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  1. Puppa

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    Galaxy Tab 10.1, Stratosphere, and RAZR all have the new micro-SIMs. This means it will be nigh to impossible for me to ever swap back and forth between my "big SIM" phone and the new phone. Can anyone confirm whether Verizon's Galaxy Nexus will also do this? Throws a bit of a wrench in my plans for this phone.
     

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    OK, I just ordered a SIM cutter and adapters after Google-ing it. I'm a bit of a clutz when it comes to scissors, so the auto-cutter is what I need. I suspect these things are going to be in demand for a bit once this phone hits.
     
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    The photos Engadget has shows a standard-sized sim card. Not sure about Verizon's Galaxy Nexus though.
     
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    Why not just get a new micro sim from verizon? they are not charging for SIM cards.
     
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    I think the OP wants to switch back and forth on the fly.
     
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    I hope it's the same sim as the Thunderbolt I don't plan on selling mine but keep it as a back up phone . Would make life that much easier
     
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    Still, get a micro sim from verizon, then get a $0.99 sim adapter off ebay.

    Saves you the trouble of having to cut the sim to micro size and risk breaking anything or cutting yourself.
     
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    I'm thinking I'll keep my TB as well. But what if the SIM card isn't the same and we're forced to use the one with the Nexus. Will my unlimited hotspot (nope not rooted, I pay for it monthly) stay unlimited and just change over along with the same calling data plan?

    I don't want to lose my grandfathered plans any sooner than when they force us off...
     
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    What is/are the advantage(s) of a microSIM compared to a standard SIM besides size?
     
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