Want a premium iPhone 6 clone with Android? Check out the first real photos of the shameless Dakele 3

Want a premium iPhone 6 clone with Android? Check out the first real photos of the shameless Dakele 3
Want an iPhone 6 with Android and regular microUSB port? Well, as far as iPhone 6 clones go, Dakele 3 is way out there, shamelessly copying not only the general shape, form and size of Apple's finest, but also attributes like the circular physical button. Of course, the home button in the front doesn't have Apple's Touch ID fingerprint scanner, but Dakele tried to mimic the outside appearance to the bone.

Don't get us wrong, this is not one of those $100 iPhone 6 clones you can get off AliExpress. The 7.25mm Dakele 3 is a serious machine, crafted out of aluminum throughout, and with titanium alloy frame, so "Bendgate" should be out of the question here. It also sports a 5" 1080 display with, check this, a sapphire glass protection.

Queue the 64-bit octa-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.7 GHz, Mali-T760 GPU, 3 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The camera resolution on the back? A 13 MP unit, using Sony's IMX214 sensor, and a hearty 8 MP front-facing camera. All that iPhone 6-ness is backed by a 2500 mAh battery, and can be yours for just $240. Oh, we almost forgot that it runs Android - the best of both worlds, some would say. Check out some real-life pictures of the just-released Dakele 3 below.

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49 Comments

1. deanylev

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 11, 2014

Titanium frame and sapphire display cover? If that's true... Wow...

17. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

wow indeed.... build quality seems to br better than iphone....and the front looks very sexy in the images...

25. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

The back.... Not so much.

33. vincelongman

Posts: 5625; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

The back looks much better too IMO No protruding camera And those antenna bands don't look ugly and cheap

39. material

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Because You are hoping to see apple logo

26. UglyFrank

Posts: 2190; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

The only thing that is worse is the processor as usual

34. TechNerd

Posts: 66; Member since: May 03, 2014

New 64bit mediatek is a killer soc.

37. UglyFrank

Posts: 2190; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

But it is still worse than the A7

2. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

crap Chinese phones will remain crap even if it is made of diamond

3. Anterv

Posts: 178; Member since: Jul 09, 2014

Pessimist will remain a pessimist, even if you will give him a million.

20. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

I am speaking FACTS ! go there and try those cheap phones then come and tell me about their quality in both hardware and software. I lived in China and I know what I am talking about

22. Anterv

Posts: 178; Member since: Jul 09, 2014

Right now I have a $130 Chinese phone as my secondary, and I can't believe that it can be so good. Great build quality, stock KitKat, 4G and 64bit Snapdragon 410. If you are about high-end phones, I am 100% sure phones like Xiaomi Mi4, Meizu MX4 Pro and others just crush Samsung and Apple in price-quality ratio. When you lived in China ? Few years ago ? Chinese phones quality was improved in these years.

8. soldier820

Posts: 115; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

agreed ,.... lol

12. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Pretty much every phone out there is Chinese.

41. Somebody995

Posts: 33; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Yes and no. There is a big difference between their mass produced knock-offs, and the hardware that is built to spec for a Japanese/Korean/American company. I.e., the knockoff business is non-return junk, because the cost of return shipping exceeds the value of the product itself (and the refund you would get, don't bother replacing it because you won't get anything better in exchange). But when you're dealing with exacting specifications and qualities demanded by a foreign distributor who will return a 10 million phone shipment back to your front door, then you really need to keep quality in check.

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Nice copy. :)

5. Dejavu_LT

Posts: 51; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Come on, if you want iphone - buy iphone, if you want android - buy android phone. This s**tty "iphone wannabe" made for people who not respect themselves :)

11. soldier820

Posts: 115; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

I agree with you sir. But why not BOTH ... lol

42. Somebody995

Posts: 33; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

I think his point is... WHY BOTHER buying both? The problem is that the biggest factor in apple marketing is the SOCIAL element. And I'm not talking about social networking, I'm talking about physical contact with other people and showing off your device as a status symbol. The effect is that apple hardware is closer to JEWELRY than an actual productivity/communications tool, which is really sad. People who don't respect themselves buy devices from apple for the PURPOSE of impressing OTHER PEOPLE. Please note that I am not in any way talking about people who buy apple devices because *THEY ACTUALLY LIKE IT*. So what this specific product IS, is a piece of knock off jewelry. Don't show it too closely, and the people you are trying to impress might mistake it for the real thing. Meanwhile... yeah, it can still do (sortof) the communications and productivity duties that Android hardware is known for. Too bad that it is a secondary purpose. I personally, have had very bad experiences with Chinese SoC's like Mediatek and at this point, am not prepared to give them another shot. Maybe in a few years, who knows.

6. RajRicardo

Posts: 483; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

They made it for under $300 and Apple took $900 to do the same somewhat inferior exterior. I wonder what johny Ive's Salary is. Just another proof that iPhones are overpriced.

13. seven7dust unregistered

you need pay for quality user expereince and ownership, ask BMW or Mercedes. also when you factor in resale value of Apple products , somehow the whole myth of the iPhones being overpriced quickly dissapears.

14. RajRicardo

Posts: 483; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

That resale price is because of the hype it has and nothing else. Just look at the last years 5S. It has tiny screen and after the latest 8.0.2 update, it started to lag in many areas of the UI so forget the user experience. Also iOS is boring. And yes BMW and Mercedes are awesome because of not just the brand name but they actually put expensive engines and the best leather interior finish. Apple cant even put a sapphire glass on their latest flagship while these guys nailed it.

18. seven7dust unregistered

it still matters when your buying a phone you want good return from it , can't say about dakele or whatever this phone is called. brand value is important decision to buy a phone otherwise we'd all drive chinese cars now woudnt we. Apple's brand is valued more than others in the smartphone market.

44. Somebody995

Posts: 33; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Apple's brand is no better regarded than Samsung, LG, Sony, HTC, Motorola, etc. In fact, MOST people will regard Apple as the LEAST valuable brand (when we are looking at their PERSONAL needs) that I've stated in this message. Also, for the VAST majority of mobile phone owners, RESALE value is a moot point, because they will use that device until it is actually out of date and not worth anything at all. It is a VERY small subset of people who replace their phone annually and demand a high resale value for it. Most people will keep the same phone for 2-3 years or less if they actually break it. Either way, 2 year old or broken phone has no significant value, regardless of what brand name is on it.

24. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Glass House Buddy. After updating my 2013 Nexus 7 to Lollipop 5.0, I have had nothing but app crashes. Last week, I got the 5.02 update which was suppose to fix the bugs, Nope, apps are still crashing like crazy. What's funny is Chrome crash all the time. Glass House Buddy. So don't be so quick to bad mouth IOS 8. I want Kit Kat back.

45. Somebody995

Posts: 33; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Try a factory wipe. N7 is incredibly solid on 5.0.

19. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Ask Mercedes owners of the mid to late 90s about brand value.

23. WallStreetWolf

Posts: 289; Member since: Apr 08, 2013

Poorly illustrated point. People still buy Mercedes vehicles. Any car company as old as Mercedes is going to have years where they have you scratching your head, but the same can be said about other premier brands such as Ferrari (308 and 208 just to name a couple). Even larger companies face issues with unreliability (Toyota, Chevrolet, Ford). However, you can't say the same about the iPhone and its brand value. It has been statistically reliable and a solid performer. Samsung has also made excellent performing phones in the same respect and shares a similar brand value though not as powerful as Apple, which isn't a bad thing.

46. Somebody995

Posts: 33; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

I couldn't possibly have just read that... you can't possibly be claiming that apple doesn't face reliability issues. Bridge to nowhere?

43. Somebody995

Posts: 33; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Mercedes E550 is no better quality and no more USEFUL than a Toyota Corolla, despite being many times the PRICE. I've actually heard from plenty of Mercedes and BMW owners who complain that those brands actually have a very POOR quality of user experience. Despite being flashy and fancy and showoffy, they're known for poor RELIABILITY and really spending a lot of time in the shop for very expensive repairs. Meanwhile, that Corolla is ticking past 500 THOUSAND km's and has had only routine maintenance, a few sets of tires and brakes done.

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