In addition to featuring an A15 Bionic chip, 5G network support, advanced camera, and more, the newly launched iPhone SE 3 comes with dual SIM support with a nano-SIM and an eSIM. An eSIM is a digital SIM that allows users to activate another cellular plan from their carrier without a physical nano-SIM. And with iPhone SE Dual SIM and eSIM, users can actively use two different phone numbers on a single smartphone, simultaneously.
iPhone SE 3 Dual SIM and eSIM is a suitable smartphone for businesses owners, teachers, retail employees, trainers, and anyone who deals with the public and like to keep separate numbers for personal and business use.
Other iPhone models that offer Dual SIM and eSIM support are iPhone 12 series, iPhone 11 series, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR on iOS 13.0 or later. Only iPhone 13 series offers Dual SIM and eSIM support with either two active eSIMs or a nano-SIM and an eSIM.
Everything you need to know about iPhone SE 3 Dual SIM and eSIM
Owners of iPhone SE 3 and other compatible models with Dual SIM support can get so much more out of their cellular and data plans. Apple support page states;
- Use one number for business and another number for personal calls.
- Add a local data plan when you travel outside of the country or region.
- Have separate voice and data plans.
- With iOS 13 and later, both phone numbers can make and receive voice and FaceTime calls and send and receive messages using iMessage, SMS, and MMS.
Once cellular plans are activated on both SIM and eSIM, iPhone SE 3 users can label their plans (e.g. One as “business” and second as “personal”), set a default number to use for iMessage, FaceTime, or call someone who is not in the Contacts app, switch phones numbers for a call or message, and more.
It must be kept in mind that iPhone can use only one cellular data network at a time. And to use two different carriers, an iPhone needs to be unlocked.
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