More and more mobile phones have dual SIM capabilities, allowing users, especially business people, to use one phone for personal communications and business communications. Business travelers can also have lesser carrier service costs by using another country’s local SIM in concert with the traveler’s standard SIM card.
Dual SIM technology is a standard feature among Android smartphones, and 80% of mobile users in Asia use Androids as opposed to the U.S. and U.K.’s prevalent use of iPhones that traditionally doesn’t have such features.
The newer iPhones are starting to have dual SIM capabilities using eSIM, which is considered as se cure as traditional SIM cards.
For more information on the adoption of dual SIM technology including the 2nd phone line service, Telemessage’s Mobile Archiver subset product, see this infographic.