We get a lot of questions from our readers regarding eSIM cards. Are they physical SIM cards? Do they require changes in hardware or software? If they are just software changes then why aren’t they introduced to phones that have already been released and so on. In this article, we will discuss this relatively new technology and try to clear the air regarding eSIMs. We will also try and answer some of these questions.What Is An eSIM?
As the name suggests, eSIM is an electronic SIM card. An eSIM replaces the need for a physical SIM card that has been a part of our phones for ages. There are several reasons for the SIM cards to face the axe but we will talk about those [...]
Google, in it’s blog, has given some great news for Pixel owners around the world. They will soon introduce the eSIM feature to phones in India. A few other countries will receive it as well. eSIM cards are electronic SIM cards that negate the need to have physical SIM cards as well as the need to have any SIM card slots. Apple introduced the eSIM in their latest range of iPhones and now other manufacturers are slowly catching on. With eSIM, Google says it hopes to bring their users instant connectivity across more carrier networks. Pixel 2 was the first major smartphone to introduce the eSIM feature to their smartphones.eSIM Availability
If you’re in the U.S. and want [...]