Vodafone Prematurely Announces 500,000 Nano-SIMS in Stock [Photos]

Posted September 11, 2012 at 6:45pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 8307 views

Vodafone today revealed that they now have 500,000 new nano-SIMs in stock but quickly deleted the post as it may have come a day early.

In the announcement they write 'the first devices have now been announced' suggesting that perhaps the blog posting was intended for tomorrow after Apple announced its new iPhone.

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They're so slim and tiny you might only be able to handle them with tweezers – but imagine the extra space the new nano-SIM card frees up inside your handset. The first devices have now been announced – and Vodafone has now got 500,000 of the new 12.3 mm x 8.8 mm nano-SIMs in stock.

Stripped of all excess plastic, this fourth generation SIM card is 40 percent smaller than a micro-SIM, but supports the conventional eight electrical contacts and fits backwards into current micro-SIM slots so that you can use it during any changeover period.

With manufacturers feeling the pressure to fill slimmer devices with ever more features – every bit of extra space is valuable. The only question is, what will manufacturers pack into those precious extra mms?
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[via Pocket-Lint]






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Clops - September 12, 2012 at 3:22pm
crypted — make sure you have an adapter ;-) I've seen some on http://nano-sim-adapter-shop.com
crypted - September 11, 2012 at 6:54pm
I think I will cut my actual micro sim too. This should be the best for the first time. I made this also with my 3G Sim for the iPhone 4 and I had never problems with it! Greets
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