Comprehensive Guide to the Latest Devices Supporting eSIM in 2023

The era of the traditional physical SIM card is gradually being replaced by the more advanced and convenient embedded SIM (eSIM) technology. The eSIM represents a significant step forward in the evolution of mobile technology, but what exactly is it, and how does it work?

Understanding eSIM

An eSIM is a digital SIM card. Unlike traditional SIM cards that need to be physically inserted into a device, an eSIM is embedded within the device itself. It’s a small chip that’s soldered to the device’s motherboard and is non-removable. It performs all the functions of a regular SIM card, such as providing your phone with a mobile identity, but with added features.

The true magic of the eSIM lies in its ability to be reprogrammed as needed. With the assistance of mobile network operators, an eSIM can be updated with new information over the air, allowing users to change network carriers without needing to swap out physical SIM cards. This makes the eSIM particularly beneficial for travelers who frequently switch between different mobile networks.

Devices Supporting eSIM Technology

eSIM technology is supported by various smartphone manufacturers. Here’s a list of some devices:

Apple Devices:

  • iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11
  • iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR
  • iPad Pro (3rd Gen and later), iPad Air (3rd Gen and later), iPad (7th Gen and later), iPad Mini (5th Gen)

Google Devices:

  • Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6
  • Pixel 5, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 4a
  • Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3a

Samsung Devices:

  • Samsung Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Z Flip
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy S20 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series, Note 10 series

Other Devices:

  • Motorola Razr 2019
  • Huawei P40, P40 Pro
  • Nuu Mobile X5, Konka T1
  • Oppo Find X3 Pro

It’s important to note that eSIM functionality might not be available in all regions or through all carriers, even if the device technically supports it. Always check with your local carrier for eSIM availability and compatibility.

The advent of eSIM technology truly marks a paradigm shift in the telecommunications industry, promising users more flexibility and simplicity in managing their mobile connections. As more and more devices start to support this technology, it’s clear that the eSIM is here to stay.

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Does my device support eSIM? Here’s the complete list of eSIM compatible devices:


iPhone 14 Pro Max
iPhone 14 Pro
iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 14
iPhone 13 Pro Max
iPhone 13 Pro
iPhone 13 mini
iPhone 13
iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 mini
iPhone 12
iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11
iPhone XS
iPhone XS Max
iPhone XR
iPhone SE 3 (2022)
iPhone SE 2 (2020)
iPad Pro 11″ (1st Gen or later)
iPad Pro 12.9″ (3rd Gen or later)
iPad Air (3rd Gen or later)
iPad (7th Gen or later)
iPad mini (5th Gen or later)

Recommended iOS version: iOS 13.3 or later

Note: iPhone and iPad models sold in mainland China are not equipped with an eSIM and therefore are not compatible with RedteaGO eSIM data plans


Fairphone 4


Gemini PDA


Google Pixel 7a
Google Pixel 7 Pro
Google Pixel 7
Google Pixel 6 Pro
Google Pixel 6
Google Pixel 6a
Google Pixel 5
Google Pixel 4
Google Pixel 4a
Google Pixel 4 XL


HONOR Magic 4 Pro


Huawei P40
Huawei P40 Pro
Huawei Mate 40 Pro


Motorola Razr
Motorola Razr 5G
Motorola EDGE 40 Pro


Nokia G60 5G
Nokia X30 5G




Oppo Find N2 Flip
Oppo Find X3 Pro
Oppo Find X5
Oppo Find X5 Pro
Oppo Reno 5 A
Oppo A55s 5G


Rakuten Mini
Rakuten Big‑S
Rakuten Big


Samsung Galaxy Fold
Samsung Galaxy Note20
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23
Samsung Galaxy S23+
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S22
Samsung Galaxy S22+
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Samsung Galaxy S20
Samsung Galaxy S20+
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Fold
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4


AQUOS sense4 lite


Xperia 10 III Lite
Xperia 1 IV
Xperia 5 IV
Xperia 10 IV


Surface Duo


Xiaomi 12T Pro

The laptops listed below are announced as being eSIM‑enabled. eSIM compatibility may depend on model’s detailed specifications. You can also check if your laptop support eSIM here.

Operating system requirements:
Windows 10 or Windows 11.


  • Acer Spin 7
  • Acer Swift 3
  • Acer Swift 7
  • TravelMate P2
  • TravelMate Spin P4
  • TravelMate P6


  • Asus Mini Transforme T103HAF
  • Asus NovaGo TP370QL
  • Asus Transbook Mini
  • Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP401NA


Dell Latitude 7210
Dell Latitude 9410
Dell Latitude 7310
Dell Latitude 7320
Dell Latitude 7410
Dell Latitude 9420
Dell Latitude 9510
Dell Latitude 5410
Dell Latitude 5420
Dell Latitude 5411
Dell Latitude 5511


HP Elite Dragonfly G2
HP Elite Folio 13
HP Elitebook G5
HP Probook G5
HP Zbook G5
HP Spectre Folio 13
HP Spectre x360

More HP models may be compatible.


ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga 2 in 1
ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9
ThinkPad X1 Fold
ThinkPad X1 Nano
ThinkPad X12 Detachable
Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5G
Lenovo Yoga C630
Lenovo Miix 630
Lenovo X1 Fold
Lenovo Yoga 520
Lenovo Yoga 720 convertible laptops


Panasonic Toughbook G2


Samsung Galaxy Book 2
Samsung Galaxy Book 3


  • Surface Pro 9
  • Surface Pro 8
  • New Surface Pro 7+
  • Surface Go 2
  • Surface Pro LTE
  • Surface Pro X
  • Surface Pro 5 LTE Advanced

*The activation possibility of the eSIM feature might differ by country and/or model version of the device.

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