eSIM phones are becoming familiar day by day to the world, but still many are confused about the technology. So in general eSIM means embedded SIM card into your phone and there is no physical SIM card involvement needed with this technology.
How exactly it works? so there is an embedded SIM tech present in your smartphone and it just needs to be supported by your network or carrier. Basically eSIM is a chip inside your smartphone very similar to supported payment services Apple Pay and Google Pay through NFC.
However, for now, there are very fewer carriers and networks that support eSIM. But it is expected that from 2020 most of the companies will start shifting to eSIM platforms. It’s a very easy process for any user to shift on the eSIM network you just need to install the app given by your operator and after hitting a few steps your eSIM will be activated. The eSIM is not only a single service provider suppose if you don’t like your current operator, then you will always have an option to move on.
The eSIM is rewritable means you can just uninstall the carrier if you don’t like and go for the best one. There are very few best eSIM phones available in the market because of new technology and still rolling out to the world, in 2020 it is expected to get a good boost.
These are the list of best eSIM phones in 2020.
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iPhone X and 11 series
So it looks Apple has totally moved to eSIM technology in past one year, the iPhone XS and XS Max and iPhone XR are last year’s devices supported with eSIM whereas the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max also have an eSIM support out of the box.
For now, these iPhones come with options weather you can use eSIM or regular physical SIM because there are very few supported eSIM networks available in the world. If your operator supports it then you need to do these settings on iPhone below if you are using it from the UK.
- First, you need to go to App Store and download your network provider’s app.
- You have to use the app to purchase a cellular plan of your carrier.
- Then you need to add a data plan on your iPhone’s settings
- You have to open eSIM’s settings by tapping Settings/Cellular/Cellular Plans
Google is an old player in this industry and in the past they had already launched Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 4 Series with eSIM support, but these phones also have options to use eSIM or physical SIM. If we talk about Pixel 5 then it is expected to have a complete eSIM support. The rest of the specifications of the phone will be top class and can pack many amazing features.
To switch eSIM in google devices you need to do these steps below:
- The first step is just open the phone’s Settings app on your device.
- Then tap Network & Internet settings.
- The 3rd step will be to tap on Mobile Network.
- Then choose Advanced.
- Then it will open a list of carriers, just choose a service provider you want to go with.
- And at last tap on Switch that’s all, you have to do.
It is a recently launched Motorola’s foldable phone that is packed with eSIM technology. The eSIM here is attached to the motherboard of the device as you can look at the images above. It is an exclusive Verizon supported smartphone which means you can’t use the device network on platforms like AT&T, T-Mobile, and others. At least you have to use the Verizon network for 60 days and then only you will be able to get into new networks. Also, the device doesn’t have USA-centric radio bands 12 and 14 which means if you are using some other networks then you will not get full mobile coverage.
Galaxy S20 Series
Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones are now supported with eSIM named as Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra. These are one of the best tech masterpieces by the company to the date, the smartphones are best in class and come with top-end specs.
Galaxy S20 comes with 12GB RAM and 128GB internal storage while the S20+ packs 12GB RAM and optional 128GB and 512GB storage. The last and most expensive variant offers 12GB or 16GB RAM with optional 128GB and 512GB storage. All the variants of the S20 series are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 processor.
The S20 and S20+ rocks a 12MP+64MP+12MP triple rear cameras, whereas the S20 Ultra has 108MP (wide-angle), 48MP (telephoto), 12MP (ultra-wide) cameras. In the front, the S20, S20+ has a 10MP sensor and the S20 Ultra has a 40MP camera for selfie. For video shooting, all three devices support up to 8K recording.
The S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra pack 4000mAh, 4500mAh and 5000mAh battery capacities. All three phones have water-resistant (IP68) certification along with 5G connectivity support. They run on the latest Android 10 out of the box.
best upcoming eSIM phones in 2020?
It is confirmed that the upcoming future will be SIM less that will be captured by eSIM technology and 2020 will be a booming start for that. There are many best upcoming smartphones that will be equipped with eSIM in 2020. But don’t expect them to be cheap, it even going to cost you very high to get these devices, because of its new technology.
OnePlus 8T (Upcoming)
The company has already hinted many times about e-SIM feature for their smartphones. The next device from OnePlus could feature an e-SIM and it is also being said that they are working on a complete 5G ready phone with eSIM that can be the next OnePlus 8T series. These two can be main improvements on the device including some major design and specifications upgrades. There will be also SIM card options but if you wish to change or activate eSIM on OnePlus 8T you will be able to do that.
However, don’t trust this new until we get a OnePlus 8T with this technology. But we believe that OnePlus is known for its future technology so there are good possibilities fo OnePlus to offer an eSIM this time with their devices.
This was being expected from the OnePlus 8 series but it was not done. So now companies are transforming their gadget in the device of future and e-SIM phones are one of the most common change bonds to happen. Even many smartwatches come packed with e-SIM.
Check the list of supported phones with eSIM in 2020.
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eSIM providers and supported networks
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