nano Sim archive

  • Moto X to use nano-SIM card like the iPhone 5
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    Moto X to use nano-SIM card like the iPhone 5

    By 31 July 2013

    It looks like the Motorola Moto X will be the third phone to use a nano-SIM rather than the micro SIM card used on many other Android handsets. Apple switched to the nano-SIM form factor for its iPhone 5 (and iPad mini) which meant those switching or...

  • Vodafone nano SIMs stockpiled for iPhone 5 launch (picture)
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    Vodafone nano SIMs stockpiled for iPhone 5 launch (picture)

    By 11 September 2012

    Vodafone UK has confirmed, on a now pulled blog post, that it has 500,000 nano SIMs in stock and ready to roll out for those that want them. But wait, there aren't any phones available in the UK that will take the new nano SIM yet - that's because, at...

  • iPhone 5 to use nano-Sims as operators begin stockpiling ahead of launch
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    iPhone 5 to use nano-Sims as operators begin stockpiling ahead of launch

    By 17 July 2012

    Operators are busy placing multiple orders for a new nano-Sim, suggesting the iPhone 5 will feature the smallest ever Sim card when it launches later in the year. According to the Financial Times, operators across Europe are keen to avoid a repeat of...

  • Nokia and Apple go head to head in battle for nano-SIM
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    Nokia and Apple go head to head in battle for nano-SIM

    By 27 March 2012

    Nokia and Apple are embroiled in a dispute over the size of future SIM cards. The “SIM War” centres around two different proposals submitted to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), the governing body that decide on these matters....

  • Forget the Micro-SIM, Nano-SIM takes things even smaller
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    Forget the Micro-SIM, Nano-SIM takes things even smaller

    By 12 November 2011

    Just as the Micro-SIM starts to take off in devices from Motorola, Apple, and Nokia, a German company has announced a new SIM card technology that is even smaller – the Nano-SIM. A third smaller than the micro-SIM, the nano-SIM enables manufacturers...