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This report looks at the updated eSIM devices forecast, examining the key trends and recommending how players should react to these trends.


  • eSIM device sales will exceed 1 billion by 2024.
  • Fewer than 15% of all tablets and fewer than 10% of wearables will use eSIM.
  • 5G and eSIM will come together to define connectivity in the next decade.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the potential for eSIM to boost the number of connected devices.
  • Compares the growth of eSIM with 5G and looks at how the two technologies could complement each other.
  • Examines the factors driving and inhibiting growth in eSIM device sales.

Key questions answered

  • Which devices are driving eSIM sales growth?
  • When will eSIM become a mainstream feature on Android smartphones?
  • How should operators react to the growth in eSIM-compatible devices?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: eSIM Device Sales Forecast Report: 2019–24