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E-sim supported Smartphones list (October)


We in a technological world where E-sim is transforming the way we stay connected. E-sims have emerged as a game-changer in the Indian telecommunication market replacing traditional Sim cards with digital embedded E-sim technology. E-sims are virtual sims that provide the flexibility and convenience to travel around the world without worrying about international roaming plans.

With the rise of e-SIM technology, our smartphones are catching up fast. Most of today's smartphones we see today fully supporting e-SIM functionality. In fact, some smartphones have even moved exclusively to e-SIM technology, eliminating the need for traditional physical SIM cards. In India, e-SIM is an evolving concept and it is not just for travellers, soon we will see e-sim becoming a norm, changing the way we connect.

So, in this context, in todays article we will be discussing the E-sim compatible phones for the month of October 2023. Every smartphone featured in this discussion is equipped with e-SIM technology, showcasing the latest advancements in mobile connectivity. So, read the article till the end.


iPhones with E-sim compatibility (October 2023)

  • Apple iPhone XR
  • IPhone XS
  • IPhone XS Max

These were the first IPhone models to adopt E-sim technology announced in 2018. The e-sim feature enabled users to easily set up a second line without the need for a physical SIM, enhancing flexibility and heralding a new era in smartphone capabilities.

  • IPhone 11
  • IPhone 11 Pro
  • IPhone 11 Pro Max ‘
  • IPhone SE (2020, 2022)
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 Mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 Mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • IPhone 14
  • iPhone 14 Plus
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 15
  • iPhone 15 Plus
  • iPhone 15 Pro
  • iPhone 15 Pro Max


To properly utilize the benefits of an e-sim on your device, you need to keep ceratin things in mind

  1. Make sure your device is unlocked, allowing flexibility in choosing a carrier.
  2. Secondly, ensure that your iOS version is updated to 14.1 or a newer version, as this is essential for seamless e-sim integration.


Additional Information

  • In iPhone 13 and IPhone 14 models you can activate two e-sims at the same time.
  • You need to keep in mind that device compatibility differs across regions. For example: In mainland China, e-sim functionality for iPhones is not available. Moreover, iPhones XS, XS Max, and XR sold in China, Macau, and Hong Kong do not support e-sim and instead feature dual physical SIM slots
  • In the USA, several iPhone models like iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max have shifted entirely to e-SIM technology, no longer supporting physical SIM cards.


Ipads compatible with E-sim

  • iPad Air: 2014, 2019, 2020, 2022
  • iPad Pro 11: 2018, 2020
  • iPad Pro 12.9: 2015, 2017
  • iPad Pro 10.5: 2017
  • iPad Pro 9.7: 2016
  • iPad 10.2: 2019, 2020, 2021
  • iPad 9.7: 2016, 2017, 2018
  • iPad mini 4: 2015
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini: 2019, 2021


Samsung Smartphones with E-sim compatibility

Galaxy A Series:


  • Galaxy A54


Galaxy S Series:


  • Galaxy S23
  • Galaxy S23+
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Galaxy S22 5G
  • Galaxy S22+ 5G
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy S21 5G
  • Galaxy S21+ 5G
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20 5G
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20+ 5G
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G


Galaxy Note Series:


  • Galaxy Note20
  • Galaxy Note20 5G
  • Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G

Galaxy Fold Series:


  • Galaxy Fold
  • Galaxy Z Fold4
  • Galaxy Z Fold3 5G
  • Galaxy Z Fold2 5G

Galaxy Z Flip Series:


  • Galaxy Z Flip4
  • Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G


However, there are several Samsung devices that are not compatible with the E-im technology. They are:


Samsung Galaxy S Series:

  • Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 4G
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 (for U.S)
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 (for U.S)

Samsung Galaxy Z Series:

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G (for USA)
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (for USA and Hong Kong)

Samsung Galaxy Note Series:

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (USA)

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (for Hong Kong)


Google Pixel Series, E-SIM Compatibility

  • Google Pixel 2
  • Google Pixel 2 XL
  • Google Pixel 3
  • Google Pixel 3 XL
  • Google Pixel 3a
  • Google Pixel 4
  • Google Pixel 4a
  • Google Pixel 4 XL
  • Google Pixel 5
  • Google Pixel 5a
  • Google Pixel 6
  • Google Pixel 6a
  • Google Pixel 6 Pro
  • Google Pixel 7
  • Google Pixel 7 Pro
  • Google Pixel Fold


Additional Information:

  • Google Pixel 3 devices purchased in Australia, Japan, and Taiwan do not support e-SIM functionality.
  • Google Pixel 3a devices purchased in South East Asia do not support e-SIM functionality.


OPPO Smartphone series, E-sim compatibility Top of Form

Oppo Find Series:

  • Oppo Find X3 Pro
  • Oppo Find N2 Flip
  • Oppo Find X5
  • Oppo Find X5 Pro


Oppo Reno Series:

  • Oppo Reno 5A
  • Oppo Reno 6 Pro 5G


Oppo A Series:

  • Oppo A55s 5G


Sony Smartphone series, E-sim Compatibility


Sony Xperia 10 Series:


  • Sony Xperia 10 III Lite
  • Sony Xperia 10 IV
  • Sony Xperia 10V


Sony Xperia 1 Series:


  • Xperia 1 IV
  • Sony Xperia 5 IV
  • Sony Xperia 1 V


Sony Xperia Ace Series:


  • Sony Xperia Ace III


Motorola Smartphones, E-sim Compatibility


Motorola Razr Series:

  • Motorola Razr 2019
  • Motorola Razr 5G
  • Motorola Razr 40
  • Motorola Razr 40 Ultra
  • Motorola Razr+


Motorola Edge Series:

  • Motorola Edge+
  • Motorola Edge 40 Pro
  • Motorola G Series:
  • Motorola G52J 5G
  • Motorola G52J 5G Ⅱ
  • Motorola G53J 5G


Xiaomi Smartphone Series, E-sim compatibility


Xiaomi 12T Series:

  • Xiaomi 12T Pro


Xiaomi 13 Series:


  • Xiaomi 13
  • Xiaomi 13 Lite
  • Xiaomi 13 Pro
  • Xiaomi 13T Pro



Some other Smartphone series Compatible with E-sim



Huawei Series:

  • Huawei P40
  • Huawei P40 Pro
  • Huawei Mate40 Pro


Sony Xperia Series:


  • Sony Xperia 10 III Lite
  • Sony Xperia 10 IV
  • Sony Xperia 5 IV
  • Sony Xperia 1 IV


Nokia Series:


  • Nokia XR21
  • Nokia X30
  • Nokia G60


OnePlus Series:


  • OnePlus 11


Nuu Mobile Series:

  • Nuu Mobile X5


Microsoft Series:


  • Microsoft Surface Duo
  • Microsoft Surface Duo 2


Honor Magic Series:


  • Honor Magic 4 Pro
  • Honor Magic 5 Pro


HAMMER Series:


  • HAMMER Explorer PRO
  • HAMMER Blade 3
  • HAMMER Blade 5G


To use e-sim it is important that your phone is carrier unlocked. Unlocked phones are not tied to a specific carrier or contract, granting users the flexibility to choose their preferred mobile service provider. This freedom allows individuals to easily activate, switch, or manage their e-sim profiles enabling a seamless and affordable connectivity experience.



Why to Buy an E-sim from Prune


With Prune’s E-sim, is easy to get an E-sim plan through an easy process, allowing users to browse and select from a variety of E-SIM plans based on their preferences and needs. Benefits of Buying e-sim from Prune


  • Effortless Activation: Prune ensures a hassle-free activation process, allowing you to skip store visits and the wait for a physical SIM card.
  • Cost-Effective: Prune's e-SIM plans are budget-friendly, providing smooth connectivity without incurring hefty roaming charges. Plus, there's no need to invest in pricey international roaming packs.
  • Worldwide coverage: Prune offers e-SIM plans with extensive global coverage, assuring you stay connected seamlessly wherever your journeys take you.


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