While it might be easy for the avid smartphone enthusiast to spot a fake iPhone 6 from the genuine thing, it isn’t so easy for others. We have a few pics shared by someone on Twitter. Apparently, someone made a purchase that turned out to be fake.
Photos of a fake iPhone 6
First up, so here is the iPhone 6 booting:
That looks like the authentic thing; right? So far, so good. Of course, if you look closer, the design elements are a bit different.
Once booted though, what you see an Android-style lock screen and matching wallpaper:
Dead give-away. No way that is an authentic iPhone 6.
Finally, if you flip it over and have a look at the back:
If you take a closer look at the bottom section of the rear cover, you will see this:
Yes; “Designed by M Horse”. Certainly not designed by Apple. This “iPhone” is a knock-off that runs Android OS.
Who is M Horse?
M Horse is a Chines mobile phone manufacturer of Android smartphones. Behind almost every fake iPhone model is an obscure Chinese manufacturer. No offence to other credible Chinese manufacturers who do not produce knock-offs. Do keep an eagle eye open when shopping for smartphones. There are fake models of every successful brand out there. If ever in doubt, walk away.
We love to hear from you - your opinions, insights and experiences with smartphones and other gadgets. Be a part of Mobility Arena's active community by sharing a comment below if comments are enabled for this page.