Skip to content

Instantly share code, notes, and snippets.

What would you like to do?
Getting iPhone device model
#import "UIDevice+hardware.h"
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/sysctl.h>
@implementation UIDevice (Hardware)
iPhone1,1 -> iPhone 1G
iPhone1,2 -> iPhone 3G
iPod1,1 -> iPod touch 1G
iPod2,1 -> iPod touch 2G
- (NSString *) platform
size_t size;
sysctlbyname("hw.machine", NULL, &size, NULL, 0);
char *machine = malloc(size);
sysctlbyname("hw.machine", machine, &size, NULL, 0);
NSString *platform = [NSString stringWithCString:machine];
return platform;
- (NSString *) platformString
NSString *platform = [self platform];
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPhone1,1"]) return @"iPhone 1G";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPhone1,2"]) return @"iPhone 3G";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPhone2,1"]) return @"iPhone 3GS";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPhone3,1"]) return @"iPhone 4";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPhone3,3"]) return @"Verizon iPhone 4";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPod1,1"]) return @"iPod Touch 1G";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPod2,1"]) return @"iPod Touch 2G";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPod3,1"]) return @"iPod Touch 3G";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPod4,1"]) return @"iPod Touch 4G";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPad1,1"]) return @"iPad";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPad2,1"]) return @"iPad 2 (WiFi)";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPad2,2"]) return @"iPad 2 (GSM)";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"iPad2,3"]) return @"iPad 2 (CDMA)";
if ([platform isEqualToString:@"i386"]) return @"Simulator";
return platform;
Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Already have an account? Sign in to comment