparently come with Google's service pre-installed. 


Unnamed iPhone 6 clone with MTK6795 CPU 

Price: $299.88

Endowed with such a non-cryptic name, this iPhone 6 clone is, hands-down, the perfect copycat. The exterior has been copied down to the very last detail (it's said that all of the materials used for the exterior are the same as the original iPhone's) and the Android-powered user interface is, naturally, a full-blown imitation of iOS 8. Specs-wise, this device is one of the better-spec'd clones - we are dealing with a 4.7” display with a 750x1334-pixel display, an octa-core MediaTek MT6795 chipset running at 2.5GHz, 2GB of RAM, LTE support, 16MP rear camera/8MP front-facing one, and either 16, 64, or 128GB of native storage. A fingerprint scanner also seems to be a part of the specs sheet. As far as software is concerned, it's stated that Android 5.0 Lollipop is the OS of choice, but then again, it's heavily-skinned so it's hard to say if this is the case indeed. As per the seller, the device is available in space grey, white, and gold, just as we suspected.

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iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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53 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I think they are all rebranded clones.

5. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

I think they are all Apple rejected parts clones :P

51. Paximos

Posts: 283; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

This just means that iPhones are overpriced :)

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Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 24, 2015

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2. rockers123

Posts: 137; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Isn't iPhone 6/6+ a clone of Note 2?

3. TyrionLannister unregistered

The newest addition is Galaxy s6

14. maherk

Posts: 6922; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The Note 1, Note 2, and the S3 had curved sides. Try again you troll.

16. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Look at my comment number 15 and think please.

22. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

I for one think the proposed S6 might look similar to the iPhone but that doesn't mean it doesn't differ. I think it looks better honestly. The sides are more reminiscent of the Xperia Z, front of an LG G Pro, bottom of an iPhone, body of an HTC and back of a Samsung. A frankestin monster of a phone. Cant wait!

23. TyrionLannister unregistered

I love the design too. Can't wait for the monster to come. I want to see how much that AMOLED can improve more and how much power that 14 nm chip pumps.

26. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

this! LOL...u made my day

4. phljcnth

Posts: 556; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Apparently the author is trying to convey something else here. This article is made to sensationalize how much OTHERS (the author is just too shy to list Samsung because he thinks it will be too obvious) "copy" Apple's flagship like they invented every line, curve, and shape an iPhone has.

7. PeterK.

Posts: 314; Member since: Nov 13, 2013

Until the Galaxy S6 becomes official, nobody can say if it will indeed "borrow" something from the iPhone 6 for sure.

13. phljcnth

Posts: 556; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Why does it always have to be from the iPhone and not from any other phone like the Galaxy Note 2?

15. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

I got SGS5 and I will respond to you like unbiased person. So Note 1 and 2 got rounded bezels etc. Why Note 3 and 4 didn't get it? Why in Note 4, Alpha and A series Samsung is making more square metal bezels? Why after iPhone 6 releasing Samsung is changing square bezels to round one? What would do Samsung if iPhone 6 would have square bezels?

18. maherk

Posts: 6922; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The same way Apple has copied Samsung with the iPhone 6+, and "borrowed" some of touchwiz's features. And the same way it took tons of cues from the design of HTC m7 and m8. Samsung did it before Apple, and it aint copying if you did it first, so now deal with it

19. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Who write about copying? Deal with it? I am unbiased Samsung(Amoled screen) fan so you can write it to someone else. I am writing that Samsung is following Apple steps in terms of design and payment system. Like I wrote before. Do you think S6 would have rounded bezels if iPhone 6 would have square? Now do you know what I mean? Apple again is making trends and other follow them. Which features of TW Apple borrowed in 6+? I don't know, really. Do you know that iPhone 5 was released before m7? I am not even considering buying iPhone 6. I dont like how look back of it and I want at least 2GB of RAM and Amoled screen :-)

21. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Yes, there's a possibility you might be right but every company does this, i.e follow trends that is making the other successful. Even Apple did it too with the huge screen iPhone, health kit, mobile payment, smart watch, and many other things. Stop making it sound like Apple is some kind of holy grail other manufacturers succumb to. They just happen to have more money than the rest, doesn't make them better

24. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Who said that they are better? I just wrote that Samsung followed Apple making S6 and that's it. Similarities are too big in my opinion. I know that everyone is stealing ideas, but I was thinking that after SGS1 Samsung won't follow Apple so much. I my personal opinion iPhone 6 design is not good for Samsung. That's why I will probably switch to HTC(full hd screen+810=great battery life and performance) or LG(if screen won't be so bad like in G3) on this iteration. Samsung is supposed to be powerhouse with expendable big battery. Not fashion toy with small battery and glass back. I don't like glass back. It only looks good when you put out new device out of box.

27. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Whatever works for you mate. I want something with a pretty design and hardcore internals (Samsung's 14nm new chip) plus good customer support (besides Apple Samsung is next to best in customer support) plus a nice display (I love AMOLEDs) so if Samsung comes with a snappy UI experience this time, I'm sold. Like darkjedii would say, TAKE MY MONIEZ

28. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Even S5 is working good. Only haters see lags on it. Maybe they got better vision I don't know :-) So you like this new design of S6? I hope that it's fake, because it's not my taste. Big bezels without speakers on the front and glass on the back(that's why i don't have Z3). I like new ONE renders with Z2 like speakers. I love Amoleds too, but I think that QHD is useless on ~5' screen. In my opinion full HD is good even for 6' smartphones. I am wondering how good will be this new chip. Probably much better performance, but what about battery life? If I am not wrong Note 4 with similar Exynos with blocked 64 bit got much worse battery life than Snapdragon version.

29. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

I'm no hater but I've tried the device and watched speed tests on YouTube and I see it. Plus I have nothing against a glass design. The phone will most likely be in a case anyways. It may not have speakers on the front, but I'm quite content with the one on the S5 (quite loud) so I should be okay with this one. And QHD isn't a problem for me. The note 4 handled QHD well, so I'm having faith in this too. The only reason I'll get this to an HTC is most likely due to support. HTC has the perfect smartphone now so the camera has been fixed but support is a big deal for me so if Samsung does screw up the UI, I'm all up for it to any manufacturer.

30. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Maybe I don't see lags on my S5 because I change animations to faster. I am not using cases for phones. For me one of the most importat things in smarthphone is battery life. That's why I will wait for some reviews and I don't like QHD. I dont see any difference in screen sharpness. I like S5 speaker too, but don't you think that S6 will have too big bezels? Even bigger than S5. In Sony last Z line and HTC ONEs you are getting at least front speakers in big bezels.

33. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Well, since the Note 4 has a better battery life than the Note 3 despite QHD and just 20mAh increase in battery size, I have faith in Samsung's QHD panels :D also, you have to put into consideration the phone is waterproofed and has way more sensors than the other 2 so I'm willing to forgive the 1mm increase in height. What I'm more concerned with is how good the camera will be or how Samsung will fit a decent battery in that body.

36. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Samsung Amoleds are just the best, but imagine how battery life on the Note 4 would be even much better with "only" full HD screen. That's why I hate QHD. In normal viewing distance it's 0 difference. Do you know that according to rumors S6 won't be waterproof? Tell me which sensors are you using? For me heart rate sensor is just a gimmick. Fingerprint sensor in S5 is a joke comparing it to iPhone one. In my opiniom S5 camera is only good with good light conditions. In low light it s*cks. Let's hope they will change that. According to rumors S6 will have only 2500 mAh.

37. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Same could be said about when 1080p panels started showing up. Tho you might not see a difference, you would when reading a book on your device or when zooming in on something. I'll gladly accept the change. Also the S6 has those sensors that debuted with the S4, the infrared one and the screen hover one, tho they might look like gimmicks I like to think they might come in handy some time. I remember trying to use it when I changed to a Moto X from my S4 then realising it's gone :D they might also add more who knows I doubt the battery is 2500mAh. That's too much of a downgrade. If it actually is and it doesn't provide an increase in battery life to the S5, Samsung might be digging it's own grave then I might consider the HTC.

38. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

I am not seeing any difference between full HD and QHD screens. In normal viewing distance I am not even seeing pixels on 720p SGS3 pentile matrix. In my opinion change isn't worth battery life and performance loss. I am not using this sensors, but probably someone is :D Also infrared is not only in Samsung phones. It's just rumors. I can't belive it too. I preffer 1mm thick more and bigger battery. You can check my phones. I started with Nokia, next iPhones and Samsungs. Now it's time to try something else :-) My first choice is m9 if last renders are true. If it's true that m9 will look like m8 HTC deepens his grave. I like last LG UI, but they destroyed G3 with bad quality QHD screen. I hope that this time they will finally use Oled screen and make bezels even slimmer, at least simetric. Also front speakers and waterproof would be nice.

40. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

I'm also the opposite in this hahah. I like the phone to be slim. Most of my smartphones have been thick so I want a change as long as the battery lasts me a day. I have no huge expectations on battery, I charge the phone every night anyways. I'm planning to change phones this Q2 also and LG isn't even on my list due to what happened to me with my G2. I'm never getting another LG again. Their interface even sucks, including the latest one for me but it improved drastically. My only options are the Samsung or HTC, (Sony just has too big a bezel for me and terrible support). I sound like someone who will be content with an iPhone but I dont like the restrictions and how the iPhone only works well with other iPhones. some may shout jailbreak but I like my phones stock.

41. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

So you are connecting phone for all night until you wake up? Do you know that this can slowly destroy phone battery? I prefer phones that last few days on battery. 1cm thick with profiled sides is great for me. In my opinion profiled backs feels much better in hand than just slim square phones. iPhone 6 feels great in hand, but it's slim and profiled. I will maybe consider going back to iPhone when it will have 2GB of RAM. 6S if I won't buy anything now. This is slim phone that you need to charge every day :D Why do you think that LG interface s*cks? To be honest I just saw it for a moment. Yes Sony got terrible support and a lot of quality problems. Also glass back :D Do you know that new Samsung bezels will be similar to Sony Z bezels? :D Also HTC got big bezel. Even on last render. I know what you mean. On all my iPhones I always got JB. For a lot of time I wanted to change a lot of things etc., but now I don't need that changes. Also iOS evolve and it's not so bad like before.

43. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Well, I know that but if the S6 comes with the Note 4's rapid charge, then I might start charging the phone fully before I go to sleep. But I've been doing that for a year on my Moto and the battery is still solid. Maybe its just me but the LG interface to me does not follow that much of a design language like iOS (use of translucent elements) or Lollipop (use of shadows and paper elements). Its just flat but what defines the kind of flat you use? Its just all over the place and doesn't follow any convention. So it displeases me (also since LG gave me my worst smartphone experience, there might be a little bias coming from my side). Same can be said about Touchwiz. In fact touchwiz is worse but I hope Samsung fixes it with the release of the S6. As for the bezels, its true the Sony Z has as much bezel as the HTC but HTC got boom speakers and according to reviews, the stereo speakers on the Z3 isnt that much better than the S5's speakers so I dont count that as an advantage. The proposed S6 is 3mm shorter and about 2mm less wide than the Z3 so the Z still has much bezel IMO. At least HTC has good speakers to compensate.

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