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Where is the NFC hotspot on an iPhone 13 ?

I have a new iphone 13 having previously owned a samsung. Where is the nfc active area or hotspot on the iphone and is it always the same on iphones ?
Reader - 11 Jan 2023
The hotspot on the iPhone 13 in fact all iPhones is along the top edge of the phone

Note that the iPhone will also scan better from a further distance if you open an NFC app first as well
Seritag - 11 Jan 2023
The iPhone 13 scans much better if you open an nfc app first
Reader - 13 Jan 2023
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I am sure my iPhone scans better from the middle. Is that possible ?
Reader - 19 Jan 2023
No. The antenna is always on the top edge.
Seritag - 13 Mar 2023
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