More and more smart phones, smart watches, tablets and other wearables and now being sold with an eSIM as standard. Does it stand for electronic-SIM? Not quite, but you’re not far off. An eSIM, or embedded SIM, is a virtual SIM card that lives within the latest device models and can be activated by buying eSIM cellular services online, or in selected retail stores.

As this developing technology becomes the standard across devices, it is time to get to grips with eSIM. What is an eSIM and how do you use it? Will it replace my existing SIM card? How do I buy cellular services? This infographic from eSIM.net – an online eSIM store selling data, voice and SMS packages for use worldwide – answers your basic questions. Say goodbye to local SIM cards and expensive roaming charges, and hello to eSIMS: the new way to stay connected when travelling.

What is an eSIM

Infographic Source: https://www.esim.net/helpdesk/what-is-an-esim-and-how-does-it-work-infographic/