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How to Check – Original Phone or Fake ?

Mobile Markets are filled with Fake Phones and they selling them as Original phones even with Branded tags beside it the replica phones are present in the market that looks similar to the original phone, to check whether your phone is original or fake there are two ways of checking it. These methods will help you a lot while buying a used cell phone.

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First Check the following Features :

  • Be careful about the spellings For example, Soniericsson, Nokla and Samsvng
  • Warranties:  Always insist on 12 months warranty certificate from the handset manufacturers; Never an oral agreement with the seller. Fake phones come with a shorter warranty periods since counterfeiters cannot guarantee it will last so long
  • Check for performance of the handset: Some people carry their phones home without testing it first. Some dealers encourage this, knowing the handset is fake. As you check it out, you may notice some points of low performance such as memory which is smaller or poor quality photos.

 

  • Appearances: like dull colors , Fake logos,built quality difference in weight, screen size, location of buttons and battery, quality of printing and paint finish, added or missing functions, quality control stickers and holograms and an overall lack of quality.

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Fake Or Original Phone

Original Phone

Dial *#06#

Unlock you mobile phone if it lock type *#06# and press dial button then you can get this code.

The other method is checking Phones quality through 15 digit IMEI code :

  • Dial *#06#

IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. It is a 15-digit number and may be found in the packet of the mobile phone. It may also be found by removing the back cover and it may be placed on the battery sticker.

The number might be as below: 

3 6 9 3 9 5 0 1 2 3 5 5 6 7 8

Now look at the 7th and 8th digit. These two digits will ensure your phone’s quality!
  • If the seventh and eighth digits are 00 this indicates your cell phone is manufactured in Original Factory which ensures the best quality.
  • If the seventh and eighth digits are 01 or 10 this indicates your cell phone is manufactured in Finland which is high quality.
  • If the seventh and eighth digits are 13 this indicates your cell phone is assembled in Azerbaijan which is too bad. And it is also dangerous for health!
  • If the seventh and eighth digits are 02 or 20 this indicates your cell phone is assembled in Emirates which is very poor quality. (NB: Some Indian sets have this number)
  • If the seventh and eighth digits are either 03/30 04/40, this indicates your phone is made in China but its quality is good. But not good either as 00, 01 or 10.
  • If the seventh and eighth digits are 05 or 50 this indicates your cell phone is manufactured either in Brazil or USA or Finland.
  • If the seventh and eighth digits are 06 or 60 this indicates your cell phone is manufactured either in Hong Kong, or China or Mexico.
  • If the seventh and eighth digits are 08 or 80 this indicates your cell phone is manufactured in Germany which is fair quality.

10 = Finland also 01 = Finland
20 = Germany
30 = Korea
40 = China
50 = Brazil, USA, Finland
60 = HK, China, Mexico
70 = Finland
80 = Hungary
91 = Finland

This will help you to pick the good one. Try it. But, remember, these tips may not work with the Sony Erickson Mobile Phone.
Though the above information has been collected from very reliable sources, 1 or 2 of them may slightly vary.
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43 Comments

43 Comments

  1. ephantus g njue

    Jul 2, 2018 at 2:13 am

    by saying the phone is BAD and dangerous how do u mean?

  2. Zeenat

    Mar 22, 2018 at 9:36 am

    what about 7th and 8th digit is 09? if you haven’t complete info stop manipulating people with such shit.

  3. Anonymous

    Mar 18, 2018 at 8:36 am

    me is 34,,

  4. Raine

    Mar 6, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    What about mine? 61? It’s a Samsung J530..made in Vietnam..but there is no 61 in your list..please tell me..tnx

  5. #NUN

    Feb 11, 2018 at 12:05 am

    The IMEI number has 15 digits (15 numbers). In these 15 digits, we pay our attention to 7th and 8th digits of our IMEI number.

    The:
    • First 6 digits = Type Approval Code
    • 7th and 8th digit = Country made in (check country codes below)
    • 9-14th digits = Serial number
    • 15th digit = Check digit

    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 01 or 10 or 91 or 19 or 70 or 07, your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Finland, which is very good quality.
    • IF the7th and 8th are , 00 this means your cell phone was manufactured in original factory which is the best Mobile Quality.
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 08 or 80, your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Hungary very good quality.
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 02 your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Emirates which is very Bad quality.
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 20 your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Germany
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 04 or 40 your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is China.
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 05 or 50 your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Brazil or USA or Finland.
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 06 or 60 your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Hong Kong or China or Mexico.
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 03 your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is India.
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 30 your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Korea.
    • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 13 your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Azerbaijan which is very Bad quality and also dangerous for your health.

    E.g. If your IMEI number is 353367054640723, “0” is the 7th digit and “5” is the 8th digit. According to above mentioned details, your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Brazil or USA or Finland.

  6. Ha

    Jan 14, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    My 07 what

  7. arslan

    Dec 20, 2017 at 7:36 am

    mine 07… is it fake?

  8. deli

    Dec 17, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Comment:
    14
    06
    what’s mine?

  9. Mian Suleman

    Dec 14, 2017 at 10:16 am

    867973030768402
    Guys Is It orignal Or Not Mate 10 Lite???

    • waqar

      Feb 26, 2018 at 11:28 am

      Dear Dear If the seventh and eighth digits are either 03/30 04/40, this indicates your phone is made in China but its quality is good. But not good either as 00, 01 or 10.

  10. Mohammad

    Nov 25, 2017 at 8:08 pm

    For 09 what is the origon

  11. Mohan de silva

    Nov 6, 2017 at 10:40 am

    My 358812068044839 Oregenal

  12. Anonymous

    Sep 20, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    09 is for what

  13. Anonymous

    Sep 10, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    My is 06 is it original or fake

    • Anonymous

      Sep 15, 2017 at 2:18 pm

      it’s made in china, hong kong or mexico (06 / 60)

  14. Farid

    Sep 5, 2017 at 7:01 am

    No body replied what is 07 as 7th and 8th digits. Is it something unknown. Big challenge for the techies.

    • geek like

      Sep 15, 2017 at 2:20 pm

      its FINLAND manufactured

  15. jacky

    Sep 1, 2017 at 2:31 am

    what if the seventh and eight is 66 ?

  16. Anonymous

    Aug 20, 2017 at 6:36 pm

    What obout 81

  17. Anonymous

    Aug 1, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    Thanks!

  18. Timir

    May 19, 2017 at 5:52 am

    364037072252269…thats my Imei….my phone is fake

    • Sabir shah

      Feb 20, 2018 at 11:07 am

      • If your 7th and 8th digits are, 01 or 10 or 91 or 19 or 70 or 07, your mobile phone’s country of origin/assemble is Finland, which is very good quality.

      its very clearly mentioned above about ”07” but I don’t know why every one is asking about 07 fake or original?

  19. SAJID IQBAL

    Sep 1, 2016 at 7:15 pm

    What about 07

  20. Farman

    Jan 22, 2016 at 11:16 pm

    hi,,,is there any useful tracks to know the mob set either original or fake? or the country that manufacture except this eime 7th and 8th digits track??

  21. Farman

    Jan 22, 2016 at 11:12 pm

    i hv samsung grand prime ,it hs 7th and 8th digits 07,but labelled Made in China hvng 1 year warrnty,,,,,wht about it? is it fake or original?????

  22. Awais Jabbar

    Nov 22, 2015 at 6:28 pm

    if *#06# code does not work then what is meant by this wheather phone is fake or orignal ??

    • Awais Jabbar

      Nov 22, 2015 at 6:29 pm

      reply plz must :)

      • Sohaib

        Jul 23, 2017 at 11:16 am

        Comment:mobile is not accepted *#06* its mean fake and full clone
        you be carefull mobile.. more Korean and clone..
        Made in china is orignal and Made in veitnam..

  23. WAjid KhAn

    Oct 3, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    i am using lg g2 and mine is 59 and it is not listed in it. can any one help me?? :(

  24. Faisal Altaf

    Aug 28, 2015 at 10:50 am

    Hy! the seventh and eight digits in my S4i9500 appears as 07. What does it mean??? can any one explain? As it is not explained above?

    • munawar

      Sep 26, 2015 at 2:55 am

      Same here dude but my cell phone is samsung galaxy s6 edge can anyone tell us what does it means…..?

  25. rajawaseem

    Aug 11, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    what is the coad of orignal grand prime for chacking this is orignal or fake

    • Kazmi

      May 20, 2017 at 4:06 pm

      my mobile grend prime plus imei 08 and made by Veetnam

      anyone tell me my mobile original or not

  26. Zeeshan

    Aug 7, 2015 at 10:40 am

    My phone is Samsung Galaxy GT-I9300, IMEI 7th & 8th Digit shows 05 which is manufactured in USA/Finland or Brazil as Info Provided above but “Phone Info” app shows that Country of Origin “Made in China” also on the sticker behind battery also shows Made in China. I bought this in warranty. So is this china made phone or International Version?

    • faru

      Aug 24, 2015 at 12:33 pm

      Bro just downloaded from play store (CPU-Z) if your phone original it will be show you Qualcomm and snapdragon

  27. Umar Hayat

    Jul 29, 2015 at 9:49 am

    Good information that we need. Thnx

  28. othman

    Jul 28, 2015 at 6:13 pm

    my phone is galax grand prime 07 imei and i didn’t see that in your instruction what about this!!

  29. QurAt UL Ain Anne

    Mar 17, 2015 at 1:24 am

    my phone is grand prime 06 in IMEI ,
    should i inquire dealer ?

  30. yokesh

    Oct 2, 2014 at 8:23 pm

    I my phone is xperia when i check my imei code
    it show nokia 1800 what to do

  31. Imei checker

    Sep 22, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    Hi there, could you please let me know if there is anyone out there that is inspecting these 7. and 8. digits so that the buyers really get what they paid for and that the phone is really made there? Thanks for the info.

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