Large numbers on the back of iPhone

greatness

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Jun 15, 2014
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the order of markings is different as well. does it work? (yes) continue using. (no) consider an exchange.

maybe the assembly line at Foxconn forgot to change the font size on the laser engraver that morning?
 

Good User Name

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Jul 7, 2011
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Lots of people apparently have the iPhones with the large numbers on the back instead of the small ones shown on the Apple site. I don't think anyone really knows why it's happening. I suspect that it's just a manufacturing differentiator.
 

magicMac

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Apr 13, 2010
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i have an iPhone 6 4.7" which has large regulatory symbols on the back like the original posters. I got mine from an EE shop in the UK. I didn't even notice until I saw this post and checked!
 

Parkin Pig

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The CE mark stands for consumer safety within the European Union. Industrial goods must contain this marking which indicates that it is complying with EU rules for health & safety set out for consumers. The number next to the CE marking indicates the product class. In the case of the iPhone this will be 0682 which means it’s a communication device and corresponds with the regulations set out for selling such a device within the EU. The circle with the exclamation point is called the CE alert mark, again indicating this device can be safely used by EU citizens.
 
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Hudzilla

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The CE mark stands for consumer safety within the European Union. Industrial goods must contain this marking which indicates that it is complying with EU rules for health & safety set out for consumers. The number next to the CE marking indicates the product class. In the case of the iPhone this will be 0682 which means it’s a communication device and corresponds with the regulations set out for selling such a device within the EU. The circle with the exclamation point is called the CE alert mark, again indicating this device can be safely used by EU citizens.

Thanks for the info.
 
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