In 2017, it’s very easy to have your own smartphone manufactured, thanks to the ease of doing business with the supply chain firms in China and other countries.
It has triggered a lot of newcomers to simply copy-paste the design of a known smartphone and put their own branding to start selling. There have been a few brands who are not even worrying about starting a new image, rather, simply manufacture a fake unit of a popular phone and put it in the market.
Today, we are going to talk about a similar issue with a popular brand Infinix. There are a bunch of copy-cat models available in the market of their popular model, Infinix Note 3.
So, it’s right time for you to know how to spot a fake Infinix Note 3. The procedure is not that hard but, it can save your hard earned money and life too. Yes, these days a lot of smartphones are exploding. Buying a poorly manufactured smartphone can put your life at risk.
Official Infinix Note 3 Specifications
Before we move ahead with the procedure, it’s important to know the specifications of the original Infinix Note 3.
The handset comes with a full metal body, and a fingerprint scanner located on the rear side. The display measures 6-inch featuring full HD screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The pixel density screen carries is 368ppi.
Under the hood, there is a combination of 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with an option to expand further up to 128GB. There is 4,500mAh battery and the photography side features a 13MP camera on rear with dual LED flash and a 5MP camera on front. The front side also features a soft flash, keeping the young selfie addicts in mind.
If you’re buying a fake Infinix Note 3 smartphone, then it’s obvious that all these specifications won’t match. You can use an app named CPU-Z to know the complete set of specifications of any smartphone.
If any of the specifications are not matching, you can go ahead and simply reject the device. It’s as simple as that.
If you don’t have access to install this app to know the original specifications, then following bullets will help you sort out the issue.
1. The fake Infinix Note 3 might not have a dedicated microSD card slot while the original one is having to support up to 128GB of microSD card.
2. The fingerprint scanner position in the original Infinix Note 3 is different than in fake Infinix Note 3 smartphone. You can easily identify it.
3. The fake Infinix Note 3 has the charging port on top while the original one have it at the bottom.
These are the few ways you can spot a fake Infinix Note 3 smartphone and I hope the procedure was easier than you initially thought.
One quick way to spot any fake product is by looking at the pricing. Usually, a branded product is priced higher than the fake one. Fake ones put lower price tags to attract new consumers who are not ready to pay the original price of a genuine product.
So, these were the methods to spot a fake Infinix Note 3 smartphone. In case you still got cheated by buying a fake device, better go to the dealer and exchange it. The procedure is easy in case if you have bought the device from an e-commerce, as there are good return policies.