Nano-SIM pictured in the middleThe price of the new nano-SIM will set users back around US $12 (R105). Can a standard micro-SIM be converted to a nano-SIM? Yes. Will it work in an iPhone 5? Yes and no. Apple was one of the first companies to adopt the micro-SIM standard, and currently the iPhone 5 is the only official nano-SIM phone announced.
The iPhone 5 ships to eager customers 21 September, with a worldwide push to over 100 countries come December 2012. South Africa is yet to be named as one of these countries, but chances are even money that it will be.