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Identify a Genuine/Original Versus a Fake/Cloned Samsung Galaxy Phone

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I want to know the original Galaxy S5 phone model number?

Which country made the original version and was it made by Samsung or Korea or Vietnam? Please tell me.

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There are a number of model numbers for the Samsung Galaxy S5, and they are made in different places. However, they're all built by Samsung. The list below contains every Galaxy S5 model number.

  • SM-G900F
  • SM-G900H
  • SM-G900R4
  • SM-G900V
  • SM-G900RZWAUSC
  • SM-G900W8

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What's the Android version for Galaxy S5?

I'm trying to determine a genuine Samsung Galaxy S5

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Samsung made "Samsung S5" vs Korean made "Samsung S5"?

How can I distinguish between original Samsung S5 (made by Samsung) and a Korean made Samsung S5?

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Samsung has a big manufacturing operation in Korea. However, the location that the phone is made doesn't verify it as original. There are many ways that you can identify a cloned phone. You can start with comparing the physical differences between an original and a fake phone:

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    A fake Samsung phone is made of cheap and low quality materials.
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    Often the price of a cloned phone is cheaper.
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    The screen of a fake Samsung is darker than the original screen.
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    The buttons are not in the exact spot as on the original phone.
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    Usually fake phones come with fewer sensors than the original phones.
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However, there are many other methods such as using the IMEI code and Kies program to identify a genuine phone. You can learn more about these ways in our main guide. You can reach these instructions by clicking on the title of this Q&A page or the link below the article summary.

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Want to find out about Samsung Galaxy S5 which is original and which is fake, I bought few days ago?

I bought Samsung S5 4g with some Chinese alphabet when booting. The back cover is labelled Verizon. It doesn't have much functions and also the screen is quite dark. Finally you see keypad marks on the screen. IS IT FAKE?

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Identify a Genuine/Original Versus a Fake/Cloned Samsung Galaxy Phone

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My sumsung S5 is made in Korea is it a fake?

Because when I switch it on doesn't show an Android logo.

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A friend of mine in UK will purchase Samsung S5 for me and then will bring it? How can I recognize that it is original or clone?

I do not really know how to compare original S5 vs fake?

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Galaxy S5 Korean copy G9600 full model No I want please?

Galaxy S5 Korean copy G9600 full model No I want please

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How do I know which country made my S5?

How do I know which country made my S5?

Remove the back cover of your Samsung Galaxy S5 (check our tutorial for a similar phone to see how it is done). Then, remove the battery. Look at the label on the smartphone under the battery. There should be "IMEI" followed by numbers. Now, the 7th and 8th numbers represent the country. Here is the list of the numbers and countries:

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  • 01 or 10: Finland;
  • 02 or 20: United Arab Emirates or India;
  • 03, 04, 30, or 40: China;
  • 05 or 50: Brazil, USA or Finland;
  • 06 or 60: Hong Kong, China or Mexico;
  • 08 or 80: Germany;
  • 13: Azerbaijan;
  • 00: the original factory.
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ORIGINAL Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900H?

I what to know about the phone features to be checked to verify that it is original phone

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I'm buying an S5 for R1000 but it's made in Korea but the touch is gone can it be fixed & is it original?

Can it be fixed and is it original

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How to get the privacy protection password?

My phone switched on, asking for a privacy protection password. My phone model is Samsung Galaxy S5 made in Korea. Please tell me how to unlock my phone sir

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What's the big difference between original S5 and high copy S5 phones on the service they give?

I want to know that if I have all the service that the original one gives. Do they have much difference on giving a service? Thanks, I will be so grateful for your help in advance

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Please give me some codes to identify original Samsung made by Samsung. Give me code to easily identify?

Please give me some codes to identify original Samsung made by Samsung. Give me code to easily identify

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My S5 is made in China, G900v by Verizon, I am buying it 2nd hand ! is it genuine or fake?

My S5 is made in China, G900v by Verizon, I am buying it 2nd hand ! is it genuine or fake?

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Can you send by video the different?

Can you send by video the different

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