This news might get a slight chuckle from Android users that have had dual SIM phones available to them for year, but the eSIM provides some extra convenience, since it removes the need for a physical card that you put inside your phone.
With iOS 12.1, you can enjoy Group FaceTime with up to 32 people. Its iPhone User Guide has just been updated for iOS 12.1, and it confirms a number of big features are finally on the way.
Apple has not specified a release date for iOS 12.1, though beta versions have been in testing since mid-September.
With iOS 12.1, FaceTime is more fun and flexible, with simple ways to add another person, join an active FaceTime call, or use the same camera effects available in Messages to add stickers, filters or appear to friends and family as an Animoji or Memoji.
IOS 12.1, now in beta, will be released on Tuesday, after Apple's iPad and Mac event, and will enable eSIM functionality on the 2018 iPhones, a new report notes. eSIM will allow users to use two SIM cards on the iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR, assuming their mobile operators already support virtual SIMs. This dual SIM support is a first for iPhones and will allow users more flexibility in the way they use their devices.
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iOS 12.1 will also bring new artist pages, a daily playlist of the top 100 songs around the world, and the ability to search by lyrics to Apple Music. But that changes with iOS 12.1 update. However, Apple will still be using Dual SIM Dual Standby technology which means cellular data can only be active on of the SIMs and when one of the SIMs is on-call, a call on the other will lead to voicemail.
Apple's "iPhone User Guide" for iOS 12.1 is a free download from iTunes.
Apple's next hardware event is going down tomorrow. The company had initially said that the dual SIM functionality would be launched in fall, and the Apple Special Event is a great platform.
USA and European Union carriers have reportedly been briefed to begin deploying eSIM contracts from 30 October, at which time users will be able to download iOS 12.1.