New iPhone 5s. The device comes in a white cardboard box, on the side of which is the name of the model with the treasured letter s in a square with rounded corners.
On the front side of the box is a smartphone of the required color with an active home screen. On the back side there should be marks with the model, serial number and capacity of the device’s drive.
On the front side of the box of the Refurbished device there is no image of the smartphone model. Instead, its name is simply indicated here.
That is, here is a classic: iPhone SE
iPhone SE almost completely repeats the iPhone 5s in appearance, and the same goes for its box. However, the front side of the smartphone is not shown with an active home screen, but with a screen saver in body color.
Moreover, the iPhone 5s was sold only in dark gray (“space gray”), gray and gold in color, and the iPhone SE in pink.
On the side there is a model of the device with the abbreviation SE squared with rounded corners
iPhone 6 (Plus): remember this?
New iPhone 6 (Plus). In 2014, Apple changed the concept of boxes for its smartphones. Instead of a color image on the front of the device, the device is simply squeezed out in cardboard.
On the side it is indicated that this is an iPhone – there is no clear definition of the model, but it is marked on the back.
On the side of the smartphone the model of the smartphone is clearly indicated.
By the way Interestingly, all iPhone 6s were shipped in the same box starting in 2015.
The model of the smartphone is indicated on the front side and there are no color images – additional information is only shown on the back of the box.
Reliable and tenacious iPhone 6s (Plus)
Many still go with it: iPhone 7 (Plus)
New iPhone 7 (Plus). In 2016, Apple decided to bet not on the front but on the back of the smartphone, and it is it that is shown on the front side of the box.
Matte black, silver, gold and pink iPhone 7 come in white boxes with the coveted shot and without a clear indication of the model on the side.
On its front side is the model of the smartphone, and all the other notes are on the back.
Who is shy of his screen on the box? – iPhone 8 (Plus)
Therefore, Apple continued to show only its back side on the front side of the box.
Clear definition models on the side also did not return.
But the usual 8s were sold with might and main in white boxes.
Who is proud of his screen on a box? – iPhone X
The treasured Roman numeral X on the side for some reason no, but all the additional information can be found on the back.
The photo of the smartphone in this case should match the color of the device: blue, yellow, coral, black, white or red.
There is no clear indication of the model on the side of the box.
Newest, coolest: iPhone Xs (Max)
To summarize: how do the boxes of the new iPhone differ from the refurbished
1. All officially restored iPhones white boxes without images.
2. On the front side of the boxes of officially restored iPhone is the name of the smartphone model.
3. New iPhones are never sold in boxes from officially restored – even after years.
4. On the back of the boxes of the refurbished iPhone, next to the barcode, there is an RFB.
5. Other and the new iPhone are not sold in white boxes and black – this only applies to black and dark gray models specified in the material