Is a New Google Wallet Coming in the Nexus 5?
Some good sleuthing by +Geek.com
reveals that the NFC sensor for the LG Nexus 5 is identical to the one used on the ASUS Nexus 7 tablet, which means that it lacks the secure data element used for +Google Wallet
to date. At the same time, Google has filed a patent for secure NFC payments without such a data element. Conclusion: Google Wallet may be ready for more wide implementation with or without NFC. Take that, Verizon...