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Old May 9th, 2013, 12:05 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Rose4uKy View Post
Does battery drain more with NFC on? I think I turned mine off but now I want to reconfigure my tags I have that I used on my HTC EVO LTE.
Just as you probably already have,I GOOGLED the subject & the answers range from yes-no-maybe so & everything in-between.

General consensus seems to be having NFC turned on but in a non-use/stand-by mode uses very little power & only scans periodically while in this mode.

The activity that triggers NFC will use more power,but,this is almost always a short-term activity & power consumption should be negligible & return to a stand-by mode once the activity is complete.

FWIW,I discovered that the NFC "SWEET-SPOT" is located @ the top of the phone,near the camera lens/flash.This may help in placement of NFC tags.
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