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Investigation finds that knockoffs fuel false rumors of budget iPhone

15 July, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Investigation finds that knockoffs fuel false rumors of budget iPhone - read the full textThe "budged iPhone" bit like the Loch Ness monster – people keep talking about it, showing photo evidence and others keep debunking it. The G for Games team decided to do some cyber-sleuthing and uncover the truth behind some of those leaks. What they discovered is not too shocking – the...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-15 17:07 from njMc - click to readNot that difficult to recognize.

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  • 2013-07-16 02:19
  • GT6G

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-15 20:23 from jAKx - click to readDon't make him think too hard.

He's still trying to get his head around how to read graphs.

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  • 2013-07-16 02:16
  • GT6G

> In reply to Rasta from Jamaica @ 2013-07-16 00:25 from jxXT - click to readbecause they work on very small level,they are hard to notice,but it is obvious that it is hard not to notice samsung's product.....

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  • 2013-07-16 00:32
  • 7q54

Can someone explain this to me even GSM Arena how comes Apple sued Samsung that the Galaxy Phones looks like IPhone 3G and other LAME patients yet he NEVER sued the Chinese Companies with Knockoff Phones that looks EXACTLY as the IPhones

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  • 2013-07-16 00:25
  • jxXT

comment continued...
and the US ruling in favour include damages of atleast 600 million dollars..
so actually most of the time (out of more than 50 lawsuits)actually samsung was the one who had to suffer loss....i still stand corrected...

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  • 2013-07-15 21:12
  • 7q54

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-15 20:16 from jAKx - click to readokay so you want me to go through every single lawsuit?i can give you a summary of some major ones--
courts where ruling was in apples favour-
south korea(bounce back effect)
Landgericht, germany(ban on tab 10.1 and 7.7,loss of about 500 million units)
the Hague(three samsung phones banned)
US(everyone know about it)..
in favour of samsung-
south korea(two wireless patents)
dutch(appeal against tab 10.1 ban)
british(judge said galaxy tab's were not cool enough to be confused with ipad!LOL)!!!

and US ruling in favour of samsung did not include damages,it will ban old iphone model which are anyways obsolete
and the US ruling in favour

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  • 2013-07-15 21:07
  • 7q54

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-07-15 15:09 from p77c - click to readHow many years are you going to keep using the "paper specs" line? Specs must mean something to Apple as they keep trying to raise theirs so the can keep trying to copy android features in iOS. Enjoy your toggles and new notification center that you'll get within the next few months that others have had for years. Maybe one day you'll get the "paper" NFC spec, or the "paper" IR spec, or the "widget" spec. It's clear specs aren't important to you......until Apple gets it years later.

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  • 2013-07-15 20:23
  • jAKx

> In reply to bruce-wayne @ 2013-07-15 16:15 from 7qGs - click to readSamsung hasn't paid apple a dime of that 1.05 billion. You are also neglecting the cases that Apple has lost in the US and Japan.

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  • 2013-07-15 20:16
  • jAKx

I had a guy who walked up to me recently and said he managed to smuggle two iPhone 5 from the custom office. He was willing to sell two iPhone 5 (omitted the s to avoid confusion) for Rs. 25000 (one single iPhone 5 over here costs 45000). He even removed the phone from what seemed like a genuine iPhone 5 box and handed the phone to me so that I can check it. The first thing i notice is that the phone is plasticky instead of aluminium. I thought it was probably due to the plastic film on the back and front. I checked the phone's about section and behold, the version shows up as 'android version @2xxxx' (x= dont know). That's when I pointed out that his iPhone is not genuine. He immediately disappeared by the time I started explaining what I checked to my friend. I pity some others who would not be able to check the phone properly and end up getting fooled, coz I leart that these chinese phones sell for rs. 5000, where as a S3 look alike costs rs. 3000. LOL!!!! and these fakes look exactly and have the same apps as the orginal, including the calling screen and the options you see in settings are exactly the same. I mean I navigated using settings -> general -> about to the about screen, exactly as on the original iPhone. Had I not noticed the version was android version, I would have been fooled too.

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  • 2013-07-15 19:10
  • XNtX

reporting comments because running out of answers?what is your age? 7 YEARS?

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  • 2013-07-15 18:03
  • 7qy7

Lag or no lag, it does not matter, low specs or high specs, it does not matter, the only thing that matter is: if you like the experience of using the phone or not, people here fight over specs and "lag" which is silly really, i mean, don't you have any better things in your life to waste your time in?

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  • 2013-07-15 17:58
  • 3Y77

> In reply to [deleted post]What do you think you're doing ? people are smart not stupid as you might think, you can't convince them to buy your company products easy as that.

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  • 2013-07-15 17:36
  • njMc

> In reply to [deleted post]Dude you came here you troll like marketing trolls do these days and you think you did a great job isn't it ? But what you don't know is that all the world laughs at trolls like you. LOL

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  • 2013-07-15 17:34
  • njMc

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-07-15 16:57 from p77c - click to readAnd since you lack basic logic all your future comments will be ignored.

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  • 2013-07-15 17:12
  • njMc

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-07-15 16:57 from p77c - click to readYou seem to lack basic logic.

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  • 2013-07-15 17:07
  • njMc

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-07-15 16:57 from p77c - click to readIt is lag because you have to wait for it.

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  • 2013-07-15 17:06
  • njMc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-15 16:13 from D}Tn - click to read"when you try to open an application you have to wait for it to load, see that's lag. LOL"

No thats not lag, try google!

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  • 2013-07-15 16:57
  • p77c

> In reply to bruce-wayne @ 2013-07-15 16:50 from 7qGs - click to readDidn't you get it I'm not here to praise one company or another I'm here just to laugh at trolls. :)

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  • 2013-07-15 16:56
  • njMc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-15 16:34 from D}Tn - click to readstill having no proof to support your claims....if you think gsmarena is a paid site,then why are you using it,maybe because it also praises sammy where it deserves it...is'nt it....talk when you have a single proof of your foolish claims...what do you want to say about those exploding s3,all those sites and photos are fake......it is clear who is the trolling fanboy here...

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  • 2013-07-15 16:50
  • 7qGs

> In reply to rt324 @ 2013-07-15 15:06 from ajV6 - click to readEvery iPhone, when released, is a 700 euro feature-phone. Why would anyone pay that much for a mobile phone? The only things it offers are design, brand image and smoothness of the OS. Nothing else.

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  • 2013-07-15 16:43
  • ajUc

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