Well, AnandTech has commented which NFC is unlikely. The reason behind this is how the iPhone 5 has been built. In the event that all the leaked out parts tend to be official then the back of the iPhone may have metallic as well as cup back again. The actual glass portions at the back are classed as Radio wave home windows that can let stereo waves through. However, as is also very little it is not likely that NFC built in for this settings will work correctly.
Of course, just about all speculation is constructed on components which have leaked out which might or even may not be actual. Previously the leaked components have often been identified as proper, or even close to proper after a brand new generation iPhone has released and if the parts we have seen already, specially the glass and steel back again include is indeed correct, then I 'm inclined to think that Anandtech is actually correct using their comments.
Apple hasn't said however how Passbook will actually work. Just about all we now have right now on the experiment with associated with iOS 6 is an icon in order to stock up Bankbook which, loads upward a static dash display with some bits of info. Whenever hitting the App Store button inside which application, a note merely says the Application Shop is not available... therefore for the time being we are left guessing upon exactly how Apple may put into action the service. I believe scannable QR codes on screen may be one method, however possibly low powered wireless Bluetooth might be another choice. Apple may have examined NFC but for now might have decided it had been too early to obtain in to.
More is going to be exposed when Apple supposedly declares the actual iPhone five on September 12... let's assume that day wont end up being dedicated to an iPad mini event by leaving the actual iPhone till the month following!