Samsung Galaxy S III mini with NFC (GT-I8190N), white The store where I work today received the first batch of NFC enabled Samsung Galaxy S III Minis. The product code for the NFC-equipped Galaxy S III Mini is GT-I8190N. The NFC-equipped version of the Galaxy S III Mini sells for 349 EUR, while the NFC-less Galaxy S III Mini sells for 50 EUR less, or 299 EUR. Other than...

NFC marketing The image above shows you how you can use NFC-tags in marketing. The pic was posted on Twitter by Chris Ziegler, who’s a Senior Editor at The Verge. The ad is for the Samsung Galaxy S III, and will apparently let you download the Fight to Win by Goodie Mob. The ad reads: Tap here for exclusive music. Just for your Samsung Galaxy S III. I wonder...

Nokia unveiled the first ever NFC capable Windows Phone, the Lumia 610 NFC edition, yesterday at the WIMA NFC event. The device is an addition to the ever-growing selection of NFC gear that comes out of Nokia’s production pipeline. Check out the video to get an idea of what is possible with NFC.  Nokia now has a wide range of NFC enabled smartphones. This...

Nokia brought a bit of a surprise today when they announced that the Lumia 610 is packing an NFC chip. When the device finally hits the markets, it’ll be supported by both Visa and MasterCard. The Lumia 610 will be the first Windows Phone to come with NFC support. Nokia didn’t specify on what NFC version will be used. Could it be Secure NFC since Visa and...

Luottokunta, the leading card paying service in Finland, has started pre-sales of their NFC capable Ingenico iCT 250 -payment system. Deliveries of iCT 250 will start in April, 2012. The NFC payment feature in these devices will be activated in the summer of 2012. The company also stated that purchases worth less than 20€ will not require the user the enter his/her...

The second bada 2.0 device announced today is the Samsung Wave M. With the knowledge from the new naming scheme, we can safely say that this is a ‘magical’ mid-tier device somewhere costing somewhere between 130 and 200€ before taxes and operator subsidies. The Samsung Wave M comes with the following specs: Bada 2.0 HSDPA 7.2 3.65-inch TFT LCD screen (HVGA...

The third device to get released by Nokia today is the Nokia 600. As the other phones today, also the Nokia 600 comes with Symbian Belle onboard. The Nokia 600 is the most music oriented devices of the trio, with a loud speaker that can push out 106 phone worth of sound! Other specs of the Nokia 600: Symbian Belle Pentaband radio, HSUPA 3G 1GHz CPU 3.2-inch nHD capacitive...

The second device that Nokia announced today is the Nokia 701. This is basically a Nokia C7-00 on steroids and Symbian Belle. While getting all the new stuff inside, it also got “the world’s brightest screen” to show the beauty of Belle. Here are the other specs of the Nokia 701: Symbian Belle 1GHz CPU Pentabands radio with HSUPA 3G 3.5-inch IPS LCD...