Steve should’ve patented it: Meizu produces knockoff of Apple keynote event with MX2 launch in China (with video)

“To survive in the fierce competition of Chinese mobile market, the phone makers in China are trying to imitate everything from Apple,” Herman Lai reports for M.I.C. Gadget.

“We have attended Meizu MX2 launch party in Beijing, which was considered to be another equivalent to Apple’s keynote event,” Lai reports. “Previously, we remembered CNN has mentioned that Meizu was formerly the coveted smartphone brand in China, but that mantle has passed on to Xiaomi which — like Apple — masterfully markets its technology like a lifestyle.”

Lai reports, “But now we believe Meizu has [struck] back, which proved they can host a better Apple keynote knockoff in China. After having a preview video of Meizu MX2, we’ve made another video to take you through the magnificent Meizu MX2 launch event inside Beijing WaterCube.”

More info, photos, and video in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Meizu’s motto must be, “Hey, if you’re gonna steal from Apple, you might as well go all they way!”

[Attribution: Fortune. Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Brawndo Drinker, “Jax44,” and “Sarah” for the heads up.]

39 Comments

      1. I am not people! I am Crabapple, since you have graced my comment with a feedback, I will reply to your question.
        The video unveils a white product followed by the name, ‘J.Wong’. Did they set themselves up for the joke? I don’t know, but I just love good bad jokes, i.e jokes that are not funny but you cannot help but laugh. After all vinegar is a by-product of rotten apples:-) Yet vinegar has 101 good uses some of which are medicinal.

        1. @ Austintx1 Some people think so, others have learnt to tolerate me but when I am out & about, that is when the blasting really happens. For example, I met a group of friends and said this to them; Two hens were discussing their eggs as one from each had broken revealing that one egg had a yolk and no white and the other had an egg with white but no yolk.
          2nd hen to first hen,’your eggs are a yolk!’
          1st hen to 2nd hen,’yours are no yolk either!!’

          Was that an eggcellent joke or was it a bad yolk?
          Two out five people got it!

    1. ShameScum remains particularly odd to me, as you’d think South Korea would have plenty of incentive for creativity. And yet we have ScamDung ripping off everything they can lay their hands on, forcefully REFUSING to credit the victims of their mimicry.

      My theory about ShamShite is that they are JUST PLAIN LAZY.

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