First HTC Android Phone Supporting NFC Goes To China


Taiwanese mobile manufacture, HTC announced they are preparing for release a new Android based device named Stunning.

HTC Stunning is the first smartphone supporting the new cutting edge technology NFC (near field communication), announced by Google earlier this year at Google I/O event and it will be available in China starting next month.

All we know about the specifications of Stunning, that it’ll come equipped with a 4-inch touchscreen display.

HTC believes that mobile payments will become an indispensable function for smartphones, and we expect to jointly establish a complete industry chain of mobile payments based on such a strategic alliances, saidĀ Fred Liu, President of HTC Engineering and Operations.

With the agreement signed between HTC and UnionPay (the only credit card processor in China), HTC Stunning will bring the mobile payments capability through the NFC chip.


[via AsiaDroid]