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Hi everyone,

I am in the opportunity to swap my S4 with a Note 3, but the person claims this Note 3 is from Korea.
I am wondering if it's fake or not.

Screenshot he sent me : https://app.box.com/s/enjy529pg077nemwyc5j

It looks real, but I never heared about a Korean version (however Samsung is Korean, so it could very well be a normal version)

Can you guys tell if this is the real deal ?
 
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Hi everyone,

I am in the opportunity to swap my S4 with a Note 3, but the person claims this Note 3 is from Korea.
I am wondering if it's fake or not.

Screenshot he sent me : https://app.box.com/s/enjy529pg077nemwyc5j

It looks real, but I never heared about a Korean version (however Samsung is Korean, so it could very well be a normal version)

Can you guys tell if this is the real deal ?
Why would he want to swap (no offense) it unless something extra is in for him? It's like going from a super top of the range car to a phone that was top of the range 12 months ago...

Surely in Korea he (in a gadget filled world) be able to supply a picture of his phone in action, e.g. with him holding it and with a piece of paper with his email address and yours written on?
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tell him to post the pic of benchmark of the phone took from camera from diffrent angle ..not screen shot
 
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Why would he want to swap (no offense) it unless something extra is in for him? It's like going from a super top of the range car to a phone that was top of the range 12 months ago...

Surely in Korea he (in a gadget filled world) be able to supply a picture of his phone in action, e.g. with him holding it and with a piece of paper with his email address and yours written on?
Sometimes people buy something and regret it within a few days.
And then they are looking for something simular, but smaller in size.

I have swapped phones many times and always had a very good deal out of it.
However one should always be very aware of fake (Chinese clones) phones.

And since the Chinese are getting better and better in cloning, it's sometimes really hard to see the difference.

I believe I have found the answer in the meantime myself : http://www.needrom.com/mobile/hdc-gt-n9000/

It's indeed a fake.....HDC GT-N9000 with a MTK6589 chipset

Let this post be a lesson to anyone who will get in the same position
 
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Thats fake. The color is off and the battery percentage is a bit smaller than the original.

Also, I would want to see how cpu Z would read the specs of the device, and how it is going to perform under benchmarks.
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I believe I have found the answer in the meantime myself : http://www.needrom.com/mobile/hdc-gt-n9000/

It's indeed a fake.....HDC GT-N9000 with a MTK6589 chipset

Let this post be a lesson to anyone who will get in the same position

The other hint should have been the size of the screenshot provided - the clones are not (yet) 1920x1080.
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Also, the Samsung dialer codes don't work on the clones. That's a sure way to tell.
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In the Play Store an app can be downloaded, called "Genuine Galaxy S4/Note3"

Download ; https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...m.hotdog.truth

Can be very usefull as well
 
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It is unbelieveable that how they are coppying this phones !
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It is unbelieveable that how they are coppying this phones !
Yup, Anything can be cloned to look the part, heck even the software clone itself is close enough until closer inspection. - Golden rule I guess in buying a second hand model.

Make sure you give it a really good test run, test the apps, have a look at the battery and insides to make sure that it says SAMSUNG (A few have SUMSANG believe it or not!) - As mentioned elsewhere, a genuine seller will have no objections to you looking over it. Oh and never ever buy blind - if you ain't seen it or felt it in your hand, it ain't worth the risk of a scam.
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