Google may have beaten Apple to NFC, but a recent survey reveals that only 24% of Android users are actually interested in using the technology to make purchases. iPhone owners are still waiting for an NFC-enabled model, but 40% can't wait to pay in a store using their phone.
Much of this difference can be attributed to the attitude of iPhone owners. Jennifer Jacobsen, PR director of Retrevo, says "If there's a new trend in mobile tech and what you can do with a smartphone, iPhone owners seem more ready to try it than other cell phone users."
It's not a bad thing that Apple is a bit behind in mobile payments as the overall interest in the technology is low. A whopping 79% of the 1,000 survey respondents claim they are not interested in mobile wallets or do not understand what they are.
- Key specs
- Type Smartphone
- Operating system iOS
- Screen size 4.7 inches
- Internal memory 16 GB
- Carriers (US) AT&T
- Dimensions 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in
- Weight 5.04 oz
- Released 2015-09-25