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By Suzook1, Senior Member on 13th July 2014, 12:28 AM
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I bought a phone off CL (yes I know) everything looked super legit

the model number though is a G9006V

Is this a real S5 or a chinese copy. Seems to be no way to root or install custom
 
 
13th July 2014, 12:48 AM |#2  
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I bought a phone off CL (yes I know) everything looked super legit

the model number though is a G9006V

Is this a real S5 or a chinese copy. Seems to be no way to root or install custom

install CPU-Z and it will tell you all the information about the phone
13th July 2014, 12:54 AM |#3  
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EF ME.... Mediatek MT6572 1.00ghz....
13th July 2014, 12:55 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by Suzook1

I bought a phone off CL (yes I know) everything looked super legit

the model number though is a G9006V

Is this a real S5 or a chinese copy. Seems to be no way to root or install custom

tits pics or gtfo.
13th July 2014, 08:40 AM |#5  
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EF ME.... Mediatek MT6572 1.00ghz....

Fake, don`t flash anything from this forum because It will brick your phone, good luck and try to get your money back
13th July 2014, 11:08 AM |#6  
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EF ME.... Mediatek MT6572 1.00ghz....

Definitely FAKE. Samsung uses Snapdragon or Exynos chipsets only.
13th July 2014, 11:14 AM |#7  
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install CPU-Z and it will tell you all the information about the phone

CPU-Z is not 100% Also Phone info etc.

One sure metod is Download mode
13th July 2014, 11:47 AM |#8  
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13th July 2014, 02:16 PM |#9  
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If your phone really has a Mediatek processor then it is a fake. But as already mentioned, not all programs correctly identify the chip. You should confirm the finding with another program and preferably provide us with a lot more details about your phone so that we have more confidence in the verdict.

Photos of the phone and any literature? In particular the top exterior, the label under the battery (you may wish to obscure part of the IMEI number) and a screen shot of at least the Settings menu > General > About Device. Particularly helpful would be installing the Phone Info app and tell us the results.

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Good fakes fake the Phone info too.
13th July 2014, 02:26 PM |#10  
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13th July 2014, 10:11 PM |#11  
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If its fake, you should file a police report. Its fraud and illegal counterfeiting.

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