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[Q]Samsung Galaxy S4 clone issue[Please help]

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Prompt [Q]Samsung Galaxy S4 clone issue[Please help]

I've been trying to fix this phone for about three days now with hardly any luck.

Problem: When pressing the power button to turn phone on, there is no samsung boot logo. the only thing that shows up is a black screen, [the backlight] it will stay that way until the battery dies.

i know it's not a problem with the display because i can get to the recovery screen by pressing the three buttons. i tried numerous wipes and factory resets, even tried to reboot from there. but it still wont boot up, it only ends up with that black screen. Also the green battery shows which further indicates that it's not a display problem.

Phone Description:

Model: GT-I9500
FCC ID: A3LGTi9500
SSN:-i9500GSMH
RATED:3.85V===:13 00mA
MADE IN KOREA BY SAMSUNG
IMEI:355236030
S/N:R21D48HDDA

That's basically all i know about this phone, i know it's a clone because on the hardware differences under the hood compared to the real S4.
[it's probably a legend or a superking since it's from korea i think] im not sure which operating system it runs, from the looks of it i dont think it has one.

Some things i've tried: i downloaded android SDK, MTK droid tools, SP FLash tools, for some reason, i keep getting error 8200 in sp flash tools and mtk droid tools doesn't detect my phone.
I tried flash updating firmware with adb sideload, it always ends up with an error ''aborted''. i can't enable usb debugging since the phone wont turn on.. :/,

Can anyone help me?
 
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I will assume that it is a mtk phone.(that's what most clones are)
Try to boot it with power&volume up or power&volume down.
If it doesn't start,sadly it's a hard brick,and you throw away the phone.
But,if it starts,tell us the mt version.
Also,have you tried to do a manual install of the preloader?
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I will assume that it is a mtk phone.(that's what most clones are)
Try to boot it with power&volume up or power&volume down.
If it doesn't start,sadly it's a hard brick,and you throw away the phone.
But,if it starts,tell us the mt version.
Also,have you tried to do a manual install of the preloader?
i just tried to boot it with power + volume up and then pwer + volume down.. with volume up, it takes me into recovery mode screen, with volume down it does the same backlight boot loop.. and yes i did manually install the preloader. thanks for your reply :]
 
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Can you post a picture of what you see?
 
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Here's what i see.. :l
the phone's battery was dead.. so i charged it so i could get to that Recovery mode screen.
to the right... when the phone is powered on and off
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