Mobile Payments To Be A Distinctive Feature Of The iPhone 6 Claims Credible Report
With Apple having officially sent out invites for a launch event on September 9th, we can be sure to lay our eyes on the iPhone 6 soon. That however does not stop features and news about the smartphone leaking on the internet however. One of these news, the presence of an NFC chip on the device for mobile payments is one that can prove to be a game changer for Apple and the iPhone 6.
The presence of NFC on the iPhone 6 has been rumored for quite a while now. Starting from the initial word which was a month back,when Apple was reported to be in talks with its partners to launch a mobile payments platform with the iPhone 6. This was proceeded with pictures of an alleged logic board of the device which further elaborated on the feature.
This was followed by perhaps the most definitive word we’ve had so far about mobile payments on the flagship device. A reliable source for our friends over at VentureBeat laid out several features to be present on the iPhone 6. Well today we have word from another important source this time courtesy of Wired.com.
NFC To Be Hallmark Feature Of The iPhone 6 – Claims Wired
Wired is claiming that it’s source in the industry says that the iPhone 6 will indeed feature a payments system. This will of course be based on Near Field Communication or NFC. Apple has filed a number of patents in the past years involving NFC, Bluetooth and data storage on a secure element.
With the amount of credit card details Cupertino has courtesy of iTunes, it is in a perfect position to launch Mobile Payments on the iPhone 6. With iBeacon being pushed to retailers throughout the country, the company is well suited to finally bring the platform on it’s flagship device. We’ll find out soon anyways, September 9 is less than two weeks away.