NFC phones: The definitive list

This is an exhaustive, comprehensive and accurate list of all the handsets that are available around the world. NFC World’s NFC phones list is mirrored all over the web but since it is a living document you should check this page for the latest information.

  1. NFC phones and tablets available now and coming soon
  2. Rumoured devices, with no official confirmation as yet
  3. Museum pieces: NFC phones that are no longer available
  4. Phones that don’t have NFC

Please let us know by email or in the comments below if there’s something we’ve missed or if a handset is in the wrong category

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NFC phones available now and coming soon…

Phones and tablets available to purchase today, or already announced and coming soon:

Rumoured NFC devices…

Phones NFC World has heard about, but are not yet announced or confirmed:

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Museum pieces

NFC phones that are no longer available, or that were announced but never saw the light of day:


  • Kyocera demonstrated prototype NFC handsets built with technology from Inside Contactless at the CTIA Wireless tradeshow in 2007 and 2008.

Phones that don’t have NFC

The media covering mobile handsets is very competitive so rumours, speculation and unverified assumptions fly around the world’s gadget blogs and forums all day long. Here we address the more persistent NFC misunderstandings…

  • The Oneplus 2 doesn’t have NFC.
  • Motorola Moto G. Motorola has confirmed to NFC World that its affordable Android smartphone, introduced in November 2013, does not have NFC.
  • Apple’s iPhone, up to and including iPhone 5S. Like all of their predecessors, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C do not have NFC. The iPhone 6, though, is a different story.
  • Apple’s iPad. No NFC in any model so far.
  • Many Japanese phones boast Osaifu Keitai (“mobile wallet”) support, but this system based on Sony’s Felica technology is not the same as NFC. Japan’s mobile network operators are, however, moving to NFC and phones started to appear on the Japanese market in 2012 that support both NFC and Osaifu Keitai. These phones are included in this list and tagged Osaifu Keitai.
  • ZTE has confirmed to NFC World that the ZTE N880E, an Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ smartphone, does not have NFC.
  • The budget BlackBerry 9220 does not have NFC.
  • The Kyocera Echo doesn’t have NFC hardware, the company has confirmed to NFC World, despite the technology getting a mention for a while on an official spec page.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S II only comes with NFC in some variants and territories. Most S IIs are not equipped with NFC hardware and availability varies by carrier and country, so buyers are advised to double check with their supplier before purchasing.
  • Android 2.3+ phones. NFC requires special hardware in the handset, so although Android supports NFC from version 2.3 onwards, it does not follow that all phones running this and later versions of the Google operating system have NFC capabilities. Indeed, most don’t.

Can you help?

Are you working on a new NFC handset? Do you know of any devices that should be on this list? Let us know and we’ll update the list.

  • Dom

    I have got a couple of Samsung D500 NFC collectors in my drawer – who knows, they might worth someting in the future?…no

    • Stefan

      Can you send 1 over to me 🙂

  • ~ What % of phones out there have NFC right now?

    • Wayne Joseph

      livehappy – did you ever find an answer source for your question?

      nfcworld – 2 years on, it would be really useful for us if you could provide some kind of running estimation / forecast / graph on this page for market saturation of nfc devices.

      or can anybody point me in the right direction to get this fairly important metric? nov 2014

      • Loco

        Close to 30 percent

        • Wayne Joseph

          Thanks Loco.. please can I ask, do you have a reliable source for the 30% figure you stated? Or is it just a guess?

  • Tejas

    what is the difference between nfc with android and nfc with other os?

    • Abhishek

      no difference…nfc is a functionality like bluetooth with m-commerce capability. OS doesn’t matter…

  • The list is a great resource. I’d love to be able to see/sort it by carrier as well.

  • johannes

    Do you happen to know a study about the NFC smartphone penetration in Germany?

  • Can anyone point me to a resource that shows the NFC controller and Secure Element suppliers for this phone list above. Also are the SIM or embedded Secure Elements.


    • We don’t know of any resource like that, and my feeling is that it would be uneconomical to produce.

      Certainly nobody else has even a list of NFC phones in the public domain which approaches the comprehensiveness of this one.

      Phone makers don’t generally want to talk about such things and models can vary from territory to territory, so somebody would probably have to procure and tear down most of the phones listed here to do it.

      What would you use the information for? Do you think it has a value?

  • jon

    Does anyone know who the secureSD/SmartSD NFC solution suppliers are in addition to device fidelity?.

  • Gary Carroll

    The LG L9 from T-Mobile European version supposedly has it while the US version does not. P769 vs P760.

  • Luis Gonçalves

    Well just to check if the list is accurate i just looked for my phone and.. it’s not there… HTC 8x has NFC.

  • francman

    Huawei Ascend G300 has NFC.
    Here the link with specifications:

  • Vera

    what about HTC wildfire S

    • A lovely phone, was great value, but doesn’t have NFC.

  • It would be nice if you would show a price or range in the title for each phone.

    • Thanks for the suggestion. It would be nice, but the prices change every day, vary between territories and currencies, change with quantity, whether on contract or Sim-only, and also differ according to type of retail outlet (internet box shifters are generally cheaper than malls and boutiques, for example). Which should we show?

      We do always try to include a guide retail price when phones are first announced, but even then we often don’t hear about pricing or availability at launch time; it only comes later, and country by country, when the phone becomes available at retail.

      And then, even if we put resources into researching and providing this information, you’d still get a more usable idea of today’s price for a particular phone just by searching Amazon 😉

  • Briskette


    • Thanks for the heads up, @Briskette!

      We’ve added it here.

  • JohnnyTable

    LG nexus 5 has nfc

    • ConnieAppleSeed

      Its on the list moron

      • seasickseagull

        The Nexus 5 is listed as a Google device, not an LG device….I would think that it should be under LG

  • AdamJohnson

    Do dildo’s have nfc technology?

  • am in lookout for an NFC card which can be accessible by all NFC enabled Phones and tablets in Samsung, BlackBerry, HTC, LG, Could anybody help me out please.

  • I’m looking for NFC stickers which can withstand 100 to 160 degree centigrade heat, which can be still read by NFC enabled phones.
    Could anybody help me please

  • @alexboogie

    is there a list available by major leading countries? ie. how many of these are available in the US?

  • Supa

    Know anything about the Galaxy Exhibit?

  • Vladimir

    the lg l90 has NFC

  • LG Intuition for Verizon Wireless is NFC-enabled and needs to be added.

  • Aaaaand so does the LG Lucid 4g

  • And also the Nokia 822 Lumia.

  • Dave the Drawing Guy

    I just got a Kyocera Hydro “Icon” that is NFC capable.

  • {Forgedude24}

    I wish the samsung galaxy exhibit 4g on metro pcs has NFC

  • umar

    Will the NFC enabled mobile payment works on both cell phones and smart phones?

  • 杨强


  • noman

    Huawei Y530 is NFC???

  • Hartjim Tamayo

    Does Samsung Galaxy Core 2 duos has NFC ?

  • French_Underwood

    What??? Iphone 5S and 5C don’t have NFC????
    I want to use mobile wallet/softcard but can’t. Apple is so behind in technology, was behind on LTE as well, but so ahead when it comes to selling/profit margins. Apple has rightfully pulled a global-marketing-wonder by selling us phones which are behind technological eight ball for years.

    • manjeet singh

      y did you even buy it then douchebag -_-

    • Kevin Bishop

      The 5S and 5C don’t have it but the 6 and 6plus do.

    • Kumar Kumar

      wow 8 years wait ull be a grandmother. u must have ur NFC now. Im sure there must be a way to do it.

    • Kibrad

      Only iPhone 6 can use nfc

      • NFC is crippled in iPhone 6. Apple only allows their customers to use NFC for Apple Pay and nothing else.

      • Qba

        SE, 6S, 7 too

    • Apple is not BEHIND they CRIPPLE their products so their own customers cannot use their own private property in ways Apple does not want.

      Nothing personal but one must ask “What does that make a person that chooses to allow this to be done to them?

  • k

    what about Xiaomi Redmi 1s?

  • Locio

    what about ASUS Zenfone 5? Thanks.

  • oh

    Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact

  • Stan

    OnePlus One has NFC. Add it to the list please :3

  • Alessandro

    The New “Zopo ZP999” has NFC. Here specifications:

  • Thanks for this valuable list.
    Would you be able to sort the one supporting HCE?

  • Rin

    Thank you for the list, that is very helpful. What about Asus Memo pad 8 ME581CL, it seems to have NFC technology on it

  • hazem gamal

    My Xperia E3 Dual has NFC !!!

  • Zé Ninguém

    LG L70 and LG L Fino has NFC

  • pedro reyes

    Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0 has NFC.

  • Gaetano H

    Who is the leading Manufactuer of the NDC chip?

    • NXP has been and remains the leading chip manufacturer and was just acquired by Qualcomm presumably because they are the leaders in vehicular systems which are being integrated with NFC.

  • Shu Ouma

    The Huawei Ascend G620S has NFC. SO can you add it to the list

  • Ricky

    LG l50 has NFC

  • OsFollower1970

    I don’t see my Galaxy Note 4 on the list.

  • kevin

    so how will this work on the Iphone 6+ ?

  • nico

    Meizu MX4 Pro

  • andrea

    huawei ascend mate 7

  • SKZ

    Has samsung note edge NFC?

  • Heikal

    i got Microsoft lumia 640 XL LTE and it contain NFC but not the standard Lumia 640

  • Hi, you can add the Stonex One to the list

    • Valerie Hooper


  • Adrian Evolet

    what about asus zenfone 2?

  • You can add RG500, RG700 and RG900 by RugGear

  • Nada Ezzat

    I’d like to know if the huawei honor 4x the octa-core version supports NFC or not , please ?

  • FranckyJian Amparo

    Wat if the phone have no NFC?
    Specialy can be harm to phone?
    It can be destruck the battery if you take it off
    The NFC in a battery…

  • Ravindu Dhana

    lumia 535

    • As far as we know the Lumia 535 doesn’t have NFC

  • Big Rob

    does this work on a Sony xperia arc s?

  • Petris-olax Christophe

    galaxy core prime have nfc
    lg l fino have lg leon sony e4g

  • Mukesh Chandra

    Pls let me know wether samsung galaxy j5indian model has NFC or not?

  • N4 owner

    Nexus 4 is missing!

    • It’s there alright, but under “museum pieces”. Sorry! 😉

  • 燕鹏程

    thanks,that’s useful

  • Hong Anni

    Xiaomi note has no nfc

  • Pailine535

    Hi my s5 mini didn’t have it so purchased an nfc battery but how do I make it work please? The apps still say my phone doesn’t have nfc. Thanks

  • acksas

    Hi. I have just download the smart diagnosis for LG laundry and said that my smartphone does not support NFC. I have Samsung note. What should I do? Thanks.

  • 周琦(Roger)

    Huawei Mate S has NFC.

    • I can’t find anything in the specs to indicate that is the case. Do you have an authoritative source Roger?

  • Wouter Meeuwisse

    i heard a rumor that apple blocks NFC since apple pay is out there so you can’t use this in apps? is that correct? i need it for a product.

  • Pushkar Tawde

    Micromax phones do not have NFC?

  • Ken

    Missing Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

  • Eric Wang

    what about sony xperia z5

  • Alfonso Fernández

    How about the brand BQ? I think you forgot to mention its devices

  • Martin

    Lg Optimus f6/d505 has NFC

  • Kevin Footitt

    Mmmmm got iPhone 6 but can’t use with my golf tags arrrgghhh any ideas what I can do?

  • Anuj Kumar

    What is the use of NFC tags? how can I get benefited with it? Can somebody explain please?

    • Near Field Communication (NFC) is a technology developed in Austria. It is hardly known, but continuously delivers a “wow”-effect when used. The small NFC-Chip has a large antenna around it, which responds to the emitted energy of the phone that is placed nearby. The NFC then sends the stored information (usually a URL) back to the phone. NFC is integrated into every new smartphone. Unfortunately, the iPhones can only use it for payment, but there are still all the Android and Windows devices remaining.

      + Extremely simple: simply hold the phone over it

      + Highly distributed

      – Users don’t know about it

      • Anuj Kumar

        Thanks. yes, not many people in India know about it. Several places like shopping complexes have RFID tags technology to keep track of items and things. NFC tags are not widely used but it seems to me a very useful technology.

  • Nadiah Nahda Anisaa

    For xiaomi redmi note 2 please !!!!

  • Sexy_åf

    Elephone p9000 has NFC can you add to the list?

    • Lukedwards

      It sure does.. I’m still trying to find the specs for NFC on the Elephone.. sigh.

  • Donny

    My dad has nfc

  • Donny

    I lied tho still

  • Donny

    Happy fathers day

  • Jose Rojas

    J7 has nfc connection?J7 has nfc connection?

  • Florin

    HTC one mini 2 has nfc ! Or m8 mini

  • the way of the future

    Question: Can all NFC phones communicate with all NFC tags? Is there somewhere that describes compatibility?

  • Jake Byrne

    LG K8 has NFC.

  • Klatering

    I don’t see the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact in the list. It has also NFC technology.

  • David Johnson

    Does anyone have a link to NFC tags that work with Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

    • S6 Edge works with all Ultralight, Icode SLI and Ntag21x.
      I suggest Ntag213, or any Ntag21x, for the universal compatibility

  • Kirill

    wileyfox storm don’t have NFC????

  • Roddie Toney

    LG Phoenix 2 has NFC. I use it for printer and google pay

  • Dinesh RSD

    Does redmi 3s prime have NFC

  • Philip

    does idroid royal v7 have nfc?

  • Jake Marcus

    The BLU Pure XL has NFC too.

  • K.S S.K

    Meizu pro 6 also has nfc

  • George Szeles

    I have a 2 month old ZTE 957 I can’t find any info on people and my carrier saying it’s a grand x max 4 idk. Where can I get NFC for this phone because the older phone I had already had NFC it was a Samsung galaxy grand prime and this newer phone does not have NFC and when I tried to dl the same wallet and NFC program in new phone it says it an incompatible version wtf

  • Valeria

    I have a Wiko Bloom,but I don’t know if it has NFC tecnology

  • The web developer that maintains this page should use instead of so the list is ordered with numbers. The benefit should be obvioud

    • We thought about that but when we add a device the number of everything listed after it will change. I’m not sure I see the obvious benefit of that 🙂 If you’re looking for a unique identifier, you could use the device name.

  • Farkle

    This is not exhaustive. You don’t have Tecno Phantom 6 Plus for instance.

    • Well, we try to make sure everything is included, but phones don’t just get added here by magic — we need to hear about them, and often for the less-talked-about devices, that’s from good folks like you reporting it to us here.

      That said, I can’t find any evidence on the manufacturer’s website that this device has NFC…

  • Mike

    Your data is incorrect. The iPad Mini 3 and iPad pros have the NFC chip installed.

    • Although they may have some hardware present, we don’t believe there is functional NFC in those devices.

      • Mike

        They are functional with limited capabilities for Apple Pay and other products. Check your sources.

        • We have not heard of anyone using Apple Pay via NFC on any iPad. Additionally, we are not aware of any NFC functionality beyond Apple Pay on any Apple device. Have you done this yourself, or do you just have better sources? 😉

  • Mark Horbal

    Do any of these phones have an nfc reader and are able to read passive nfc tags?

    • Very much so — nearly all of them can read and write NFC tags. The only notable ones that can’t are iPhones, because Apple has not yet provided access to this functionality.

      • Mark Horbal

        Mike, thanks very much. Do you have an opinion regarding which of these devices would be most appropriate/easiest to develop a prototype NFC application on, e.g. generic Android etc? Or, conversely, which devices to avoid?

  • GDXoreN 호렙

    Alcatel One Touch Idol 4 + 4S have NFC

  • Steve Miller

    My Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has NYC. I did not see it on the list.

  • Christoph Kalchreuter

    According to specs and some tests I made successfully Samsung Galaxy J5 also has NFC.

  • I understand that the ZTE Blade V8 Pro, and the Huawei Honor 6X, have NFC now.

  • Anders Jackson

    Anyone that have had success with Sony Xperia XY and an implantat of RFID?
    Works with my Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet works without problems.

  • Mohammed

    I have a Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J700H and when I use Android Pay it says your phone doesn’t support NFC. Anybody that can help me out.

  • Liehan

    Huawei P9 and P9 lite also has NFC 😀

  • Yoscra

    Oneplus phone’s has NFC too

  • Bryan Reed

    Lumia 640 XL has NFC but only for vouchers

  • Trần Hiếu

    How to check iso NFC in my phone?

  • Does anyone have a link to NFC tags that work with Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

  • Harliyanti Harmawan

    J7 Prime has nfc connection?

  • Vlad

    Huawei Honor 9 do have NFC for sure, I use it with Android Pay for a while.