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    Nokia IMEI country of origin (please make sticky)

    Use this to help you decide on a purchase! This is repost of an early member's with a few newer editions:

    To find out where your nokia phone was made look at digits number 7and 8 (YY) of your IMEI.

    XXXXXX/YY/ZZZZZZ/A

    XXXXXX = Type Appoval Code

    ZZZZZZ = serial number

    A = check digit

    10 = Finland
    20 = Germany
    30 = Korea
    40 = China
    50 = Brazil, USA, Finland
    60 = HK, China, Mexico
    70 = Finland
    80 = Hungary
    91 = Finland

    there may be more please list as so, mod please make as sticky

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    Wirelessly posted (Nokia6590/1.0(40.44))

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    Don't forget *#06# to find your IMEI number without turning off your phone. Great post!
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    I can confirm that 30 = Korea.

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    Re: Nokia IMEI country of origin (please make sticky)

    Originally posted by crazeazn
    To find out where your nokia phone was made look at digits number 7and 8 (YY) of your IMEI.

    XXXXXX/YY/ZZZZZZ/A

    XXXXXX = Type Appoval Code

    ZZZZZZ = serial number

    A = check digit

    10 = Finland
    20 = Germany
    30 = Korea
    40 = China
    50 = Brazil, USA, Finland
    60 = HK, China, Mexico
    70 = Finland
    80 = Hungary
    91 = Finland

    there may be more please list as so, mod please make as sticky
    On my 6590i the (YY) reads 50, but at the bottom of the sticker it said made in Korea ???

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    Mine too.

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    Re: Nokia IMEI country of origin (please make sticky)

    Originally posted by crazeazn
    Use this to help you decide on a purchase! This is repost of an early member's with a few newer editions:

    To find out where your nokia phone was made look at digits number 7and 8 (YY) of your IMEI.

    XXXXXX/YY/ZZZZZZ/A

    XXXXXX = Type Appoval Code

    ZZZZZZ = serial number

    A = check digit

    10 = Finland
    20 = Germany
    30 = Korea
    40 = China
    50 = Brazil, USA, Finland
    60 = HK, China, Mexico
    70 = Finland
    80 = Hungary
    91 = Finland

    there may be more please list as so, mod please make as sticky
    You can always look at the sticker under your phones battery.

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    It doesnt always say- sometimes it is MADE BY NOKIA...

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    Mine is made in Finland, and the value is 00.

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    Originally posted by mikedlc
    Mine is made in Finland, and the value is 00.
    Not worth much is it?
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    FWIW - I have code "00", and the sticker under the battery indicates Korea.
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    My 6310i has the correct code for Germany.

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    Originally posted by subneuraldotcom
    FWIW - I have code "00", and the sticker under the battery indicates Korea.
    I also have code 00, and it says Mexico under the battery.

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    I have 00 and mine was made in Korea (Model: 5100)





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    I guess they arent just messing up numbers in model numbers now...

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