1. reelon's Avatar
    The title says it all. does the at&t version of sg2 have a nfc?
    11-24-2011 08:17 AM
  2. Wookiee's Avatar
    Yes, but it's not currently enabled. The hardware sits dormant until, presumably, a future update. Or it may never get enabled. I think that's AT&T's call.
    11-24-2011 09:46 AM
  3. dirtbikerr450's Avatar
    Yes if you look at the battery it will say nfc
    11-24-2011 10:34 AM
  4. reelon's Avatar
    OK, maybe with ics it will get activated. I think I'm going for the 96 cents sale on sand tomorrow an grab a me a sg2

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    11-24-2011 11:24 AM
  5. Baroka's Avatar
    Yes if you look at the battery it will say nfc
    Asides the battery saying nfc, if you scroll through apps via settings you will see an app that says nfc service
    11-24-2011 03:31 PM
  6. ppeklak's Avatar
    so if you get an aftermarket battery you lose NFC?
    11-24-2011 04:04 PM
  7. sucram6791's Avatar
    yep unless that battery has it
    11-24-2011 05:08 PM
  8. Jonna09's Avatar
    Really? The NFC chip is embedded in the battery and not the phone? I find that hard to believe...
    11-24-2011 10:06 PM
  9. H_D's Avatar
    Really? The NFC chip is embedded in the battery and not the phone? I find that hard to believe...
    Believe it http://st.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg...marena_030.jpg
    11-25-2011 06:34 PM
  10. reelon's Avatar
    Wow interesting that the nfc is on the battery. Wouldn't have thought about it.

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    11-25-2011 08:52 PM
  11. Chex313's Avatar
    It makes sense to put it in the battery. They can swap battery's real easy and then just add software to the phone.

    Some older phones may be able to add it in when and if they receive ics.

    You could still even slide an nfc card(its the size of your credit card) into the back of your case to jury rig it....even on phones that will never support it.
    11-26-2011 06:08 AM
  12. Jonna09's Avatar
    heh....I obv know that, I own an S2, I have seen the battery.......what I thought was that, the battery was just specially adapted to power nfc chips.....rather than house the chip itself.......

    Perhaps NexusS owners could shed some light on this topic......but I guess they wouldn't be here....

    but then you could also see how the Nexus S is built in its own way to enable NFC......clearly nothing of that sort on the S2 ....... the NFC sensor is separate from the battery....and it is built into the cover rather than the battery itself....check the review....

    http://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-nexus-s-review
    11-26-2011 05:27 PM
  13. cmunic8r99's Avatar
    OK, maybe with ics it will get activated. I think I'm going for the 96 cents sale on sand tomorrow an grab a me a sg2

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    Some ROMs have enabled it. Unnamed does, anyway.



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    11-30-2011 12:50 PM
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