- eSIM is the latest technology for mobile devices removing the need for physical SIM cards. ‘eSIM’ refers to an embedded SIM and takes the form of a chip that cannot be removed from a mobile device. An eSIM performs the same function as a physical SIM card but removes the requirement to physically swap SIMs.
1. What is an eSIM?
- An eSIM is an embedded SIM inside your device. With eSIM, there’s no physical SIM card that you need to insert.
2. When will Digicel launch eSim?
- Digicel will support eSIM and is working to make it available in all our markets by December 2022.
3. What plans and associated cost will be an eSim from Digicel?
- This will be communicated on launch date
4. Does my current device support eSim?
- eSim is supported by various phone manufacturers as per below:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Plus
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 13, 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max, 13 Mini
- iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, 12 Mini
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max
- iPhone XS, XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPad Pro 12.9‑inch (4th generation)
- iPad Pro 12.9‑inch (3rd generation)
- iPad Pro 11‑inch (2nd generation)
- iPad Pro 11‑inch (1st generation)
- iPad Air (4th generation)
- iPad Air (3rd generation)
- iPad (8th generation)
- iPad (7th generation)
- iPad mini (5th generation)
Note: from September 15 iPhone discontinued the use of physical sim with the launch of the US version of the iPhone 14. Rest of the world versions do support a physical sim.
- Samsung Galaxy S22 5G, Ultra 5G, S22
- Samsung Fold LTE model
- Samsung Z Flip 4
- Samsung Z Fold 4
- Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
- Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Fold
- Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
- Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Ultra 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Note 20 FE 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Note 20 FE
- Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra
- Google Pixel 7 Pro
- Google Pixel 7
- Google Pixel 6 Pro
- Google Pixel 6
- Google Pixel 5a 5G
- Google Pixel 5
- Google Pixel 4a
- Google Pixel 4
- Google Pixel 3 & 3XL (Limited support)
- Google Pixel 2