Samsung Phones with NFC Support / Capability

Samsung phones with NFC can be used to make payments via Google Pay and Samsung Pay without the need for a credit card or cash. NFC can also be used to transfer data such as contacts, photos, videos, etc between two devices that support it.

Samsung Phones with NFC 2022

  • Samsung A04s
  • Samsung Z Fold 4
  • Samsung Z Flip 4
  • Samsung A23 5G
  • Samsung S22
  • Samsung S22 Plus
  • Samsung S22 Ultra
  • Samsung A13
  • Samsung A23
  • Samsung A33 5G
  • Samsung A53 5G
  • Samsung A73 5G
  • Samsung Z Fold 3 5G
  • Samsung Z Flip 3 5G
  • Samsung S21
  • Samsung S21 Plus
  • Samsung S21 Ultra
  • Samsung S21 FE
  • Samsung S20
  • Samsung S20 Plus
  • Samsung S20 Ultra
  • Samsung S20 FE
  • Samsung S10
  • Samsung S10 Lite
  • Samsung S10 Plus
  • Samsung S10e
  • Samsung S10 5G
  • Samsung S9
  • Samsung S9 Plus
  • Samsung Note 20
  • Samsung Note 20 Ultra
  • Samsung Note 10
  • Samsung Note 10 Plus
  • Samsung Note 10 Lite
  • Samsung Note 9
  • Samsung A12
  • Samsung A13 5G
  • Samsung A21s
  • Samsung A22 5G
  • Samsung A32
  • Samsung A03s
  • Samsung A32 5G
  • Samsung A42 5G
  • Samsung A51
  • Samsung A52 5G
  • Samsung A52
  • Samsung A52s 5G
  • Samsung A71
  • Samsung A72
  • Samsung Z Flip 5G
  • Samsung Z Flip
  • Samsung Z Fold 2 5G
  • Samsung Fold 5G
  • Samsung Fold

What is NFC and How Does it Work?

NFC stands for Near Field Communication. Its working principle is similar to other forms of wireless communication or signals such as WIFI and Bluetooth that are capable of transferring and receiving information over radio waves just that, NFC operates within a short range than them.

Two devices with NFC must be within 10cm or 4-inches of each other for them to connect and be able to send and receive information/data.

All Samsung flagship phones from the Galaxy S3 to their latest flagships; Samsung S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra support NFC. All Samsung Note from the Note II to the Note 20 Ultra, also supports this technology.

Most of Samsung’s mid-range phones on the A series that was launched in 2022 also come with this feature and it works well on them too.

Do all Samsung phones have NFC? No, but many of them do, especially if you are buying a flagship or mid-range phone announced and made available from 2020 upward.

Final Thought

Above are all Samsung phones with NFC. However, it is worth mentioning that the availability of this feature is market-dependent. The above list is for the United States.

Near Field Communication isn’t going away anytime soon. In fact, it is going to become more popular as mobile payments such as Samsung and Google Pay become more popular and go mainstream.

To turn on NFC on your Samsung phone, just go to settings and tap on connections. Then, tap on NFC and contactless payments and tap on the toggle to turn it on and off.

To use it for payment on your Galaxy phone, just tap on contactless payments after turning NFC on and select either Google Pay or Samsung Pay.

This payment can be for public transportation, groceries, etc. So far there is a contactless reader with NFC support, you are good to go.

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