What smartphones are most often forged in 2019: interesting statistics

The popularity of smartphones can be evaluated not only on technical parameters. The developers MasterLu Chinese benchmark has published a ranking of the devices that were the most popular among manufacturers of counterfeit in 2019.

Details of ranking

According to the source, most often in the past year forged as relevant in the 2019 and earlier model. Statistics of the creators of the benchmark included the model on which the application was launched to test the performance of smartphones, reports.


Leadership in a kind of popularity rating has taken Samsung and Apple – the proportion of fake devices of these brands amounted to 28.7% and 15.88 per cent respectively.

The most frequently counterfeited model version MasterLu was a frog, Samsung W2018, which is very popular in China. Fake gadgets were registered in the benchmark 4 688 times.

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This files most often forged smartphones Samsung and Apple

The second place is the iPhone 8, the third – iPhone-Max XS (4 445 499 and 2 cases, respectively).

Other smartphones that were forged in 2019

In the top ten of the rating also includes:

  • iPhone X
  • Samsung W2019
  • Galaxy S8+
  • Xiaomi Mi Max
  • Xiaomi Mi 9
  • OPPO R11 Plus
  • OnePlus 7 Pro.

Throughout the year, with the help of a program MasterLu has been tested 6 639 704 of the smartphone, while fakes have been recognized 57 790 gadgets.

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