Australia Finally Getting iClones

icloneNo longer will cheapskate Australians have to wander through the back alleys of Hong Kong or China to pick up quality counterfeit gadgets, with word that a Victorian market raid ended up seizing some high-quality iClones that were (almost) indistinguishable from the original.

Going for just $500, the "dead ringer" clone phones were uncovered at Dandenong markets with fake Apple headphones, plus a heap of sports related clothing. According to the Carl Donadio from Global Brand Protection, the only thing that gave away the fact it was a clone was "that it had a Nokia charger point and several other key security features not present on the original model". Although I'd highly doubt that it would run OSX, either.

In all seriousness though, if you're buying any gadgets at the local markets and the deal seems too good to be true, it probably is...

[Herald Sun]

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