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Apple Ditches the SIM Card

Report Summary:

Apple has introduced its first eSIM-only smartphone, the iPhone 14 series.  The US variant has no physical SIM card slot.  Why has Apple ditched the SIM? Will other vendors follow?

Table of Contents

1. Title & Summary
2. Analysis
3. The beginning of the eSIM smartphone era
4. Why has Apple eliminated the physical SIM?
5. What are the drawbacks to eSIM?
6. Conclusions
7. Contacts

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