Samsung confirms NFC version of Galaxy S II13 May 2011 16:35:53
A version of Samsung's Galaxy S II smartphone that features near field communication (NFC) capabilities will be released later this year.
It follows rumours reported by Mobo.net that an NFC version of the smartphone would be on the way.
Now, speaking to techradar.com, the Korean electronics firm has confirmed that an NFC phone is on the way.
"Samsung Mobile UK can confirm an NFC version of the Galaxy S II will be launch later this year, to support the roll out of our network partners' NFC services," a spokesperson said.
NFC technology allows devices to communicate with compatible targets for uses such as making contactless payments.
The current Galaxy S II already boasts a host of impressive features, including a slot for MicroSD memory cards.
It also comes with a 4.3-inch super-amoled screen, a dual core application processor, an eight-megapixel camera and a two-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls.
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