In the products manufactured by Apple there is information about the model number of the device, this number is also called A model number example (A2111). There is also a Part Number, a unique product number.
Apple Part Number explanation, meaning
Part Number is a unique product number from the Apple device catalog. Apple assigns a unique number to all of its products. By Part Number you can easily determine the characteristics of the product. This number is needed mainly by service centers during repairs. But in Part Number there is other information that may be of interest to the buyer, especially not a new product.
Part Number iPhone decode, exlained, Example MWCN2LL/A
- M – all products from the consumer electronics section. Apple assigns the first letter M to all of its products.
- W – is the FCC ID. An FCC Identifier is a unique identifier assigned to a device registered with the US Federal Communications Commission. For example, a phone model is registered and receives an ACC-ID code of type CG-E3309A. This code indicates that the device has been verified to be safe and has been entered into the registry.
- CN2 – code characterizing the device according to technical parameters. For example color, amount of internal memory, supported network standards.
- LL – is the country code for which the telephone is manufactured.
Country Codes in Apple Part Number
|AB||Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates|
|B||Ireland, UK, also used for some replacement units|
|BR||Brazil (Assembled in Brazil)|
|BZ||Brazil (Assembled in China)|
|DN||Austria, Germany, Netherlands|
|FD||Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland|
|LA||Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru|
|LL||USA, Canada, also used for some replacement units|
|LZ||Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay|
|MO||Macau, Hong Kong(?)|
|NF||Belgium, France, Luxembourg|
|X||Australia, New Zealand|
|ZP||Hong Kong, Macau|
/ A – a product made by Apple.