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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:16 PM   #1
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Question iPhone 5 uses the same sim card as iPhone 4 and 4S

AT&T store representative in Florida just told me that iPhone 5 will use the same Micro SIM card as iPhone 4 and 4S for sure. No card replacement needed. I asked him to confirm with Apple, but he was so confident. Can someone tell me for sure that iPhone 5 use Micro-SIM card? I thought iPhone 5 only uses Nano SIM card.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:17 PM   #2
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does not use the same you would have to shave it and cut it to get it to fit.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:17 PM   #3
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No.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:17 PM   #4
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AT&T store representative in Florida just told me that iPhone 5 will use the same Micro SIM card as iPhone 4 and 4S for sure. No card replacement needed. I asked him to confirm with Apple, but he was so confident. Can someone tell me for sure that iPhone 5 use Micro-SIM card? I thought iPhone 5 only uses Nano SIM card.
He was wrong, the iPhone 5 definitely uses the Nano Sim.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:17 PM   #5
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Whoever told you that doesn't know what they are talking about
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:18 PM   #6
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does not use the same you would have to shave it and cut it to get it to fit.
Not even because its thinner.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:35 PM   #7
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Umm, no.

As others have pointed out, you were given bad information.

FWIW, here is a comparison of all 3 SIM sizes:

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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:41 PM   #8
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As others have pointed out, you were given bad information.

FWIW, here is a comparison of all 3 SIM sizes:

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I thought AT&T trained its employees well. If they are not sure about the specs, they should check with apple. It is possible iPhone could be released with two models; one with micro-sim and the other one with nono-sim?
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:43 PM   #9
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I thought AT&T trained its employees well. If they are not sure about the specs, they should check with apple. It is possible iPhone could be released with two models; one with micro-sim and the other one with nono-sim?
Not happening. It's all micro SIM.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:51 PM   #10
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Ha I love those phone sales guys.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 05:56 PM   #11
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Not happening. It's all micro SIM.
NO.. iPhone 5 is NANO sim, not micro sim
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 06:29 PM   #12
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NO.. iPhone 5 is NANO sim, not micro sim
This is correct. Nano (smallest size shown in pic above) is what is in the iPhone 5.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 06:57 PM   #13
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I'll have to get the wife to put the sim in, I've got big clumpy hands.
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