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Nokia added NFC software stack on top of Windows Phone platform which is not yet ready for NFC support. The necessary NFC hardware is also added into this version of the Lumia 610. This device has been certified for contactless payments both with MasteCard for their PayPass, and with Visaâ€
The smartphone can be used to pair with NFC accessories and read NFC tags with a single tap. Users will be able to create their own tag with Nokia Tag writer app. Tags will allow users to open a web page, or start a download, or tap to a speaker to start streaming music. The video embedded below explains how users can use NFC on the Lumia 610 NFC
The device will launch in the third quarter of this year on Orange network, pricing for the phone is not yet announced.