All four of the new iPhones launched on 14 September 2021 come with NFC.
The specs reveal the devices – iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max – have “NFC with reader mode” along with as “ultra wideband chip for spatial awareness,” with the caveat that ultra wideband availability varies by region.
The devices all also support Apple’s Express Cards with Power Reserve feature, which allows transit tickets to be used and payments to be made via NFC even when the phone is off.
The devices also boast MagSafe charging, using a Qi wireless charger that attaches magnetically to the back of the phone. Other accessories, such as a leather card wallet, can also snap on magnetically, and an NFC antenna integrated in the phone’s Magsafe hardware can be used to identify such accessories.
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