NXP Semiconductors has unveiled its newest flagship NFC solution, the PN547 next-generation radio controller for 4G mobile handsets.
As successor to NXP’s PN544 controller, the new PN547 offers doubled RF range, a 50% smaller footprint, a five-times improvement in wireless data throughput and a 50% lower power consumption.
According to NXP, the PN547 works with any any contactless reader and NFC tag worldwide, and offers multi-application support including full MIFARE family compatibility, i.e. Classic 1K, Classic 4K, DESFire, and Plus.
The PN547 is also available with multiple interfaces to a variety of secure element form factors, including uSD, UICC, eSE.
NXP says the solution is available to all MNOs and OEM customers that market advanced mobile devices designed for the 4G era.
Read the full specs here.