The GooPhone brand is best known to copy Apple’s iPhone models. Right now the Chinese clone maker has just made available for pre-order the gold GooPhone i5S which is a clone of the popular gold iPhone 5S. This clone looks very similar to the original and even its interface looks like its running on iOS 7, there’s even a faux fingerprint scanner included. Inspecting the device closely will reveal that it is a clone since the back portion has the prominent GooPhone branding.
Gold GooPhone i5S Technical Specifications
- Network: GSM, WCDMA (HSUPA, HSDPA)
- Bands: GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz, WCDMA: 850/2100MHz
- OS: Android 4.2
- Display: 4-inch QHD screen, 960×540 pixel
- CPU: 1.2GHz MTK MT6572 dual-core processor
- RAM: 1GB
- ROM: 4GB ROM, 16GB storage
- Rear Camera: 5-megapixel camera, with LED flashlight
- Front Camera: 2-megapxiel camera
- Battery: 1500mAh
- Weight: 112g
The specs listed is far below that of the real iPhone however this clone is selling for only $199.99 and comes unlocked and contact free. Since the company has been making various iPhone clones, this one being the second iPhone clone to be released year, then there must be a market for this device.
The company website describes this model as “Goophone has always been forward thinking. With new design, this new Goophone i5S you have never seen it. Goophone i5S is super slim aluminium body, the better to bring its gold color to life. Because of the better processor and flash, so Goophone i5S feels solid and smooth operating experience by your hand.”
If you love the design of the new iPhone 5S but want an Android version then you might want to check out the GooPhone i5S. The specs might not be that powerful but then you’ll be getting a device that looks like the iPhone 5 running on Android.