How to spot a fake Nokia N95

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How to spot a fake Nokia N95

Post by digidog » Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:17 am

How-To: Beware of the Fake "Nokla N95" Phone
There are an increasing number of these cheap, Chinese fake Nokia phones
being sold on TradeMe recently. This site shows you how to spot the fakes.

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TM will remove these auctions if they're listed under "Nokia". Use the
Community Watch button and file a report under "The item is pirated or is
a replica or fake."

http://www.nokiaphoneblog.com/2007/05/b ... a_n95.html

Thanks to Alex (scott_evil) for the link.
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Post by seabird3 » Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:06 pm

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Members/Listin ... ber=746293
rgagneja (60 )

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/ ... 34.htm?p=2
N95 Dual SIM Touch Screen MP3 MP4 Mobile
Home > Mobile phones > Vodafone network > Nokia

Specifications
BANDS : GSM 900 / 1800 (Dual-Band)
DISPLAY : 2.6" Touch Screen, 260K TFT LCD
DIMENSION : 97mm x 53mm x 20mm
WEIGHT : 120g (with battery)
STANDBY TIME : 50~80 Hours
TALK TIME : 2~3 Hours

Features
Sims Card : Dual Sims Card Slot
Memory : Support T-Flash (Up To 2GB)
CAMERA : 1.3 Mega Pixels Camera / Max 1280 x 960 / 3x digital zoom
Bluetooth : Handsfree, Handset Profit, A2DP Profit, AVRCP Profit (Support Stereo Bluetooth Handsfree and Remote in the Bluetooth Handsfree Like Sony Ericsson HBH-DS970)
RINGTONE : 72 polyphonic, MP3 Ringtone, Stereo Sound
MULTIMEDIA : MP3 / Background Music / MP4 / H.263 / 3GP / Full screen video player / Capture / Video Recorder
PHONE BOOK : 300 (Name, Number, Home Number, Company Name, Email Address, Office Number, Fax Number, Birthday), Associate Picture, Associate Video, Associate Ringtone, Caller Group
MESSAGING : SMS(300) / MMS(100)
DATA : WAP, GPRS
OTHER : User Profiles, Celendar, To Do List, Alarm, World Clock, Game, Themes, Calculator, Unit Converter, Currency Converter, Health
Languages : Chinese-simp, English
Unlocked, Can Use In Any Network
Special Features
2.6" Touch Screen, 260K TFT LCD
Dual Sims Card Slot
Bluetooth Support A2DP and AVRCP Profit (Support Stereo Bluetooth Handsfree And Remote in the Bluetooth Handsfree Like Sony Ericsson HBH-DS970 )
Background Music
Webcam (For MSN, Yahoo, Skype etc...)
USB Storage

You will get:
N95 Phone
256MB T-Flash x 1
Battery x 2
Power Adaptor 100-240V x 1
USB Data & Charging Cable x 1

Stereo Handsfree x 1
User's Manual (English) x 1

Please allow 7-10 for shipping

And from Q&A
Q. Hi, does it have 2 slots for 2 sim cards?? posted by: parvez9999 (141 ) 9:07 am, Wed 25 Jul
A. yes 10:37 am, Wed 25 Jul
Q. The specs you've posted are quite different from the official specs for the N95 (see http://www.nseries.com/nseries/v3/media ... _n95_en_R1 .html). Is this a genuine Nokia phone, or a look-alike model? posted by: eimaj2 (65 ) 9:42 am, Wed 25 Jul
A. see my comment.thanx 10:52 am, Wed 25 Jul
Q. (Follow-up to my other question...) A better link for the technical specs of the N95 is: http://europe.nokia.com/A4323297 posted by: eimaj2 (65 ) 9:47 am, Wed 25 Jul
A. see my comment.thanx 10:52 am, Wed 25 Jul
Q. Hi there, just a bit confused...isn't it a 5 mega-pixel camera and does it have built-in GPS? Is it a Nokia N95? posted by: ninet8 (92 ) 9:51 am, Wed 25 Jul
A. see my comment.thanx 10:52 am, Wed 25 Jul

Q. is this the real one or the rip off one and does it have wlan posted by: genius009 (25 ) 10:49 am, Wed 25 Jul
A. see my comment.thanx 10:52 am, Wed 25 Jul

Seller Comment: Please be advised that this phone is not a nokia made.Thanx 10:51 am, Wed 25 Jul

Q. you mention Please allow 7-10 for shipping, is this item not shipping within auckland? is this item shipping from overseas? posted by: johnmancc (151 ) 3:01 pm, Wed 25 Jul
A. shipping will be done from auckland only. 12:51 am, Thu 26 Jul
Q. does thisw mean the phone can be used on telecom and vodafone at the same time? posted by: chaztra (74 ) 10:39 pm, Wed 25 Jul
A. dual sim means you can put 2 sim cards in it,unfortunately telecom doesnot have sim cards for their mobile connection. 12:52 am, Thu 26 Jul


Takes a while, but they finally admit that it is not a nokia!
Bet it is dropshipped too, even though they claim will be posted from Auckland - why else would it take 7 - 10 days?


TM have removed this auction

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Post by seabird3 » Sat Sep 08, 2007 7:41 pm

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Members/Listin ... ber=751037
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Home > Mobile phones > Vodafone network > Nokia
NOKIA N96i
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/ ... 699979.htm
NOKIA N96i

PHONE SIZE: 108MM X 53MM X 12MM
SCREEN SIZE: 64MM X 45MM
- VERY LARGE SCREEN
- TWO BATTERIES
- DUAL SIM CARD. [ CAN USE TWO SIM CARDS SIMUTANEOUSLY]
- TOUCH SCREEN
- CAMERA
- VIDEO RECORDER
- AUDIO PLAYER
- SOUND RECORDER
- BLUETOOTH
- WORLD CLOCK
- STOP WATCH
- CALCULATOR ETC ETC

Q. Hi, where did you buy this from? How old is it? posted by: bughunter (55 ) 11:47 am, Wed 5 Sep
A. Hi, The phone was brought in Thailand a week ago when on holiday. 12:05 pm, Wed 5 Sep

Q. This phone is not Nokia, why are you lying? posted by: _ashooraia_ (99 ) 4:23 pm, Wed 5 Sep
A. as above 9:12 am, Thu 6 Sep

Q. Bro are you positive this is ginuine nokia? Do you have the serial number?cheers posted by: vtecn23 (new ) 6:50 pm, Wed 5 Sep
A. hi, the serial number is p/n:016050617945880 and it is a copy of a nokia 9:12 am, Thu 6 Sep

Q. how mega-pixels it is? posted by: ho_no (3 ) 12:34 am, Thu 6 Sep
A. hi, it is hard to tell as the manual is in chiness but I think it is 2 mega- pixels,they tell it is a copy of the latest nokia to come, one of the favourite phone in thailand 8:50 am, Thu 6 Sep

Takes a while, but they finally admit it is not a Nokia.

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Post by digidog » Sat Sep 08, 2007 11:07 pm

And that one's been withdrawn by TM as well.
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