Similar to the iPad, the brand new iPhone 4 are going to be employing a brand new standard for SIM cards known as Micro SIM (also known as 3FF SIM). This is simply a smaller variation of the existing SIMs that people all used in our smartphones however if you want to improve to the iPhone 4 you need the the brand new Micro SIM that can soon be for sale on all networks promoting the iPhone 4 such as O2 and Vodafone.
O2 have already launched specifics of the modification to the Micro SIM. They state on their internet site there are a couple of methods for getting it. If customers have registered for updates on the iPhone 4 they’ll likely might obtain Micro SIM card in the post ahead of the iPhone 4 becomes available. If you’re buying an iPhone 4 on contract or PAYG then you will get the Micro SIM card with the phone. Micro SIM-only deals is likewise obtainable should you prefer, in case you have acquired the PAYG handset.
It is very much the exact same as a ordinary SIM only smaller. What’s smart here is that the standard SIM size might be snapped out and used as normal in your existing phone and once you opted to move over to the iPhone 4 then you can take off the Micro SIM card.
So, what do I do if I ought to put my micro SIM card back into my old cell phone which just takes a standard SIM card? If you have to do this whether you just would like to take an old phone to go to the beach or whatever, then you’ll definitely need a micro sim adapter. O2 doesn’t point out that it’ll supply consumers with one of these but we hope that they will soon be widely accessible to buy.