07-22-2014 10:14 AM
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07-22-2014 11:09 AM
That's part of the NFC (Near Field Communication) circuit. Those prongs connect the NFC plate on the back cover to the internal circuitry.
Now you know. Cheers.
07-22-2014 11:23 AM
07-22-2014 11:33 AM
It's more popular in other parts of the world but even where it IS well known, it's still in its infancy. In fact, if I'm not mistaken, Apple didn't even offer it in its phones until only recently. I've used it a few times on my Z30 and it's a great technology. It's nice to be able to transfer photos, videos and internet links without having to pair up your phone with another using Bluetooth; you just say you want to use NFC, you hold both devices close to each other and you're done. I've also used it to pay for my coffee and donut order at Tim Hortons (a very popular donut chain here in Canada). It's cool to see the attendant's face light up when I use it because despite it being a choice for paying, most other smartphones only use the scannable barcode method.
I hope I've enlightened you a bit on the subject. Cheers.