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By 2021, the world will have more than a billion iPhones. Apple’s billion iPhones might not look the same. Apple has to modify its hardware in order to comply with government regulations.

Learn more about the origins of your iPhone to uncover some interesting facts. There are subtle differences in the iPhone models made in different countries. This is why it is important.

Why it is important where your iPhone was made

Apple’s original iPhone models came with dual SIM card slots. It was only available to iPhone XR, XS Max, and XS Max models produced in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Hong Kong.

You can use two SIM cards with iPhones manufactured in these countries instead of one. This is due partly to the ban in mainland China on eSIMs.

Before buying a secondhand iPhone, verify its origin. Japan is known for stricter quality control measures, especially for refurbished iPhones.

Find out the origin of your iPhone

For more information about your iPhone’s origins, visit Settings > General > All about.

Take a look at your Model number. You should see two letters after the slash to indicate where your device is located.

The complete list of country manufacturing codes is here

Country Code Manufacturing Origin
A Canada
AB Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE
B Ireland and UK
BG Bulgaria
BR Brazil
BZ Brazil
C Canada
CH China
CI Paraguay
CM Croatia, Hungary
CR Croatia
CS Czech Republic, Slovakia
CN Slovakia
CZ Czech Republic
D, DM Germany
DN Austria, Germany and the Netherlands
E Mexico
EE Estonia
EL Estonia
ER Ireland
ET Estonia
F France
Facebook France, Luxembourg
FD Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland
FS Finland
GB Greece
GH Hungary
GP Portugal
GR Greece
HB Israel
HC Hungary, Bulgaria
IN India
IP Italy
J, JP Japan
IP Portugal, Italy
ID Indonesia
K Sweden
KH South Korea
KN Denmark, Norway
KS Finland
LE Argentina
LL United States
LP Poland
LT Lithuania
LV Latvia
LZ Paraguay , Chile and Uruguay
MG Hungary
MM Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro
MY Malaysia
ND Netherlands
NF Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Portugal
PK Finland, Poland
PL, PM Poland
PO Portugal
PP Republic of the Philippines
PY Spain
QB Russia
QN Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
QL Spain , Portugal
RO Romania
RP Russia
RR Russia, Moldova
RS, RU Russia
RM Kazakhstan, Russia
RK Kazakhstan
SE Serbia
SL Slovakia
SO South Africa
SU Ukraine
T Italy
TA Taiwan
TH Thailand
TU Turkey
TY Italy
VN Vietnam
X Australia New Zealand
Y Spain
ZA Singapore
ZD Austria, Belgium. France, Germany. Luxembourg. Monaco. The Netherlands. Switzerland.
ZG Denmark
ZP Hong Kong, Macau
ZQ Jamaica

Find where your iPhone is

There are subtle differences in iPhone models depending on where they were made. These differences may be more important as more countries adopt hardware requirements specific for their country.

Apple and its official retailers will ensure that all iPhones sold are quality-tested. All iPhones bought from quality retailers will be covered by a warranty, regardless of their origin.

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