iPhone the 2018 model year will receive support for two SIM-cards, according to Chinese news resource 21th Century Business Herald, citing industry sources. According to interlocutors of the edition, in the body of the smartphone will be only one physical slot, since the second SIM card will be built-in, conforming to the standard virtual SIM-cards — eSIM.
iPhone with two SIM-cards
Despite the fact that international modification iPhone 2018 will receive one SIM card of each standard, Apple is planning to release an exclusive version for China, where eSIM as in Russia, prohibited by local law. According to interlocutors of the edition, the Chinese version will be equipped with two slots for installation of physical SIM cards.
This is not the first time industry sources predict iPhone the 2018 model year support for two SIM-cards. Earlier this year a similar statement was made by the former analyst of the consulting company KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo. However, according to his report, the additional SIM card will be equipped with only a 6.1-inch version.
eSIM — what is it?
The standard eSIM allows the manufacturer to build in a generic device module which can record data of any SIM card without its physical installation in the slot. eSIM allows users to change operators and tariffs, exploiting only the most favorable conditions. In Russia this standard paravent to cloning SIM cards and is prohibited by law.