iPhone 5's lack of NFC doesn't matter, survey shows

CreditDonkey.com survey found that 68% of U.S. smartphone users easily prefer cash and credit cards to a mobile wallet

By , Computerworld |  Mobile & Wireless, iPhone 5, mobile payments

Rick Oglesby, an analyst at Aite Group, said the ISIS decision to delay the rolling out of its NFC approach shows how difficult the process can be.

"Even for ISIS, it's a huge challenge, as we've seen with the delay in launching within two finite geographic areas," he said. "If ISIS is struggling in Salt Lake City and Austin, how could Apple be successful globally?"

Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld. Follow Matt on Twitter at @matthamblen, or subscribe to Matt's RSS feed . His e-mail address is mhamblen@computerworld.com.

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