The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 was first released just a little over two and a half months ago. But apparently someone in China has decided that it’s already ripe for the cloning. Indeed, you can now purchase a brand new Galaxy Note 2 knockoff in China that, according to its retail box, goes by the name “Android Note II.” And its casing is decked out in all white, too.
Officially dubbed the Star S7180, this Galaxy Note 2 knockoff bears a striking resemblance to the original, that is to say that it closely matches the looks of the current flagship Samsung phablet. It even comes with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display and has Jelly Bean pre-installed by default. But sadly for all you clone handset connoisseurs out there, that’s where its similarities with the real deal end.
Compared to the real Galaxy Note 2, the Star S7180 has modest specs. It uses a dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM and has 4GB of internal storage. It also features an 8-megapixel camera at the back. But at least it’s cheaper — it can be purchased for just $150 and a tiny shred of your dignity.