5g sim pcie card
in summary, if you have a new iPhone 12 not purchased directly from Verizon, and you have an old Verizon SIM card: use old SIM card to start up new iphone. contact Verizon to activate new phone on 5g network. Not necessary to get a new SIM card at least in my case. More Less. Nov 19, 2020 1:49 PM. View answer in context.