History of SIM card format and size comparison

Last update 2020-07-02 19:08:59 Creation date 2012-08-16 23:53:17
  • Excerpt
    Compare les différents formats de carte SIM décrit dans les specifications: Full-size vs Mini-SIM vs Micro-SIM vs Nano-SIM vs Embedded-SIM (eSIM)
    Français Posted 2018-12-13 22:00:16 by Alexis
  • Excerpt
    Compare les différents format de carte SIM décrit dans les specifications: Full-size vs Mini-SIM vs Micro-SIM vs Nano-SIM vs Embedded-SIM (eSIM)
    Français Posted 2018-12-13 21:59:57 by Alexis
  • Description

    Compare the different SIM format described in the specifications: Full-size vs Mini-SIM vs Micro-SIM vs Nano-SIM vs Embedded-SIM.

    Thanks to Apple and it's iPhone versions, there is now several SIM sizes used in our smartphones or tablets. The iPhone 4 made the microSIM size widely used, several other manufacturer adopted this format. Now the iPhone 5 introduced the NanoSIM size, which is even smaller.

    The iPhone XS and iPhone XR introduced the eSIM format along a NanoSIM to support dual SIM.

    To have a visual size comparison of the SIM formats, don't forget to click on the chart icon in the top left corner of the table.

    Posted 2018-12-13 21:59:06 by Alexis
  • Description

    Compare les différents format de carte SIM décrit dans les spécifications: Full-size vs Mini-SIM vs Micro-SIM vs Nano-SIM vs Embedded-SIM ou eSIM.

    Apple et ces différentes versions d'iPhone ont contribué à faire connaître ces différentes tailles de carte SIM. L'iPhone 4 a introduit le format microSIM, suivi par plusieurs constructeurs. L'iPhone 5 a introduit le format NanoSIM, encore plus petit.

    L'iPhone XS et l'iPhone XR ont introduit le format eSIM en complément d'une NanoSIM pour supporter l'option dual SIM.

    Pour avoir un comparatif visuel des différentes tailles de carte SIM, n'oubliez pas de cliquer sur l'icône en forme de graphique en haut à gauche du tableau.

    Français Posted 2018-12-13 21:57:42 by Alexis
  • Category
    phones
    Français Posted 2018-12-13 21:45:59 by Alexis
  • List of items (3)
    Mini-SIM, Micro-SIM, Nano-SIM
    Posted 2014-09-05 03:14:51 by ac6491
  • List of items (4)
    Mini-SIM, Micro-SIM, Nano-SIM, Embedded-SIM
    List of criteria (5)
    Link, Height, Width, Depth, Front view
    Posted 2014-09-05 03:12:11 by ac6491
  • List of items (7)
    Full-size, Mini-SIM, Micro-SIM, Nano-SIM, Embedded-SIM, item-a-1f1g3wak, item-b-1f1g3w2x
    List of criteria (12)
    Link, Height, Width, Depth, Front view, Same contact as full size, Form factor, Standard reference, Devices using it, criteria-1f1g3w5g, title-1f1g3w8i, website-1f1g3wv8
    Posted 2012-09-19 06:12:28 by Mr. Eco
  • Description

    Compare the different SIM format described in the specifications: Full-size vs Mini-SIM vs Micro-SIM vs Nano-SIM vs Embedded-SIM.

    Thanks to Apple and it's iPhone versions, there is now several SIM sizes used in our smartphones or tablets. The iPhone 4 made the microSIM size widely used, several other manufacturer adopted this format. Now the iPhone 5 introduced the NanoSIM size, which is even smaller.

    To have a visual size comparison of the SIM formats, don't forget to click on the chart icon in the top left corner of the table.

    Posted 2012-09-15 22:25:18 by Seralo
  • Excerpt
    Compare the different SIM format described in the specifications: Full-size vs Mini-SIM vs Micro-SIM vs Nano-SIM vs Embedded-SIM
    Posted 2012-09-15 22:18:03 by Seralo
  • Name
    Comparaison des formats, tailles de cartes SIM
    Français Posted 2012-08-17 00:59:20 by Seralo
  • Editor
    public
    Viewer
    public
    Posted 2012-08-17 00:37:13 by Seralo
  • Excerpt
    Compare Full-size vs Mini-SIM vs Micro-SIM vs Nano-SIM vs Embedded-SIM
    List of criteria (9)
    Link, Height, Width, Depth, Front view, Same contact as full size, Form factor, Standard reference, Devices using it
    Posted 2012-08-17 00:37:06 by Seralo
  • Image
    http://socialcompare.com/u/1208/sim-card-formats_672792a4d58b431d56c17a32a4ad9b49.jpg http://socialcompare.com/u/1208/sim-card-formats-1dbv5u0q.jpg
    Posted 2012-08-17 00:30:31 by Seralo
  • Sources
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subscriber_identity_module
    Images:
    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GSM_Micro_SIM_Card_vs._GSM_Mini_Sim_Card_-_Break_Apart.svg
    Posted 2012-08-17 00:29:18 by Seralo
  • Sources
    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GSM_Micro_SIM_Card_vs._GSM_Mini_Sim_Card_-_Break_Apart.svg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subscriber_identity_module
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    SIM card format and size comparison
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    List of items (5)
    Full-size, Mini-SIM, Micro-SIM, Nano-SIM, Embedded-SIM
    List of criteria (8)
    Link, Height, Width, Depth, Standard reference, Form factor, Front view, Same contact as full size
    Posted 2012-08-17 00:19:34 by Seralo

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