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These Simple Tips Will Help You Recognize Fake Gadgets


Amazing features like video calling, getting directions, and a high-quality camera has made cell phones pretty expensive. This tends people to look out for their favorite gadget and pay any price fo it. They don’t think twice about purchasing the product if it is from their favorite brands like Samsung, Apple or Sony.
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Because of the high demands of the products of these companies, non-brand manufacturers attempt to cash in by selling knock-off products. These products are designed exactly like the original one but might be completely fake. Here are some tricks that will help you differentiate the fake gadget from the original one.
1. Packaging
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As we are more concerned about the product inside, we do not pay much attention to the packaging. It is important to note down that the original product will be in pristine condition without any flaws.
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Fonts at the back of the gadget are also something to look out for. Look for consistency and legibility while reading the back of the package. Double check to make sure nothing is loose or tampered with.

2. User manual
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A user manual should be written in the language of the country is was purchased. If it isn’t, then must have got the knock-off or stolen product. A user manual is pretty much your gadgets ticket to authenticity.
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3. Fonts
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The simplest way to differentiate between a fake and real product is to look out the font in which the product’s name is written. You might not have noticed earlier but branded products name is written in a particular style, color, and font.
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If you notice anything different about the product’s logo that you have purchased, then you might be dealing with a fake one. These small things should never be ignored. You can know easily if the gadget is real if you take a close look at it. There’s something different about a branded product.
4. Product material
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Top brands are on the top because they pay much attention to detailing and their products are very smooth and flawless. So this is a great point to note down when buying online or second-hand product. Ridges and seams on the product can be a sign that it is not original.

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Branded products have a very smooth and shiny surface. While the fake ones may have a matte surface. So before you buy a product make sure to notice these simple points and avoid getting tricked by the fraud sellers.
5. Unboxing
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Another thing to look out for while purchasing online is the box. As fake products are stored in boxes that are similar to the original one, it might be difficult to differ. So check out for the text written in a language that is foreign to the country of purchase.
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If you are buying an iPhone here is a clue to know if it is fake. An iPhone comes in a plastic case and never comes this way. So it would be a clear sign that this product has been tampered with and isn’t the real deal.
6. Screen
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Unbox Therapy a Youtube account noticed that the camera light is much more visible on the fake one (on the right) and it’s also a bit light in color. Once you turn on the phone, you can also notice that the fake product takes more response time and the screen is dimmer too.

7. Cuts
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Compare a real and fake iPhone6 and you will notice that the cuts are slightly different in both. The real one is on the top and you will notice that its cuts are more smooth and seamless. Whereas the fake product has a thick outline.
8. Chargers
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Chargers of the gadget that you have bought can also tell about the reality of the gadget. Small details like seams on the plastic and a very smooth and lustrous finish distinguish the original from the fake. Don’t ignore the writing on the charger as well.
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In the above picture, it is quite easy to tell which one is real as the logo is a bit skewed in the copied one. Moreover, there are some additional symbols in it that are not included in the real product. This might be a hard task because you should own an original copy of the product if you want to differentiate.
9. Cords
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You might not notice this but knock-off products feature a slightly different cord designed to mimic the original. You can easily test its authenticity by checking if the charger fits into an authentic device. Unless the company announces or addresses, there won’t be any changes in the style and design of the charging outlets of their gadgets.
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It’s important to take notice of every single thing because nowadays knock-off products have increased their market. Always remember to take notice of the size, font, and color of the product you are buying.

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