$1 USB Cables? Step Inside One of China’s Vast “Gadget Malls”

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Gadgets as far as the eyes can see - check out one of China’s famous electronics malls.

China is known for electronics so while I was there on assignment for CE China I knew I had to check out one of their famous "gadget malls."

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Imagine an electronics superstore stacked on top of an electronics superstore stacked on top of an electronics superstore. It's that many gadgets. Everything from $1 USB cables to the tiniest electronics and computer components.

Even a wide angle lens can't capture how many electronics you'll find here!

Even a wide angle lens can't capture how many electronics you'll find here!

We visited just one of the many stores in the area offering up gadgets. I saw everything from fake iPhones for $40 to premium headphones for a fraction of the retail price.

Brand name packaging doesn't necessarily mean it's the real thing.

Brand name packaging doesn't necessarily mean it's the real thing.

Kid in a candy store.

Kid in a candy store.

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10 floors. The first one was literally all types of lights.

Looks like a Chromecast, but look closer.

Looks like a Chromecast, but look closer.

Another similar looking product.

Another similar looking product.

Need a particular cable? You'll find it here.

Need a particular cable? You'll find it here.

Outside the electronics district.

Outside the electronics district.

If you happen to find yourself in Shenzhen, here is a map of where this electronics district is located!