Youâ€™d be forgiven for mistaking the ioPhone for Appleâ€™s iPhone 5c. This Android-based knock-off handset features the same plastic shell as Appleâ€™s device and is available in the same five bright colors: yellow, red, green, blue and white. Made by Japanese manufacturer Iosys, ioPhone is almost an exact replica of Appleâ€™s handset, down to the curvature, the physical buttons and other detail.
The handset will go on sale in Japan tomorrow and we have the weirdest promotional video ever for your viewing pleasure, right after the breakâ€¦
Check out the video.
Thatâ€™s a catchy upbeat tune!
The ioPhone runs Android 4.2 and packs in a rather pedestrian 254ppi 480-by-854 pixel resolution display and a two-megapixel camera. Itâ€™s powered by a dual-core Mediatek chip with 512MB of RAM and has 4GB of built-in flash storage, as reported byÂ CNET.
Hey, what did you expect for 15,490 yen (around $150)?
By comparison, the iPhone 5c has a 640-by-1,136 pixel resolution Retina display, an eight-megapixel iSight camera, at least 16GB of onboard storage and runs Appleâ€™s dual-core A6 chip with 1GB of RAM.
ioPhone dimensions: 61.8Ã—9Ã—127.5mm versus 59.2Ã—8.97Ã—124.4 for Appleâ€™s device.
I wasnâ€™t aware Japanese do knock-off products.
Itâ€™s probably made in China, anywayâ€¦
This article originally appeared atÂ http://www.idownloadblog.com/2013/12/19/iophone/