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Category Archive: Android

Handsets with android O.S. and Near Field Communication technology. Some / many phones with optional NFC chip !

just One-touch with the Sony Xperia M

Sony Xperia M One-touch functions with NFC

Sony loves NFC No high-end specs, no virtual wallets and no contactless payments bla bla in this post. The presentation of the xperia M is like a declaration of love to NFC. Let’s see what the ease of sharing means for Sony. Xperia and NFC When you take your new Xperia M out of the …

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Samsung Galaxy Mega

Samsung galaxy mega 63 with nfc chip

Big screen for a mega viewing experience And NFC for contactless experiences!   The Mega 6.3 design is the same as the galaxy s4. The 720p HD lower screen resolution is noticeable. (We don’t talk about the 5.8 inch Mega non-nfc phone here.) Samsung and NFC; – The Galaxy S4 got a Broadcom controller chip, …

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Casio G’zOne CA-201L with ST NFC controller chip

STMicroelectronics another nfc controller chip supplier logo

CASIO (NEC) G’zOne CA-201L, first smartphone with an ST NFC controller chip One press release,  a new nfc phone and a new nfc controller chip supplier. Two birds with one stone. No available in 6 months bla bla. The phone and the chip, are here and now. Uhh … for the Koreans. The Casio G’zOne CA-201L is …

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HTC First

nfc enabled htc first facebook home phone

The Facebook NFC Phone The HTC First is the first featuring Home by Facebook. Soon “Facebook Home” will be available from the Play store for some other phones (free download). But on the First it will be more deeply integrated. Available for; HTC One X HTC One X+ Samsung GALAXY S III Samsung GALAXY Note …

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Samsung Galaxy S4

nfc enabled Samsung Galaxy S4 with visa payment app

Galaxy S4, first with a new Broadcom nfc controller chip? Samsung’s “traditional” plastic body design and very nice hardware specifications. As every new high-end device, it’s a bit bigger and faster. The Samsung GS4 is especially more. More features, more apps, more options. Enough to sell tens of millions of it? Well, Samsung is a …

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LG Optimus G PRO

nfc enabled LG optimus g pro

nfc enabled LG Optimus G PRO The Pro version of the Optimus G, we should see as another phone. Or better, as 2 new phones with nfc. A 5 inch version for DOCOMO Japan, a bigger 5.5 inch phone for Korea and the USA. Both with the same 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. You remember …

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HTC ONE, nfc enabled

HTC one with nfc chip

HTC ONE The HTC One is HTC’s new flagship smartphone. Not a word about nfc during the announcement, but it’s still in the specs list. What has changed compared to the previous ones ; CPU; Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600, quad-core 1.7GHz Higher screen resolution; A 4,7 inch, 468ppi 1,920 × 1,080 full HD, super LCD 3 …

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Sony Xperia Z / ZL

nfc enabled Sony Xperia ZL

Xperia Z .. end alphabet .. Already a dozen nfc enabled Xperia models in the list, no surprise, the latest Sony flagships are smartphones with nfc technology. Extremely high density 5″ edge-to-edge screen, with 1920 x 1080 pixels and 440 ppi, very sharp and high contrast. But.. viewing angles could be better! A microSD card …

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Samsung Galaxy Express

samsung galaxy express with nfc chip at ATT

NFC enabled Samsung Galaxy Express at ATT A handset with mid-range specs for those who don’t need/want the latest high-end phone. The Samsung Galaxy Express has an NFC chip, you can read / write NFC tags and share with the Beam NFC app. It’s approved by VISA and Mastercard, probably soon an “ISIS ready” phone …

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LG Mach, NFC and QWERTY

nfc enabled LG Mach LS860 with qwerty at sprint

LG Mach, NFC and qwerty keyboard at Sprint The LG Mach, has a slide-out keyboard and supports LTE. NFC chip for tag reading / writing and p2p sharing with the Beam nfc app. At the moment no info about supporting Google mobile wallet. The newest QWERTY phone features a 4-inch IPS WVGA display, supporting a …

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Sprint Flash made by ZTE

Sprint Flash nfc enabled phone from ZTE

Sprint Flash, ZTE and NFC High-end specs without paying the top prize. No surprise, it’s from China. Probably the first ZTE handset with NFC chip in the USA. Read and write nfc tags, share with Beam nfc app. No info about supporting Google mobile wallet yet. No big announcements, suddenly he’s there, at Sprint. 12.6 …

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HTC Droid DNA + nfc

HTC Droid DNA with nfc chip at Verizon

HTC Droid DNA, more nfc at Verizon NFC chip for tag reading/writing and android beam p2p app. Probably soon one more “ISIS ready” device at Verizon? I can’t confirm at the moment. – The HTC Droid DNA is one of the first smartphones to feature a 5 inch, true 1080p HD super LCD 3 display …

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Google Nexus 4 with Broadcom inside

Google Nexus 4 handset with broadcom nfc controller chip

Google Nexus 4, first mobile phone with Broadcom nfc controller chip With Broadcom inside? Yes, this seems to be the first nfc enabled android phone with a Broadcom nfc controller chip. To date, all android phones had an nfc chip from NXP. After NXP and Inside Secure, Broadcom is the third supplier of NFC controller …

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Asus PadFone 2

asus padfone 2 phone tablet and nfc chip

Asus PadFone 2 + nfc The Asus PadFone 2. A combination of an Android smartphone and a dockable tablet (and nfc ). A fully featured 4.7 inch smartphone that docks with the PadFone 2 Station to become a 10.1 inch tablet. Compared with the PadFone 1, a completely redesigned tablet. The station’s thickness and weight …

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Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro

Samsung rugby pro rugged and nfc enabled for AT&T

Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro + nfc Rugged and NFC, the Samsung Galaxy Rugby pro, 1 phone, 2 niches. For your business, enterprise or tough outdoor life. Not much competition if you need rugged and nfc. See all these tough / business devices. Durable Design for Rugged Outdoor Use Built to withstand some of the toughest …

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Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E ann.

Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E with hybrid chip nfc and felica at nttdocomo

Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E, NFC and FeliCa Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E with hybrid chip, NFC and FeliCa technology. One of the first smartphones enabled for both technologies (Sharp Aquos Phone Serie ISW16SH at KDDI is the very first?). Oct. ’12, NTTDoCoMo announced 4 “hybrid phones”. The Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E and the …

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Samsung Galaxy S3 mini

Samsung Galaxy s3 mini with nfc chip android jelly bean smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S3 mini The Samsung Galaxy S3 mini is a compact version of the flagship smartphone. Not everyone needs or wants the most powerful smartphone and some people just prefer a somewhat smaller 4 inch device. The Galaxy S3 mini has a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, a WVGA AMOLED screen and android 4.1 …

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Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G

nfc enabled Samsung Galaxy S Relay with keyboard at t-mobile

Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, Exclusive at T-Mobile. A long time ago he appeared in Visa’s list, approved for use with Visa payWave. The name was Galaxy S Blaze Q. Two samsung blaze phones is confusing, So this one is called the Relay. It has an NFC chip, soon …

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Motorola Razr i

NFC enabled Motorola RAZR i with intel inside

Motorola Razr i nfc The Motorola RAZR i with NFC and Intel Inside. A “full-screen smartphone” with a super AMOLED Advanced 4.3-inch display that spans from edge-to-edge with virtually no border. – near field communication, NFC technology; send links, photos, maps and much more directly to compatible phones with android Beam. Just hold the phones …

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Samsung Galaxy Victory + nfc

NFC enabled Samsung galaxy victory LTE at Sprint

NFC enabled Samsung Galaxy Victory Samsung Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE at Sprint USA. This budget smartphone took me by surprise. NFC chip and enabled for Google Wallet, but he didn’t appear in Mastercard’s or Visa’s list with approved phones .. ? A bit strange. Update; He’s in the list, Mastercard was a little late updating …

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LG Escape w/ NFC chip

LG Escape LTE with nfc chip for ATT USA

LG Escape w/ NFC chip LG Escape, a new NFC enabled 4G LTE phone for AT&T USA. “For consumers on a budget.” The LG Escape; – Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) – 4 GB onboard memory – option to add up to 32 GB with a microSD card – Near Field Communication, Android Beam and …

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LG Optimus L9 (optional?) NFC

lg optimus L9 with NFC chip

LG Optimus L9 (optional?) NFC The LG Optimus L9 is the newest member of the “budget” L-Style-series (L3, L5, L7). Nothing about NFC in the press release, but the L9 is approved for use with Visa payWave. Maybe the NFC chip is optional, like his brother, the L7. OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Chipset: …

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Motorola (DROID) RAZR HD / MAXX HD + NFC

Motorola Droid Razr MAXX HD with NFC chip

Motorola (DROID) RAZR HD / MAXX HD + NFC The NFC enabled DROID RAZR HD with a new 4.7 inch 720p Super AMOLED HD display. The DROID RAZR HD provides customers with 78 percent more pixels, and features 40 percent greater battery capacity than the original DROID RAZR. “Droid” name is only used by Verizon …

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Motorola (Droid) RAZR M + nfc

Motorola global NFC enabled Razr M

Motorola (Droid) RAZR M + nfc NFC enabled Motorola (Droid) RAZR M is announced and available at Verizon. “Droid” name is only used by Verizon US. “The most compact 4.3-inch 4G LTE smartphone” The RAZR M’s design is significantly shorter and narrower than the original DROID RAZR, with the same display size. A 4,3 inch …

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LG Optimus G w/ nfc

LG Optimus G nfc enabled high-end smartphone

LG Optimus G + nfc LG revealed its newest High-end flagship smartphone, yes High with a capital. The LG Optimus G has a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon™ S4 Pro 1,5 Ghz Quad-Core processor, Adreno 320 GPU, 13 Mp camera, 2 GB Ram, LTE, ow yes, an nfc chip as well. Nothing wrong with the great specifications. The …

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ZTE Grand X IN + NFC

ZTE Grand X IN nfc enabled android phone with intel chip

ZTE Grand X IN with Intel and NFC inside. The Grand X IN is ZTE’s first flagship smartphone in Europe with an Intel chip Inside (IN stands for Intel). And probably not the last ZTE windows phone, “we look forward to building our partnership with Intel” No words about NFC, but we find the NFC …

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Huawei Ascend G 600 with NFC announced

Huawei Ascend G 600 NFC enabled smartphone

Huawei Ascend G 600 with NFC chip HUAWEI announced the Ascend G 600, an “upper mid-range smartphone”. G 600, G is from Gold. Not Huawei’s first handset with NFC technology, but this time the NFC chip is for everybody. With this specs, the Huawei Ascend G600 should be a quite powerful Android ICS device (no …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 + nfc

NFC enabled Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 nfc NFC enabled Samsung Galaxy Note II, forget the optional, NFC chip for all Note 2 devices! Wow, first a shock, not a word about NFC from Samsung, at the IFA in Berlin. Nothing on the video, nothing in the press release. Other websites can misinform about NFC, but I can’t. …

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