An NFC Forum compliant NFC chip should be used, with Type 2 and Type 5 being the recommended NFC tag types. Older and less common NFC chip types including the Ultralight, Ultralight C, and Mifare Classic should generally not be used unless there is a specific historical reason.
The primary recommended NFC chip types for Connected Things projects include:
Additional recommended chip types for specific use cases or as alternatives if the primary chip type is not available:
- NTAG215: Used for interactive NFC games due to increased memory over the NTAG213
- ST25TN01K: Used as an alternative to the NXP NTAG chip series
- ST25TV02K: Used as an alternative to the NXP SLIX/SLIX2