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Question Clone phone - capable of running Android??

Hope I've posted this in the right place, If not I apologise.

A friend of mine gave me his "Galaxy S4" to look at for him as (and I quote) "it doesn't look right"

He is well aware he has purchased a clone phone and the fact that it has 2 different IMEI numbers (one for a galaxy Note and one for a SE W595) is a dead giveaway. He has asked me though if it is possible to install android on the device. My gut feeling is no and I'll explain why:

IT IS NOT RUNNING ANDROID NOW!!

It is running an OS I have NEVER seen before. The menu's are bizarre and the settings menu looks nothing like anything i have seen before. I managed to find out the system info and this is what I have:

SPREADTURM Soft Ver:6530_12B
SPREADTURM HW Ver:SC6530
Ver:0x6a
UsrId:0
Os:MTK_SPD6530
OSVern:6530_12B
Model:6501
Company:Z347
Width:272;Height:480
MaxRam:716800
Kbd:0
Touchscreen:1
Cap:0x40019
Macro: __ZMAEE_APP_KEYPAD_LOCK__
UI=0 3109 0
FAE Name: zhangaidi
Build Time: 20130920

The information above was gotten through dialling *#0* in the dialler and selecting "SSC Info"

Anyone know if my gut feeling is right or not??
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Anyone know if my gut feeling is right or not??
No, Its for sure a clone, but it's running android. There aren't many mobile operating systems, other than tizen os, ios, windows mobile and firefox os. Of course its not running ubuntu os. So the only way to tell is to install apk (android app) and see if it will install. You can download one from xda or Google play - and if the phone has google play its for sure android.

Its probably another generic chinese ripoff. Most likely the bizarreness you found is just a theme, alot of manufactures them android.

Can you post a screenshot of os or a pic of the phone
 
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It is not running on android, the "Google Play Store" and "Samsung Apps" Apps are just webpages. The Pre-installed games Angry birds and Fruit Ninja appear to be flash based only.

Not sure that this will ever run android. Giving it back to him tomorrow,
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