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The Difference between Apple Hardware Model Numbered Devices and Apple iOS Software versions: Rita’s iDevice Advice for September 16, 2019
There are a lot of folks who may have some difficulty describing their Apple Hardware Device Model number and/or what iOS Software version they are running on their Apple iDevice.
Apple Hardware iPhones, for example: there are several models of iPhones.
• iPhone XS
• iPhone XS Max
• iPhone XR
• iPhone X
• iPhone 8
• iPhone 8 Plus
• iPhone 7
• iPhone 7 Plus
• iPhone 6s
• iPhone 6s Plus
• iPhone SE
When we attempt to assist someone with a problem they are having, sometimes the individual does not know the difference between their actual iPhone model and what version of iOS software they are running.
To find the model of your Apple iPhone: Go to Settings, General, and then to About.
To find the version of Apple iOS software you are running: Go to Settings, General, and then to Software Update.