How to identify the model of an iPhone?

Through this tutorial, discover how to identify the iPhone model you have.

The iPhone follow each other and are similar (even the most recent) so that even the most sophisticated users have trouble identifying them.

In this tutorial, we give you 3 techniques to help you recognize an iPhone.

You can find his version by the model number on his back, the identifier specified in the settings or an element of its design.

Identify your iPhone with its model number

The best way to identify an iPhone is to refer to its model number. It appears on the back of the device and is preceded by the letter A.

Once the number is found, refer to the list given below to determine which model you have.

Note that the same iPhone may have a different number. Indeed, the latter also serves to know whether or not it is compatible with certain networks and frequency bands.

  • iPhone: A1203
  • iPhone 3G: A1324, A1241
  • iPhone 3GS: A1325, A1303
  • iPhone 4: A1349, A1332
  • iPhone 4s: A1431, A1387
  • iPhone 5: A1428, A1429, A1442
  • iPhone 5c: A1456, A1507, A1516, A1529, A1532
  • iPhone 5s: A1453, A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530, A1533
  • iPhone 6: A1549, A1586, A1589
  • iPhone 6 Plus: A1522, A1524, A1593
  • iPhone 6s: A1633, A1688, A1700
  • iPhone 6s Plus: A1634, A1687, A1699
  • iPhone SE: A1723, A1662, A1724
  • iPhone 7: A1660, A1778
  • iPhone 7 Plus: A1661, A1784
  • iPhone 8: A1863, A1905
  • iPhone 8 Plus: A1864, A1897
  • iPhone X: A1805, A1901
  • iPhone XS:  A1920, A2097, A2098
  • iPhone XS Max: A1921, A2101
  • iPhone XR: A2105

Identify your iPhone with the Reference Number

The reference number gives more details about the model you have, including color and storage capacity. It is located in the settings of your smartphone.

To access it, go to Settings → General → Information.

Next to Model you will see an alphanumeric code beginning with the letter M or N.

The design of your iPhone

If, for whatever reason, you do not find any number, know that you can identify your iPhone with its design.