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Info 2 [INFO] LG Nexus 4 Production Date and Place Identification

I have figured out how to identify the production date and place based on the serial number, found on the box. The S/N inside the phone doesn't have to do anything with the one, printed on the box! Also, don't mix SN with IMEI.

Production date is encoded in the first 3 positions (reading from left to right):
1st position defines YEAR: 0 - 2010, 1 - 2011, 2 - 2012, 3 - 2013 and so on
2rd and 3rd define MONTH: 01 - January, 02 - February, 03 - March, 04 - April, 05 - May, 06 - June, 07 - July, 08 - August, 09 - September, 10 - October, 11 - November, 12 - December

4th position defines county:
K - Korea, C - China, B - Brazil.

For example:
211KPBF****** (last 6 digits are hidden for privacy reasons):

So, 211 - 2012 November (11), K - Korea.

Hope, this helps!

P.S. Last 6 numbers of the serial number match the last 6 numbers of the IMEI. It is incremented by 1 with each newly produced unit.
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Where are you located? I have 212K aswell, shipped Dec 14th to Germany. Seems almost too fast to really be the production date?!
 
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Where are you located? I have 212K aswell, shipped Dec 14th to Germany. Seems almost too fast to really be the production date?!
I'm located in the south east United States. I was thinking that it seemed pretty quick from production to end user distribution aswell.
 
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