Please note on the box. The first thing that catches the eye when buying – the box. A real Apple product usually is shipped in sealed boxes. Although it is not the main criterion, because the seller can inspect the goods for integrity after transportation. It is important if the back of the box barcode, which can be used to authenticate. If it is missing, then with a probability of 100%, you got a fake.
Look at the body of the tablet, hold in the hands of the device. Not even including the tablet, you may determine that you have fake or original iPad. A real Apple product lightweight, but comfortable in the hand. The case does not creak, does not slip. It is made of high quality plastic sides and metal back. Of course, there should be a logo on the back of the tablet – bitten Apple.
Please note what operating system is installed. The real iPad runs only on the iOs operating system. This is the first thing you need to pay attention when switched on. Naturally, the download will take some time, as new device, still a nobody until you do not used, should be activated to join in the work. First, light grey flickering screen (just for a few seconds), then will download iOs.
Each device Apple has its own serial number, that allows you to track not only the authenticity of the gadget, but the time of activation, the repair, if it was, specifications, model. The serial number can be found under the lid of the box the device, and under the cover of the device. All you need to enter this number on the official Russian site of Apple. So you can not only learn genuine do you have the iPad, and whether it is new or was previously used by someone before you.
Look at what battery have svejesobranna tablet. This criterion is not very critical, but is the place to be. Especially if you make a purchase through the online store. Authentic iPad comes with a full battery – the battery must be 100%.
Another way to authenticate a device is to connect it to the computer where already open iTunes. If it appears to connect, but also to determine the gadget, you can be sure – the iPad is genuine, not fake or copy.
Never mind, where are manufactured the tablet. Unfortunately, the site where collected iPhone, iPad, iPod, doesn't always reside in the USA. That's why even on the original models, one can often find a record that the device was assembled in China or other countries of Central Asia. The place of Assembly is not a guarantee of the authenticity of the iPad.
Advice 2 : How to check your phone manufacturer
In the Russian market there are a large number of "gray" phones that have been illegally imported into the country. Such devices sometimes have problems with quality or is often adapted to operate in other networks. The manufacturer can be checked with a special IMEI or presence of certain markings on the case or packaging.
Enter on the numeric keyboard key combination "*#06#" in the mode of entering the telephone number. Will display a 15-digit number which is IMEI.
Look at the 7 or 8 position. If this value is "02" or "20" it means that the phone is manufactured in the United Arab Emirates and is bad quality. If the numbers are "08" or "80", the producer is Germany. The numbers "01" or "10" indicates that the phone was made in Finland, and if the 7 and 8 positions of the entry number is "00", it means that the phone was assembled in the factory of the manufacturer, which is very good. Devices that contain this provision, the number "13" was produced in Azerbaijan and may threaten the user's health due to the extremely low quality.
Look for a box of apparatus. There should not be any inscriptions with the names of foreign mobile operators (e.g. Orange or Vodafone). The box should be pasted logos ESAs and the PCT, are applied also under the battery of the device.
Look at the list of languages supported by the phone. Must contain Russian language. The set shall be supplied fully translated manual, which is printed on quality paper.
Warranty provides a service in certified service center and must be efficiently printed entirely in Russian. The coupon is applied the list of authorized STS that are present in major cities and regions.
IMEI that is written on the sticker behind the battery must match the value that is displayed on the screen in the query result "*#06#".
Each phone has its own set of accessories that are included in the bundle. The minimum possible set – camera, battery, charger and manual. Initially, the device must be separate from the battery.