How to identify your iPhone model

 iPhone Model

IconiPhone ModelYear IntroducedModel Number*Capacity
iphone modeliPhone 4S2011A138716, 32, and 64 GB
iphone modeliPhone 4S (GSM China)2011A143116, 32, and 64 GB
iphone modeliPhone 4 (CDMA model)2011A13498, 16 and 32 GB
iphone modeliPhone 4 (GSM model)2010A13328, 16 and 32 GB
iPhone 3GS front and backiPhone 3GS (China)2009A13258, 16 and 32 GB
iPhone 3GS front and backiPhone 3GS2009A13038, 16 and 32 GB
iPhone 3G front and backiPhone 3G (China)2009A13248 and 16 GB
iPhone 3G front and backiPhone 3G2008A12418 and 16 GB
iPhone front and backiPhone2007A12034, 8, and 16 GB
* You can find the model number on the iPhone’s back case.

 

Identifying iPhone model features

iPhone 4S

  • The iPhone model number on the back cover is:A1431 on the iPhone 4S (GSM China)A1387 on the iPhone 4S
  • The front and back surfaces are flat and made of glass.
  • There is a stainless steel band around the edges.
  • The volume up and down buttons are marked with a “+” and “-” sign.
  • There is micro-SIM tray on the right side that holds a micro-SIM card.

iPhone 4

  • The iPhone model number on the back cover is:A1349 on the iPhone 4 (CDMA model)A1332 on the iPhone 4 (GSM model)
  • The front and back surfaces are flat and made of glass.
  • There is a stainless steel band around the edges.
  • The volume up and down buttons are marked with a “+” and “-” sign.
  • The GSM model has a micro-SIM tray on the right side that holds a micro-SIM card.
  • The CDMA model does not have a SIM tray.

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iPhone 3GS

  • The iPhone model number on the back case is:A1325 on the iPhone 3GS (China)A1303 on the iPhone 3GS
  • The back case is made of plastic.
  • The imprint on the back case is the same bright and shiny silver as the Apple logo.
  • The serial number is printed on the SIM tray.

iPhone 3GS dimensions

Back of iPhone 3GSiPhone 3GS SIM tray

iPhone 3G

  • The iPhone model number on the back case is:A1324 on the iPhone 3G (China)A1241 on the iPhone 3G
  • The back case is made of plastic.
  • The imprint on the back of the phone is less shiny than the Apple logo above it.
  • The serial number is printed on the SIM tray.

iPhone 3G dimensions

Back of iPhone 3GSiPhone 3G SIM tray

iPhone

  • The iPhone model number on the back case is A1203.
  • The back case is made of metal.
  • The serial number is etched in the back case.

Original iPhone dimensions

via [Apple Support]
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iPhone 4/4S Back Cover Glass Replacements

Where to Buy a Rear Glass Cover for the iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S from? Look no more, we have iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S back cover glass back in stock. A rear cracked panel is very easy to replace. It’s just two screws to remove the rear cover of an iPhone 4.

iPhone 4

 iPhone 4S

Please remember to remove any protective plastic before installing your new replacement part.

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Fastest iPhone 4S teardown

iPhone 4S teardown video

This iPhone 4S teardown provides a quick look inside the newest apple device and should not be used as disassembly instructions. Check out our full iPhone 4S teardown instruction guide here.

Although the iPhone 4S has many common elements with the iPhone 4 the iPhone 4S screen mounting brackets are not the same. The backcover from the iPhone 4 Verizon model fits the iPhone 4S but the camera hole is slightly bigger. The camera module has been significantly upgraded. The phone now includes an 8-megapixel camera instead of a 5-megapixel camera.

iPhone 4S teardown parts

The iPhone 4S Replacement Screen is available in both black and white. Be sure and visit our online store for all you iPhone parts and accessory needs.

iPhone 4S teardown credits

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