The excitement of end users generally revolves around camera capability, screen resolution or battery life. But leading smartphone brands are becoming aware of the value of the eSIM. All major smartphone manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft have adapted to the growth of the industry, to offer eSIM devices. In addition to smartphones, eSIM-enabled laptops, tablets and hybrid computers are also plentiful and on the rise. In fact, handset manufacturers are even planning to have eSIM-ONLY devices as a standard by 2025. Although only a limited number of consumer devices offered eSIM capability during the industry's take-off stage, most mobile devices will come with eSIM functionality in 2022.
This trend is embodied by the recent arrival of the iPhone 13.