How To Identify Which iPhone or iPad Model Number You Have?

Since 2007, Apple has so far released over two dozens of iPhone models. And with rumours of more production and other releases hitting shelves soon, that number is only going to increase. So it becomes difficult to check the model number of your iPhone.

It wasn’t easy to actually figure out what iPhone you had prior to iOS 10.3. And even now it’s still pretty difficult. However, for iPhones running with iOS 10.2.1, you will require to have serial numbers on the back to know which iPhone you have. 

You can easily learn the model number for any device from the iPhone 5 or later running iOS 10.3 is later. So if you are wondering how to find the model number of your iPhone or iPad, then we’ve got you covered. From the older iPhone through the latest iPhone, we’ve got all your worries covered. Let’s dive into the concept now!  

Ways to find the model number of your iPhone or iPad 

  • Older Method 
  1. Firstly, you need to take out your iPhone
  2. Now, Flip your iPhone over and look for this on the back “Model AXXXX”
  3. This “AXXXX” is your model number 
  4. Now, all you need to do is to match the numbers up.

PLEASE NOTE: This method doesn’t work on newer iPhones, check below for newer iPhones. 

  • Newer Method

With the help of hardware or the software, you can find the model number of your iPhone or iPad. The fastest way of doing this is by using the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

  1. Firstly, on your iPhone or iPad open the “Settings” app.
  1. Then, move to the “General” section.
  1. Here you need to select the “About” option.
  1. Now, just tap on the number next to the “Model Number” option.
  1. Now you will see that the number will change to reveal the real model number of your iPhone or iPad.
model number of your iphone

If your iPhone hasn’t booted up, you can also check the model number from your device. If you are using an iPhone 8 or higher version, simply remove the SIM tray. Then you will find the model number etched on top in very small letters.

Ways to find out your iPhone or iPad based on model number

You can determine the exact model name and the region it came from with your iPhone or iPad’s model number.

You can simply do a web search for the model number to find out which iPhone or iPad you own. But you are not supposed to go that far either. We have made it easy for you by listing all iPhone and iPad models released until 2020 below. Just use the search feature in your web browser to find out your iPhone or iPad model number.

iPhone model numbers – A complete list

  • iPhone 12 Pro Max: A2410 in Canada and Japan, A2412 in China mainland, Hong Kong and Macao, A2411 in other countries and regions,  A2342 in the United States
  • iPhone 12 Pro: A2341 in the United States, A2406 in Canada and Japan, A2408 in China mainland, Hong Kong and Macao, A2407 in the other countries and regions
  • iPhone 12: A2172 in the United States, A2402 in Canada and Japan, A2404 in China Mainland, Hong Kong and Macao, A2403 in other countries and regions
  • iPhone 12 mini: A2176 in the United States, A2398 in Canada and Japan, A2400 in China mainland, A2399 in the other countries and regions
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation): A2275 in Canada and the United States, A2298 in China mainland, A2296 in other countries and regions

  • iPhone 11 Pro: A2160 in Canada and the United States, A2217 in China mainland, Hong Kong and Macao, A2215 in other countries and regions
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max: A2161 in Canada and the United States, A2220 in China mainland, Hong Kong and Macao, A2218 in other countries and regions
  • iPhone 11: A2111 in Canada and the United States, A2223 in China mainland, Hong Kong and Macao, A2221 in other countries and regions
  • iPhone XS: Model numbers A1920, A2097, A2098 in Japan, A2099, A2100 in the China mainland
  • iPhone XS Max: Model numbers A1921, A2101, A2102 in Japan), A2103 and A2104 in China mainland
  • iPhone XR: Models number A1984, A2105, A2106 in Japan, A2107 and A2108 in China mainland
  • iPhone X: Models number are A1901, A1902 and A1865, 
  • iPhone 8: Models number are A1863, A1905 and A1906
  • iPhone 8 Plus: Model numbers are A1864, A1897 and A1898
  • iPhone 7: Model numbers are  A1660, A1778, A1779
  • iPhone 7 Plus: Model numbers are A1661, A1784, A1785
  • iPhone 6s: Model numbers are A1633, A1688, A1700
  • iPhone 6s Plus: Model numbers are A1634, A1687, A1699
  • iPhone 6: Model numbers are A1549, A1586, A1589
  • iPhone 6 Plus: Model numbers are A1522, A1524, A1593
  • iPhone SE (1st generation): Model numbers are A1723, A1662, A1724
  • iPhone 5s: Model numbers are A1453, A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530, A1533
  • iPhone 5c: Model numbers are A1456, A1507, A1516, A1529, A1532
  • iPhone 5: Model numbers are A1428, A1429, A1442
  • iPhone 4s: Model numbers are A1431, A1387
  • iPhone 4: Model numbers are  A1349, A1332
  • iPhone 3GS: Model numbers are A1325, A1303
  • iPhone 3G: Model numbers are A1324, A1241
  • iPhone: Model number is A1203

iPad Models

  • Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (fourth gen): A2229 chip on the iPad A2232, A2069 on the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi , A2233 on the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi  (Made in china only
  • iPad Pro 11inch (second gen): A2228 in the iPad Pro A2230, A2068 on the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi , A2231 in the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi (Made in China only)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (Third gen): A1876 in the iPad Pro, A1895, A2014 in the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi, A1983 in the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi  (Made in China only)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch: A1980 in the iPad Pro, A1934, A2013 on the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi, A1979 in the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi  (Made in China only)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (second gen): A1670 in the iPad Pro, A1671 in the iPad Pro  Cellular + Wi-Fi, A1821 inn the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi (Made in China only)
  • iPad Pro (10.5-inch): A1701 in the iPad Pro, A1709 inn the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi, A1852 in the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi (Made in China only)
  • iPad Pro (9.7-inch): A1673 in the iPad Pro, A1675 or A1674 on the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi 
  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch): A1584 in the iPad Pro, A1652 in the iPad Pro Cellular + Wi-Fi
  • iPad Air (third gen): A2152 in iPad Air (Third gen) A2153, A2123 in iPad Air (third gen) Cellular +  Wi-Fi, A2154 in iPad Air (third gen) Cellular + Wi-Fi (Made in China only)
  • iPad Air 2: A1566 in the iPad Air 2, A1567 in the iPad Air 2 Cellular + Wi-Fi 
  • iPad Air: A1474 in the iPad Air Wi-Fi, A1475 in the iPad Air Cellular + Wi-Fi, A1476 in the iPad Air Cellular + Wi-Fi (TD LTE) released in 2014
  • iPad mini (fifth gen): A2133 in iPad mini (fifth gen), A2126, A2124 in iPad mini (fifth gen) Cellular + Wi-Fi, A2125 in iPad mini (fifth gen) Cellular + Wi-Fi(Made in China only)
  • iPad mini 4: A1538 in the iPad mini 4, A1550 in the iPad mini 4 Cellular + Wi-Fi 
  • iPad mini 3: A1599 in the iPad mini 3, A1600 in the iPad mini 3 Cellular + Wi-Fi
  • iPad mini 2: A1489 in the iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi, A1490 in the iPad mini 2 Cellular + Wi-Fi, A1491 in the iPad mini 2 Cellular + Wi-Fi (TD LTE)—released in 2014
  • iPad mini: A1432  in the iPad mini Wi-Fi, A1454 on the iPad mini Cellular + Wi-Fi, A1455 in the iPad mini Cellular + Wi-Fi (MM)
  • iPad (Eighth gen): A2270 in iPad Wi-Fi, A2430, A2429, A2428 in iPad Cellular + Wi-Fi
  • iPad (Seventh gen):  A2197 for only Wi-Fi, A2198 and A2200 for both Cellular + Wi-Fi
  • iPad (6th generation): A1893 for only Wi-Fi, A1954 for both Cellular + Wi-Fi
  • iPad (5th generation): A1822 for only Wi-Fi, A1823 for both Cellular + Wi-Fi
  • iPad (4th generation): A1458 for only Wi-Fi, A1460 and A1459 for both Cellular + Wi-Fi
  • iPad (Third gen): A1416 for only Wi-Fi, A1403 and A1430 for Cellular + Wi-Fi
  • iPad 2: A1395 for only Wi-Fi, A1396 for only GSM, A1397 only for CDMA
  • iPad: A1219 for only Wi-Fi, A1337 for Cellular + Wi-Fi

How to tell iPhone capacity?

If you need to look for the storage in your iPhone (8 GB, 128 GB, 512 GB), you can fetch this under settings of IOS. Go to General then About > Capacity. The capacity column will be a little less than what you already have. For example, a 128 GB iPhone will show 120 GB. 

Why do you need to know the Model Number of Your iPhone? 

Your model number is important information. It’s very informative when you sell your iPhone. Buyers want to know what they will be getting. 

In addition, some models may not be compatible with a few of the features. For instance, the iPhone 11 does not support 3D touch or Touch ID. Or older models might not be able to use the new updates. 

We believe that you have tracked the model number of your iPhone. As you can view that there are quite a few different iPhone model numbers in existence right now. And it doesn’t help that most Apple series are hard to tell apart. Still, if you employed the above methods you’ll know exactly what iPhone Model you’re using.

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