Archived:Get model number, manufacturer and software version programmatically in Qt

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The cross platform Qt Mobility QSystemDeviceInfo API should be used instead. See Getting started with Qt Mobility APIs for more information.

Article Metadata
Code ExampleTested with
Devices(s): Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition, FP1, FP2
S60 5th Edition
Keywords: ,XQSysInfo::model(),XQSysInfo::manufacturer(),XQSysInfo::softwareVersion()
Created: savaj (24 Jun 2009)
Last edited: hamishwillee (11 Oct 2012)



Archived:This code snippets shows how to get Model number, Manufacturer and Software Version of device in Qt. The XQSysInfo class provides information about the device. model() method of class XQSysInfo return Model number. manufacturer() method of class XQSysInfo return Manufacturer. softwareVersion() method of class XQSysInfo return Software Version.

This snippet requires ReadDeviceData capabilities. Self-signing is not possible because a Developer Certificate is needed.


Headers required

 #include <XQSysInfo>

.pro file

symbian:LIBS += -letel3rdparty \
-lsysutil \
-lefsrv \
symbian:TARGET.CAPABILITY = ReadDeviceData


XQSysInfo *sysInfo = new XQSysInfo(this);
/* show Model, Manufacturer and Software Version on labels*/
ui.label->setText("Model: " + sysInfo->model());
ui.label_2->setText("Manufacturer: " + sysInfo->manufacturer());
ui.label_3->setText("Software Version: " + sysInfo->softwareVersion());

Code Example

  • The Code Example will show Model number, Manufacturer and Software Version on screen and is tested on Nokia 5800 XpressMusic.

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