In addition to our previous note (in Spanish), it has now been confirmed by VentureBeat that the upcoming iPhone 6 will have support for NFC and then there should be a payment platform likely to be Visa Checkout.

This week started with an important number of rumours related to the iPhone 6 NFC support and the possibility of an agreement between Visa and Apple in order to handle payments through their visa checkout programme. It is also expected to see in the future both companies becoming the strongest competitor to PayPal checkout.

Confirmed features expected with the iPhone 6 (07/AUG/2014)

  • Faster modem: 4G modem with Category 6 LTE support
  • NFC: payments platform
  • A8 Chip: running a 2 GHz
  • New screen size: 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches (phablet model)
  • Faster fingerprint reader: the authentication process has been improved to perform faster than in the iPhone 5S
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