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Does my phone have NFC ?

A few years ago there were no more than a handful of phones supporting NFC. Now, all of the top ten manufacturers sell NFC phones. Over time, this phone list has grown and it’s regularly updated to keep the list as accurate as possible.

Use this as a guideline only because there are regional variations and phone manufacturers can change specification. Always check with the phone vendor before making a purchase.

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The current most popular searches are Apple iPhone 12, Samsung Galaxy S20 and Pixel 5.

Find your phone in the full NFC enabled phone list further down this page.

NFC Enabled Phone List – Does my phone have NFC ?

Does the iPhone have NFC ?

From the iPhone 6 onwards, yes. However, NFC functionality will depend on your generation of iPhone and the software you are running.

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have NFC, but only for payments. They cannot scan NFC tags either with or without an App.

The iPhones 7, 8 and X also have NFC for payments but additionally, with iOS 11 and an NFC App, they can read NFC tags. With iOS 14, an NFC tag reader is built in and there's no need to download an App. However, you need to open the NFC tag reader from the Control Centre.

The iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr, 11, 11 Pro, 12 and 12 Pro have NFC for payments and can read NFC tags with or without an additional App. In addition, these iPhones can encode NFC tags when running iOS 13 or iOS 14 software. These iPhones will read NFC tags without opening an App or opening the NFC tag reader. This is called 'background' NFC tag scanning - it's always on and always looking for an NFC tag.

It's now very unlikely that Apple will add background tag scanning to phones older then the Xs/Xr now that a native tag reader has been added in iOS 14.

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were the first Apple iPhone mobile phones with NFC technology built in. However, while you can use NFC in the iPhone 6/6S to make payments, you can't and won't ever be able to use them to read NFC Tags.

If you have an iPhone 7, 8 or X, we have put together a tutorial on how to read NFC tags with an iPhone to get you started. If you have an iPhone Xs, Xr, 11 or 12 just hold your iPhone close to an encoded NFC tag. Note that the tag does need to be encoded. A blank NFC tag will create no response.

Which NFC tags can I use with my phone ?

Seritag sell a wide range of NFC tags and all our stock NTAG213, NTAG210micro and iCODE SLIX tags will work with all NFC enabled mobile phones. If you are looking for tags to get started, then choose the NTAG series chip and you won’t go wrong.

There are some other NFC chips on the market that Seritag do not sell, such as the 'MIFARE® Classic 1k' which will not work with all phones and is not NFC Forum compatible. We would recommend that you do not buy tags with this chip.

Generally, select the largest size NFC tag that you can use up to around 40mm. Larger tags do scan better. If you aren’t sure than our popular 29mm size is a good place to start.

If you need advice on which NFC tags will work best for you, then don’t hesitate to contact us.

Manufacturer Model
AppleiPhone 11
AppleiPhone 11 Pro
AppleiPhone 12
AppleiPhone 12 Pro
AppleiPhone 13
AppleiPhone 13 Mini
AppleiPhone 13 pro
AppleiPhone 13 Pro Max
AppleiPhone 14
AppleiPhone 14 Max
AppleiPhone 14 Pro
AppleIphone 14 Pro Max
AppleiPhone 6
AppleiPhone 6s
AppleiPhone 6s Plus
AppleiPhone 7
AppleiPhone 7 Plus
AppleiPhone 8
AppleiPhone 8 Plus
AppleiPhone SE 2020
AppleiPhone X
AppleiPhone Xr
AppleiPhone XS
AppleiPhone XS Max
AsusPadfone 2
AsusZenFone 5Z
AsusZenfone 7
AsusZenfone 7 Pro
AsusZenfone 8
AsusZenfone 8 Flip
GoogleNexus 5X
GoogleNexus 6P
GooglePixel
GooglePixel 2
GooglePixel 3
GooglePixel 4
GooglePixel 4a
GooglePixel 5
GooglePixel 5A
GooglePixel 6
GooglePixel XL
Honor10
Honor10 Lite
Honor9
HonorHonor 50
HonorHonor Magic 3
HonorHonor Magic 3 Pro
HonorPlay
HTCDesire 610
HTCDesire 816
HTCDesire Eye
HTCOne (M8)
HTCOne M8s
HTCOne M9
HuaweiAscend G620S
HuaweiAscend P7
HuaweiMate 20 Pro
HuaweiMate 40
HuaweiMate x2
HuaweiNova 8
HuaweiNova 8 Pro
HuaweiNova 9
HuaweiNova 9 Pro
HuaweiP20
HuaweiP20 Pro
HuaweiP30 Pro
Huaweip40
HuaweiP40 Pro
HuaweiP50
HuaweiP50 Pro
LGG2
LGG2 Mini
LGG3
LGG4
LGG7 ThinQ
LGK52
LGK62
LGOptimus 4X HD
LGOptimus L5
LGOptimus L7 II
LGq52
LGV10
LGWing
MotorolaDefy
MotorolaEdge 20
MotorolaEdge 20 Lite
MotorolaEdge 20 Pro
MotorolaEdge 2021
MotorolaG6
MotorolaG6 Plus
MotorolaMoto G10
MotorolaMoto G20
MotorolaMoto G30
MotorolaMoto G50 5G
MotorolaMoto G60
MotorolaMoto X 2nd Gen
MotorolaOne-5G
NokiaG20
NokiaX20
OnePlus5T
OnePlus6
OnePlus6T
OnePlus9 Pro
OnePlus9 Pro 5G
OnePlus9r
OnePlusCe-5G
OnePlusNord 2- 5G
Oppoa94
OppoFind x3 Pro
OppoReno 5
OppoReno 5 Pro
OppoReno 6
OppoReno 6 Pro
SamsungGalaxay A51
SamsungGalaxy A12
SamsungGalaxy A3
SamsungGalaxy A3 (2016)
SamsungGalaxy A32
SamsungGalaxy A5
SamsungGalaxy A5 (2016)
SamsungGalaxy A52
SamsungGalaxy A52 s
SamsungGalaxy A71
SamsungGalaxy A72
SamsungGalaxy A8
SamsungGalaxy A9
SamsungGalaxy Alpha
SamsungGalaxy Core Advance
SamsungGalaxy Core Prime
SamsungGalaxy Express 2
SamsungGalaxy F22
SamsungGalaxy F62
SamsungGalaxy Fame
SamsungGalaxy J1
SamsungGalaxy J5
SamsungGalaxy J5 (2016)
SamsungGalaxy J6
SamsungGalaxy J6+
SamsungGalaxy K Zoom
SamsungGalaxy M12
SamsungGalaxy M32
SamsungGalaxy M42
SamsungGalaxy M62
SamsungGalaxy Mega
SamsungGalaxy Note 3 Neo Duos
SamsungGalaxy Note 4
SamsungGalaxy Note 7
SamsungGalaxy Note 8
SamsungGalaxy Note 9
SamsungGalaxy Note20
SamsungGalaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
SamsungGalaxy Quantum 2
SamsungGalaxy S10
SamsungGalaxy S10+
SamsungGalaxy S20
SamsungGalaxy S20+
SamsungGalaxy S21
SamsungGalaxy S21 FE
SamsungGalaxy S21+
SamsungGalaxy S22
SamsungGalaxy S22 Ultra
SamsungGalaxy S3
SamsungGalaxy S5
SamsungGalaxy S6
SamsungGalaxy S6 Edge
SamsungGalaxy S7
SamsungGalaxy S7 edge
SamsungGalaxy S8
SamsungGalaxy S8+
SamsungGalaxy S9
SamsungGalaxy S9+
SamsungGalaxy Xcover 3
SamsungGalaxy Xcover 5
SamsungGalaxy Young
SamsungGalaxy Z Flip3
SamsungGalaxy Z Fold 2
SamsungGalaxy Z Fold 3
SamsungS21 Ultra 5G
SamsungS5 Neo
SamsungS6 edge+
SonyXperia 10iii
SonyXperia 10iii Lite
SonyXperia 1iii
SonyXperia 5ii
SonyXperia C4
SonyXperia E1
SonyXperia E3
SonyXperia E5
SonyXperia L1
SonyXperia M2
SonyXperia M4 Aqua
SonyXperia M5
SonyXperia T2 Ultra
SonyXperia X
SonyXperia X Compact
SonyXperia X Performance
SonyXperia XA
SonyXperia XA Ultra
SonyXperia XA1
SonyXperia XA1 Ultra
SonyXperia XZ
SonyXperia XZ Premium
SonyXperia XZ2
SonyXperia XZ3
SonyXperia Z
SonyXperia Z1 Compact
SonyXperia Z2
SonyXperia Z3 Compact
SonyXperia Z5
SonyXperia Z5 Compact
SonyXperia Z5 Premiu
VivoIqoo Neo 5
VivoX51
VivoX60 Pro
VivoX70
XiaomiBlack Shark
XiaomiRedmi 9
XiaomiRedmi K40
XiaomiRedmi Note 10 Pro
XiaomiXiaomi Mi 8
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