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iPhone 13 Model Numbers: What’s The Difference in A2482, A2631, A2633, A2634, A2635

Apple has released four different variants on iPhone 13 during their 2021 virtual event, including the iPhone 13, 13 Mini, 13 Pro, and 13 Pro Max. Most people have eyes on iPhone 13 because of its new features and affordability with its price range. However, you might not know that iPhone 13 also has five different models which are curated to the needs and regulations of different regions and countries. Today in this post, I will explain the iPhone 13 Model numbers – A2482, A2631, A2633, A2634, A2635; what are their differences, and which one you should buy.

iPhone 13 is absolutely a leap in the smartphone market as it comes with many advanced features and the latest A15 Bionic chip, which is the fastest in the market. Due to these incredible features and new iconic designs, many customers want to buy the device either for self-usage or for gifting purposes. While purchasing an iPhone from the international market, buyers should always take care of the model number, as it defines which services will be active and any restrictions based on region or country. Today we have five different models for iPhone 13, including A2482, A2631, A2633, A2634, A2635. So let’s see the differences between them and which one will be the right fit for you.

iPhone 13 Model Numbers: What’s The Difference in A2482, A2631, A2633, A2634, A2635

iPhone 13 Model Numbers: What’s The Difference in A2482, A2631, A2633, A2634, A2635

The new iPhone 13 is the sensation in the 2021 market with its comeback of the iconic brick style design from the iPhone 5 and a 20% smaller notch design. It comes with a new diagonal camera design with added features such as a bigger camera sensor and sensor optimization.

iPhone 13 comes with the latest 5G technology, which is not supported by all regions or countries. Even more, there are a lot of international laws which Apple has to maintain, which results in five different models of the same variant. These models are specifically built to cope with the differences in Networks bands and other differences based on country, region, storage, carrier supported type, etc. Check out the tables below to see all the differences.

To make the search easier, you can use the built-in search function in your browser with Ctrl + F (Windows) or Command + F (Mac OS). For eg, if you want to search for a model suitable for japan, open [Ctrl + F] and type japan and check the model number and related details.

iPhone 13 A2482

This is the exclusive model in the United States, and it features the broadest 5G spectrum (sub‑6 GHz and mmWave). If you are a resident of the United States, then this is the model you should opt for purchase.

Model Number:

iPhone 13 A2482

Color & Storage variants:

Starlight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Midnight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Blue (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Pink (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

(Product) Red (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Region & Carriers:

United States

Wi-Fi: Yes

VoLTE Support: Yes

Supports both 5G networks (sub‑6 GHz and mmWave)

SIM Card: Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM) and Dual eSIM.

Supported GSM Bands:

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79)
5G NR mmWave (Bands n258, n260, n261)

iPhone 13 A2631

The iPhone 13 A2631 model is made for the Canada region primarily. Please note that the Japanese version has a shutter sound to comply with Japanese law.

Model Number:

iPhone 13 A2631

Color & Storage variants:

Starlight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Midnight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Blue (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Pink (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

(Product) Red (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Region & Carriers:

Canada
Guam
Japan
Mexico
Puerto Rico
Saudi Arabia
USVI

Wi-Fi: Yes

VoLTE Support: Yes

SIM Card: Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM) and Dual eSIM.

Supported GSM Bands:

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900MHz) – For Japanese model
FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
5G NR (bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79)

iPhone 13 A2633

This model is a global variant and is made to sell in most countries from Asia, Europe, Australia, and Africa. Please note that the Korean version has a camera shutter sound for compliance with self-regulations.

Model Number:

iPhone 13 A2633

Color & Storage variants:

Starlight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Midnight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Blue (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Pink (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

(Product) Red (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Region & Carriers:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, BES Islands, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia and Tahiti, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion Islands, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barts, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Island, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Willis and Futuna, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Wi-Fi: Yes

VoLTE Support: Yes

SIM Card: Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM) and Dual eSIM.

Supported GSM Bands:

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n77, n78, n79)

iPhone 13 A2634

This version of the iPhone is specially designed for China & Hongkong. Also, it comes with physical dual sim support where you can use two SIM cards at once without an e-SIM card. Please note that the China Mainland model does not support FaceTime or Wifi calling, but works with the Hong Kong model instead.

Model Number:

iPhone 13 A2634

Color & Storage variants:

Starlight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Midnight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Blue (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Pink (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

(Product) Red (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Region & Carriers:

China mainland
Hong Kong
Macau

Wi-Fi: Yes

VoLTE Support: Yes

SIM Card: Dual physical SIM (nano-SIM and nano-SIM)

Supported GSM Bands:

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
FDD‑LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n77, n78, n79)

iPhone 13 A2635

This version of the iPhone 13 is specially designed for Russia and nearby countries. The separate version is built as the Russian law requires showing certain Russian apps during the initial setup.

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Model Number:

iPhone 13 A2635

Color & Storage variants:

Starlight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Midnight (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Blue (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Pink (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

(Product) Red (128 GB | 256 GB | 512 GB)

Region & Carriers:

Russia
Armenia
Belarus
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan

Wi-Fi: Yes

VoLTE Support: Yes

SIM Card: Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM) and Dual eSIM.

Supported GSM Bands:

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
FDD‑LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n77, n78, n79)

Conclusion

As you see above, there are multiple variants and models for iPhone 13 depending on bands, region, and countries. In case you are planning to buy one from the international market for either yourself or for a gift purpose, make sure to check the suitability from the model’s numbers above. In case of any confusion, comment below, and I will be there to help you out.

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