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Police in Russia predicts the emergence of fake iPhone in stores because of higher prices
Due to the sharp rise in prices on Apple products in the Russian police predict an increase in the number of counterfeit computer equipment and a US manufacturer of smartphones. Identify counterfeit law enforcement agencies to help experts who work under an agreement with Apple, according to TASS with reference to the head of the department of economic security and anti-corruption regional Ministry of Internal Affairs Oleg Kurach.
“This year has not yet received any complaints about the appearance of counterfeit products in stores Apple. The price of the equipment of this American company was acceptable, retail chains did not have to buy counterfeit – said Kurach. – However, due to the fact that the company announced a price increase, the risk appeared. Now we are taking a number of measures to prevent counterfeiting in the shops. We work in close cooperation with experts who can distinguish the original from a fake. They are specialists who work under an agreement with the producers. ”
Interior Ministry spokesman said that the planned series of scheduled inspections, during which experts from the police will be looking for counterfeit technology. Also check will be carried out by consumer complaints.
This week, Apple has substantially increased the prices of its products to the Russian market. Now the cheapest model of iPhone 6 with 16 GB of memory rose in price from 31,990 to 39,990 rubles, or about 25%. 64-gigabyte modification has risen from 36,990 to 46,990 rubles, and 128-gigabyte – from 41,990 to 52,990 rubles. In turn, the 16-gigabyte version of the iPhone 6 Plus with a larger screen, before which cost 36,990 rubles, now costs 46,990 customers in rubles.
In addition, the more expensive and iPad. The most affordable iPad Air 2 will cost 28,490 rubles (against 24,990 rubles earlier), and iPad mini 3 – to 25990 rubles (previously it was worth 22,990 rubles).
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