This video shows the process of getting a SIM card at a store in Xidan (Xidan Chinese Map, Xidan English Map). It is an overview and a general introduction.
Keywords: SIM card, mobile, phone, video
In this video, I go to a store to buy a SIM card. With the store assistant, go through the process of selecting a number, buying the SIM card, and installing it in the phone. The video is intended to help orient those who have not purchased a SIM card in Beijing before.
There are may types of SIM cards, in this video we buy a pre-paid (pay as you go) type of SIM card. The card is an m-zone card from China mobile. This type is suitable for people who have just arrived and for those who are perhaps who are visiting for a short time. This card will allow you to make local calls, and send international SMS messages. It will also enable your phone to go online and send email.
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