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A fake iPod

For those of you that still insist on using ebay I’d suggest caution when purchasing an “iPod” from ebay.

Counterfeit Official iPod
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There is a little apple logo and the word “iPod” at the bottom of the screen I don’t see that logo on the real iPod
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Memory and processor chip at top (behind screen) Memory and processor at bottom near connector
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Fake iPod battery is about ¼ the size of the battery in the official iPod Official iPod battery takes up most of the space in the case.
A screw held the plate on the back of the counterfeit iPod (sorry, I forgot to take pics) I don’t think the real iPod has any external screws
Non-functional counterfeit iPod has an hourglass icon Non-functional real iPod has either a warning triangle icon with an exclamation point in it or a sad faced iPod logo