Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



904 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 52


Topic # 115286 20-Mar-2013 13:24 Send private message

First off, wow, it is so smooth and fast in use. Nothing lags and the screen is fantastic and responsive for this or any other price point. It is amazing for the price and I dont think there will be much under $500 that would touch it. It blows the g300 out of the water, thats for sure.
The 2 degrees one does not appear to have NFC though. Are there different versions which do have NFC? or is it like the internet sharing which needs a future fix to enable? Its not a big deal, but it would be nice to have if it is available on the phone.
ww.gsmarena.com/huawei_ascend_w1-5065.php - Has NFC in Specs
http://windowsphonenz.com/wp7/review-huawei-ascend-w1.html - Review lists no NFC



Create new topic
BDFL
49743 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4523

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 784435 20-Mar-2013 13:53 Send private message

Hmmm. How do you know it doesn't have NFC? Have you gone into Settings and can't see "tap+send" there?






904 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 52


  Reply # 784489 20-Mar-2013 14:33 Send private message

Yep, that is all I have done. There is no setting I can see for tap to send.
2 degrees website seems to indicate that you need a special sim card, phone and the snapper app to use NFC. http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/touch2pay/smartphones. Pass, would be cool to find out if it is there or not.

BDFL
49743 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4523

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 784513 20-Mar-2013 14:57 Send private message

It just happens I was reading the last reply when I got a call from Huawei. I will be in AKL tomorrow and get one of these handsets to try. And he confirmed there is no NFC on these.






904 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 52


  Reply # 784539 20-Mar-2013 15:37 Send private message

Huawei NZ just replied to another post I made in the W1 thread and confirmed that the version sold here does not have NFC.
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=6&topicid=114636&page_no=2#784536
Sad Days. Oh well Will have to wait for my next phone for some NFC goodness.



904 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 52


  Reply # 784540 20-Mar-2013 15:37 Send private message

Cheers Freitasm.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Windows 10 announced, as well as developer preview
Created by macuser, last reply by KiwiNZ on 2-Oct-2014 22:38 (119 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


What time will the Apple Store online be selling the iPhone 6?
Created by scotiwis, last reply by james89 on 3-Oct-2014 01:38 (235 replies)
Pages... 14 15 16


Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by JimmyC on 29-Sep-2014 09:16 (441 replies)
Pages... 28 29 30


Can i have 2 ISP's at home?
Created by ReckITT, last reply by Lazarui on 30-Sep-2014 18:15 (49 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Samsung Galaxy S4
Created by beenz, last reply by fizzychicken on 2-Oct-2014 19:46 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Why is your nickname what it is, what are the origins of it?
Created by Presso, last reply by Presso on 2-Oct-2014 20:12 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Harvey Norman's Biggest Ever Retail Sale
Created by DravidDavid, last reply by Dunnersfella on 2-Oct-2014 22:32 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Easiest way to have iPhone warranty service
Created by JoshWright, last reply by nitrotech on 30-Sep-2014 21:37 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.