Recommended NFC Chip Types

While there are many NFC chip types available, there are a limited set of common NFC chip types for Connected Things projects. It is generally recommended to use one of the commonly used NFC chip types unless a project has a specific reason to not.

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The benefits of using a recommended NFC chip type include:

  • Usually lower prices as there is buying power in larger quantity purchases
  • Greater availability at NFC tag manufacturers
  • Wider variety of product types of NFC tags
  • Better software and hardware support
  • Larger support from the developer community