The word “eSIM” has been thrown around a lot lately with so many tech companies adopting the tech in their various gadgets. The trend is growing and more tech companies seem to be adopting the ‘new‘ Innovation, but what do we know about the so-called ‘eSIM’ and how beneficial is it to both us the consumers and to the mobile operators. We will be taking our time here to know more about this new tech, what it has to offer and if it is really worth it. But first, let’s have a look at what a SIM card in general means.
SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small chip that holds information about the cell phone users. The chip has somewhat remained the same size but the overall size of the SIM card has reduced, drastically. The first SIM card was the size of a credit, otherwise known as the Full Sized SIM. It got way smaller to the Mini SIM, Then the Micro SIM before the Nano SIM. Now we have an all new SIM format – The eSIM.