The new phone should have come with a SIM card. Is the old one and new one the same size? Is your old card the same size as what should fit the new phone. Did you insert a Micro SD card in it? Remove all cards and reboot. If it works, then some card you inserted is incorrect perhaps.
Hey there! This isn't behavior anyone wants to see in a new device right out of the box! Were you able to get the phone to boot up?
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