Originally Posted by killall-q
No, it does not have the induction coil built in, that's a feature not found on many phones besides the Nexuses.
Hmm. I have another HTC First that I took apart and took pictures. I see what looks to be a coil of some sort.
I made a diagram with components labeled. I could not peel the coil off so I can't see how many windings it has. The diagram is attached to this post.
As I was posting this, I had an idea. Could this be the NFC coil?
The forum seems to like to 404 on attachments, so I'll upload it to an image host. Here:
Oh, and I do apologize about the photo quality. Taken with HTC First, get the idea. This is the 9th take.