A Chip Card is a general term for a card that has a microchip and often called a Smart Card, usually plastic, containing one or more semiconductor chips. A chip card can be either a non-secure memory, secure memory, crypto memory card or a microprocessor card, where as a smart card typically refers to a microprocessor card. In English-speaking countries, the term smart card is generally used instead. Chip cards can be contact, contactless as well a dual-interface and hybrid technologies. Chip cards come in different form factors such as CR80 (1FF), SIM Card (2FF), micro SIM (3FF) and nano SIM (4FF).


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