Fortunately still there is not much duplicate/fake market in Sri Lanka for Yi action camera. But some sellers are using that name to get more attention to their non-official action camera products. If you know the Xiaomi Yi design you might not get into those. Anyway here are few tips to consider before buying a Xiaomi Yi action camera.
There are only 2 official colors for Yi that you can choose. White and Yellow with green. if you see any color than that it’s probably a fake. (UPDATE: there is official black color which was released recently to US market)..
Camera doesn’t come with a rear lcd display. maybe they will start to manufacture with a lcd but not yet. If they will, we will surely update you. Anyway there is a third-party LCD screen manufactured to fit in xiaomi yi action camera.
Official Xiaomi Yi smartphone app connects only to original camera.This is a very reliable method to authenticate the camera before buying because firmware of the camera is designed only to pair with official app.
Although there is not much fake products against xiaomi yi action camera as for SJCAM series, the following cameras can be possible fake or neutral brands that look like Yi action camera.so be cautious. always pay attention when buying.