04:57 am - Thursday 27 April 2017

Nano SIM Card ahead of iPhone 5 launch

By Parvina Purkayastha - Thu Oct 18, 12:58 pm

Vodafone India, Bharti Airtel and MTNL Mumbai Offering Nano SIM Card

You must have heard about Nano car but Nano SIM card? Yes India’s leading mobile service operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and MTNL Mumbai are ready to offer Nano SIM Card. Aiming to provide dedicated Mobile telecommunication service over up-coming high end device iPhone 5.

Vodafone when spoke to media said, that Nano sim is is available across all Vodafone circles for SIMEX (SIM exchange). You can get your old sim and you can replace with new sim (nano SIM). There is no premium cost and Vodafone Nano SIM is available at the same cost as the normal SIM.

Sources say even Bharti Airtel will also avail Nano SIM cards and it will be available commercially anytime soon across all circles.

While India’s first 3G Mobile service provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) also confirms that Nano SIM Cards for its customers are ready and will be available in next 3 to 4 days across all Customer Service Centers across Mumbai for SIMEX (SIM for exchange) basis.

Nano SIM Card which is currently being used exclusively in the Apple iPhone 5 measuring 12.3 x 8.8 mm, the Nano-SIM is about 30 percent smaller than the Micro-SIM. Even the thickness (0.7 mm) of the card has been reduced by about 15 percent – a tremendous technical challenge.

The Nano-SIM offers device manufacturers the crucial advantage of freeing up extra space for other mobile phone Nano-SIM. The smallest SIM form factor on the market components such as additional memory or larger batteries. Popular smart phones in particular have to strike a balance between the need for components that are more powerful but bulkier and a slim design.

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