It's been hinted at before, but now there's more confirmation that T-Mobile will begin carrying nanoSIM cards to support customers with unlocked iPhone 5 devices.
An "internal screenshot" reportedly from T-Mobile compares the nanoSIMs to microSIM and standard SIM cards, including lists of the devices that support each type.
Under nanoSIM, the site reads, "The only phone in [sic] that currently uses a Nano SIM card is the Apple iPhone 5."
The site claims that T-Mobile nanoSIMs for unlocked iPhone 5 customers will be available starting in mid-October.
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The plot thickens
The first hint that T-Mobile would be getting nanoSIMs to support the iPhone 5 came early in September, when German T-Mobile retail locations began stocking the smaller SIMs.
At the time, an internal T-Mobile memo made no reference to the iPhone 5, simply stating that the new nanoSIMs would support "the latest generation of smartphones."
Despite not mentioning it during the iPhone 5 press conference on Wednesday, Apple confirmed to TechRadar afterward that the iPhone 5 will be the first U.S. phone to use the nanoSIM.
Prepaid iPhone 5 rolls out
The first prepaid carriers to confirm that they'd support the iPhone 5 were Cricket Communications and regional carriers like C Spire (Mississippi), GCI (Alaska), and Appalachian Wireless.
Shortly after the carriers' announcements, Apple revealed pricing for the unlocked iPhone 5 in all three storage variations.
The 16GB iPhone 5 will run you $649 without a major carrier contract, while the 32GB variation costs $749 and the 64GB model is $849.
That ain't cheap, but it may be true in this case that you get what you pay for.