Apple.pro has posted several leaked photos purported to be an NFC-enabled iPhone 5.
The images show what could be an NFC chip embedded right next to a front-facing camera. According to Gizmodo, the object in the photo is positioned exactly where Apple’s patents illustrate the placement of an NFC chip.
This is only the latest in a flood of rumors regarding NFC and the iPhone 5. In June, it was reported that code retrieved from an iPhone 5 prototype revealed embedded NFC in the device. In the same month, Apple introduced its QR code based Passbook mobile wallet app, fueling further speculation.
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