eSIM stands for Embedded SIM. With the advent of e-SIMs, the need to have a physical sim card and sim slot has been removed. It allows you to have access to plans from more than one network. eSIM is rewritable which gives you the freedom to change the operator anytime. It has the potential to remove roaming charges abroad.
CeliTech is one of the eSIM API service provider for manufacturers and providers. eSIM has opened gates for opportunities in digital cellular data as well. Wireless API service will help providers to have new experiences and increase customer engagement. Whether you are a US-based company or no, they ensure to provide the best services always.
What does an eSIM mean for various mobile devices?
- Motorola Razor flip phone
It is the first completely an eSIM only phone. Looking at its design, there is an absence of a sim tray which in turn means that there is also no scope for microSD expansion. The only eSIM is present in the device. It is completely device friendly as it doesn’t require much space in it. You no longer need to handle sim cards physically now.
- Galaxy Z Flip foldable
This device has a solid build and good retro flip action. Due to its compact size, it is easy to carry it anywhere and doesn’t require much space. It carries an eSIM along with a single SIM tray. Further, it doesn’t have a microSD card facility.
Not completely devoted to eSIM but the manufacturers have tried to incorporate this facility so that customers can themselves have the experience of handling both types of SIMs. It is the first step towards going completely for an eSIM.
Google’s Pixel 2 used eSIM and was used in the UK only earlier. Now Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 4, and Pixel 4 XL use eSIM too. It is a great step towards becoming completely digital. You just need to have access to a carrier app or a QR code that you are required to scan to be able to use its services.
Apple has reached out for eSIM services and can be used for Apple Watch Series 3, Series 4, Series 5, and iPad Pro. Your service providers will tell you how it will work and activate it within a few minutes. In iPhone SE, 11, XR, XS, and XS max, if you have QR code, you simply need to scan it and enter the activation code to enjoy the services.
Another alternative for activation of an eSIM could be through carrier apps. You will simply need to purchase a cellular plan and add a data plan to your iPhone’s settings.
It is needless to say that not the majority of phones have the eSIM feature yet. eSIM along with the mobile phones that support it can also be good to use for other devices like laptops and tablets. Also, networks don’t need to create and distribute a lot of sim cards. It also helps in the manufacturing of small devices because it doesn’t need anything a physical sim tray to hold it. In all, it only proves out to be best for use.