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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
 
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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
 
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EF ME.... Mediatek MT6572 1.00ghz....
 
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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
tits pics or gtfo.


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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
USE Search: /this thread /all threads/Google before posting your question, you`re most likely not the first one having this issue
 
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EF ME.... Mediatek MT6572 1.00ghz....
Definitely FAKE. Samsung uses Snapdragon or Exynos chipsets only.
ATTENTION: Thanks to Htc_One_X I lost 150. Received money but since then never replied! Beware, he's a FRAUDSTER!!!
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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
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EF ME.... Mediatek MT6572 1.00ghz....
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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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.


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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.
Good fakes fake the Phone info too.

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I already made that exact point, i.e. that apps do not detect 100% of fakes. Hence the suggestion to check with a second app. And the request for additional information and photos, so that we can discern what he has.

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