Apple Explains How to Identify your iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Models


Apple has updated its support document to include how to identify new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models and also revamped the design of the page to just one single scroll. The page is a handy reference for those who buy used iPhones and want to ensure they model they are buying is the right one.

For the iPhone 5s, the document says to look for the following:

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For the iPhone 5c, you should look for the following details:

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Compare the above to the description of the original 2007 iPhone, which looks pretty darn ‘ancient’:

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Just yesterday Apple announced it had 9 million sales of its iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c during the first launch weekend.


  • Supacon

    Why are the China models under the wrong sections? Or is it just the c and s labels that are wrong? Is this actually like that on Apple’s site?
    Edit: Yes, I double checked and it’s just that the c and s needs to be switched for the Chinese models.