Though, you are right about the other device being a knockoff (sorry, the upgrade thing threw me off).
It's not cheap, and it's not USB 2.0. It's not an upgrade, it's a downgrade because it's not USB 2.0.
Those are currently being flagged for removal on EBay for Trademark or copyright infringement.
If we post all this booshit people will be scared to buy a mini Pro. They shouldn't. It's a great product.