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Looking for an NFC file transfer app that can transfer ZIPs, MP3s and such........ but not the kind that uses Bluetooth. Any suggestions?
 
 
13th February 2013, 06:07 PM |#2  
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This is legit a pretty dumb question.

NFC isn't for transferring large amounts of data, it's for low power transfer of near-field data. I doubt it will ever be used for any larger amount of data.

Anything that "uses NFC" to do transfers will be using Bluetooth or Wifi Direct. This includes "S Beam" on Samsung phones, docks (uses NFC to do the pair/connection), etc.
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This is legit a pretty dumb question.

NFC isn't for transferring large amounts of data, it's for low power transfer of near-field data. I doubt it will ever be used for any larger amount of data.

Anything that "uses NFC" to do transfers will be using Bluetooth or Wifi Direct. This includes "S Beam" on Samsung phones, docks (uses NFC to do the pair/connection), etc.


So what you are saying is there is a HUGE.......... in fact, MONUMENTAL difference in size of a 128kbps 3 minute long MP3 (which is around 3-4MB) and a 2.5 MB picture with a resolution of 3264x2448 taken with our 8mp camera?


WOW! .............................alert the press! That's a Colossal difference in size!


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No difference between the mp3 or picture since they both would transfer via Bluetooth or widi. Nfc is for small amounts of info, considering Nfc tags are in the range of only a few KB of storage.

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For NFC think credit card authorizations, lights turning on when you enter a room, car unlocking as you approach it. Its not actually for file transfers.
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I got mine to transfer a 2mb photo no problem

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I got mine to transfer a 2mb photo no problem

Cool story bro. It wasn't transferred over NFC.... NFC only set up the connection, most likely the transfer was over Bluetooth or Wifi Direct.
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Cool story bro. It wasn't transferred over NFC.... NFC only set up the connection, most likely the transfer was over Bluetooth or Wifi Direct.

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20th February 2013, 03:01 AM |#9  
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Most likely wifi direct since NFC has a range of 30 centimeters. Thats why the phones touch or have to be waved directly over the NFC tag.
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I have done extensive research on this very subject. Any file transfer dealing with NFC uses bluetooth, there's no way around it. With that said I recommend file expert. File expert is a file manager, backs up apps, also when sharing through NFC Bluetooth file transfer seems overall snappier

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NFC is not BT. From wikipedia:

NFC sets up more quickly than standard Bluetooth, but has a lower transfer rate than*Bluetooth low energy
. With NFC, instead of performing manual configurations to identify devices, the connection between two NFC devices is automatically established quickly: in less than a tenth of a second. The maximum data transfer rate of NFC (424 kbit/s) is slower than that of Bluetooth V2.1 (2.1 Mbit/s). With a maximum working distance of less than 20*cm, NFC has a shorter range, which reduces the likelihood of unwanted interception.*

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