The iPhone XS' eSIM will only be supported in 10 countries worldwide
by Preslav Kateliev / Sep 14, 2018, 6:59 AM
In other words, if Apple wants to expand to more markets, the inclusion of Dual SIM was kind of inevitable. Yet, Apple had to do it in its own Apple way!
Instead of wasting space and making room for a larger tray and a second SIM card, Apple went the eSIM way. The only exclusion here being China — since eSIM tech isn't available in that country, it will get its own model, with a tray, which can hold two SIMs. The rest of the world will get the “fancy” version.
Well, “the rest of the world” is kind of an overstatement. Apparently, there aren't many carriers around that support eSIM just yet. Here is a full list of countries and service providers that can offer that service:
- Hrvatski Telekom
- Magyar Telekom
- Reliance Jio
- Vodafone Spain
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Okay! Since China will get 2 SIM slots, and two nano SIM slots wastes space, China is definitely getting either bigger IPhones or ones with, maybe, compromised hardware. So, Preslav, which one is it?
posted on Sep 14, 2018, 8:06 AM 7
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So is this a feature that the carrier has to flip the switch in the near future or is it already up and running? For example, if I'm with VZ right now, and I switch to TMO 2 months later, my iPhone Xr/s will work fully?
posted on Sep 14, 2018, 9:15 AM 0
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