Apple 2018 iPhone models are coming with Dual SIM capabilities. A normal SIM card will be placed with the eSIM chip in the iPhone’s SIM tray. Users will enjoy this eSIM technology inside the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. The eSIM chips are already present in Apple Watch and the Apple iPad but for first time that Apple phones feature eSIM chips.
eSIM Chip on the 2018 iPhone Models will be activated with a future iOS 12 update
The eSIM chips will be activated with a future iOS 12 update but it is not clear that when this will occur. Users of the 2018 iPhone models will enjoy to use Dual SIM once it is activated. Standby allows users to choose one active SIM card with the modem in order to make and receive calls.
Users can set up two numbers on a single phone, one for business purpose and one for personal use with Dual SIM Dual Standby.
The dual SIMs iPhone 2018 models are only for China and that may be just because of the use of the Dual SIM feature is much more widespread than in other markets. However, Apple has yet to get approval to use eSIM chips in the China.