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[FALSE] NFC SIM Cards: The Solution

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  1. imattv4
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jul 29, 2015

    imattv4 , Jul 29, 2015 :
    ... You mention how phones will be esim in the future.

    The futur brings new phoes
    Buddy there will always be that one thing..
    Open your eyes a little
     

  2. anjan2683
    Honeycomb Jul 29, 2015

    anjan2683 , Jul 29, 2015 :
    So if I were a company, why would I invest on NFC Physical SIM cards?
     

  3. domink7
    Cupcake Jul 29, 2015

    domink7 , Jul 29, 2015 :
    exactly don't open your eyes too wide that anything can go through. #NFC
    wait i am not say it a bad phone. i still love oneplus two.
     

  4. mark6amal
    Gingerbread Jul 29, 2015


  5. adaminspaceship
    Cupcake Jul 29, 2015

    adaminspaceship , Jul 29, 2015 :
    I still don't get why one plus didn't add a NFC feature, Even though I never used nfc because I have an iPhone (planning to buy the OP2) but it does seem interesting:)
     

  6. araj8682
    Cupcake Jul 29, 2015

  7. josefn24
    Jelly Bean Jul 29, 2015

    josefn24 , Jul 29, 2015 :
    Your carrier might have NFC built into the sim already so no need for second sim
     

  8. DanDuke641
    Honeycomb Jul 29, 2015

    DanDuke641 , Jul 29, 2015 :
    I've been using Google wallet for tap to pay since I got my OPO many months ago.
    The reason it hasn't gained popularity is because of carriers blocking google wallet in an inept attempt to get isis (not the terrorists) in place.
     

  9. oleksandrbabich1998
    Honeycomb Jul 29, 2015

    oleksandrbabich1998 , Jul 29, 2015 :
    or bamboo style swap cover with nfc builin .. anything that would be made by oneplus and is supported by their software would be awesome
     

  10. MrFingerIII
    Lollipop Jul 29, 2015

  11. EngineerGunter
    Froyo Jul 31, 2015

    EngineerGunter , Jul 31, 2015 :
    Everyone seems to have their nickers in a bunch over the fact that the OnePlus Two is lacking (among other things) NFC. From my little bit of research, there are NFC enabled SIM cards and, with the OnePlus Two having 2 SIM trays, there's a logically sound place to put said SIM card.

    Question I have for everyone is, where do you acquire such a SIM card and how does the OS know how to treat it? I found a little article on embedded NFC technology, but no real outlets for purchasing one.

    http://www.nearfieldcommunication.org/sd-sim-cards.html

    Let me know by replying if you've got any insight to add.

    Thanks!
     

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  12. The Judge
    Honeycomb Jul 31, 2015

    The Judge , Jul 31, 2015 :
    It'll never work.
     

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  13. pdrider
    Honeycomb Jul 31, 2015

    pdrider , Jul 31, 2015 :
    It will work, however there are some pitfalls, nfc enabled sim cards need to be available at your provider. besides that, it can only be used for nfc payments and not for nfc stickers, nfc speakers ect.
    besides this technology exists for over 4 years but there has been no real outbreak in nfc enabled simcards.
    seems pretty depressing to be. but maybe a great kickstarter idea. a purely nfc sim card?
     

  14. mrex
    Gingerbread Jul 31, 2015

    mrex , Jul 31, 2015 :
    dont you guys ever search before throwing new threads and questions?
    there is an answer from the company making sims... And yes, im not going tell that answer - search!
     

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  15. pdrider
    Honeycomb Jul 31, 2015

    pdrider , Jul 31, 2015 :
    I would like to know that anwser so throw us a bone will ya?
    ps. check my video below ↓
     

  16. EngineerGunter
    Froyo Jul 31, 2015

    EngineerGunter , Jul 31, 2015 :
    I have searched, though I don't have time to read through all the threads that have been opened since the official launch that turn up with a search of "NFC SIM card."
     

  17. redleema
    KitKat Jul 31, 2015

    redleema , Jul 31, 2015 :
    Was thinking the same and probably very do-able. Shame somebody will already have a patent on that.
     

  18. EngineerGunter
    Froyo Jul 31, 2015


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  19. dnewman007
    Honeycomb Jul 31, 2015


  20. Phonestep
    Gingerbread Jul 31, 2015

    Phonestep , Jul 31, 2015 :
    I don;t believe it has any OS integration. It's designed to allow the carrier to be in control of the payment process....can you guess why they want to do that yet??? 1p for the correct answer.
     

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