Release of the Nokia 6216 classic with NFC support is canceled

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

The company canceled the Nokia release of its third mobile devices with support for contactless communication NFC - 6216 classic. This model was announced in April last year. It was to become the first NFC phone Nokia, working on the basis of the protocol Single Wire Protocol (SWP), which implements the interaction between the NFC chip and SIM card. By the way, contactless payment services in the standard plans to develop the Chinese operator China Unicom. The Nokia 6216 classic has been out in the third quarter of last year, but this did not happen. And now the company Nokia has confirmed that the issue really canceled.

As the resource NFC World referring to the vice-president of Nokia Mark Selby (Mark Selby), the company decided not to release Nokia 6216 classic, because the market is not yet ready for mobile phones with support for SWP and are unlikely to demand for such a device will be high. By the way, we have already mentioned in the news that the company Visa, is not waiting for the mass introduction of NFC in mobile phones, has decided to build such chips in the memory card microSD.