What is a Micro Sim Card?

May 1st, 2012

A micro sim card functions like the usual sim card that we do use on our mobile phones but it is a little smaller and that’s it! A micro sim card would be used if you have an iPad with  3G power where you insert it into the sim card slot in an iPad

Some calling the micro sim card the next new thing and consumers offered free upgrades to a new micro sim. To increase popularity and consumer faith with the product.

Many new smartphones including iPhones use microSIM cards. Micro sim cards as the name suggest are significantly smaller than standard SIM cards. If you have a standard Sim card and need a micro sim then your UK networks will supply you with a free replacement SIM card. You can ask, alternatively, if you don’t want to wait, here’s our guide to turning your old SIM into a micro SIM. Find out more at https://www.simfree.com/

Micro Sim Card

Micro sim card dubbed as a third form factor or commonly known as the 3FF. This means that a micro sim card a bit smaller compared to the regular looking sim card. It has less blubber found right at the contact area (in gold colour). If you compare both products together you will notice that the contact are is of the same size. The biggest advantage of a micro sim card is the memory capacity is a lot larger. Which can cater for your address book storing all your contacts. Numbers and personal details plus store your emails, among others.

Hence, Please note that a Nano SIM is both smaller and approximately 15% thinner than the earlier Micro SIM (3FF). Also, standard as well as the Mini SIM (2FF) cards. That was ubiquitous for many years and people commonly refer to simply as SIM cards.

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