The iPhone 6 will reportedly include support for near field communication (NFC), wireless charging, a faster LTE radio, and a much bigger screen, according to VentureBeat.
A source ‘close to the situation’ told the site that the iPhone 6 is nearing completion and is now being tested for durability, speed, and network performance.
Although Apple held back on NFC in the past, the company is reportedly ready to pull the trigger now. It’s unclear if Apple aligned itself with the ISIS wireless payments standard or whether it will introduce its own mobile payments standard.
While the current iPhone contains a Category 4 LTE radio capable of speeds up to 150 Mbps, the new iPhone 6 is said to contain a Category 6 LTE radio which is capable of speeds up to 300 Mbps. Continue reading