Samsung and Apple are planning to make your SIM Cards disappear. According to Financial Times, Apple and Samsung are in discussion with mobile phone carries to develop a new SIM Card standard which would make it convenient for customers to switch between carriers and mobile phones.
The new standard will be embedded SIMs or e-SIM which would help the customers switch between carriers without changing the SIM Card. The SIM free phones expected to be available in year 2016.
Apple has already taken steps in this direction by launching LTE iPAD.
The GSM Association, a representative group of mobile carriers confirmed the participation of Apple and Samsung Adeveloping e-SIM standards.