P1010609 Haier Smartphones @ CommunicAsia 2011   Attack of the Clones!

After raiding the buffet reception at CommunicAsia 2011 (Marina Bay Sands), the highly caffeinated VR-Zone team came across a few intriging products on display at Haier's booth (Qingdao, Shandong, China based consumer electronics company). Clearly our fruit-themed western capitalist turtle necks won't be too happy with these lot.


P1010609 Haier Smartphones @ CommunicAsia 2011   Attack of the Clones!

The CDMA/EDVO/GSM Haier E600 has a 3.5inch HVGA screen and is running a rather antiquated Android 2.1 Eclair.

P1010610 Haier Smartphones @ CommunicAsia 2011   Attack of the Clones!

Not an expansive IPS panel, the touchscreen was also rather unresponsive

P1010611 Haier Smartphones @ CommunicAsia 2011   Attack of the Clones!

116.6 * 63 * 13.95mm

P1010612 Haier Smartphones @ CommunicAsia 2011   Attack of the Clones!

We wondered if the Death Grip was copied too

P1010613 Haier Smartphones @ CommunicAsia 2011   Attack of the Clones!

Notice the Home Button in the phone above is different from the demostration unit. Bait and Switch?