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iPhone generations, difference between 1st and 2nd gen

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If one goes to the iPhone identification page of iFixit one finds 4 model numbers and iPhone generations

A1203 - 1st generation

A1241 - 3rd generation

A1303 - 3 Gs

A1332 - 4 G

Is there a second generation iphone? I have seen that descriptor before. What is the model number for the second generation?

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Sterling is correct. Also, there is no such thing as an iPhone 4G. It is an iPhone 4. It does not operate on a 4G network. By calling the second generation iPhone the 3G (they called it that since it operates on a 3G network), Apple convoluted a common naming convention to call things 1G, 2G, 3G, etc.

wasn't there 2 versions of the 1st gen iPhone? the june release in 07 then in november they released a second Version with changes to the Battery? i got my first in nov of 07. I think when Apple refers to the iPhone 4 as (4G they meant it to be the fourth generation. both David and Sterling are correct. OK i was mistaken the price drop in sept when apple discontinued the 4GB iphone so the time line its iPhone 1 Edge, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4.

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Sterling Hirsh
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A1241 is not 3rd generation, it's 3G. The 3G is the second generation iPhone.

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