Xiaomi android smartphones are popular in some local markets these days and most of the phone user who bought the product from some third party reseller want to know that the smartphone like Mi 3 , Mi 4 and Redmi 1s they bought are real or fake. So lets take a look how to check your Xiaomi device is original or not.
Verify serial number and IMEI
If the retailer is selling the real Xiaomi phones, the phones would have to be bought from the official Xiaomi website. You can check if there's any selling record of your phone here: http://order.xiaomi.com/service/imei
You can find your phone's IMEI code and S/N code on the package of the phone. Or you can enter *#06# on the phone dailer page to get the IMEI code. For the verification code, you need to enter the calculating result of the two numbers in the box.
Also, genuine Xiaomi phones come with MIUI V5 stable version by default, and some fake ones just use stock Android. The Recovery of fakes ones are usually different from the genuine one's. The one on the right is MI-Recovery.
Mi Identification app
The app is free to download and give you all the details about your phone, form which you will know that you are using the copied version of that phone or the genuine one. The process is very simple and all you have to run the application and you are done.
If you see the green page then the device is genuine and if you see the red or orange page that mean you are using the fake product.