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iPhone 6 A1549, A1586 and A1589 models – What are they?

iPhone 6 A1549, A1586 and A1589

A1549 is the iPhone 6 model number (not the 6 Plus). The iPhone 6 was launched on September 19, 2014. It runs iOS 8 and is upgradeable up to iOS 12.5.6. On the iPhone 6, apart from the A1549 model number, we also have the A1586 and A1589 models which we will discuss later in this post.

iPhone 6 A1549, A1586, A1589 specs and features

It features a 4.7inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1334 by 750 pixels. It has an aluminum frame and back and a screen made of Corning glass.

It uses the 20mm Apple A8 chipset. This SoC has a Dual core 1.4 Ghz Typhoon CPU (ARM v8-based), and a PowerVR GX6450 quad core GPU. The iPhone 6 A1549 comes with 1GB Ram and 1810mAh battery.

Camera wise, you get a primary camera with an 8MP lens at f/2.2, which can record video at 1080p 60fps and 720p 240fps. The phone supports Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified).

iPhone 6 A1549 Network support

The iPhone 6 A1549 supports the following network technologies: GSM, CDMA, HSPA, EVDO, and LTE. It’s important to know that the iPhone 6 A1549 comes in a GSM and a CDMA version. 

There’s no version of this phone that supports both GSM and CDMA at the same time. Therefore, it’s crucial to take the time to verify that it is compatible with your network providers before making a purchase.

We’ve provided a list of the part numbers for both GSM and CDMA iPhone 6 versions and their compatible carriers for the United States and Canada. Here’s our source for the part numbers listed in this post

iPhone 6 A159 GSM version part numbers and carriers

The GSM A159 iPhone 6 model only supports T-mobile and AT$T carrier networks in the United States. You can as well buy this GSM version unlocked from Canada. Therefore, if you bought the GSM iPhone 6, then you would have to get a sim card from either T-mobile or AT$T. Below is a list of their part numbers and supported carriers.

iPhone 6 A159 GSM version T-Mobile Carrier United States:

  • MG562LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Gold (GSM) T-Mobile 
  • MG542LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Space Gray (GSM) T-Mobile
  • MG552LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Silver (GSM) T-Mobile
  • MG5D2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Gold (GSM) T-Mobile
  • MG5A2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Space Gray (GSM) T-Mobile
  • MG5C2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Silver (GSM) T-Mobile 
  • MG592LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Gold (GSM) T-Mobile 
  • MG572LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Space Gray (GSM) T-Mobile 
  • MG582LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Silver (GSM) T-Mobile 

iPhone 6 A159 GSM version AT&T Carrier United States:

  • MG4Q2LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Gold (GSM) AT&T
  • MG4N2LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Space Gray (GSM) AT&T
  • MG4P2LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Silver (GSM) AT&T
  • MG502LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Gold (GSM) AT&T
  • MG4W2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Space Gray (GSM) AT&T
  • MG4X2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Silver (GSM) AT&T
  • MG4V2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Gold (GSM) AT&T
  • MG4R2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Space Gray (GSM) AT&T
  • MG4U2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Silver (GSM) AT&T

iPhone 6 A159 GSM version Canada Unlocked

  • MG3D2CL/A iPhone 6 16GB Gold Unlocked 
  • MG3A2CL/A iPhone 6 16GB Space Grey Unlocked 
  • MG3C2CL/A iPhone 6 16GB Silver Unlocked 
  • MG3L2CL/A iPhone 6 64GB Gold Unlocked 
  • MG3H2CL/A iPhone 6 64GB Space Grey Unlocked 
  • MG3K2CL/A iPhone 6 64GB Silver Unlocked 
  • MG3G2CL/A iPhone 6 128GB Gold Unlocked 
  • MG3E2CL/A iPhone 6 128GB Space Grey Unlocked 
  • MG3F2CL/A iPhone 6 128GB Silver Unlocked

iPhone 6 A159 GSM version compatible cellular bands

iPhone 6 A159 LTE bands:

1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 13 (700c MHz), 17 (700b MHz), 18 (800 MHz), 19 (800 MHz), 20 (800 DD), 25 (1900 MHz), 26 (800 MHz), 28 (700 APT MHz) and 29 (700 de MHz)

iPhone 6 A159 UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA bands

(850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz) 

iPhone 6 A159 GSM/EDGE bands

(850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

iPhone 6 A159 CDMA version part numbers and carriers

In the United States, only Verizon Wireless networks support the CDMA iPhone 6 A159 versions. So if you are buying the CDMA iPhone 6 model, then make sure you have a SIM card from this carrier.

iPhone 6 A159 CDMA version Verizon Wireless Carrier United States

  • MG5Y2LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Gold (CDMA) Verizon Wireless
  • MG5W2LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Space Gray (CDMA) Verizon Wireless
  • MG5X2LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Silver (CDMA) Verizon Wireless
  • MG652LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Gold (CDMA) Verizon Wireless
  • MG632LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Space Gray (CDMA) Verizon Wireless
  • MG642LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Silver (CDMA) Verizon Wireless
  • MG622LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Gold (CDMA) Verizon Wireless 
  • MG602LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Space Gray (CDMA) Verizon Wireless
  • MG612LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Silver (CDMA) Verizon Wireless

iPhone 6 A1586 Model

The iPhone 6 A1586 iPhone model is exclusively CDMA. This is the most versatile iPhone version because it was supplied to most countries where CDMA is the dominant network option. The versions sold in Asia, Europe, and Africa are usually unlocked.

Both factory unlocked and locked versions of the iPhone 6 A1586 are also offered in the United States. The locked versions were sold by CDMA carriers like Sprint, US Cellular, and C Spire.

In the US, it’s not uncommon to find the same factory unlocked version that is sold in the rest of the world. This unlocked version was provided by US carrier Sprint at the time of launch.

iPhone 6 A1586 CDMA version part numbers and carriers

iPhone 6 A1586 CDMA version Sprint Carrier locked United States

  • MG6C2LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Gold (CDMA) Sprint
  • MG692LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Space Gray (CDMA) Sprint
  • MG6A2LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Silver (CDMA) Sprint
  • MG6J2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Gold (CDMA) Sprint
  • MG6G2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Space Gray (CDMA) Sprint
  • MG6H2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Silver (CDMA) Sprint
  • MG6F2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Gold (CDMA) Sprint
  • MG6D2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Space Gray (CDMA) Sprint
  • MG6E2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Silver (CDMA) Sprint

iPhone 6 A1586 CDMA version Sprint Carrier Unlocked United States

  • MG492LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Gold Sprint Factory Unlocked
  • MG472LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Space Gray Sprint Factory Unlocked
  • MG482LL/A iPhone 6 16GB Silver Sprint Factory Unlocked
  • MG4J2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Gold Sprint Factory Unlocked
  • MG4F2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Space Gray Sprint Factory Unlocked
  • MG4H2LL/A iPhone 6 64GB Silver Sprint Factory Unlocked
  • MG4E2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Gold Sprint Factory Unlocked
  • MG4A2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Space Gray Sprint Factory Unlocked
  • MG4C2LL/A iPhone 6 128GB Silver Sprint Factory Unlocked

iPhone 6 A1586 CDMA version compatible cellular bands

CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B 

(800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), 

GSM/EDGE 

(850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 

UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA 

(850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz) 

TD-SCDMA 

1900 (F), 2000 (A). 

FDD-LTE 4G LTE bands

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29

TD-LTE 4G LTE bands

38 (2600 Mhz), 39 (1900 Mhz), 40 (2300 Mhz), 41 (2500 Mhz)

iPhone 6 A1589 Model

This is the China-exclusive iPhone version. Below are the supported cellular bands for this model.

iPhone 6 A1586 CDMA version compatible cellular bands

TD-SCDMA

Bands 1900 (F), 2000 (A)

TD-LTE

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41,

GSM/EDGE

Bands 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS (WCDMA)/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA 

Bands 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

FDD-LTE

Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28,

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