With over 700 MM users worldwide, there’s a decent chance you’re chatting with friends and family on WhatsApp. If you wanted to keep in touch with those people while traveling abroad you’d most likely incur absurd roaming fees with your domestic service provider or track down a sim card of a local carrier and add data to it. Neither situation is ideal.
Beyond the initial cost of €10, WhatSim will let you keep in touch over WhatsApp for free…
WhatSim is the most practical and flexible way to stay in touch with your world. There is no other solution for real-time chatting. You need to wait for the first free Wi-Fi you come across along the way…While free Wi-Fi everywhere is a myth, WhatSim is for real.
WhatsApps is hedging its bets on it still being early to expect free WiFi everywhere we might travel as well, and has instead partnered up with providers from all over the globe. WhatSim apparently has one of the widest coverage areas in the world offering free messaging in 150 countries via partnerships with over 400 different mobile operators, according to the company. As you’d likely imagined, the sim will automatically seek the best and strongest possible connection, switching from network to network to ensure you are always connected (provided you are in one of the many supported countries).
WhatSim supports the most popular smartphones with an interesting all-in-one design. The Sim is regular, micro, and nano as you can see in the image to the right.
Now the seemingly inexpensive price of entry will net you unlimited chats over the popular WhatsApp network, it will not cover communications containing multimedia like videos and pics. Users will be required to purchase something called a recharge (€5) which will net you 1,000 credits towards multimedia messages. position and contact sharing is unlimited with the recharge, but 1,000 credits will net you around “50 photos, 10 videos or 200 voice messages,” however those numbers vary from region to region.
Does WhatSim work on all phones? Yes, it works on all unlocked phones.
In what sizes does WhatSim come? Nano, micro and standard.
Where can I buy WhatSim? Online at our store or from an authorized dealer.
Where can I renew my WhatSim? Online at our store.
How much does shipping cost? Shipping cost from €5.
Does WhatSim have an expiry date? No, if you use it at least once every 12 months.
How many friends can I invite? As many as you want.
Can I send and receive photos, videos and voice messages and share my location or contacts? Yes, all you need is a €5 recharge.
Does WhatSim have fixed costs and monthly payments? No, you only pay if you decide to renew it for a month or a year.
Can I use other applications besides WhatsApp? No, WhatSim works only with WhatsApp.
Can I make calls, send text messages or surf the Internet? No, WhatSim only allows you to chat with WhatsApp.