The correct SIM card size for Moto G5 Plus is nono-SIM. This guide explains to you how to use the Moto G5 SIM card tray, how to insert or remove SIM card for Moto G5 Plus.
Please note, the SIM card slots in Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus are totally different. This guide is for Moto G5 Plus SIM card. For Moto G5 SIM card, please check this guide.
If you want to learn other features of Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, you may check the official user manual of Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus.
Why you need a SIM card for Moto G5 Plus?
SIM card is not a requirement for Moto G5 Plus and most Android phones.
But without a SIM card, you will not be able to make calls, send text messages or use mobile data. You probably then will not call it a phone.
Actually, if you do not need mobile services, you can get a decent tablet with bigger screen at an even cheaper price.
If you want to use Moto G5 Plus as a phone, you should get a SIM card from your phone company.
Moto G5 Plus SIM card size
There are different sizes of SIM card.
Over the years, there are 4 different sizes of SIM card for mobile phones:
- Full-size SIM card. Full-size SIM is often referred as 1FF (1st form factor). It is “giant” in size: 85.60 mm × 53.98 mm × 0.76 mm. It was phased out already. There are no Android phones using it.
- Mini-SIM (2FF) cars. Mini-SIM usually is referred to as “big” or “normal” or “standard” SIM card in some countries. It measures in 25.mm x 15 mm x 0.76 mm. Mini-SIM card was just phased out in last 2 or 3 years. You can still find some old phones use this “normal” SIM card.
- Micro-SIM (3FF). Micro SIM is the most popular size of SIM card for smartphones. Most middle range and budget smartphones are using micro SIM card. In some regions, micro-SIM is referred as “small” SIM card.
- Nano-SIM (4FF). Nano-SIM is the smallest SIM card available for smartphone today. Most flagship smartphones requires nano-SIM. More and more middle-range phones also started to adopt this size SIM card.
Moto G5 Plus uses nano SIM card only.
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