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(Pics) Shanzhai From Tech To Toys In China

(Pics) Shanzhai From Tech To Toys In China
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A selection of images on knock-off culture and close enough toys.

Francisco Hui
  • 14 may 2010

We noticed this small set of photographs of imitation toys in China. At first glance the recognizable figures from Hollywood films seem familiar enough.

Specialman (from Superman) and Robert Cop (from Robo Cop) reveal a counterfeit culture that is extended through mobile devices.

Imitation spawns different problems for gadgets when similar products make it difficult for consumers to distinguish between authentic and fake products. As Marco Arment recently noted this problem in the Apps Store.

[ Geekstir via Gearfuse ]

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