Tag Archive: Android

Samsung “patches” sharing, is this we were waiting for?

Samsung windows ATIV Beam app for android

Samsung released the “ATIV Beam” app. This article is about sharing data; NFC technology enhancing the user experience of applications that use the Bluetooth technology. Device to device, NOT about stickers or payments. NFC selects (simplifies the discovery process) and securely connects (simplifies the process of authenticated pairing) to a Bluetooth device. The pairing is …

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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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New Samsung phones with Visa nfc contactless payments app

Samsung partners with Visa

New Samsung NFC phones preloaded with Visa contactless payments app, globally! Samsung Android nfc phones Visa and Samsung have agreed to work together to accelerate the availability of contactless nfc payments. The Visa payWave app will be preloaded on selected Samsung nfc enabled handsets with an embedded secure element. Press-release; “The Visa payWave mobile applet …

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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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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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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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Turkcell MaxiPRO5

Huawei Turkcell Maxipro5 with nfc chip

Turkcell MaxiPRO5 with nfc chip Turkcell announced the launch of another own-branded T-Series NFC enabled handset. The TurkCell MaxiPRO5 is made by Huawei. This is the Huawei U8860 Honor. (Turkcell likes doing business in China.) The MaxiPRO5 is equipped with Android O.S. 4.0.3, it has a 4 inch touch screen, a 1.4GHz Qualcomm processor, 512MB …

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NFC tags; about Tectiles, SmartTags, Tag+, Mifare and much more

A question or problem about some tag type ?
Take a look at the page about nfc tags. Samsung Tectiles, Sony smartTags, Mifare, LG Tag+, anti-metal, NTAG203, stickers, key fobs, chips ect. For Android, Windows, BlackBerry and other O.S.. Tips, how to’s and much more. About everything and everyone except the iphone . visit nfc-tags page

Turkcell MaxiPLUS5 + nfc

Turkcell Maxiplus5 NFC enabled handset from ZTE

Turkcell MaxiPLUS5 nfc enabled handset The Turkcell Maxiplus5 + nfc is made by ZTE. The Maxiplus5 is the fourth handset enabled for Cep-T Cüzdan, Turkcell’s nfc enabled mobile wallet. Certified as a MasterCard PayPass compatible SWP Handset, and waiting for Visa payWave certification (july ’12) More info about participating banks, contactless toll collection and ordering …

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LG Optimus Intuition / VU + NFC

LG Optimus Vu nfc enabled big smartphone

LG Optimus Intuition / VU + NFC The LG Optimus Intuition / VU, NFC chip, very big 5″ screen, and LTE. Competition for the Galaxy Note and Panasonic Eluga Power. The 5″ handsets offers tablet-like viewing on a smartphone. Viewing documents, books and internet content is easier with the 4:3 aspect ratio, according to LG. …

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Tecmobile Opal 800 + NFC

Tecmobile opal 800 nfc enabled android handset

Tecmobile Opal 800 + NFC With NFC chip. Available since March 2012. In .. Deutschland ? General 2G Network: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 3G Network: HSDPA 900/2100 Dual SIM: Optional Body Dimensions: 123.5 x 65 x 10.3mm Weight: 115g Display Type: TFT capacitive touchscreen Size: 4.0″, WVGA 480x800px Sound Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Loud speaker: …

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Lenovo LePhone K800 + NFC

Lenovo LePhone K800 NFC enabled smartphone for China

Lenovo LePhone K800 + NFC chip One of the first smartphones with an Intel processor, and as a bonus 😉 an NFC chip inside. At Computex in Taipei, Intel demonstrated the nfc feature of the LePhone K800; Tapping the Phone to an ultrabook to use the big keyboard, and opening a facebook page by tapping …

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HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE with NFC chip on Verizon wireless

HTC DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE + NFC The DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE, with NFC chip, will be the twenty third 4G LTE-enabled device currently available on the Verizon Wireless network. Verizon Wireless and HTC announced the new and exclusive smartphone, but no release Date in the press-release. Specifications and Features: – Processor; 1.2 GHz dual-core …

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Samsung Galaxy R Style NFC

Samsung Galaxy R style (SHV-E170S K L) NFC enable, for Korea

Samsung Galaxy R style NFC Samsung Galaxy R style (SHV-E170S/K/L) NFC enabled, for the 3 Korean networks. Naming strategy; Galaxy R (Royal) means state-of-the-art features for high-end consumers who prefer premium smartphones. Samsung writes about consistent naming, so all next Samsung handsets with an R in the name will be high-end devices ?? Specifications a …

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LG Optimus LTE II / Spectrum 2

LG LTE 2 NFC enabled smartphone

Optimus LTE II with NFC chip High-end NFC enabled smartphone, LG’s flagship (in May ’12) with big RAM, big battery and android 4. Update nov.’12; Almost 6 months after the launch in Korea, this phone is launched at Verizon in the US. Now it’s the LG Spectrum 2. Nice specs for a nice price at …

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HTC Desire C

HTC Desire C with optional NFC chip

HTC Desire C, optional NFC chip A very stylish (looks like the HTC One series) budget phone with android 4, 5 Mp camera and optional NFC chip. Also 25 GB Dropbox space, 2 year for free. No dedicated imaging chip and not the high performance of the One series. In the UK, available from Vodafone, …

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Sharp Aquos Phone Serie ISW16SH

Sharp Aquos Phone Serie ISW16SH felica and nfc enabled

Sharp Aquos Phone Serie ISW16SH High-end android 4 smartphone, FeliCa and NFC enabled. Probably only for japan. 1.5GHz dual-core S4 snapdragon CPU Android 4 4.6-inch HD, 1280 x 720 LCD screen 12 Mp camera, built-in optical stabilization,continuous shooting mode, capable of shooting Full HD videos, 2e rear camera 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB …

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HTC EVO 4G LTE NFC enabled for Sprint

HTC EVO 4G LTE, NFC enabled smartphone for Sprint network. One more handset with NFC chip for Sprint, a very interesting device, also if you are not interrested in googles wallet app. We can call it the CDMA version of the ONE X, specs are very similar. The phone is thin, light, beautiful, powerful and …

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Samsung Galaxy S 3 NFC

Samsung galaxy s 3 nfc enabled handset

Samsung Galaxy S III NFC Finally, Samsung introduced the long-awaited Galaxy S III, with NFC technology for mobile payments. Expected to support Visa PayWave, the contactless payment app. on SIM-cards. The Galaxy S III will be Samsung’s official Olympics smartphone. Let’s see if the athletes can pay with a wave in July in London. 1e; …

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Lava Xolo X900

Lava Xolo X900 nfc enabled handset with intel atom processor

Lava Xolo X900 The NFC enabled Xolo X900 is from Indian handset manufacturer Lava. – The world’s first mobile phone with Intel inside. A Medfield chipset with a 1,6 Ghz Atom processor, the Z2460 with Hyper Threading Technology. – A 400MHz GPU for realistic HD and 3D gaming. – Multimedia; a 4.03″ LCD display with …

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ZTE Blade II

ZTE Blade 2 Orange San Francisco 2 NFC enabled handset

ZTE Blade II / Orange San Francisco II ZTE Blade II NFC enabled handset is the successor to ZTE Blade launched in 2010. Attention, NFC seems to be optional ! ZTE about this handset; The Blade “sold remarkably well” and the Blade II “is expected to be popular”. “The Blade series aims at the fashionable …

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Sony Xperia Sola

Sony Xperia Sola NFC enabled handset

Sony Xperia Sola NFC enabled handset Sony ‘s fourth NFC enabled Xperia handset. The Xperia Sola features “floating touch” technology. Floating touch technology means; you browse the web without actually touching the screen, you hover your finger above the screen, like a moving cursor. Once positioned over the intended link, the link becomes highlighted and …

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Samsung Galaxy S Advance NFC optional

galaxy s advance samsung nfc chip handset

Samsung Galaxy S Advance The Galaxy S Advance is one more handset with optional nfc. Optional is actually no surprise, this is Samsung’s politics with almost all handsets at the moment. FCC approval should mean an oncoming release in the US ?. Although the Galaxy S Advance is shipping with Android 2.3, it is likely …

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Orange San Diego / Orange avec Intel

orange santa clara nfc enabled handset

Orange Santa Clara Orange announced a new own-branded smartphone, it will be offered exclusively to Orange’s customers in the UK and France. Powered by the Intel Atom processor and NFC enabled ! It seems, it will be the first Intel-based Android handset available in Europe. Its commercial name will be unveiled at launch this summer …

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TazTag TPhone TPH-ONE nfc enabled handset

TazTag TPH­ONE The TPH­ONE is an NFC and ZigBee Android Phone, the first handset supporting both. TazTag; “The unique combination of NFC technology, Secure Element and Zigbee offers a lot of possibilities and use cases such as Home Automation, Smart Energy monitoring, Set Top Box interfacing with smart user interface, Mobile Payment, not to mention …

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Acer Cloudmobile

Acer CloudMobile NFC enabled handset

Acer CloudMobile The new Acer flagship handset announced for Q3 (!) 2012 is an NFC enabled smartphone. A 4.3 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel IPS HD “zero air gap design” screen, with an incredible 178 degree viewing angle. “far one of the best we’ve ever seen on a smartphone to date” source; engadget.com “very sharp” …

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Galaxy Mini 2 NFC optional

Samsung GALAXY mini2 optional NFC handset

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 The successor of the low-cost Galaxy Mini has optional NFC. When and where with NFC ? No info yet. So we keep it short now. We update this page if this handset shows up with NFC. 800 Mhz processor 3.27 inch touchscreen Android 2.3 optional NFC ( with NFC 0,3 mm …

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Galaxy Ace 2 NFC optional

Samsung GALAXY Ace2 optional NFC handset

Galaxy Ace 2 The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 has optional NFC. Successor of the low-cost Galaxy Ace. We don’t see him often (usually no information whether the chip is inside). Model number = GT-I8160P, P = nfc, no p means no nfc. 3.8-inch screen 800MHz dual core processor Android 2.3 Gingerbread GPS optional NFC Mastercard …

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