SIM Card sizes have changed over the years and we’re now on our fourth size the nano SIM. All annoying for some, it looks like we’re just about to the end of the goal of trimming any excess plastic from the Subscriber Identity Module. The latest iPhones now use this smaller nano SIM. The good thing about these ever-increasing SIM sizes is it’s just an exercise in trimming plastic, and any simple SIM cutter can do the job.
Back in the old days, this is how many phones would take a full sized sim card. Slide the whole credit card sized SIM into the back of the phone.
Thankfully old big Nokia’s like this are no more, and we’ve reduced the necessary amount of plastic required to have a Sim card in our phones.
Here’s a chart of what the iPhones and iPads are currently using in terms of a Sim card.
Also here’s a list of Android phones using a Micro SIM. The list is now over 100 phones.