News about LTE and NFC.
May 15th, 2013
BlackBerry's new Q5 smartphone, a cut-down keyboard-equipped handset aimed at emerging markets and announced at the phone maker's BlackBerry Live developer conference yesterday, will be available in versions with and without support for NFC. The...
May 13th, 2013
Nokia has announced its latest Windows Phone 8 NFC smartphone, the 4G LTE Lumia 928, featuring an 8.7 megapixel camera with a Carl Zeiss wide angle lens. The flagship Lumia 928 comes with a 4.5-inch...
April 23rd, 2013
"NFC handsets have reached a tipping point this year and global volumes will surge an impressive 138% in 2013", according to a new forecast by Strategy Analytics. "Most new LTE phones will launch with NFC...
April 22nd, 2013
The 4G LTE G'zOne CA-201L is waterproof, shockproof and dustproof, says Casio, and can be used for mobile payments applications as well as NFC read/write functions.
April 5th, 2013
The HTC First is a mid-range touch screen smartphone that pushes Facebook integration to the front and centre — and includes NFC support. The Android device features Facebook Home, a "mobile experience that puts your...
March 22nd, 2013
"Customers will only have one TSM. It's like a billing system; if you're in, it's harder to get you out rather than if you fight to get in," says Olivier Piou. "I think that we have a very good momentum."
March 18th, 2013
Sony Mobile has announced two additions to its Xperia smartphone line up, the Xperia SP and the Xperia L. Both are mid-range mobile phones that include NFC and will be available globally in Q2 2013....
February 25th, 2013
Asus has added a second PadFone with NFC to its line-up. The PadFone Infinity is an Android 4.2 LTE smartphone with a 5-inch 1920 by 1080 full HD display that combines with a 10.1-inch tablet...
February 24th, 2013
Huawei has unveiled a 4G LTE smartphone with NFC that it describes as the "world's fastest". The Ascend P2 features a 1.5GHz quad core processor, a 4.7-inch 720p screen and, says Huawei, provides "an ultrafast...
February 19th, 2013
HTC has unveiled a new flagship smartphone, the HTC One, which features a full aluminium body, a 4.7-inch full HD screen, LTE and NFC and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The new device includes a...
January 30th, 2013
"We will be a leader in connecting you to your internet of things," says CEO Thorsten Heins as the Z10 touchscreen BlackBerry 10 phone and Q10 Qwerty phone are announced with NFC.
January 22nd, 2013
Sony Mobile Japan has announced a 10.1-inch Android tablet that features a 1.5GHz quad core processor and support for LTE as well as NFC. The Xperia Tablet Z will begin shipping in Japan "this spring".
January 7th, 2013
India-based mobile phone maker Karbonn is to introduce mobile phones and tablets with NFC capabilities in 2013. "We are planning to focus on LTE and NFC technologies as we believe these are the next frontiers...
November 28th, 2012
The Samsung Galaxy Axiom, believed to be an LTE version of the Galaxy S III Mini, has become the second handset on US Cellular to support NFC payments with Google Wallet. The network rolled out...
November 7th, 2012
Morpho has shipped 500,000 NFC/LTE SIM cards to KT, Korea's second largest mobile network operator. KT expects that 20m Korean consumers will be equipped with an NFC phone by the end of this year.
October 10th, 2012
Rogers Communications has selected Gemalto to supply it with NFC-enabled SIMs for its forthcoming NFC payments deployment. Rogers' NFC platform is currently undergoing pilot testing and is due to launch before the end of this...
September 18th, 2012
LG's flagship Optimus G smartphone is to start shipping in Korea next week and will arrive in "key global markets" from October, says the company. The NFC-enabled handset runs Android 4.0 and sports a quad...
September 5th, 2012
The Droid Razr M, Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD will be exclusive to Verizon in the US and developer editions will also be available.
September 5th, 2012
Both the flagship Nokia Lumia 920 and the Lumia 820 will come with NFC, the handset maker has announced, and NFC functionality will be included in WP8 apps from Vimeo, YouSendIt and the Michelin Guide.
August 29th, 2012
"Sony is putting NFC at the heart of content sharing," says the electronics giant as it announces six new products featuring NFC capabilities, including two new smartphones, Vaio touchscreen and Ultrabook PCs, a premium headset and a portable speaker unit.