iPhone 14 became the first smartphones without a SIM card slot that Apple began selling in the United States. The company encourages users to switch to eSIM, which allows you to activate the operator’s mobile plan without a physical SIM card. In addition, eSIM is a more secure technology compared to conventional SIMs, plus new iPhone models allow the simultaneous use of two eSIMs (iPhone 13 and newer).
This year, the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro without a SIM card slot may be released not only in the US, but also in France. And considering the fact that Apple usually sells one version of the iPhone in most European countries, it can be assumed that Apple will not limit itself to France alone. For example, iPhone 14 Pro A2890 is sold in Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Poland, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and other countries, in addition to France.
The popularity of eSIM has been growing in recent years, so this step is very logical for Apple. However, given the scale of the European market, the company will probably gradually switch to eSIM in this region.