Samsung Galaxy S5 already copied to create the Goophone S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 already copied to create the Goophone S5
The Guinness Book of World Records may need to start measuring the time it takes to clone consumer electronics because the copy-masters at Goophone are blazing a trail.

Goophone has been copying, well everyone, for years now, and while it is easy to poke fun at their efforts, when you see what you get for the money, you may not be so fast start laughing. The Goophone S5 is only $300.

For $300, you get a MediaTek octa-core CPU humming along at 2GHz, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage with microSD support, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), a 5-inch 1080p display, 13MP camera, a decent sized 2,800mAh battery, and dual-SIM card slots. Alas, there is no fingerprint scanner, though we suspect buyers of this device will not be pining for one.

There is no LTE connectivity on board, instead you will have access to the world’s HSPA data stream. Android 4.2 is on board with full access to the offerings on Google Play. The Goophone S5 will compliment the company’s line of familiar looking offerings, like the Goophone i5S, Goophone i5C, Goophone N3 and the Goophone Smart Watch.

No word on availability, but in Goophone’s (un)original phrasing, it is “almost here.”

source: Goophone

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46 Comments

1. outlawog

Posts: 47; Member since: Nov 27, 2013

Is it water proof?

31. Kaiser2007

Posts: 173; Member since: Nov 16, 2013

You want "water proof" for $300 knock off phone? Buy SONY.

44. phonejustice

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

i dont understand why people keep praising about the SONY Z2, well it is well built quality and also appearance, but the OS is just under designed, less small shortcuts and functions. Premature OS.

2. majp89

Posts: 182; Member since: Jun 18, 2013

Lmao this company is hilarious, they're the trolls of the mobile industry.

46. zacsaturday

Posts: 262; Member since: May 09, 2014

Especially when they made an iPhone 4 (or was it 4s) before it was released by Apple and then sued Apple 'for stealing their design'. they failed, but it outraged Apple.

3. papss unregistered

Weird.. Another unoriginal Chinese company.. Shameless

33. aksa123

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Shameless indeed.

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

It's only been 24 how the hell....?

10. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

^ hours

12. outlawog

Posts: 47; Member since: Nov 27, 2013

LOL, I guess we'll never find out.

22. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Lol! Samsung just got............wait for it.........SAMSUNGED! Lol! Goo phone be like,"we copy better".

28. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Even GooPhone that Samsung is going to use the same design. So they probably only had to wait for design on its back. LOL!

43. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

I think that's just a photoshop, they probably haven't actually made it yet,

5. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

It is sad that they get 32GB base and the real one doesn't

6. papss unregistered

I'll take SS great record for updates over more storage. One drive has given me a ton of free storage and I'm often near a WiFi connection.

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Free 50GB on DropBox for two years on new SS devices. Can't forget about that.

13. papss unregistered

True...sweet deal for sure.

15. Sauce unregistered

Also try MEGA app. Free 50gigs no matter what phone, so theres 100gigs cloud storage on your SS :)

17. papss unregistered

I got an extra 100 for going into a m$ store to compliment my 30 I already had.. Love me some free storage.

29. keari

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 02, 2013

It is sad the goophone's 32gb is partitioned. do you think a copy master will deliver 32gb of flash storage? youll get like 4gb for apps and the rest of the storage being fat32. of course the original s5 will have 32 and 64gb versions

7. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

so you pretty much get a s5 without the finger print sensor and heart beat sensor and no laggy touchwiz for 300$

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

And still the troll comments continue. Let me make this clear enough for you - Touchwiz has been butter smooth since September and has gotten 10x better thanks to KitKat. Software updates? Non existent here.

14. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

...unless when you're using chrome browser. Especially when you're loading pages that are graphically intensive like The Verge ;)

32. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Wrong again. Chrome never fails to disappoint. You're really starting to become boring really.

26. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

yes however ram management isnt great and the software is not my taste at all, its hard to get used to, will confuse first time androiders and is just cartoonish, but thats just me. also a GPE would be sickkkkk

30. keari

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 02, 2013

touchwiz has been slimmed down and well if it is cartoonish you have the option of customizing the interface the way you'd like. first time androiders can always download a tutorial or go with the simplified iphone though i wouldn't prefer that

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31532; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's not a bad knockoff. $300 bucks not bad at all. Smurf you're right, my N3 doesn't studder at all. Very smooth.

16. johnehms09

Posts: 50; Member since: Jan 17, 2014

Its normal since the bezel looks cheap so its not that hard to clone s5

21. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

agree... that's why cheap looking phone becomes the victim of copy. I bet Goophone can't copy Sony Xperia Z

18. TechVoid

Posts: 13; Member since: Feb 18, 2014

Samsung should work on sueing them instead of always trying to sue apple (everyone should)

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