Apple has been fighting with his competitors – Nokia, Motorola, and RIM (BlackBerry smartphones) – for “NanoSIM” approval to be standard in the smartphones industry.

Nano SIM Adapter

Company from California has offered a standardized SIM-card with miniature format in May 2011.

Their size is still smaller than the microSIM format, used in the iPhone and the iPad. Dimensions of Nano Sim are 12 x 9 x 0.646 mm. For comparison, the dimensions of the normal SIM-cards of up to 25 x 15 x 0.76 mm, and microSIM – 15 x 12 x 0.76 mm.

Nano SIM Cards in Next iPhone Models

According to the Steve Jobs’s company, NanoSIM will create an even more compact phones and equip them with a more capacious battery. And, thanks to a special adapter, they will be compatible with most popular slots today.

Competitors fear that if Apple wins patent for its registered NanoSIM. But Nokia has more votes in the ETSI – the organization that next week will consider proposals submitted to Apple and the rival group.

However, yesterday, Apple has taken steps to register in ETSI – six of its European divisions. Under current rules, each “daughter” with revenues of over 8 billion EUR gets to 45 votes in ETSI. Nokia now has about 92 votes, and she protested the actions of Apple. The vote depends on whether the registration.

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