Initial thing is look the serial or model number of your lovely iPhone device. Just open your Settings-General-About, you can see that 12-digit serial number, note that it is not IMEI (International Mobile Station Equipment Identity)
But Apple users a new serial number pattern beginning from iPhone 4S, 12-bit, patterns such as PPP y w SSS CCCC, which include production information and naming information.
PPP denoted to manufacturers, Y denoted to year of production (second half of 2012, code is j), W denoted to week of manufacturing (w uses the number (1-9, drop the 0) and the letter (26 letters dropped in A,B,E,I,O,U,S,Z) to present. Total of 27, which presents weeks, begining from 1, circular every six months.), SSS: denoted to unique machine ID code and last not least CCCC: is models number.
As you see the table at below, this table is the second half of 2012 production week.