New: Prixtel offers e-SIM

The wind of innovation at Prixtel. Whether you’re a new customer or an existing subscriber, you’ll now be able to take advantage of e-SIM at your MVNO. Thus, Prixtel becomes the first virtual operator to offer this dematerialized card to its customers..

What are the advantages of an electronic SIM?

E-SIM is a virtual SIM card therefore, it replaces a physical SIM card. It’s integrated directly into your smartphone and activating it is child’s play: just scan the QR code. By opting for electronic SIM, you get your SIM card immediately: speed and simplicity! You no longer need to wait for your SIM card to benefit from your mobile plan.

Electronic SIM has many other advantages:

  • You no longer have to worry about choosing the right SIM card format for your phone, which means there’s no risk of getting the wrong format between a standard SIM, micro SIM or nano SIM.
  • You also cannot lose or break the e-SIM because it is integrated directly into the smartphone
  • If your phone is stolen or lost, e-SIM can be deactivated and reactivated with just one click. Again, there’s no need to wait to get a new SIM card in the mail.
  • If your mobile operator offers the multi-SIM option, you should be able to download the same activation key on all your connected devices. Your tablet, watch, car and phone will all be connected to the same mobile plan with one and the same phone number.
  • You will be able to use two different lines even if the same phone has only one physical SIM card slot (provided it is e-SIM compatible). This is the case with the latest iPhones, for example. So you don’t have to juggle two phones anymore. Suitable for personal line and professional line!
  • An e-SIM is also more environmentally friendly than a physical SIM card: fewer cards are produced, fewer plastic and electronic components are produced and then thrown away, less CO2e from the production of the SIM card and its routing…

How to get your e-SIM card from Prixtel?

The e-SIM is available to new Prixtel customers when they request their line to be ported, as are existing subscribers. To use the electronic SIM, it is enough to download its QR code in the Prixtel customer zone, in the Lines > Information and documents section.

People who already subscribe to Prixtel can switch to e-SIM from their Customer Area by ordering a new SIM. An e-SIM is also offered in case the phone is lost or stolen. Once the order has been placed, the e-SIM can be activated from Lines > Manage my line, then simply download the QR code of the e-SIM in the Information and documents tab.

How much does an electronic SIM cost? Is it more expensive than Classic SIM?

e-SIM activation costs in Prixtel are the same as for a classic card. Their cost is 10 euros. The e-SIM activation fee for subscribers with more than one year of service is 5 euros.

Which smartphones are e-SIM compatible?

To switch to an electronic SIM, you must Have an e-SIM compatible smartphone. List of mobile phones compatible with Prixtel virtual SIM card:

e-SIM compatible iPhone

  • iPhone SE (2020 and 3rd generation 2022)
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone XS and XS Max
  • iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max and 12 Mini
  • iPhone 13, 13 mini, 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, 14 Pro Max

Android smartphones compatible with e-SIM

  • Fairphone 4 5G
  • Google Pixel 3, 3XL, 4A, 4A 5G, 4XL, 5, 6A, 6 Pro, 7, 7 Pro
  • Honor Magic 4 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • Huawei P40, P40 Pro, P50 Pro
  • Motorola RAZR
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold and Fold 2, Fold 3 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Note 20 5G and Note 20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 5G, S20+, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra,
  • Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G,
  • Samsung Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Z, Z Flip (5G) and Z Fold 2 5G, Z Fold 4, Z Flip 3 5G, Z Flip 4 5G
  • Sony Xperia 1 IV, 5 IV, 10 IV
  • Oppo X3 Pro 5G, Find X5, Find X5 Pro, Reno 6 Pro 5G
  • Xiaomi 12T Pro

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