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How to Identify iPhone Model Name by Model Number

Today, we’ll take a look on how to identify iPhone model name by looking up the serial number and verifying the model name by comparing the iPhone in question with the picture of a certain iPhone model.

It’s now easy to tell your iPhone model name with the new iPhone models installed with the latest version of the IOS.

But with the other models, especially the older ones, the easiest way to tell which iPhone you have is to look at the printed model number at the back of the phone and look up the number from the table below.

Table of iPhone Model Name, Model Number and Model Year

Model NameModel NumberModel Year
iPhone XA1865, A1901, A19022017
iPhone 8 PlusA1864, A1897, A18982017
iPhone 8A1863, A1905, A19062017
iPhone SEA1723, A1662, A17242016
iPhone 7 PlusA1661, A1784, A17852016
iPhone 7A1660, A1778, A17792016
iPhone 6s PlusA1634, A1687, A16992015
iPhone 6sA1633, A1688, A17002015
iPhone 6 PlusA1522, A1524, A15932014
iPhone 6A1549, A1586, A15892014
iPhone 5sA1453, A1457, A1518, A1528,
A1530, A1533
2013
iPhone 5cA1456, A1507, A1516, A1529, A15322013
iPhone 5A1428, A1429, A14422012
iPhone 4sA1431, A13872011
iPhone 4A1349, A13322010
iPhone 3GSA1325, A13032009
iPhone 3GA1324, A12412008, 2009
iPhoneA12032007

 

Visual Identification

How to Identify iPhone Model by Visual Identification

If you look closely at the rear camera of each and every photo in this post, you would notice that they all look different from each other.  Also, take a look at the side view photo because the position of the buttons usually differ from model to model.

iPhone X (A1865, A1901, A1902) – Year: 2017

how to identify iPhone model iPhone X
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 8 Plus (A1864, A1897, A1898) – Year: 2017

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 8 Plus
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 8 (A1863, A1905, A1906) – Year: 2017

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 8
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone SE (A1723, A1662, A1724) – Year 2016

how to identify iPhone model iPhone SE
Photo Source: apple.com

iPhone 7 Plus (A1661, A1784, A1785) – Year: 2016

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 7 Plus
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 7 (A1660, A1778, A1779) – Year: 2016

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 7
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 6s Plus (A1634, A1687, A1699) – Year: 2015

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 6s Plus
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 6s (A1633, A1688, A1700) – Year: 2015

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 6s
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 6 Plus (A1522, A1524, A1593) – Year: 2014

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 6 Plus
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 6 (A1549, A1586, A1589) – Year: 2014

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 6
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 5s (A1453, A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530, A1533) – Year: 2013

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 5s
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 5c (A1456, A1507, A1516, A1529, A1532) – Year: 2013

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 5c
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 5 (A1428, A1429, A1442) – Year: 2012

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 5
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 4s (A1431, A1387) – Year: 2011

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 4s
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 4 (A1349, A1332) – Year: 2010

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 4
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 3GS (A1325, A1303) – Year: 2009

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 3GS
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone 3G (A1324, A1241) – Year: 2008, 2009

how to identify iPhone model iPhone 3G
Photo Source: apple.com

 

iPhone (A1203) – Year 2007

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