Nexus has a diffefent type of Sim card than Bionic?

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  1. 713King

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    Does the nexus have a different type of sim card than the Droid Bionic? That's what I was told at the store when trying to use another lines upgrade, so I would have to activate two separate cards, since I am giving them the Bionic. I even asked if they could give me the sim cards so that I could activate them at home or if there was a way and the lady said no?
     
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    Yeah, apparently the Bionic uses a normal sim card and the Nexus uses a micro-sim. Found that out when I upgraded as I wanted to just swap sim cards and use both for a few days but couldn't as the sim cards are different sizes. So they had to activate my phone while I was there and when I turned my Bionic over to my son we had to go down to Verizon and get a new sim card for him.

    I'm sure they'll all be going to the micro sim in the future since it's way smaller and it's all about small these days.
     
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    They do make adapters where you can place the micro-sim card in and then use it in the Bionic if you were wanting to switch phones around without going into the VZW store..
     
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    Ahh okay, that's weird. This is a one time switch, also there is no way to activate new sim cards from home via internet the same way it's used to switch phones when it was just cdma?
     
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    Both the Razr and the Nexus use the Micro's....I am under the impression that all new models will be micro.
     
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    No, they have to be programmed at the store. Which is why you never need to call *228 on a 4g LTE device.
     
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    Ahh okay thank you guys very much, can't wait to start using the Nexus when I get it.
     
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