Clone smartphone are getting norm on bigger brands smartphone like Samsung, Apple, HTC and etc. The cloning smartphone now doesn’t only limited to the big brands, even Xiaomi and OPPO were been cloned.
OPPO Malaysia has just introduced a microsite for user to identify the OPPO smartphone their purchased are genuine by key-in IMEI number on the site.
We has been strengthening in the sector of identifying and preventing counterfeits ever since cases of cloned phones being reported to our local headquarter. While OPPO Malaysia is taking legal action against the counterfeit issue, we are also introducing a few methods to help our consumers in identifying the cloned devices. By making available of OPPO Smartphone’s IMEI checking system online, OPPO users can now complete the verification process easily from home,” said Chen Lu, Branding Manager of OPPO Malaysia
The IMEI number can be retrieved by few methods:
- Dial *#06# on your phone dialler
- Go to Settings – About Phone – Status
- Back of the smartphone by removing battery (applicable for removable battery smartphone only)
- Oppo phone package box
In future, if you are planning to buy a second hand OPPO smartphone you may want to check it here: http://www.oppo.com/my/supports/imei-check/