May 24, 2022

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Android 13 will speed up SIM drop in support of eSIM

Speed ​​up the end of Android 13 SIM cards. With future updates, Google will finally allow Android smartphones to connect to two different networks via an integrated eSIM. This invention should speed up the dropping of SIM trays.


Several months before the final edition was released, it continued Android 13 Reveal all his secrets. Analyzing the latest beta code for developers, computer expert Mishal Rahman from Esper Blog has discovered a new feature that will allow Google to expedite SIM drop on our smartphones.

According to him, the giant Mountain View has found a way to improve the performance of eSIM, which promises to replace the physical SIM cards. For those who do not know, eSIM can replace traditional SIM cards from the popular tray. This invention allows manufacturers to save space when designing their devices.

How to upgrade Android 13 eSIM?

Already integrated into many smartphones in the market, eSIM is struggling to establish itself in the mobile industry. Compared to a traditional SIM card, eSIM has many drawbacks. For example, integrated card technology does not allow simultaneous connection with different operators. After all, eSIM is not compatible with dual SIM functionality. To connect to two different programs, it is necessary to connect two SIM cards, which requires a lot of space.

According to Mishal Rahman, Google groups were able to avoid creating these limitations “Multiple active profiles”. These different profiles allow you to process multiple SIM profiles on one eSIM. Definitely, an integrated card can be combined with different packages offered by different telecom operators.

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Mishal Rahman explains: “An eSIM can connect to two different carriers simultaneously, eliminating the need to have two eSIMs or one eSIM and one nano SIM to get dual SIM functionality.”

Apparently, Google has acquired the patent for this technology in 2020. After several months of development, the US team is ready to add a solution to smartphones running Android 13. In fact, there are “many references to this technology in AOSP”, the Android version. In addition, Google has been testing the solution on Pixel devices for the past few months.

Note that Apple already allows IPhone 13 Use two eSIMs for two or more mobile plans. In this case, the rumor is spreading Apple plans to permanently drop the SIM tray in the coming years. If you add this feature to Android 13, The future of traditional SIM cards seems to be on the wane.