Saturday , December 3 2016

NFC Enabled Phones

Does your phone have NFC ?

A few years ago there were no more than a handful of phones supporting NFC. Now, all of the top ten manufacturers sell NFC phones. Over time, this phone list has grown and it’s regularly updated to keep the list as accurate as possible. Please use this as a guideline only because there are regional variations.

Does the iPhone have NFC ?

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were the first Apple iPhone mobile phones with NFC technology built in. However, while you can use NFC in the iPhone 6/6S to make payments, you can’t currently use it to read NFC Tags. There’s also no current access for developers to the NFC technology either. As with all things Apple, there’s plenty of debate about whether Apple will open up access to the NFC controller within the iPhone or indeed whether the iPhone 6 is even capable of reading NFC tags at all (some argue that the antenna within the iPhone wouldn’t generate enough power within the tag).

The iPhone 7 continues to have NFC technology built in but it can still only be used for payments and not for general scanning of NFC tags.

Which NFC tags are compatible with my phone ?

Many of NFC tags available on the market are compatible with all mobile phones. The exception is the ‘MIFARE® Classic 1k’ chip which does not work with all mobiles. The MIFARE Classic 1k is not listed for compatibility any more here because it is really now more of a specialist chip.

There is another more common problem that is listed here which is that Windows phones require that NFC tags with an MFIARE Ultralight® chip are formatted (‘NDEF formatted’) before they can be encoded by the phone. On the table below, this is indicated this with ‘format‘.

Current Mobile Phones

Manufacturer Model Platform
Apple iPhone 6 iOS
Apple iPhone 6s iOS
Apple iPhone 6s Plus iOS
Apple iPhone 7 iOS
Apple iPhone 7 Plus iOS
Asus Padfone 2 Android
Blackberry BlackBerry Z30 Blackberry
Blackberry Classic Blackberry
Blackberry Passport Blackberry
Blackberry P’9982 Porsche Design Blackberry
Blackberry P’9983 Porsche Design Blackberry
Blackberry Priv Android
Blackberry Q5 Blackberry
Google Nexus 5X Android
Google Nexus 6P Android
Google Pixel Android
Google Pixel XL Android
HTC Desire 610 Android
HTC Desire 816 Android
HTC Desire Eye Android
HTC HTC One (M8) Android
HTC One M8s Android
HTC One M9 Android
Huawei Ascend G620S Android
Huawei Ascend P7 Android
LG G2 Android
LG G2 Mini Android
LG G3 Android
LG G4 Android
LG Optimus 4X HD Android
LG Optimus L5 Android
LG Optimus L7 II Android
LG V10 Android
Microsoft Lumia 640 Windows Phone
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Windows Phone
Microsoft Lumia 950 Windows Phone
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Windows Phone
Motorola Moto X 2nd Gen Android
Nokia Lumia 1020 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 1520 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 735 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 830 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 925 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone
Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone
Samsung Galaxy A3 Android
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) Android
Samsung Galaxy A5 Android
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Android
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Android
Samsung Galaxy Core Advance Android
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Android
Samsung Galaxy Express 2 Android
Samsung Galaxy Fame Android
Samsung Galaxy J1 Android
Samsung Galaxy J5 Android
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Android
Samsung Galaxy K Zoom Android
Samsung Galaxy Mega Android
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo Duos Android
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Android
Samsung Galaxy S3 Android
Samsung Galaxy S5 Android
Samsung Galaxy S6 Android
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Android
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Android
Samsung Galaxy S7 Android
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Android
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 Android
Samsung Galaxy Young Android
Samsung S5 Neo Android
Samsung S6 edge+ Android
Sony Xperia C4 Android
Sony Xperia E1 Android
Sony Xperia E3 Android
Sony Xperia E5 Android
Sony Xperia M2 Android
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Android
Sony Xperia M5 Android
Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Android
Sony Xperia X Android
Sony Xperia X Compact Android
Sony Xperia X Performance Android
Sony Xperia XA Android
Sony Xperia XA Ultra Android
Sony Xperia XZ Android
Sony Xperia Z Android
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Android
Sony Xperia Z2 Android
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Android
Sony Xperia Z3+ Android
Sony Xperia Z5 Android
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Android
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Android

Legacy Mobile Phones

Manufacturer Model Platform
Acer CloudMobile S500 Android
Acer Liquid E Android
Acer Liquid E1 Android
Acer Liquid Express E320 Android
Acer Liquid Glow E330 Android
Acer Liquid S2 Android
Blackberry Bold 9790 Blackberry OS
Blackberry Bold 9900 Blackberry OS
Blackberry Bold 9930 Blackberry OS
Blackberry Curve 9350 Blackberry OS
Blackberry Curve 9360 Blackberry OS
Blackberry Curve 9370 Blackberry OS
Blackberry Curve 9380 Blackberry OS
Blackberry Q10 Blackberry
Blackberry Z10 Blackberry
Google Galaxy Nexus Android
Google Nexus 10 Android
Google Nexus 4 Android
Google Nexus 5 Android
Google Nexus 6 Android
Google Nexus 7 (Current Version) Android
Google Nexus 7 (Older Versions) Android
Google Nexus S Android
HTC 8X Windows Phone
HTC Amaze 4G Android
HTC Desire C Android
HTC Evo 4G LTE Android
HTC First Android
HTC J Butterfly Android
HTC One Android
HTC One Dual Sim Android
HTC One Max Android
HTC One Mini 2 Android
HTC One SV Android
HTC One VX Android
HTC One X Android
HTC One X+ Android
HTC One XL Android
Huawei Ascend G6 Android
Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone
Intel AZ210 Android
LG Escape Android
LG Optimus Vu Android
LG Optimus Vu 2 Android
LG Prada 3.0 Android
LG Spectrum 2 Android
Motorola Droid Razr HD Android
Motorola Droid Razr I Android
Motorola Droid Razr Maxx Android
Motorola Moto X Play Android
Motorola Moto X Style Android
Motorola Photon Q Android
Nokia 603 Symbian
Nokia 6131 Nokia OS
Nokia 6212 Classic Nokia OS
Nokia 6216 Classic Nokia OS
Nokia 700 Symbian
Nokia 701 Symbian
Nokia 808 PureView Symbian
Nokia C7 Symbian
Nokia Lumia 610 NFC Version Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 620 NFC Version Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 720 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 810 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 820 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 822 Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone
Nokia N9 MeeGo
Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Android
Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 Android
Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 Android
Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Android
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo Android
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Android
Samsung Galaxy S2 Android
Samsung Galaxy S4 Android
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Android
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Android
Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom Android
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Android
Samsung Galaxy Young 2 Android
Samsung Wave 578 Bada
Sony SmartWatch2 Android
Sony Xperia Acro S Android
Sony Xperia Ion Android
Sony Xperia L Android
Sony Xperia M Android
Sony Xperia M Dual Android
Sony Xperia M2 Aqua Android
Sony Xperia P Android
Sony Xperia S Android
Sony Xperia SL Android
Sony Xperia Sola Android
Sony Xperia sola Android
Sony Xperia SP Android
Sony Xperia T Android
Sony Xperia T3 Android
Sony Xperia TX Android
Sony Xperia V Android
Sony Xperia Z Ultra Android
Sony Xperia Z1 Android
Sony Xperia Z3 Android
Sony Xperia ZL Android
Turkcell T11 Android
Turkcell Turkcell T40 Android

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