Apple intends to remove the restriction on the activation of the iPhone without a SIM card, convinced blogger Michael Billig. The innovation appeared with the release of the sixth beta version of iOS 12 and, probably, is a reference to much more significant changes in the model range of company smartphones.
Despite the fact that the ability to activate the iPhone without installing a SIM card will not revolutionize the lives of the vast majority of users, this innovation is a kind of Apple investment in next-generation smartphones, which should be released this fall
iPhone with two SIM cards
In particular, according to Consomac journalists, the lack of the need to install a SIM-card for activation is associated with the upcoming release of the iPhone with support for eSIM. This standard does not provide for the use of a physical card, allowing you to choose the operator and the tariff online.
The fact that Apple can provide an iPhone with two SIM-cards, was first reported by theleading analyst of TF International Securities Ming-Chi Kuo. Later, his words were confirmed by the developer Guilherme Rambo, who found in the code iOS 12 the indication of the compatibility of the iPhone with an additional SIM card.