NFC devices tagged with 'No longer available'
The LG Optimus F6 D505 is a 4G phone available with NFC in certain markets.
The Samsung Z is the first commercially available Tizen phone, and it comes with NFC.
The LG-built Google Nexus 4 is the search giant’s hero phone for 2013.
The Google Nexus Q is a media player that runs Android 4.0 and is controlled and fed content by Android phones and tablets. The device was initially available in the US but, after a luke-warm reception, has been withdrawn pending unspecified improvements.
The Google Nexus 7 is a powerful 7-inch NFC-enabled tablet running a new version of Android, “Jelly Bean”, and which retails from US$199.
The Nokia 600 was a Symbian Belle NFC handset marketed as an “all-in-one entertainment hub” but the device was cancelled before launch and never saw the light of day.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is 2012’s Google reference handset. The phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
The Google Nexus S, a full-featured smartphone running Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ and manufactured by Samsung, has NFC support built in.
The Mobiwire Cosyphone is an NFC handset supporting the single wire protocol (SWP). It is aimed at the over-50s and at the B2B market.
Toppan Forms and NXP worked together on an NFC handset based on Toshiba’s TG01 Windows Mobile phone in 2009.
The X2 Communicator was announced in 2009 but appears to have never been produced.
The X1 Communicator was announced in 2009 but appears to have never been produced.
RFID medical sensor specialist Gentag’s GT-601 phone is aimed at “people who are concerned only with basic voice communication, mobile payments, social networks, and diagnostics using a low-cost mobile wireless device.”
Fifth Media’s Axia A306 was a specialist NFC PDA/smartphone running Windows Mobile 6.1 and aimed at the B2B market.
The Sagem my700x ContactLess is an SWP-compliant developer/trial phone based on the my700x that has been used in European trials including a small-scale transport pilot in Lisbon and a trial at Disneyland Paris.
The Motorola L7 SLVR was a developer/prototype phone with crude NFC functionality built into a special battery cover.
The LG 600V Contactless was an early clamshell NFC handset from LG produced for use in trials.
The Samsung SGH-D500E NFC was the first NFC handset, announced in 2005 and used in the first trial in Caen, France later the same year.
The Nokia 6212 Classic was for a long time the only commercially available NFC phone. Its design pre-dates the single wire protocol and it uses an embedded secure element.
The Samsung SGH-X700N was an early NFC developer handset based on Samsung’s venerable 2005 SGH-X700 candybar.