SIM cards are the backbone of our mobile as well as digital lifestyles. Until the future of the SIM card is universally supported by all carriers, the SIM card will remain in use for many generations to follow. eSIMs (embedded SIMs) are now available in some smartphones, which can be used in place of regular SIM cards. Continue reading “Android 13 could allow two mobile carriers on one eSIM”
Good news for Google Pixel users who have been waiting for Dual SIM support on the Android flagship. In a sign of things to come, Google has enabled support for Dual SIM feature in the latest Android Q Beta. We managed to get it working on Airtel and Jio networks.
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One of the most anticipated features in the new iPhones of 2018 was Dual SIM support which has been a common feature in most Android smartphones. This feature was leaked in the iOS code base quite a while back, but got unveiled with excellent detail in the Apple keynote. Dual SIM was a feature which was limited to entry level or mid-tier smartphones until recent times when manufacturers like Huawei, Samsung, LG, OnePlus have been including Dual-SIM support even in their flagship smartphones.
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One of the drawbacks of using iPhone is the non-availability of expandable storage and dual SIM support. However, it looks like Apple might add dual SIM functionality to the iPhone soon. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Apple patent for dual SIM tech.
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A new leak has again hinted that Apple is going to stick with the 3.5mm audio headphone jack for the upcoming iPhone 7. The latest leak comes from a smartphone repair shop called as Rock Fix, based in China’s Ganzhou.
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Samsung launched the Galaxy Note5 Dual SIM in India today for Rs 51400. We got our hands on the dual SIM variant of the Galaxy Note 5, so let’s take a walk through at the hardware and specs of the phone in this photo gallery. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note5 Dual SIM Photo Gallery”
The dual SIM feature has long been the mainstay of lower end budget phones rather than flagships. Sure, some flagships have had variants, but they aren’t launched everywhere. The One Plus 2 is possibly the first popular mainstream flagship that comes with a dual SIM setup by default, and based on our recent experiences with it and the LG G4 dual, we think an additional SIM slot should be considered for every flagship out there. This might seem like a stretch but consider these use cases that are widely in place.
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Worldwide dual-SIM smartphone sales will grow 19 percent to 514 million units in 2016, as per a latest report from Strategy Analytics. The report states that China and India are the largest country markets for dual-SIM smartphones.
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Sony may not be announcing the Xperia Z4 at the MWC next month, but a recent leak of screenshots has shown the UI of the Xperia Z4 dual. As per the leak the phone is running on Android 5.0 Lollipop.
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A new Lumia handset with model number RM-1090 has been spotted at FCC. As per the documents, the phone will support dual SIM capabilities and come with a qHD display.
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We managed to get the HTC One M8 Dual SIM device here at FoneArena and we decided to unbox it for you. Watch the unboxing video below and let us know if you have any questions about the device.
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Nokia released Lumia 630 and Lumia 630 dual sim in India earlier this month. These devices are the first one to be shipped with latest Windows 8.1. The company has launched a special edition of the Lumia 630 smartphone in Brazil with an additional feature of built-in television receiver.
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In the recent times, things have been going good for Motorola in the sales department. They have managed to sell Moto G so much that it has been their most sold smartphone till date. One of the key factors contributing to the success of Motorola Moto G was its timely launch in the Indian smartphone market at an excellent price point.
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Rounding up the entry level Windows Phone 8.1 handset segment is the newly announced Lumia 630 handset. The phone will ship in both single SIM and dual SIM variants. The phone shares internals with the other budget handset announced i.e. the LTE packing Nokia Lumia 635. Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 630 dual SIM Windows Phone 8.1 handset announced”
Get ready for Dual SIM Windows Phones people ! At Mobile World Congress 2014 here in Barcelona, Microsoft announced that it is adding support for Dual-SIM functionality in Windows Phone with an upcoming update. This is heavily requested feature amongst users especially in India and China.Dual SIM smartphones are extremely popular in India and that is one of the main reasons that Windows Phone has failed to catch up with the ever expanding Android smartphone market. With support for Dual SIM cards, Microsoft can now compete with Google in the mid-range dual SIM smartphone market. One example of a hugely successful Dual SIM device is the Motorola MotoG which went on sale in India recently.
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