Fake Apple Store in China: Secret Video
Video of the fake Apple Store in Kunming, China by Bird Abroad, plus OP’s real Apple Store vs. fake store comparison.
Video: Fake Apple Store in Kunming, China
“A brief visit to one of the most famous Apple Stores in the world, which isn’t really isn’t an Apple Store, filmed on July 22, 2011 with the help of my MacBook.”
Perhaps she edited the video on her Mac? Doesn’t seem like she walked around using her Apple laptop as a video camera. When the camera is closed to employee’s face, there is no glow from a laptop screen.
Real store: customers mostly stand or walk around, except in training areas
Fake store: child-sized ball seats throughout the store, which are used only in the kids section in the real Apple Stores
Real store: only shows the iconic Apple logo on store front, no text
Fake store: has words “Apple Store” with Apple logo and Chinese translation
Real store: only the latest displays, currently MacBook Air balloon flight, and giant iPad
Fake store: displays retired iPod silhouette ads