Why Apple might make a dual-SIM iPhone

Various credible rumors, along with stray iOS 12 beta code, suggest that Apple is preparing to bring dual-SIM card support to the iPhone for the first time with this year’s new models. The belated addition of the feature would be a little surprising because Apple doesn’t seem too enamored with SIM cards in the first place. (See the virtual SIM embedded in LTE versions of the iPad and Apple Watch.) So why would Apple make the move now?

While it isn’t common in the US, dual SIM support is an essential feature for people in so many other regions that offering it would meaningfully change the way the iPhone is used around the world. The biggest question, however, is whether these are the users Apple will actually target with the support.


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