See the Cheap Apple Watch Knockoffs on China's Black Market

Mar 12, 2015

The real deal won't go on sale until late April, but Apple Watch knockoffs are already popping up in China's gadget black market.

The fake devices, ranging from $30 and up, were spotted Wednesday on Taobao.com, a Chinese website for online shopping. The real Apple Watch sells for $350-$17,000.

But don't expect the Apple Watch listings to stay up for long: the e-commerce site has been sued in the past by luxury goods makers for not doing enough to stop users from buying and selling fake watches.

Read next: Everything we learned at the latest Apple Watch event

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