Francis Tan is the Asia editor of TNW, who is based in the Philippines. He is particularly interested in Asian Internet startups, social me Francis Tan is the Asia editor of TNW, who is based in the Philippines. He is particularly interested in Asian Internet startups, social media and e-commerce. Get in touch with him via Twitter @francistan or Email [email protected].
There must be thousands of iPhone 4 knockoffs around the globe but this one is so uncanny I was actually fooled into believing it’s the original.
Meet the SoPhone, the iPhone 4 replica that not only looks like an iPhone, it even has a similar-looking user interface that functions pretty much like the iOS 4 we know and love. Don’t expect it to support the same apps though. It is equipped with a 3.5-inch touch-screen, 4GB of flash storage, dual cameras, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. It doesn’t have the Retina display, and doesn’t use a micro sim but the battery is removable. The dimensions are exactly the same as the iPhone 4 which means all cases and pouches will fit perfectly.
Check out the video below comparing the SoPhone with the original iPhone 4.
The SoPhone can be yours contract-free for only 1380 Chinese yuan (about US $209).
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