How to identify your iPhone model

It has often been criticized and sometimes causes us problems: We are talking about the various iPhone models of the last few years, which look very similar.

Especially when buying spare parts for your iPhone repair, it is important to know exactly which model you have. When you buy (and use) wrong replacement parts for your iPhone, it can cause huge defects on your mobile phone. That’s why we always recommend to check your model number and compare if the spare part fits before buying. In our store you can find the matching model numbers for each product in the details.

Identify matching iPhone models in our product description

The model number not only identifies your exact device but also provides information about the cellular standard GSM or CDMA. You can find the model number on every device – either on the back of your iPhone or in the settings menu under “General > Info”.

Identify your iPhone by model number

Use the following table to identify your iPhone model and also find all suitable repair tutorials.

iPhone Generation Model number Suitable repair guide
2G A1203
3G A1241
A1324
3Gs A1303
A1325
4 A1332
A1349
Photo guides for iPhone 4
4s A1387
A1431
Photo guides for iPhone 4s
5 A1428
A1429
A1442
Photo guides for iPhone 5
5c A1532
A1456
A1507
A1529
A1516
Photo guides for iPhone 5c
5s A1453
A1457
A1518
A1528
A1530
A1533
Photo guides for iPhone 5s
6 A1549
A1586
A1589
Photo guides for iPhone 6
6 Plus A1522
A1524
A1593
Photo guides for iPhone 6 Plus
6s A1633
A1688
A1700
Photo guides for iPhone 6s
6s Plus A1634
A1687
A1699
Photo guides for iPhone 6s Plus
SE (2016) A1662
A1723
A1724
Photo guides for iPhone SE (2016)
7 A1660
A1778
A1779 Japan
Photo guides for iPhone 7
7 Plus A1661
A1784
A1785 Japan
Photo guides for iPhone 7 Plus
8 A1863
A1905
A1906 Japan
Photo guides for iPhone 8
8 Plus A1864
A1897
A1898 Japan
Photo guides for iPhone 8 Plus
X A1865
A1901
A1902 Japan
Photo guides for iPhone X
Video tutorials for iPhone X
Xr A1984
A2105
A2106 Japan
A2107
A2108 China, Festland
Photo guides for iPhone Xr
Video tutorials for iPhone Xr
Xs A1920
A2097
A2098 Japan
A2099
A2100 China, Festland
Photo guides for iPhone Xs
Xs Max A1921
A2101
A2102 Japan
A2103
A2104 China, Festland
11 A2111 Kanada,USA
A2223 China, Festland, Hongkong, Macao
A2221 andere Länder und Regionen
Photo guides for iPhone 11
Video tutorials for iPhone 11
11 Pro A2160 Kanada,USA
A2217 China, Festland, Hongkong, Macao
A2215 andere Länder und Regionen
Photo guides for iPhone 11 Pro
11 Pro Max A2161 Kanada, USA
A2220 China, Festland, Hongkong, Macao
A2218 andere Länder und Regionen
SE (2020) A2275 (Kanada, USA)
A2298 (Festlandchina)
A2296 (andere Länder und Regionen)
Photo guides for iPhone SE (2020)
12 A2172 (USA)
A2402 (Kanada, Japan)
A2404 (Festlandchina, Hongkong, Macao)
A2403 (andere Länder und Regionen)
Photo guides for iPhone 12
Video tutorials for iPhone 12
12 mini A2176 (USA)
A2398 (Kanada, Japan)
A2400 (Festlandchina)
A2399 (andere Länder und Regionen)
Photo guides for iPhone 12 mini
12 Pro A2341 (USA)
A2406 (Kanada, Japan)
A2408 (Festlandchina, Hongkong, Macao)
A2407 (andere Länder und Regionen)
12 Pro Max A2342 (USA)
A2410 (Kanada, Japan)
A2412 (Festlandchina, Hongkong, Macao)
A2411 (andere Länder und Regionen)

Unfortunately, the model number does not provide any information about configuration-specific information, such as memory size or color.

Nevertheless, you can quickly and easily determine your iPhone model. This can not only save you from unpleasant surprises when buying, but can also be helpful when ordering Apple spare parts.

Identify your iPhone by serial number

You can also use the serial number to find out the exact device. Moreover, you can query warranty and support claims at Apple.
You can find the serial number under Settings → General → Info.
In any case, you should make a note of your iPhone’s serial number. It also allows you to identify your iPhone model on an international level.

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